Honors Geography

This course is designed to be an advanced 9th grade course and requires students to use advanced reading and writing skills. This course will provide students with a basis for understanding the world we live in, its physical environment, its peoples, and the way people interact with the environment. Understanding and valuing other cultures is important to increasingly diverse societies, and students will need to understand global patterns of landforms, climate, population, transportation, communication, economic linkages, and cultural patterns. Students will do extensive reading, research, writing, and critical thinking.