Thornton Township High Schools District 205

Preparing all District 205 Students to be Competitive Leaders in our Global Society


Program Goals


1.   Culture — Appreciate the concept of cultural diversity and have knowledge of how culture and cultural systems function.

2.   Time, Continuity, and Change — Understand the ways human beings view themselves and their world in and over time.

3.   People, Places, and Environments — Demonstrate a knowledge of the interaction of people, places, and environment.

4.   Individual Development, Identity, and Personality — Understand individual identity, development, and personality.

5.   Individuals, Groups, and Institutions — Appreciate interactions among individuals, groups, and institutions.

6.   Power, Authority, and Governance — Understand how people create and change structures of power, authority, and governance.

7.   Production, Distribution, and Consumption — Understand how people organize for the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

8.   Science, Technology, and Society — Understand relationships among science, technology, and society.

9.   Global Connections — Understand global connections and interdependence among world societies.

10. Civic Ideals and Practices — Understand the ideals, principles, and practices of citizenship in our society.