Lower Dauphin School District
Course Title: History and Sports Subject: Social Studies Grade Level(s): 9-12
Synopsis of Curriculum
In this course students will examine the development of sports through various historical perspectives. There will be an emphasis on helping students gain a better understanding of the inner relationship that sport has on social, economic, cultural, and political forces that are at work in the United States as well as the world. Students will examine the historical context as well as the significance of gender, race, ethnicity and social class through readings, primary sources, audio and visual materials as well as class discussions.
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