Class IV History
During Fall Term, Class IV studies Utah history. Students learn about Utah geography, prehistoric cultures in Utah, the different American Indian tribes, Utah's early explorers and settlers, and westward movement. Winter and Spring Terms are spent studying the history of Western Civilization, focusing on the Middle Ages. This course of study includes Europe after the collapse of the Roman Empire: Vikings, feudalism, manorialism, castles, knighthood, monasteries, and crusades. Students study world geography with an emphasis on Europe. Students participate in simulations to experience what it was like to live in a medieval world.