•  Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    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.

    Units of Study Titles

    History of Sports and Society

    Politics and Sports

    Race and Sports

    Gender in Sports

    Business of Sports

    The Impact and Role of Sport in America

    Sport, Heroic Athletes, and Popular Culture