The Californian

History taking a thematic approach

American history teacherAnja Wheeler checks in with students while they do work in class. Wheeler is one of four Cal High teachers that has started teaching their history classes thematically, rather than in the traditional chronological order.

Ceci Musgrove, Features Editor

November 15, 2018

Imagine a history class that isn’t taught in the typical chronological fashion that most classes are. Imagine a history class where racial issues, politics, and many other themes are taught together rather than being covered in their respective time periods. Cal High students don’t have to...