Welcome to DeSana Middle School Social Studies DepartmentStudents at DeSana Middle School will travel around the world to experience the people and places of all the continents. In 6th grade, students will begin their trip in Europe, North America, South America and Australia. During this year-long course, students will learn geography, economies, governments, cultures, and people of these continents. The trip will continue to Asia and Africa during 7th grade with a year-long study of geography, economies, governments, cultures, and people of those regions. Finally, students will arrive back home in 8th grade and study the geography, government, history, and economy of our state in the context of American history in a year-long course.If you ever have any questions or concerns about your student's progress in social studies, please do not hesitate to contact us.