• Welcome to 7/8 Social Studies!

    Period 2, Room 111 



    Curriculum is arranged chronologically, beginning with Reconstruction and ending at the present, and incorporates geography as well as economic, social and political trends. Our units of study this year include:

    • Reconstruction
    • Immigration
    • Urbanization/Industrialization
    • Westward Expansion
    • Progressives and Reformers
    • World War I
    • The Roaring Twenties
    • The Great Depression
    • World War II
    • The Cold War
    • Prosperity and Reform
    • New Directions



    Social Studies Supplies:

    • 1” three-ring binder with pockets
    • Agenda planner
    • 1 Box of tissues



    Homework Policy:

    Homework will be assigned a few days per week and recorded in student agenda planners. It is not meant to be difficult; the purpose is for students to review and practice content learned in school. Homework will be graded for both completion and effort.


    Grading Policy:

    Participation (30% of final grade)

    Classwork (30% of final grade)

    Assessments (20% of final grade)

    Homework (20% of final grade)


    Student learning will be assessed in a variety of different ways to accommodate for different learning styles. Types of assessment will include projects, group work, verbal discussions, and written assignments.