• Welcome to 7/8 Social Studies!

    Period 2, Room 111 

      

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    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.