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American Studies 8

American Studies 8
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Class Description:

In grade eight, American Studies begins in 1492 with Exploration of the New World and ends in 1877 with Reconstruction. This course incorporates the four strands of the state of Ohio social studies standards which include history, geography, government, and economics. This study follows the journey of our country from exploration, through colonization, to the making of a new nation and government, the Constitution, early Presidencies, westward expansion, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. Projects and research will reinforce the students understanding of the material.

Class Assignments
Mon. 5/21- Civil War- Siege of Vicksburg Stations; HW- None
Tue. 5/22- Civil War (Gettysburg- Reconstruction): HW- Finish chart if needed
Wed. 5/23- Civil War Study Guide (test next Thursday); HW- None
Thurs. 5/24- 8th Grade Mock Interviews (Career Shadow Day)
Fri. 5/25- Career Day Tri Boards are due
Mon. 5/28- No School; Happy Memorial Day
Tue. 5/29- End of Civil War/ Reconstruction; HW- study for test
Wed. 5/30- 8th grade to visit FHS, 8th grade election; HW- study
Thurs. 5/31- Civil War/ Reconstruction Test; HW- None
Fri. 6/1- 8th Grade Kick Ball Tournament
Class Files / Links
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