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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. 11/6- Forming a New Government Project; HW- none
Tue. 11/7No school for students! Election Day- Get out and vote!!
Wed. 11/8- Articles of Confederation; HW- study for Articles Quiz
Thurs. 11/9- Articles of Confederation Quiz; continue Forming a New Government Project; HW- New Nation Challenges Web (Due Tue. 11/14)
Fri. 11/10- Forming a New Government Project; HW- Challenges Web (Due Tue. 11/14)
 
Mon. 11/13- Finish Forming New Government Project- Google Slides; HW- New Nation Challenges Web
Tue. 11/14- New Nation Challenges; HW- Finish Google Slides
Wed. 11/15- Present Google Slides (Forming New Gov.); HW- None
Thurs. 11/16- Finish presenting; Creating Constitution; HW- Finish New Gov. Reflection
Fri. 11/17- Creating the Constitution; HW- None
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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