In 8th Grade Social Studies we will begin with the North and South after the Civil War and continue through modern times. We will discuss WWI and WWII along with the Korean and Vietnam war. As we discuss these topics we will discuss the hardships at home as well as the hardships of our military abroad. The Civil Rights movement will be discussed in depth as well.
In 7th Grade we will be beginning at the discovery of America and continue through the Civil War. We will discuss the plight of the Native Americans and the immigration of the Eurpoean people as well as slavery and the Civil war.
In both classes we will work towards:
- being attuned to our civic responsibilities as we are growing up
- Being patriotic, understanding what sacrifices have been endured for us to live in freedom
- Discuss becoming responsible citizens in our society