American 1This class covers early American history from Pre Columbus Native Americans through the end of the Civil War in 1865. The class will be guided with the use of Guided notebooks. Students are expected to complete their assignments in the notebook by the end of the chapter. Units Covered include Early American Civilizations and Explorations, Colonies, American Revolution, Constitution, War of 1812, Expansion, Causes of the Civil War, Civil War, and Reconstruction.World StudiesThis class will examine the many diverse cultures that are spread out across the globe. We will look at each geographical region by focusing on one place at a time. While studying each region, we will be focusing on the main themes of this class: Geography, Global Issues, Religion and Family Patterns. The main goal of this course is to introduce and educate students on different cultures from around the world that they might not be familiar with.Current EventsCurrent Events will be incorporated into class nearly everyday. This will be done using a few different techniques. These include: internet webcasts of the national nightly news, newspapers, or Upfront Magazines. Students will be responsible for writing summaries, answering specific questions and actively taking part inclass discussions that revolve around current events topics.
Contacting Mr. Fees:
Feesm@stcenters.org -Preferred form of contract as it does not disrupt lesson/ class time.
(570) 544-4748 ext. 3142