Mrs. Sharla Trujillo

BannerCourse Objectives


Students will:

  1. Develop an appreciation for the study of U.S. history.
  2. Master a broad body of historical knowledge.
  3. Gain an understanding of the significant people, issues, ideas, and events of U.S. history.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of historical chronology.
  5. Improve reading, writing, and research skills.
  6. Improve critical thinking skills.
  7.  Analyze, interpret, evaluate and apply data from original documents, including the internet, graphs, letters, pictures.

Class Expectations

Students are expected to:

  1. Respect the opinions and feelings of fellow classmates.
  2. Take an active role in class discussion.
  3. Maintain a positive attitude.
  4. Be prepared for class. (pen, interactive notebooks, notes, assignment completed)
  5. Hand in assignments on time.
  6. Use appropriate language.
  7. Be responsible for their actions.

Student Evaluation

Students will be graded according to class discussion, quizzes, worksheets, essays, journal entries, current event presentations, research papers, projects, and tests.



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