- Develop an appreciation for the study of U.S. history.
- Master a broad body of historical knowledge.
- Gain an understanding of the significant people, issues, ideas, and events of U.S. history.
- Demonstrate an understanding of historical chronology.
- Improve reading, writing, and research skills.
- Improve critical thinking skills.
- Analyze, interpret, evaluate and apply data from original documents, including the internet, graphs, letters, pictures.
Students are expected to:
- Respect the opinions and feelings of fellow classmates.
- Take an active role in class discussion.
- Maintain a positive attitude.
- Be prepared for class. (pen, interactive notebooks, notes, assignment completed)
- Hand in assignments on time.
- Use appropriate language.
- Be responsible for their actions.
Students will be graded according to class discussion, quizzes, worksheets, essays, journal entries, current event presentations, research papers, projects, and tests.