In 8th grade Social Studies class, you will learn about early U.S. History from the Age of Exploration to World War 1. This includes topics like Colonial America, the Constitution, the Civil War and Reconstruction, the Abolishment of Slavery, Westward Expansion, Immigration, and more. In this class, you will do textbook reading and daily homework assignments. You will also get to work on both individual and collaborative group projects throughout the year. Examples of projects include: mock trial, poster boards, PowerPoint presentations, oral presentations, research reports, dioramas, newspaper articles, and journals.
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