Social Studies at the 6th grade level examines the development of human civilization from the Stone Age to the Fall of Rome. Students survey the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Israel, Greece, and Rome. In addition, we emphasize the development of geography skills that will be needed as the student progresses through school.
The 7th grade Social Studies course provides an overview of world history during medieval and early modern times. Students will explore the history and geography of great civilizations and the interaction of various cultures throughout the world. Topics covered include the fall of the Roman Empire, Islam, Africa, the Americas, China, Japan, Medieval Europe, the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Age of Exploration, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment.
The 8th Grade Social Studies Course examines conflict and growth of United States of America from the start of the nation to the Progressive Era. Topics covered include the Great Awakening, Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, Early Republic, Westward Expansion, Civil War and Reconstruction, and both the First and Second Industrial Revolutions. Students will analyze these events and make connections between the past and the present.
Our Social Studies department members are:
Mr. Reid Davis - 6th Grade Social Science; 7th Grade Social Science
Ms. Lisa Herald - 8th Grade Social Science; 8th Grade Honors
Mr Huntley - 6th Grade Social Studies; 7th Grade Social Studies; 8th Grade Social Studies
Mr. Richardson - 6th Grade Social Science Honors; 7th Grade Social Studies; 7th Grade Honors
Ms Madison - 6th Grade Social Studies; 6th Grade Honors