I teach Modern World History and Geography periods 2,7, and 8; US Government period 4; and Honors US Government period 1.
I am available most mornings from 8:00-8:30 am, Period 3, and from 3:00-4:00 pm.
My contact information is:firstname.lastname@example.org
"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it." - Winston Churchill
"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that don’t work" -Thomas Edison
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Modern World History and Geography
This course is required of all 10th grade students:
This course will concentrate on the history, geography, and geographical implications of modern politics and international relationships. During the first semester, the emphasis will be on Europe and Africa with the second emphasizing Asia and the Americas. Throughout the course there is an analysis of social, economic and cultural issues in the world through the lens of the five themes of geography: location, place, human-environment interaction, movement and region.
DOCUMENTS and WEBSITES UNIQUE TO MY CLASS
Unit 3 Documents
Unit 4 Resources
United States Government
This course is required of all 12th grade students not taking Honors United States Government:
This one semester course will examine the history, workings, and intricacies of the U.S. government. The concepts, structures, and operations that will be examined include: the U.S. Constitution, separation of powers, significant U.S. Supreme Court cases, divisions between federal and state governments, political parties, civil and political rights, and the distinctions between the three branches of government. Emphasis will be placed on a practical understanding of how the government works and its effects on the citizenry.
Honors United States Government
Open to 12th grade students. This course fulfills the 12th grade Social Studies requirement. Prerequisites: Departmental approval.
Honors U.S. Government provides an in-depth and detailed look at the workings of the U.S. Government. This course goes into greater detail of the concepts and material taught in the College Preparatory course. The class is designed to afford students the opportunity to earn college credit. Students who take this course will be prepared to take the AP U. S. Government test offered in May.