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Social Studies in eighth grade will cover American History from 1607 -1865. Some of the topics covered include: colonial settlement, early colonial history and the French and Indian war, the causes of the American Revolution, the Revolution, the development of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, the early years of the country, the causes of the Civil War and the Civil War. Students use the textbook: The American Journey as a resource throughout the year.

In  Language Arts students use the  Holt literature book. They will be reading and analyzing many types of literature and non-fiction throughout the year. There are many non-fiction writings they will do throughout the year. Students will also use the SRSD writing method on several pieces this year and the focus is: informative and argument essay. Students will read: The Man Who Was Poe and Nothing but the Truth (Avi) in class. In the spring students will read a Holocaust theme book. Students should be independently reading between 15-30 minutes or more every day.


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