~ Mrs. Gariepy ~

My name is Carol Gariepy and I’ve been very fortunate to have been teaching 7th grade Social Studies since 2000. I grew up in Denver, Colorado and earned my Bachelors Degree in Psychology at Colorado State University and my Masters Degree in Education at Notre Dame College. 

 I’ve been lucky enough to be teaching a subject that I love. History is a subject that is forever changing with new and exciting information to learn about and expand our knowledge on a daily basis.

 Themes/Units: This list contains a variety of topics that will be covered in the course.  


Ø  Ancient Greeks/Greek Civilization

Ø  Early Humans/Agricultural Revolution

Ø  Ancient India

Ø  Mesopotamia

Ø  Early China 

Ø  Ancient Egypt and Kush   

Ø  Ancient Rome/Roman Civilization

Ø  Israelites

Ø  Current Events


Online Text Book:    Text-book is online and all the students are given a username and password. 


Specific Course Outcomes: 

Students enrolled in this course will:

  • Demonstrate citizenship by respecting the rights of others
  • Listen and respond thoughtfully and respectfully to others
  • Learn through independent and cooperative structures 
  • Use research skills to explore, interpret, and evaluate historical issues of the past and present
  • Read and comprehend primary source and secondary source material that will aid our study of Ancient History 
  • Practice effective critical and creative thinking
  • Speak and write clearly and expressively 


10% Homework

25% Formatives

65% Summatives

Homework, Late Work & Absences: Please refer to your Student Handbook and consult our website so that you are prepared for class. Please email me with any questions or concerns you may have. 


I consider it a great privilege and responsibility to be your child's teacher and look forward to a wonderful year. Please email me at any time for questions or concerns.