Social Studies 8

As we express our gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them. -John F Kennedy The 8th grade curriculum encompasses a historical time period of American history from post-civil war times (Reconstruction) up to the present day. Students will explore how the country evolved and expanded throughout the 20th century and examine current events regularly. Students are evaluated through a variety of instruments including observations, tests, problem-solving processes, group discussions, projects, activities and homework.