Social Studies



images.jpgMrs. Previte's United States History Class

Welcome to U.S. History!
This page is meant to serve as a link between home and the classroom. Here you will find a general list of topics covered in class, a link to the textbook, and links to many history resources which will be used in class throughout the year. Homework will be posted on the homework link. Parentsare advised to review your child's planner for the most current assignments. Tests and projects will be announced in advance and dates will be posted. Please feel free to contact me anytime at if you have any questions or concerns. I am available afterschool Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with a days notice for extra help, study sessions, or to make up missed work.

Classroom supplies

Students need a 1.5/2 in. 3-ring binder with loose leaf paper. They should also always have a pen or pencil for class.
http://www.glencoe.com/sec/socialstudies/ushistory/amjourney/The textbook is The American Journey. The textbook is also available online.
User Name: AJ Password: d2uu2aphew

Course Outline
The following topics will be covered in Social Studies this year:

What is History?
The 13 Colonies
Causes of the American Revolution
The American Revolution
The U.S. Constitution
Western Exploration/Lewis and Clark
Causes of the Civil War
The Civil War



The 50 States
[Link]

Primary/Secondary Sources

Fact/Opinion


Current Events
[Link]

National History Day Links

7th Grade links

Thirteen Colonies Research




Thirteen Colonies Games





8th grade links

September 11th


Western Expansion

The Role of the Buffalo


Immigration
Use the links at the bottom of the webquest - you do not have to complete the webquest!

WWI

1920's

Stock Market