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Middle School

In Grade 6 students utilize the National Geographic Cengage World History:Great Civilizations to further their understanding of the great cultures by focusing on the role of geography, trade, conflict  and the establishment of principles of government that have impacted the World to the present day.  

In grades 7 and 8 students study the history of the United States of America utilizing primary and secondary source documents to further their understanding of our culture and society.  The two-year sequence is arranged chronologically, beginning with the study of the Native Americans and continuing through to the events of the 21st Century.  Students will study the impact of geography, economics, conflict, political systems as well as the evolution of our society to gain understanding of the United States.