Social Studies

Welcome to Social Studies with Mrs. Mone 

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Mrs. Mone

Course Overview
8th Grade social studies is a world history course covering from Medieval Times to the present.  Throughout the year we will use this knowledge to make connections with current events and develop a clear understanding of the world in which we live today.

Students will be exposed to a variety of learning opportunities to accommodate different learning styles.  Such activities will include cooperative group work, primary and secondary source readings, Internet activities, discussions/debates, and formal research.  Critical thinking skills will be developed as students make reasoned judgments about the plans, strategies, and beliefs that led people to action. 

Course Content

  • Early Middle Ages
  • Middle Ages
  • Rise of Town & Trade
  • Renaissance
  • Reformation
  • The Changing World: Political and Industrial Revolutions
  • Nations and Empires
  • The 20th Century

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