Social Studies for Fourth and Fifth Grade - US History - A Full Year of Classes
In this ongoing class, learners meet live weekly to explore a new theme in United States (American) History.
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year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
45 minutes per class
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This Social Studies course is based in United States History. The course will follow themes of US History chronologically. Each week learners can explore a new theme in United States History and learners can start the course at any time during the academic year without needing any knowledge from prior weeks. Throughout the course, students will learn about the value of public service and the traits of good leaders. Students will learn about history and explore themes of geography,...
I have over twenty years of experience working with and teaching students. I have a bachelor's degree in both History and Economics. My master's degree is in Higher Education. I also have a juris doctorate degree in Law. Most importantly, I have a passion for teaching, history in particular!
Optional assignments will be posted in the Outschool Classroom each week.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Topics will include information about various historical events and subjects that can be sensitive in nature. All assignments will be kept in an age-appropriate manner. If inappropriate topics are brought up, they will be addressed quickly, and the discussion will be redirected.
The 1619 Project Curriculum - https://pulitzercenter.org/lesson-plan-grouping/1619-project-curriculum https://www.tolerance.org/frameworks/teaching-hard-history/american-slavery/6-12-framework US: Narrative History (V1) by McGraw-Hill. "Trouble in Mind” by Leon F. Litwack. “Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History 1513-2008” by Henry Louis Gates Jr. Native Knowledge 360 - https://americanindian.si.edu/nk360 Resources from the Library of Congress Native American Collection and the National Museum of the American Indian will be used during our unit on the Indigenous peoples as well as throughout the course. This includes maps, images, recordings, first-hand accounts, and documents. These resources can be found at: https://americanindian.si.edu http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/native-americans/ Resources from the Library of Congress will be used during the Civil War and Reconstruction unit which include photos and first-hand accounts. These resources can be found at: https://www.loc.gov/collections/slave-narratives-from-the-federal-writers-project-1936-to-1938/about-this-collection/
Adventures Through History
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Hello Outschool Families! My name is Amanda and I am an attorney, licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky. I also have a master's degree in Higher Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and History. While I enjoy the law, my real passion is...