U.S. History Summer Review for Middle Schoolers
In this ongoing class, a new topic in U.S. History will be reviewed each week!
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Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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This course is a review or introduction to significant political, economic, social, cultural, and diplomatic developments in American history from the first civilizations through 1877. The topics that will be taught are listed below. Throughout the course, students will be given primary and secondary sources to analyze major themes in America's history such as the role of America in the world, migration, settlement, democracy, American culture, the changing face of American society, and...
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!
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Topics will include information about various historical events and subjects that can be sensitive in nature. If inappropriate topics are brought up, they will be addressed quickly, and the discussion will be redirected. Multiple perspectives are used throughout the course.
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/
Attorney with a Passion for Teaching
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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...