If you desire your child to take a history class in a year other than recommended,
please speak with the tutor or a member of the Academic Affairs Committee.
All American History Volume 2 (The Civil War to the 21st Century)
We will begin our year with a short overview of life in America that led to the Civil War.
From there we will focus on the Civil War, recovery from the Civil War, and the different Presidents of the US and their accomplishments.
Finally, we will make a timeline for the students to visualize what has happened in the
US from 1861 to today.
Course Class Time:
In our class time we will review the lesson, answer any questions from worksheets,
watch PowerPoints covering the information discussed, learn map skills, present presentations, and learn note-taking skills.
Course Homework Requirements:
Students should plan for 2-3 hours per week to read the material and answer questions.
Occasionally the students will need to spend more time when working on a project.
While most tests will be given in class, there will be occasional tests sent home to be proctored by a parent.
20% class participation
20% test & map quizzes
40% projects & presentations
one-inch, three-ring binder
colored pencils for maps
There will be a reading and writing assignment due the first day of class.