Welcome back! I hope everyone had a wonderful Summer. Here is the syllabus for the first six weeks.
SYLLABUS: Honors U.S - First Semester -First Six Weeks
READING: TEXT: Chapters 1,2, and 3 - p.2 through p.90. This will cover Early American cultures; Pre-Columbus and Pre-Desoto;New World Colonization: Spain -France - Portugal -and Great Britain; The British in North America -American Colonies 1607 to 1765; World conflict and the French and Indian War.
ASSIGNMENTS: American Issues: p.29 - Global Interdependence - questions 1, 3, and 5. Chapter Assessment: p.30 -questions 1 through 15. Terms and people: p.49 -define all. Critical Thinking: p.49 - question no. 5. Terms and People: p.54 -define all. Critical Thinking: p.54 question no. 5. American Issues p.61 - Church and State questions 4 through 7. Chapter Assessment p.62 questions 1 through 20.
ASSIGNMENTS DUE: Monday, August 27.
TEST: Tuesday, August 28 - 80 multiple choice questions
READING: TEXT: Chapters 4, 5, and part of chapter 6. p.96 through p.205. Here we will cover the Road to War; the American Revolution; the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation; the U.S. Constitution; and the Federalist Era, which includes the presidencies of George Washington and John Adams.
ASSIGNMENTS: Terms and People: p.71 -define all. Critical Thinking: p.71 -question no. 5; Terms and People: p.79 - define all; Terms and People: p.89 -define all. Critical Thinking: p.89 -question no.6; Chapter Assessment: p.93 - questions 1 through 17.
ASSIGNMENTS DUE: Monday, September 17
TEST: Tuesday, September 18 - 80 multiple choice questions.
OUTSIDE READING: Students should purchase the following book: PATRIOTS: The Men Who Started The American Revolution - by A.J. Langguth. Prices on Amazon.com. range from 7.00 - 2.10 new and some used copies are less than 2.00. Try to get this book the first week of school - assignments will be given from this book.
CUMULATIVE TEST: Friday, September 28 - Pre-Columbus North America through the presidency of John Adams.
Don't get behind on your reading! Do your assignments as you read, don't put them off until the last minute! We are going to have a great year!
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