8th gr Social Studies Teacher [email protected]
Social Studies Teacher
SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
The social studies department at Bryan Middle school examines both American and world history. Below you will find a brief outline of the curriculum of at each level.
Sixth grade students will study world geography, ancient civilizations and current global events as they relate to the United States. Highlights include the study and implementation of map skills, the Stone Ages, hunter-gatherer societies, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Egypt, the geography of Africa and modern day challenges, ancient India, ancient China, the geography of Asia, the Greeks and the Romans and the geography of Europe.
Seventh grade students will study the history of the United States. The course begins with the colonization of North America by the Europeans, early contact with Native Americans, the American Revolution, westward expansion, the Civil War, slavery and the study of the Constitution.
Eighth grade students will continue the study of American history, picking up where the seventh grade course ended. Units of emphasis include reconstruction after the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution, World War I, the women's rights movement, the Great Depression, World War II and American's entry onto the world stage as a major political, economic and military power.