• In the first 9 weeks, we will be looking to establish expectations and procedures in the classroom. In addition, we will be talking about:

    - The meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance (Civic Duty)

    - 9/11 (Terrorism)

    - Forms of Government

    - The Middle Ages (brief recap from 6th Grade)

    - The Renaissance

    - The Reformation

    - Age of Exploration

    - The Scientific Revolution 


    We will also be developing and improving reading, writing and comprehension skills as well as integrating the Chromebooks into our activities.


    In the Second Nine Weeks, our focus will be on:

    -The Enlightenment

    -The American Revolution

    -The French Revolution


    The Third Nine Weeks will see our focus shift to the modern era with the following topics;

    -The Industrial Revolution

    -The Scramble for Africa and Imperialism

    -The events leading the world to war in 1914 (World War One)

    -World War One's battles as well as the economic, political and human costs of the war.


    For the Fourth Nine Weeks we will look at the major events that have shaped our world in the past 80 years, starting with World War Two. Those topics will include (but are not limited to):

    -The Holocaust and Racism

    -The formation of world organizations such as the Red Cross, the World Health Organization and the United Nations.

    -The effects of poverty.


    In addition to these various topics, we will try to make sense of what we have learned as we look at our world through the eyes from differing perspectives, such as

    -young adult.

    -people living in Currituck County.

    -residents of North Carolina.

    -citizens of the United States. 

    -participants in our own futures.


    Join us for the journey this year!!

Last Modified on August 31, 2023