Geography, Grade 6
Explores the geography of the world, its people, and their cultures; explores early civilizations, historical events, and influential societies; provides a broad overview of economic systems, governments, and the nature of citizenship; requires construction of maps and learning the relative locations of over one-hundred-and-fifty countries and countless physical features. Participation in the History Fair is mandatory.
Texas History, Grade 7
Surveys the history of Texas from the arrival of the first humans to the modern period; provides general historical information, with an emphasis on important periods of Texas history, including Mission Period, Empresario System, Texas Revolution, and Texas Government. Participation in the History Fair is mandatory.
American History to 1877, Grade 8
This course, whose study concludes in high school, is the first part of a two-year study of U.S History. Surveys the following: American history from its beginning through Reconstruction; the Constitution; geography; political science; basic economic principles; the effect of technological innovations on U. S. history; the impact of selected American leaders on U. S. history; and current events. Skills emphasized include creating outlines and note-taking. Participation in the History Fair is mandatory.
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