Welcome to U.S. History

Conference Time:
PURPLE  Days 1:00-2:30

Phone 936-709-7400

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest"

Ben Franklin

Welcome to my class! My name is Susan Baker and this will be my 17th year to teach at Washington Junior High. This year,students will study American history beginning  with Exploration through Reconstruction. Students will be required to keep an Interactive Notebook.  Students will be taking the STAAR Test (The State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness)  on May 12, 2017. I am very excited about the new school year and look forward to working with your child. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any concerns.

I. First 9 Weeks
  Unit 1  Exploration Era
  Unit 2  Colonization
   Unit 3 French and Indian War/Causes of American Revolution
  Unit 4  American Revolution --Causes
                  Review and First 9 Weeks Test

II. Second  9 Weeks
  Unit4   American Revoloution War
  Unit 5  Articles of Confederation and Constitutional Convention
  Unit 6  Government
                  Review and Second 9 Weeks Test/Benchmark

III. Third 9 Weeks
    Unit 7  New Republic: Washington to War of 1812
    Unit 8  Industrial Revolutiom
    Unit 9  Age of Jackson
    Unit 10  Manifest Destiny
    Unit 11  Reformers
    Unit 12 Causes of the Civil War
                  Review and Third 9 Weeks Test

IV. Fourth 9 Weeks
       Unit 13 Civil War
    Unit 14 Reconstruction Era

  STAAR Exam Review and Exam

Interactive Notebook ( 2 composition notebooks)
pen (blue/black)
Notebook paper
Map pencils
Folder 2 pockets
Student Planner (provided by W.J.H.)

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