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The links to the left offer information about individual classes as well as links to a variety of student resources. Below you will find links to overviews of each course and information that applies to all of my students, regardless of the specific class in which you may be enrolled. All students will be held responsible for knowing all of the material below.


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Social Studies (U.S. History)     ««


For Social Studies, the state has identified the skills, concepts, and applications to be mastered, which have, in turn, been organized by the state into "standards" for areas of study that include the American Constitution and the nation’s political institutions, the causes and aftermath of the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. Each unit of study is guided by one or more of those standards. In order to help students be more successful, before any unit of study is undertaken, the standards for that unit will be clearly identified for and by each student. In addition, each standard will be broken down into smaller, succinct parts or steps — and, yes, all students will be held accountable for the all of the vocabulary in each standard.


For a complete list of the California Social Science standards, click here.


One other very important note: Homework and other assignments that are incomplete or messy, illegible, torn, soiled, folded, wrinkled, tagged, decorated or otherwise less than neat will not be accepted. In addition, all letters and numbers must be correctly written or the assignment will not be accepted.


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