8th Grade U.S. History

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Parent Night

Curriculum that we will cover:
World history before 500 AD/CE (common era)
Each unit begins with the geography - Where did the history happen?

Early humans/Cavemen
Early civilizations (Sumer, Mesopotamia)
Ancient Egypt, Judaism
Ancient India - Hinduism, Buddhism
Ancient China - Dynasties, Silk Road
Ancient Greece - Democracy, Persian Wars, Athens vs. Sparta
Ancient Rome  - Empire, Republics, Daily life, contributions to the USA

And, we will cover Economics and Current Events - especially as they relate to the areas that we are studying.

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