8th Grade Social Studies (Period 6,8)

Mrs. Katie McFadden
Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)

Course Description

1870 to the Modern Era
8A- 8th Period
8B- 6th Period
STREAM Seminar- Wednesdays
Chapter 7- The Progressive Era- Working in groups, students will present and teach 1 section of the chapter to their fellow classmates. Through these group presentations, students will learn:
  • how progressives fought corruption in business and government
  • ways in which reforms affected the lives of women and other groups in the late 1800s
  • why Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft were known as progressive presidents
  • how minority groups reacted to discrimination

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Mrs. Whitfield will hold a review session for 8th grade in the library after school Tuesday, December 17th. Mrs. McFadden will help and review with any 6th or 7th graders in her classroom after school Tuesday, December 17th. Students should be picked up by 4:15 pm. 

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