MS407 Grade 7 - Ancient History and Civilizations: This history class will give students the insight to link the past and the present. This course will cover the birth of civilizations to the Middle Ages. The study of historic, political, economic, geographic and social perspectives and events will allow students to analyze the past and compare it to the present. Ancient History combined with other seventh grade classes incorporates interdisciplinary units on topics such as Archaeology, Egypt and the Middle Ages.
MS408 Grade 8 – United States History: The course will cover the history of the United States from the French and Indian War through the Civil War and onward. Students will be expected to read documents and historical readings, analyze different points of view, develop presentation skills, interpret maps and drawings and write about historic people and events. Grades are determined through quizzes, exams, writing, class participation, homework and classroom assignments.