Washington: A State of Contrasts
All classes include
1. Text as guide
2. One project per trimester
3. Group activities
5. Testing; Pop quizzes (when/if reading is required as homework)
7. In the News due every Thursday; Where in the World (begins in Winter)
a. In the News—find an article on a recent major event transpiring anywhere in the world although first few months are Washington centered (major means affecting a large number of people). Write one to two paragraphs analyzing the article: explain, offer your opinion, and/or compare to other events.
8. Field Trip to Ft. Ebey and Ft. Casey (Late October or early November) after Washington State Unit.
Washington State history. Sept to about mid-November. Tests are open book.
World History from Renaissance through 20th Century. December to June. Tests will sometimes be open book, open note, or closed book.
In The News: 20%
First Semester—research paper and oral presentation on influential Washingtonian.
Second semester—Inventions of the Industrial Revolution