Social Studies

While in our classrooms, your student will be learning about these topics and developing the ability to:

Seventh (7) Grade

  • Map Skills - Identify and use components of maps (TODALSS - Title, Orientation, Date, Author, Legend, Scale, and Source)
  • Cause and Effect - Analyze causes and effects of conflict, growth, and location
  • Communication - Be able to justify a position or point of view and develop a thesis statement (written or orally)
  • Citizenship - Understand rights, responsibilities, and duties of citizenship
  • Historical thinking - Explore events from different perspectives (compare and contrast historical events from different perspectives)

Eighth (8) Grade

  • Define and identify effects of globalization
  • Demonstrate comprehensive map reading skills using physical, political, and thematic maps
  • Describe and explain how physical and environmental features affect human populations and cultural characteristics
  • Demonstrate effective research skills through writing or a social studies focused topic for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • Identify characteristics of different government systems and analyze relationships between individuals, government, and society
  • Analyze the causes and effects of conflicts

Meet Our SOcial Studies Teachers

Brendan Bogues

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Todd Ellerbusch

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Jon LaRochelle

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John Adams Middle School
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Kyle Christie

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Alyse Schroeder

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