Social Studies

  • 8th Grade Social Studies (04020841)


    Length:  Year

    Format:  Meets Daily

    Description:  Age of Exploration to the end of Reconstruction.  The Radnor Middle School Eighth (8th) Grade Social Studies course focuses on the period of American History that begins with the development of the thirteen (13) colonies and proceeds through the United States of America’s Civil War and Reconstruction.  Students will conduct independent research and writing tasks, and utilize a variety of primary source documents, supplemental readings, and current events assignments while studying the birth and early growth of the United States of America.  The curriculum was created in accordance with the Pennsylvania Core Standards and the Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Civics and Government, Economics, History, and Geography.

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  • 8th Grade Accelerated Social Studies (04020842)


    Length:  Year

    Format:  Meets Daily

    Description:  Age of Exploration to the end of Reconstruction.  The Radnor Middle School Accelerated Eighth (8th) Grade Social Studies course focuses on the period of American History that begins with the development of the thirteen (13) colonies and proceeds through the United States of America’s Civil War and Reconstruction.  This writing-intensive course utilizes a variety of primary source documents, advanced supplemental readings, complex comparative analyses of current events, and an extensive research project on a historical topic from U.S. history using primary and secondary sources to conduct a thorough examination of the birth and growth of the United States of America.  This course is designed to provide appropriate academic rigor to advanced students.  The curriculum was created in accordance with the Pennsylvania Core State Standards and the Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Civics and Government, Economics, History, and Geography.

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