8th Grade 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.