This course is designed to increase the student’s understanding of the United States History from 1877 to the present, its development and its institutions. The goals of the class are to develop (1.) an understanding of some of the principle themes in modern U.S. History, (2.) an ability to analyze historical evidence, and (3.) an ability to analyze and to express historical understanding in writing and other forms of communication.
Units/Eras of Study for the 4th 9 Weeks:
- Unit 11: The Rise of Conservatism (1970s-Early 1990s)
- Unit 12: The United States, 1990s-Present
- EOC Review
- EOC Testing
- End of the Year Projects:
- Eras of U.S. History (Due: 5/12/17)
- U.S. Constitutional Amendments (Due: 5/19/17)
- Final Exams (See Exam Schedule on the right hand side of this page)
If you miss your scheduled final exam time this week:
Students are required to make-up their final by Thursday, June 8th or it will be a zero (0) in the grade book. Please call Kandace Kaliszewski to reschedule your test at (936)890-1414 for a time.
Her hours in the summer are 7:30 am to 5:30 pm with an hour for lunch (Noon - 1:00 pm) Monday thru Thursday.
***The LAST day to turn in make up work and/or test corrections from the first 6 weeks of the 4th Grading Quarter was Friday, May 5, 2017.***
***The LAST day to turn in your Notebook for the 4th Quarter Notebook Check (Major Grade) is Monday, May 15, 2017. No exceptions will be made. Notebooks were DUE Wednesday, May 10, 2017.***
*** Grades are updated on Mondays and Fridays after school.***
***Effective Monday, April 17, 2017: Willis High School will return to the traditional A,B,C Lunch Schedule. Ms. Taylor's Tutorial Schedule for the remainder of the year is as follows:
After School Tutorials from 2:30-3:30 PM Monday through Thursday.***
***The LAST scheduled after school tutorials session was Tuesday, May 16, 2017.***
in early and modern U.S. History, (2.) an ability to analyze
historical evidence, and
(3.) an ability to analyze and to express historical unders
tanding in writing and other
forms of communication