American History 1

live: $ 425

rec.: $ 375

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Thursday 9 am - 10:15 am

Prerequisite: High School Writing Methods

Check out a SAMPLE of Mr. Johnson teaching American History 2. American History 1 involves a similar teaching style with different content.

Covering from colonization to the Civil War: in this study of American history, students use primary source materials and detailed research in creating: slide presentations, character studies, persuasive historical essays, and other assignments. By delving into the culture of the period studied, including art, literature, and music, and with a large focus on the WHY of events, students gain a real sense of the events and people of the time period.

Weekly homework reinforces the content taught in class and the teacher is available during live office hours and by email to assist students. Assignments are graded and students receive a mid-term report as well as a year-end course credit report. Students may take this class for Honors credit. The Honors option costs an additional $25 per class. Be sure to check Honors on the registration form.

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Zack Johnson lives in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina with his wife and three children. He enjoys reading, hiking, gardening, playing guitar and bass, and white water rafting.

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