live: $ 425
rec.: $ 375
Prerequisite: High School Writing Methods
In this study of American history, encompassing immigration to modern day, 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 will 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.