History Classes

History Classes

Our 5th graders are completing a chapter on ‘Many Cultures Meet’. Students are working on a comparative poster project that they will present in class. The poster project will highlight the influences of the major Mesoamerican civilizations.  Our 6th and 7th graders are starting a chapter on Classical Greece. We shall be exploring the impact of Greek scholars, the early Greeks and the Greek classical age. In addition, the class will investigate the achievements of the Greek civilization as well as the influences of Greek arts around the world.  Our 8th graders also just started a chapter on the European establishment of colonies in the Americas.  The class is going to explore Spain’s empire in the Americas, the French Empire, England’s Southern Colonies, New England’s colonies, and the Middle colonies.  Our high school students are exploring European exploration and expansion. Students have been working on a power point presentation highlighting the voyages of discovery, conquest and colonies, new patterns of trade, and the Atlantic Slave Trade.