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P.O. Box 668
201 Mountain View Drive
Gilchrist , OR 97737
Phone: 541-433-2295
Fax: 541-433-2688
Contact: Steve Prock
Email: procks@kcsd.k12.or. . .
Hours: 7:30 am to 4 pm


Social Studies

Mrs. Darla Brandon

World History
World History is a yearlong study of the earliest civilizations worldwide and continues to examine major developments and themes in all regions of the world up to present day. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, critical thinking skills, historical writing, and interpretation of original documents.  This class is primarily offered to sophomores and is a graduation requirement.
 
U.S. History
U.S. History is a yearlong survey of American history from reconstruction period to the present. Students will develop extensive knowledge of the major events of our countries history including political, cultural, and economic topics.  Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, critical thinking skills, historical writing, and interpretation of original documents. This class is primarily offered to juniors and is a graduation requirement.
 
Early American History
American History is a yearlong study from the Pre-colonial period to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. Students will develop extensive knowledge of the major events of our countries history including political, cultural, and economic topics.   Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, critical thinking skills, historical writing, and interpretation of original documents. This class is a middle school class and offered to 8th grade students.
 
American Government
American Government is a full year study of the structures, processes and issues of national, state and local government. The course gives emphasis to the responsibilities and rights of citizenship, the skills necessary for critical thinking, and the knowledge appropriate for wise decision making. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, critical thinking skills, historical writing, and interpretation of original documents. This class is offered to seniors and is a graduation requirement.
 
Careers
The Careers course is designed to help students explore possible career options. The course will help students identify their interests, needs and skills in order to recognize the many components that go into making career decisions. Emphasis will also be placed on preparing for college and post-graduation responsibilities. Students are expected to participate in class through discussions, debates of key issues, simulations, and projects. This class is offered to seniors and is a graduation requirement.
 



 

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