Updates on the Oldest Information
Central source of information from the Social Studies Department at Civic Memorial.
The Illinois Constitution test will be next week on Friday, October 14. Students have to earn a 70% or better to pass the test.
We'll finish our unit on the Industrial Revolution, and then we'll move on to the Great Depression and WWII.
We have begun Chapter 9 this past week. We'll have three small section quizzes next week, and we'll be looking to test on or around October 19/20.
We'll also be trying to include some more SAT essay prep.
Chapter 3 will take us into the first global age with the conquest of the Americas and the beginning of the African slave trade.
Geography is going to be testing Chapter 4 next Friday, October 14. We'll then take a week to discuss some geographic theories of Professor Jared Diamond and the effects of geography upon culture.
We'll begin Chapter 5 before the end of the month, during which we'll be working to learn the 50 US states.
Government & Current Events
These classes merged this past week to watch and discuss the Presidential Debate, which was an activity designed to give these students a taste of college.
Furthermore, in response to a request from the County Clerk, some of our seniors will be serving as election judges.
Friday, October 7 - No School | Teacher Institute
Monday, October 9 - No School | Columbus Day
Thursday, October 20 - PT Conferences
Thursday, October 27 - PT Conferences