US History Overview

COURSE DESCRIPTION: US History is designed to give students a greater knowledge of the history ofAmerica. The NC curriculum focuses on the historical events that occur between 1789 and the present day.Upon completion of the course, students must take and pass the NC US History End – of – Course Exam with a level 3 or 4 to receive credit for the course and meet the exit standard. US History is a graduation requirement for all students.


COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Due to the vast amount of information and fast pace of this course, reading the textbook and studying are vital to your success. Students will be required to read chapters in the textbook complete assignments that will help facilitate understanding of what has been read and presented in class. We typically cover at least two chapters per week. Tests are given after the completion of units of study. Most tests cover two chapters. You will also have 1 to 2 quizzes per week. We will study every chapter of the textbook. The assignments, quiz, and test dates for the week are posted on the board. Keep up with these deadlines.