The Study of the Western Hemisphere

  • This year in social studies you will learn about the Western Hemisphere. The focus will Geography, History, Economics, and Government.

    This year in social studies you will be learning and practicing the following strategies and study skills:

    • Reading strategies (visualizing, making connections, inferencing, summarizing, asking questions)
    • Writing skills (summarizing, note taking, essay writing)
    • Speaking skills (giving presentations)
    • Listening skills
    • Mathematical skills (analyzing documents)
    • Cooperative skills (working in small groups, listening to others, being respectful)
    • Technology skills