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U.S. History (Cypress)

Class Year:  2024-2025
Time:  Mon 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm;
Teacher:  Shanna Phillips
Tuition:  $650 / Year ($674 PayPal) or $65 / Month for 10 Months ($68 if PayPal)
Supply Fee:  $80 / Year ($84 by PayPal) - Due Upon Registration (Non-Refundable after August 1)
Location:  Northwest (Cypress)

This is not your typical “memorize names and dates and regurgitate them on a test” US History class!  In this one-year survey of the history of the US from colonization thru present day we will utilize extensive “experiential education” opportunities in class to place the students as “participants” in the history of America. Class discussion, games, projects, and other hands-on activities will help to make history “come alive”.

In addition to the hands-on experiences, students will use the textbook, primary documents, and current events to learn about the various political, social, religious, and economic developments that have shaped and continue to shape the United States.  Students will be thinking critically and learning skills to analyze historical documents. Emphasis will be placed on relating the effects of past events to the present.  

US History is so much more than just a class of facts and people.  It can help our students become more disciplined and rigorous thinkers.  Skills learned through studying history can equip our students to be better analysts and more compassionate human beings.  

Textbook:  BJU Press United States History (5th ed) ISBN - 978-1-62856-207-1

Successful completion of this course earns 1 High School US History Honors credit.

Note:  Internet access outside of class will be critical.  Please consult with Ms. Phillips if you do not have internet access.