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Social Studies (Geography, History, Govt)

Syllabus for Newton Social Studies Courses
 
First 9 weeks
Texas History Facts & Symbols
News2You Current Event Articles on Mondays
History:  Hurricane Harvey
Geography:  Geography Defined, Continents, Oceans
Govt:  Citizenship, Rules, Washington, Important People (Pres., VP, Governor, Mayor), Branches of Govt
 Books:  Hurricane Heroes & Texas 
 
Second 9 Weeks
News2You Current Event Articles on Mondays
Geography:  Cardinal Directions, Longitude/Latitude, Equator, Prime Meridian
History:  Civil War
Government:  Constitution (13,14 & 15th Amendment)
Book:  Civil War on Sunday
 
Third 9 Weeks
News2You Current Event Articles on Mondays
Geography:  Landforms, Climate, Climate Change
History:  Abraham Lincoln study and research paper, famous African American Leaders
Economics:  Consumer vs Producers, wants vs. needs, paying tips
Book:  Abraham Lincoln
 
 
Fourth 9 Weeks
News2You Current Event Articles on Mondays
Geography: Natural Resources (renewable vs. non-renewable), Various State Facts
History:  The Titantic, Presidents
Economics:  Jobs in our community, bank accounts, and paychecks
Book: Tonight on the Titantic, Titantic Fact Tracker