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8th Graders Get Their Hands on History

If I had to sum up the 8th grade year in one word, I would call it a year of "rEVOLUTION." It is a year where the students are “evolving” their capacity for critical thinking. They begin to see cause and effect, to see the connections between historical events, and are able to bring their previously developed imagination into their capacity to think in a real and meaningful way. It is also a time where hormones and feelings are swiftly shifting who they are. To meet this inner transformation, we study the “revolutions” of the world. We begin with the American Revolution and then quickly move to the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, and the Human Rights Revolution, covering topic

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