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Summer 2015

I hope everyone has a wonderful summer vacation.  I am looking forward to sleeping late, enjoying a bit of sun, traveling with my family and catching up on a few good books!!!

I wish this year’s 8th graders all the best as they move on to high school!  Rising 8th graders, I look forward to meeting you next year.  Enjoy your summer! 

Washington D.C. Trip

2015 Washington D.C. Trip Update:  The dates for the 8th grade field trip for the 2014-2015 school year are Tuesday, May 26-31, 2015 (May 26-June 1, 2015 for the5-day Option).  Students/chaperones will need to be dropped off at 4am; we will depart at 4:30am. The 4-day trip will return on May 31 at 10am & the 5 day trip will return on June 1 at 10am. If you have any questions about the trip, feel free to contact me at Kristofer.Atkinson@tvcs.org

2016 Washington D.C. Trip Update:  Details about the 2016 8th Grade Trip to Washington D.C. can be found on the Field Trips Page.  This year's trip will run during the last week of school, from May 13-18, 2016.

Moodle Online Book Study  

Online Textbook

This page will be your one-stop shop for all information related to American History. On this page, you will be able to find the class syllabus and information regarding assignments/homework/projects.  I will update this page on a regular basis, so I encourage you to check this page frequently. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding this course. 

Mr. Kris Atkinson

American History & Washington D.C. Trip Sponsor

 

Contact: Kristofer.Atkinson@tvcs.org

PDF documents
4-Day Trip Itinerary -
5-Day Trip Itinerary -
Fingerprinting Instructions for the 14-15 SY -
Moodle Login - How to Register for Moodle
U.S. History Supply List -
Volunteer Application-Pg. 1 -
Volunteer Application-Pg. 2 -

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US History - Orientation

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US History - Textbook Orientation

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US History - Historical Sources

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US History - Human Migration Theories

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US History - Norsemen in the Americas

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US History - The Growth of International Trade

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US History - Columbus Arrives in the Americas

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US History - European Explorers

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US History - The Conquest of Mexico

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US History - Fighting in Florida

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US History - New France & New Netherland

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US History - Comparing Colonies & the Columbian Exchange

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US History - Unit 1 Test Review

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US History - Unit 1 Test

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US History - Introduction to Unit 2

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US History - The Mystery of Roanoke

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US History - Jamestown

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