American History 1

live: $ 425

rec.: $ 375

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MONDAY 12:30 - 1:45 pm EST

Prerequisite: High School Writing Methods

Covering from colonization to the Civil War: in this study of American history, students use primary source materials and detailed research in creating: slide presentations, character studies, persuasive historical essays, and other assignments. By delving into the culture of the period studied, including art, literature, and music, and with a large focus on the WHY of events, students gain a real sense of the events and people of the time period.

Weekly homework reinforces the content taught in class and the teacher is available during live office hours and by email to assist students. Assignments are graded and students receive a mid-term report as well as a year-end course credit report. Students may take this class for Honors credit. The Honors option costs an additional $25 per class. Be sure to check Honors on the registration form.

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Beth Hempton

Beth Hempton lives in South Carolina with her husband, Darrell, two puppies, two kittens and two goats. She homeschooled her son, John Paul, and her daughter, Ally, through high school. Beth’s love for writing and desire to teach continue even though her children are now adults. Beth enjoys living in the country, reading, writing and traveling. She’s been known to go zip-lining, white water rafting and hiking. Learning new skills entices her and Jesus’s love inspires her.

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