Social Studies 2016-2017
Congratulations to the following 7th graders whose projects advanced to the regional History Fair at Lane Tech High School. I am so impressed by your hard work researching and writing analytically about your selected topics. You did a tremendous job on your projects and your work stood out at regionals. You presented yourselves as knowledgeable historians to the judges today. Be proud of all of your hard work throughout this process.
Ben B.: Save the Dunes
Grace S.: Daniel Burnham: A City Beautiful
Claudia H.: Doctors on Strike
Ryan R.: Great Depression in Chicago
Mia S.: The Haymarket Affair
Isabella K.: Samuel Insull: The Powerful Mind that Powered-Up Chicago
Meg F.: A Peaceful Revolution: The Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Chicago Freedom Movement
Isabella S.: The Division Street Riots of 1966
Lorelei K.: Child Labor, Changing for the Common Good
Natalie K.: It’s a Jungle Out There
In 6th grade, we will be studying ancient world civilizations. We will be learning about Egypt, India, China, Greece, the Roman Republic, and the early Americas. We will also study different cultures and religions, including Islam, Christianity, and Judaism.
In 7th grade, we will be learning about early American history, such as European exploration, the English colonies, the American Revolution, and the first presidents. We will also be studying the United States Constitution and the Illinois Constitution. Students will also participate in the Chicago Metro History Fair.
In 8th grade, we will be learning about United States History. We will learn about the Civil War and Reconstruction, industrialization, the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, the World Wars, the Holocaust, and the Cold War era. We will continue to learn more about the Constitution and how it impacts our lives today.View More
Meet Your Teacher
Welcome to Social Studies
My name is Ms. Bober. I am the Junior High Social Studies teacher. I graduated from DePaul University with my Bachelors degree in Secondary Education with a concentration in Social Sciences. I have my teaching license with my middle school endorsement in Social Studies and high school Social Sciences and History. Before coming to St. Mary’s, I worked at Washington School in Glenview and Onahan Elementary School in Chicago.
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