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    Hallelujah History
    You never know when a knowledge of history will come in handy...
    The 8th grade American Studies course is designed for students to learn the 8th grade CA state standards for U.S. History while supporting the English Common Core and Discipline Literacy standards.  Chronological and spatial thinking, research, evidence, point of view, and historical interpretation skills are taught through a variety of types of assignments throughout the school year.  Please check GradeAlert for current agenda listings as well as all course-related files.