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Ms. Whitney Agee

Greetings,

I began my career in education as a paraprofessional in 2018. My first teaching job was at Clyde C. Miller Career Academy, teaching American History. This is my second year at Vashon High School and currently teaching American History. I am a graduate of Harris Stowe State University. 

Classroom Preparation 

-An open mind 

-Laptops (if available) 

-spiral (optional) 

-Homework 

Course Outline/Tentative Timeline: TBA 

Themes: 

o   THINK! Be able to think and learn from multiple perspectives! 

o   Development of common social and political values. 

o   Economic influences, westward expansion, evolution of the national government 

o   Two-party political system, the Presidents, and the Presidency. 

o   Industrialization, technology, and global markets. 

Course Description: 

o   The historical content focuses on the political, economic, and social events and issues related to industrialization and urbanization, major wars, domestic and foreign policies, and reform movements, including civil rights. Students will be able to examine the impact of geographic factors on major events and eras and analyze their causes and effects. Students will be able to examine the impact of constitutional issues on American society, evaluate the relationship of the three branches of federal government and analyze efforts to expand the democratic process. Students will use a variety of primary and secondary source material to understand and interpret the past, including multiple points of view and historical context. 

U.S. History Units 

o   Developing American Identity 

o   Gilded Age 1877-1898: Creating a Modern America 

o   Progressive Era 1898-1920: Domestic Reform 

o   Progressive Era 1898-1920: The U.S. Emerges on the World Stage 

o   The Twenties and the Great Depression 1929-1939 

o   World War II 1939-1945 America’s Impact 

o   Cold War 1947-1991 Different Ideologies 

o   Civil Rights Movement 1945-1970 Liberty and Justice for All 

o   Return to Conservatism 1970-1990 

o   1990’s to Present: Dealing with Challenges Home and Abroad. 

Grading policy: 

60% Major Assignments: Tests, Reports, Projects 

 

40% Minor Assignments: Daily Classwork, Homework, Quizzes, Spiral Checks, Exit Slips 

 

 

Classroom schedule

1st period 

8:10-9:30am American History 1st hour Am History | General | Microsoft Teams

Advisory

9:35-10:15am American History 

2nd Period

10:50-12:10pm American History 2nd hour AM History | General | Microsoft Teams

3rd Period 

12:15-1:35pm American History 3rd hour American | General | Microsoft Teams

4th period

1:35-3:02pm Plan

5th period

8:05-9:30am Plan

Advisory

9:30-10:15am 

6th Period

10:45-12:10pm American History 6th Period Am History | General | Microsoft Teams

7th Period

12:15-1:35pm American History 7th hour Am History | General | Microsoft Teams

8th Period

1:35-3:02pm American History 8th hour AM HISTORY | General | Microsoft Teams

 

Please feel free to contact me via email: whitney.agee@slps.org