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McKell Middle School Bulldogs
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Nathan Sutton, Principal
Chris Ailster, Assistant Principal
129 Bulldog Lane
South Shore, KY

Mr. Ward- US History

8th Grade US History

My name is Robert M. Ward, as of the 2019-2020 school year, this will be my fourth year at McKell Middle School. I was the seventh grade World History teacher for three years and I am now the eighth grade US History teacher.  I graduated from Morehead State University in the Fall 2012 with a Bachelors degree in Middle School Education with two components Social Studies and Science. I am currently attending Georgetown College to complete a Teacher Leader- Instrutional Technology Leadership Masters Degree. I am also apart of KEDC (Kentucky Educational Deveolpment Corporation) ASPIRE Program for History Teachers and The 2018-2019 University of Louisville McConnells Center Teacher Scholars Program. 
I am the current advisor for KYA (Kentucky Youth Assembly), 7th Grade Boys Assistant Basketball Coach and the Assistant Governors Cup coach. I also serve on the Site Base Decision Making Council for the 2019-2020 School Year.
I will be posting frequently about what unit we are on in class. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns via phone during school hours or by email.
Phone: 606-932-3221
Syllabus 19'-20'
Kentucky History Standards


Unit 1-  World Civilizations/ Explorations/ Native Americans
Unit 2- The 13 Colonies
Unit 3-  American Revolution
Unit 4- US Government
Unit 5-  Early America
Unit 6- Westward Expansion
Unit 7- The Civil War
     *Current Unit

Google Classroom

The following codes are for each class page on Google Classroom.
1st Period- kzpryk
2nd Period- vy6ejo
3rd Period- kujq79
6th Period- 1c0jmt
7th Period- 37xz4n

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