Matthew Phillips

Matthew Phillips
7th Grade New Mexico History
& Exploration of Media Literature
extension 54679

1st & 2nd period NM History classes please go to
Kristina Ferguson's webpage

5th & 6th period NM History classes please go to
Stormi Waller's webpage

For NM History textbook links scroll down

For Exploration of Media Literature Class information,
please scroll down past textbook links

NM History Class Overview: 

In this class, we will study New Mexico history from 11,000 B.C. to 1912 statehood!  
Some topics we will explore include: geography’s impact on culture, early Native American tribes of New Mexico, Spanish exploration, cowboys and outlaws in territorial New Mexico, and the long path to statehood.

 By the end of the year, each student will meet 
the learning goals listed below

History~ Students are able to identify important people and events in order to analyze significant patterns, relationships, themes, ideas, beliefs, and turning points in New Mexico, United States, and world history in order to understand the complexity of the human experience.

Geography ~ Students understand how physical, natural, and cultural processes influence where people live, the ways in which people live, and how societies interact with one another and their environment.

Government and Civics ~ Students understand the ideals, rights, and responsibilities of citizenship and understand the content and history of the founding documents of the United States with particular emphasis on the United States and New Mexico constitutions and how governments function at local, state, tribal, and national levels.

The New Mexico Journey Textbook by chapter

Chapter One: NM7_Chapter_01.pdf
Chapter Two: NM7_Chapter_02.pdf
Chapter Three: NM7_Chapter_03.pdf
Chapter Four: NM7_Chapter_04.pdf
Chapter Five: NM7_Chapter_05.pdf

Exploration of Media Literacy
Class Overview:

This elective class will explore modern media over generations and analyze the making, social implications, and influences of theater and media.

Supply List:
1- C
omposition Notebook
1- 3 Prong Pocket Folder

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