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Lorraine  Ridge
7th Grade Social Studies and Science
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Education
  • Graduate of North Carolina State University- Go PACK!
  • Certified in Middle School - Social Studies, Language Arts and Science


Experience

I started teaching in Davidson County in 1988 and transferred to Randolph County in 2012.



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Mrs. Ridge 7th grade Social Studies

 

Contact: lridge@randolph.k12.nc.us

 Appreciate Diversity

 

  • Graduate of North Carolina State University- Go PACK!
  • Certified in Middle School - Social Studies, Language Arts and Science
  • Teaching 26 years

 

This year we will be exploring the world from the 1400s through present day. Some topics will be: The Age of Exploration and Expansion, Imperialism and Colonialism, Modernization, Industrialization, Nationalism and The Modern World. Students will summarize, interpret, analyze and explain texts. There will be an emphasis on current events, diversity and global interdependence.

 

  • If students need additional help I will be available on Thursday from 3 - 4 p.m.

 

  • Grading Policy:  Projects and Tests = 45%

                      Class Work = 45%

                      Homework, Journals & Quizzes = 10%

 

Current Favorite Books - *The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, The Horse That Inspired a Nation by Elizabeth Letts

 *The Genius of Dogs by Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods

 *Animals in Translation by Temple Grandon

 *Long Walk to Freedon by Nelson Mandela

 

 

    

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