Social Studies Teachers

Battaglia, Bill 7, 7 HONORS, 8 891-3080 ext. 408 Email  
---- Kamphefner, Tanner Student Teacher for Bill Battaglia 891-3080 ext. 408   Website
Hopper, Kari
891-3080 ext. 405
Jimmerson, Adrienne 6 891-3080 ext. 403 Email  
Molchen, Christabelle 7, 8 891-3080 ext. 404 Email  
Nash, Jim 8, 8
891-3080 ext. 104 Email Website
Wardlow, Matt 6 891-3080 ext. 202 Email  
Weagant, Darcy 6, 6 HONORS 891-3080 ext. 103 Email  

The Bidwell Junior Social Science Department is eager to help students understand the importance of history in their lives - how it has created their present and how it will impact their future.
Classes include projects and festivities that bring history to life.
All classes meet the California History-Social Science Content Standards for California Public Schools for Grades 6-7-8.

7th Grade Class

7th Grade Social Studies

This class studies the social, technological, and cultural changes during the period A.D. 500-1789.
  • Uncovering the Remote Past
  • The Fall of Rome
  • Growth of Islam
  • African States in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Times
  • Civilizations of the Americas
  • China
  • Japan
  • Medieval Societies of Europe and Japan
  • Europe during the Renaissance
  • Reformation
  • Scientific Revolution
  • Linking past to present

8th Grade Class

8th Grade - US History

This class begins with reviewing of Geographical regions of the U.S. and major ideas, issues, and events founding our nation.
  • Our Colonial Heritage
  • A New Nation
  • The Constitution of the United States
  • Launching the Ship of State
  • The Divergent Paths of the American People: 1800-1850
  • The West
  • The North
  • The South
  • Toward a More Perfect Union: 1850-1879
  • The Rise of Industrial America: 1877-1914
  • Linking Past to Present
American Flag

Online Textbooks

Discovering Our Past: Medieval and Early Modern Times
Discovering Our Past: The American Journey to World War I

See your Social Studies teacher for the usernames and passwords needed to access these sites.