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Ms. Hunt

 

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Role at Global Arts Plus Upper: 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher

Years at Global Arts Plus Upper: 3

 

Hello, I'm Ms. Hunt, the 7th-grade social studies teacher. I am excited to explore US History wtih our Global Arts Plus students this year. I am also looking forward to teaching a 7th/8th grade elective focused on current events in our world.

I studied History and Education at Bethel University after being inspired by my 11th grade History teacher when I was in high school in Rochester, MN. My hope is that I can help students connect the past with the present and equip them with critical thinking skills to engage their world now and in the future.

We begin 7th grade with a look at our founding documents, then make our way through the 19th and 20th centuries, tracking how well we have lived up to the promises and dreams of our country's ideals. During 2nd quarter, students participate in History Day, a personalized, comprehensive research project that allows them to dig deep into topics of their choosing and then present their findings to the school community. We will focus on projects and skill development in all areas of study.

When I am not teaching, I am often enjoying my St. Paul neighborhood, my garden, a good book, and time with my husband and three daughters.

  

 

Schedule:

P1 - In These Times...World Issues

P2 - American Studies, co-taught with ELL 

P3 - Foundations

P4 - American Studies, co-taught with ELL 

P5 - American Studies

P6 - American Studies

P7 - PREP

 

The best way to reach me is email: erica.hunt@spps.org.