U.S. History covers the period from course 1492 to present day. This course includes an easy-to use pacing guide that ensures coverage of all applicable national and state standards. Based on a traditional lecture approach, these course materials include colorful editable PowerPoint slides that support classroom discussion and ensure student engagement. The daily lesson plans include substantial content background for the teacher covering each day’s lecture assignment, reducing teacher preparation time. Woven through the course are innovative original reading and writing assignments that challenge students to combine both their increasing history knowledge with effective essay writing skills. Frequent quizzes help students master vocabulary and terms; course materials include editable chapter tests and final exam.