Mr. Bob Capra

Phone: (973) 584-2973

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

BA William Paterson University MA The College of New Jersey

Mr. Bob Capra

SEPTEMBER 2020

WELCOME TO 7TH GRADE

SOCIAL STUDIES WITH MR. CAPRA

Bio:

I am super excited to be starting my 19th year of teaching with you.  I spent my first 13 year at Lincoln Roosevelt and the last 5 here at EMS.  I am also the EMS boy's basketball coach.  My wife teaches at Lincoln Roosevelt and my son Nate is starting 5th grade this fall in Sparta.  I will make Social Studies: fun, interesting, mysterious, and one of your favorite subjects of study. Together we will make this your best year of Social Studies.  

Class Goal:

To become informed citizens who can form ideas and opinions, communicate and participate with others, and develop skills and strategies to achieve future success.

Supply List:

Spiral Subject Notebook with a Pocket Folder inside
Pens and Pencils 
Earbuds 
Notepad to copy homework 
Scissors and Glue Sticks; Box of Crayons or Colored Pencils                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Assignments:

2 graded assignments per week
Daily Do-Now journal writing
Projects and Activities
Google Form Quizzes and Tests
Check Genesis for updates


Class Overview: Two Textbooks wil be on Google Classroom for use

Studying History 
Early Human Societies 
River Valley Civilizations 
Ancient Empires 
World Religions 

Classroom Skills:

Public Speaking
Analyzing objects and artifacts
Understanding bias
Critical Thinking
Answering questions correctly