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October 8-12
Due Date: 10/12/2018
Subject: 8th Grade U.S. Histlory

Objective: Crisis in the Colonies

 

Monday- Holiday

 

Tuesday- Look at the timeline on pages 138-139. Do the activity attached. “England and France at War: Both claim Ohio River Valley” Students will predict the outcome.

Read pages 140-141 and fill out guided reading notes.

 

Wednesday- Finish reading section 1 and doing guided notes and vocabulary activity.

 

Thursday- French and Indian War video. Start reading section 2 (pages 146-148). Guided reading notes

 

Friday- Taxation and acts. Read pages 148-153 and complete notes



October 1-5
Due Date: 10/5/2018
Subject: 8th Grade U.S. Histlory

 

Objective: Students explain their knowledge of the 13 colonies.

 

Monday- 8th grade: Counselor’s office talks to class

               7th grade: Students will work on 9 weeks project. They will choose one of the 13 colonies and create a poster, prezi, or powerpoint to promote that colony.

 

Tuesday- 8th grade:Counselor’s office talks to class

                7th grade:Students will work on 9 weeks project. They will choose one of the 13 colonies and create a poster, prezi, or powerpoint to promote that colony.

 

Wednesday- Students will work on 9 weeks project. They will choose one of the 13 colonies and create a poster, prezi, or powerpoint to promote that colony.

 

Thursday- 8th grade: Students will work on 9 weeks project. They will choose one of the 13 colonies and create a poster, prezi, or powerpoint to promote that colony.

                  7th grade: Students will start presenting their 9 weeks projects.

 

Friday- Present 9 weeks project.



September 24-28
Due Date: 9/28/2018
Subject: 8th Grade U.S. Histlory

Objective: How and why did the 13 colonies begin?

 

Monday- Describe colonial governments and how the liberties of the colonists were limited. Students will draw out the triangular trade diagram.

 

Tuesday- Colonial society and how the Great Awakening affected the colonies. Question: How has education changed from colonial days to now. Students will make a t-chart explaining differences.  

 

Wednesday- Review for test. Students will play a review game.

 

Thursday- Test on chapter 4

 

Friday- Students will present current events and watch cnn10



September 17-21
Due Date: 9/21/2018
Subject: 8th Grade U.S. Histlory

Objective: How and why did the 13 colonies begin?

 

Monday- Southern colonies. Maryland’s religious beginnings and how the Carolinas began.

 

Tuesday- Georgia begins for debtors and life in the Southern colonies and how slaves were important people in the south.

 

Wednesday- Colonial government and limitations on colonist’s liberty

 

Thursday- Students will present current events. Then we will finish notes from Wednesday.

 

Friday- Homecoming pep rally and parade day! Classes who do meet will watch cnn10 and discuss. Get to know games.



September 10-14
Due Date: 9/14/2018
Subject: 8th Grade U.S. Histlory

This week we will read and discuss chapter 4, sections 1-2....why did Puritans leave England? Why did certain people settle in different parts of North America? What were some hardships they endured and how did they deal with different issues that came about.



September 3-7, 2018
Due Date: 9/7/2018
Subject: 8th Grade U.S. Histlory

We will continue learning about the exploration of the the Americas and influences of the Old World to the New World and New to Old.

Current events are still due on Fridays but only certain people will each week.  It will be alphabetical by last name and students only have to do one per month.

 

Monday- Holiday

 

Tuesday- 7th grade- Chapter 3, section 4 (representative government, new arrivals)

              8th grade- Chapter 3, section 4 (The first colony, challenges, representative government)

 

Wednesday- 7th and 8th grades-----Chapter 3, section 5 (regulated religion, Mayflower Compact, Pilgrims survival).   7th grade will have a review sheet.

 

Thursday- 7th grade- Pep Rally

               8th grade- Review Game

 

Friday- Chapter 3, sections 3-5 test

           Current events due (only if your name was selected)



August 27-31
Due Date: 8/31/2018
Subject: 8th Grade U.S. Histlory

August 27-31, 2018

 

Objective: Exploration and colonization. Trace explorer’s routes to the New World.

 

Monday- 7th grade- Test on chapter 3, sec 1-2

                   8th grade- Search for the Northwest Passage-Why did they look for a new way? Religious disagreements

 

Tuesday- 7th grade- Search for the Northwest Passage-Why did they look for a new way? Religious disagreements

                 8th grade- Expansion, economy, rivalry

 

Wednesday- 7th grade- Expansion, economy, rivalry

                         8th grade- Mrs. Fleming speaks to classes

 

Thursday- 7th grade- Make a map activity. (See page 86)

                   8th grade- Mrs. Fleming speaks to classes

 

Friday- Students present current events to class



August 20-24, 2018
Due Date: 8/24/2018
Subject: 8th Grade U.S. Histlory

Objective: Exploration and colonization. Trace explorer’s routes to the New World

 

Monday- Why did Europeans seek a northern route to Asia? 2. Explain the significance of the Protestant Reformation. 3. Discuss Spain building an Empire.

 

Tuesday- Describe how representative government began for the New World. What were some challenges that they faced in the new colonies?

 

Wednesday- 7th grade- Mrs. Fleming will speak to class.

8th grade- Describe how the European states controlled religion. Explain why the colonists wanted the Mayflower Compact and early hardships of the day.

 

Thursday- 7th grade- Mrs. Fleming will speak to class.

8th grade-Test on chapter 3. Students can work on current events when finished.

 

Friday- Present current events



August 13-17, 2018
Due Date: 8/17/2018
Subject: 8th Grade U.S. Histlory

7th and 8th grade US History:  We will start reading, taking notes, and discussing chapter 3 (Exploration)

Current events due this Friday- Students must cut an article from the newspaper or print one from the internet. Read it and write a summary to present to the class.