US History

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WELCOME TO 8th GRADE U.S. HISTORY 1607-1877!!

Please check this website for weekly planning activities and expectations, test days, due dates for projects & reviews, current documents, and web links. The daily activities in the Interactive Notebook are reflective - the more YOU put into it, the MORE you will get out of it! 

2017-2018 Supply List for ALL 8th grade Social Studies Classes is located in the "Important Documents"  section labeled STUDENT SUPPLIES.

 
    All students should arrive to class on time and with their Interactive Notebook every day.The current 8th grade textbook, United States History checked out to you will need to come to class every day as we do NOT have a classroom set. 
  
  All students are REQUIRED to write in their planner daily the homework assignment. There will always be something written for every Social Studies entry. STAY current with your planner! We do have regular Planner Quizzes every 9-weeks! Writing in your Planner DAILY will be the key to time management and therefore SUCCESS in History.
 
   The curriculum for this class is demanding and fast-paced. Please plan for and expect homework EVERY NIGHT and some weekends.  This could range from 15-45 minutes depending on the individual student's use of class time. For your convenience, the Textbook Correlations and may be accessed on this page under the Documents section of this webpage.
  

Announcements

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ONLINE U.S. HISTORY BOOK: - Tuesday, October 6, 2015

8th Grade Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books:

Website:  https://my.hrw.com/

Username: normal login @mysbisd.org 

Password: sb+Lunch Number

* Should work on IPADS =) 

 

 

 

 

About Me

  • Graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies and a M.Ed. in Public School Administration.
  • Taught all three grade levels of middle school social studies
  • Taught 8th grade US History and 7th grade TX History in both SBISD and Frisco ISD as well as 6th grade World Cultures in SBISD

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PLANNER

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 8th Grade US History

Do you have trouble remembering what homework you have for U.S. History or what test may be around the corner?  Sign up for Remind101, which provides a safe way for teachers to text message students and stay in touch with parents about upcoming assignments. www.remind101.com/join/mrshudek (click link)  


 

Monday

1/8/2018

 

 

TODAY:

· Set-up new notebook for 2nd Semester with Table of Contents and First 5 Presidents title page Assignment.

· Continue to work on Prior Knowledge Check

 

REMINDER: IN Outside Covers Assignment– DUE Wednesday, January 10th for QUIZ grade. Follow directions CAREFULLY!! YOU NEED 20 TOTAL PICTURES, AT LEAST ONE PER TOPIC!!!

 ASSIGNMENT: Outside Cover

 

Tuesday

1/9

Guthrie Visit

 

 Today:

· Classes who meet… Set up notebook

· Work on Outside Cover Assignment.

 

Assignment: Outside Cover, due TOMORROW!!!

Wednesday

1/10

DUE TODAY: Outside Cover for 2nd Semester- QUIZ GRADE!

 

Today:

· First Five President’s Title Page Assignment (A-B)

· REMEMBER to answer the 5 questions with an illustration, include 3 student choice pictures, and a quote!

· Title page will be due TOMORROW for a QUIZ grade!

Assignment: Complete First Five President’s title page assignment!

Thursday

1/11

DUE TODAY: First Five President’s Title Page

 8th grade Assembly 11:00-11:45 

· First Five President’s Vocabulary #1-6 on IN page 2.

· Illustrations on IN page 1. ADD COLOR!!!

Assignment: Complete First Five President’s title page assignment!

 

Friday

1/12

 

 

DUE TODAY: First Five President’s title page (A-B)

 TODAY:

· President George Washington. On IN p. 3-4, follow directions for setting topics to take notes over

· Using Textbook pages 234-249, take notes for each topic. Be thorough and specific!

ASSIGNMENT: Complete spoke notes on Washington. DUE Monday for a daily grade!!!

 

Tuesday

1/16

 

MHS/SWHS VISIT

DUE TODAY: Washington Notes on IN p. 3-4 for DAILY grade

 TODAY:

· Using sticky notes or another color pen, make corrections or additions to the notes for Washington.

· President John Adams. On IN p. 5-6, follow directions for setting up topics to take notes over.

· Using Textbook pages 250-253, take notes for each topic. Be thorough and specific! 

ASSIGNMENT: Complete spoke notes on Adams. Due TOMORROW for daily grade!


 

Tutorials

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Student Tutorial Schedule: 

US HISTORY: 

MondayMrs. Hudek 3:40-4:25 Room 203

Tuesday- Coach Johnson 3:40-4:25 Room 208

Wednesday -Mrs. Wilhide 7:45- 8:20 Room 204

Thursday- Ms. Schaper 3:40-4:25 Room 205

 MORNING TUTORIALS

 Please get a hall pass from a teacher or have a parent note to enter the building before the 8:30 bell.  

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