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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)  

U.S. History

Copy the Assignment (GREEN) into your Planner DAILY!

Monday

2/12

 

 

 TODAY:

· Notebook Set-up: Add Industrial Revolution to Jackson Table of Contents

· Group Community Activity- What Impact did the Industrial Revolution have on American cities?

 ASSIGNMENT: THINK? What are some of the Inventions that make your life easier today?

Tuesday

2/13

 

 

 TODAY:

 THINK? What are some of the Inventions that make your life easier today?

· Introduction to the Industrial Revolution- Brain Pop

· Inventions of the Industrial Revolution

· On IN pages 7-8, take notes over each invention.

 ASSIGNMENT: Complete notes over Inventions of the Industrial Revolution

Wednesday

2/14

 

 

 

DUE TODAY: Notes over Inventions of the Industrial Revolution

 TODAY:

· Why do you think rules are necessary to have?

· Child Labor Laws

· Assembly line Activity- If you were forced to work on an assembly line, how might you feel?

· Reflection questions. IN pg. 9

ASSIGNMENT: Think about HOW things could have been better for factory workers.

 

Thursday

2/15

 

 

 TODAY:

· 3 Economic Systems:

· Set up IN p. 12 with the Title. Follow along with the Flipchart to take notes on the 3 main economic systems.

· Set up IN p.11 for illustrating the 3 systems. Use color, symbols, and creativity to show the DIFFERENCES between the 3 systems especially how much government control is involved in each system.

 ASSIGNMENT: Complete 3 Economic Systems Illustrations on IN p.9

 

Friday

2/16

 

 

 

DUE TODAY: 3 Economic System Illustrations

 TODAY:

· Men who Built America- Four Square Activity

OR

· Group Advertisement- How could you persuade the American public to purchase an invention

ASSIGNMENT: Have a good Weekend!!!! PRACTICE STARR TEST BEING ON TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY (MATH, SCIENCE, AND SOCIAL STUDIES)


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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