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 with @springbranchisd.com

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

Contact Information

     Regular Schedule 2:40-3:30     Advisory Schedule 2:46-3:30

 

 

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

8/21

Homeroom SCHEDULE

 

 

TODAY:

  • WELCOME! Goodbye Summer! HELLO BEARS!!!
  • All about your new history teacher!!!
  • SBMS Rules- classroom, conduct, dress code, DISTRICT CELL PHONE POLICY
  • U. S. History Class Syllabus
  • Planner Requirements- DON’T HAVE IT? YOU DON’T LEAVE! AND DON’T FORGET…10, 15! 

ASSIGNMENT: Parent Signature on class syllabus for 100 Daily grade. Due Wednesday 8/23. Bring composition notebook to class tomorrow.

Tuesday

8/22

Homeroom SCHEDULE

 

 

Textbooks will be given to students TOMORROW through SCIENCE classes.

 

DUE TODAY: Class Syllabus with Parent Signature

 

TODAY:

  • “A Pep Talk” by Kid President http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-gQLqv9f4o
  • All about your new history teacher!!!
  • IN Guidelines handed out. READ, get signed tonight!
  • Who am I? 6 questions that will tell me a little about you. 

ASSIGNMENT: IN Guidelines signed by a parent for 100 due tomorrow 8/23

 

Wednesday

8/23

Homeroom SCHEDULE (Assembly)

 

Textbook Pickup in ALL Science Classes

 

DUE TODAY: Syllabus / IN Guidelines

TODAY:

  • PREVIEW Assignment for Outside Covers of IN- due Thurs. 8/31. START NOW!! Follow Directions EXACTLY!! NO Computer pics! Explore your CREATIVE side! J Assignment may be found on Teacher Portal.
  • Time in class to work on Outside Covers. USE Textbook Correlations (Back of Outside Cover) for PREVIEWING. COLOR! CREATIVE! No more than 3 quotes. LABEL ALL people and quotes

ANNOUNCEMENT: BRING INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK TO CLASS TOMORROW!!!

 

ASSIGNMENT: Bring ALL supplies including planner, interactive notebooks, and colored Pencils to class EVERY DAY!

Thursday

8/24

Homeroom SCHEDULE

 

 

 

DUE TODAY: Signed Class Syllabus / IN Guidelines due

TODAY:

  • Set up IN: REMINDER – DO NOT number pages in IN! We do this as we do assignments. DO NOT NUMBER AHEAD!
  • Proficiency Scale Per Unit- Own Your Own Thinking!
  • Hand out Title Page Directions/ How To Make an A on a Map
  • Time in class to work on Outside Covers. USE Textbook Correlations (Back of Outside Cover) for PREVIEWING. COLOR! CREATIVE! No more than 3 quotes. LABEL ALL people and quotes 

ASSIGNMENT: IN Outside Covers due 8/31–Follow directions- LABEL the people! Document quotations! (Quiz Grade)

 

 

Friday

8/25

ADVISORY SCHEDULE

 

 

 

 

 

DUE TODAY: Signed Class Syllabus / IN Guidelines due

TODAY:

 

  • What was the impact of slavery on North America? On African-American culture?
  • Introduction of Slavery to America Vocabulary #1-4, Textbook pages 27, 59, 60, and 93 for definitions. Define on RIGHT side of IN, pg 2 and Illustrate EACH term on LEFT side of IN, pg. 1.

ASSIGNMENT: Complete illustrations on IN page 1. IN Outside Covers due Thursday 8/31 for QUIZ grade. Follow ALL directions on Outside Cover Preview Activity Sheet.


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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