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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.
  

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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

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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

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U.S. History

Copy the Assignment (GREEN) into your Planner DAILY!

Monday

5/15

 

Reminder:

Awards Night TOMORROW

6:00 pm

TODAY:

· Check vocabulary #1-7 using sticky notes, highlighter, etc. to add to, correct or fill in your notes on each term.

 Reconstructions Vocabulary #8-13 continues. Define on IN p. 104, illustrate using COLOR and symbols on IN p. 103.

REMINDERS: IN due for IN pages 43 on Friday 5/19- TEST grade. Final Exam Review Sections 1-8 due TOMORROW for GRADE!

ASSIGNMENT: Reconstruction Vocab. #14-18 due on TOMORROW. IN due Friday 5/19. Semester 2 Exam Review Sections 1-8 due TOMORROW.

Tuesday

5/16

 

Awards Night

6:00 pm

DUE TODAY: 2nd Semester Final Exam Review Sections 1-8 for Daily Grade. Reconstruction Vocabulary #8-13 with illustrations due today, IN p. 103-104.

TODAY:

· Check vocabulary #8-13 using sticky notes, highlighter, etc. to add to, correct or fill in your notes on each term.

· Reconstruction Vocabulary #14-18. Defining on p. 106 and illustrating on p.105

  • 2nd Semester Final Exam Review Sections 9-15 due Friday 5/19. You may start working now.

· Class time remaining - Work on IN or Final Exam Review.

ASSIGNMENT: Reconstruction Vocab. #14-18 due on TOMORROW. IN due Friday 5/19.

 

Wednesday

5/17

 

 

 

DUE TODAY: Reconstruction Vocab. #14-18 on IN pages 105-106

TODAY:

· Check vocabulary #14-18 using sticky notes, highlighter, etc. to add to, correct or fill in your notes on each term.

· Andrew Johnson: Using Textbook pages 557-563 and the Flipchart, follow directions for taking Class Notes on IN p. 108.

 REMINDERS: IN due for IN pages 45-106 Friday 5/19- TEST grade. Final Exam Review Sections due Friday 5/19 for GRADE!

ASSIGNMENT: NO late INs accepted after 5/23 Monday - NO exceptions!

 

Thursday

5/18

 

 

 

 

TODAY:

· Andrew Johnson Illustrated Bio-Poem - follow directions given in class for completing this assignment as a group. DUE AT THE END OF THE CLASS PERIOD

· ANY ADDITIONAL Time in class to work on final Exam Review, or get IN ready for turn in tomorrow quietly and independently.

· Section 9-15 of Semester Exam review due TOMORROW for a grade!!!

· FINALS START NEXT FRIDAY MAY 26THWITH 3RD AND 6TH PERIOD CLASSES!!!

 REMINDERS: IN due for IN pages 45-106 TOMORROW- TEST grade. Final Exam Review Sections 9-15 due TOMORROW for GRADE!

 ASSIGNMENT: IN due for LAST evaluation –TEST grade! Rubric must be filled out WHEN you come to class. Semester exam review sections 9-15.

 

Friday

5/19

 

 

DUE TODAY:IN for 4th 9-weeks Evaluation WITH completed Rubric.

 DUE TODAY: 2nd Semester Exam Review Sections 9-15 due for Grade!

TODAY:

Time in class to work on final Exam Reviews Section 16-18– quietly and independently.

  • FINALS START NEXT FRIDAY MAY 26THWITH 3RD AND 6TH PERIOD CLASSES!!!

 ASSIGNMENT: 2nd Semester Exam Review Sections 16-18 due Thursday 5/25 for Grade!

PTA provided 8th Grade Picnic

1:10-3:00

Football & Soccer Fields

BEST BEHAVIOR!

 

Tutorials

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Student Tutorial Schedule: 

US HISTORY: 

Monday - Mrs. Dickey 3:40-4:25 Room 204

Tuesday - Mrs. Hudek 3:40-4:25 Room 203

Wednesday -Mr. Ochoa 3:40-4:25 Room 208 

 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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