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Welcome To Ms. Schaper's History Class!

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WELCOME TO 7th GRADE TEXAS HISTORY & 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! 

 
    All students should arrive to class on time and with their Interactive Notebook and Textbook every day. 
  
  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. 

 

 


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About Me

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Howdy! My name is Katie Schaper and I am a recent graduate of Texas A&M Univeristy. I majored in Interdisciplinary studies 4-8 Social Studies and English, and minored in Theatre and History. I completed my student teaching at SBMS and was a long term substitute here for the Spring 2016 semester. I grew up in the Spring Branch area, and I am very excited to serve the community that has given so much to me!

katherine.schaper@springbranchisd.com





Tutorials Texas History

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Baker #206- Tuesdays after school

Perez #207- Mondays after school

Schaper #205- Wednesday after school

Texas History Planner

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Copy the Assignment (GREEN) into your Planner DAILY!

Monday

1/8

TODAY:

  • Republic of Texas Illustrated Vocabulary #1-4 IN pg 3-4
  • Republic of Texas Illustrated Vocabulary #5-8 IN pg 5-6
  • Vocabulary writing IN pg 10 & 12
  • Treaties of Velasco Notes/Foldable IN pg 7
  • What were the terms of the Treaties?
  • What is a Treaty? IN pg 8
  • What was Santa Anna’s fate after the Battle of San Jacinto?
  • Texas Structure of Government IN p 9-10
  • S.F.A. “Caption This”
  • Create your own country/republic (Post Card) IN pg 11 – Due Friday – DAILY GRADE
  • Notes: What it takes to be a country IN pg 12
  • What are the important tasks that are necessary after declaring independence? What are the next steps?
  • Notes: Sam Houston IN pg 13 -14
  • What was Sam Houston like as a political figure? Was his time as president a success?
  • Notes: Mirabeau Lamar IN pg 15-16
  • Venn Diagram - Mirabeau Lamar/Sam Houston
  • Recognize the major similarities and differences between the two leaders

ASSIGNMENT- Continue working on Vocab and Illustrations 1-8 – DUE FRIDAY!!!! Work on Republic of Texas Title Page IN pg 1-2 – DUE THURSDAY FOR A QUIZ GRADE!!!!!

Tuesday

1/9

TODAY:

ASSIGNMENT- Work on Republic of Texas Title Page IN pg 1-2 – DUE THURSDAY FOR A QUIZ GRADE!!!!! Continue working on Outside Cover – DUE FRIDAY.

Wednesday

1/10

TODAY:

ASSIGNMENT- Continue working on Create a Country assignment – DUE FRIDAY!! Continue working on Outside Cover Assignment – DUE TOMORROW!!!!!

Thursday

1/11

DUE TODAY: Republic of Texas Title Page

TODAY:

ASSIGNMENT:  Read Pages 265-270

Friday

1/12

  Illustrations s

DUE TODAY: Outside Cover;  Create Your Own Country

TODAY:

ASSIGNMENT- Review all notes so far for Republic of Texas Unit!!! Test coming soon!


Tutorials U.S. History

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Monday - Mrs. 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

Weekly Classwork/Homework U.S. History

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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 TOMORROW Tuesday, January 9th for QUIZ grade. Follow directions CAREFULLY!! YOU NEED 20 TOTAL PICTURES, AT LEAST ONE PER TOPIC!!!

ASSIGNMENT: Outside Cover, due TOMORROW!!!

Tuesday

1/9

Guthrie Visit

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

Today:

  • Classes who meet… Discuss Prior Knowledge CHECK.

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
  • 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!!!