8th Grade U.S. History

Friday, September 30, 2011

Friday, 9/30 Homecoming Friday - Shortened schedule

1. Continue with pg. 10-11 in workbook

2. If done - begin cave drawings - use 2-3 colors and do it on pg. 12  We will mainly do this Mon./Tues

3. CNN student news

HW: Finish pg. 10-11

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wed. and Thur. 9/28 and 29

1. Grade workbook pgs. 4-7

2. CNN news

3. Pg. 9 - Do it, finish it, and discuss it

4. Reading notes on pg. 10-11 in workbook  we will finish this on Friday in class.


Monday, September 26, 2011

Mon./Tues. 9/26 and 27

1. Getting to know you  - finish and discuss
2. Geography Challenge in workbook
3. When done - do pg. 9 in workbook

FYI: Absence procedures - 1st check what we did, then ask Mr. McHugh
    Video of your new seat

4. If done with Geo. Challenge and pg. 9 then read ch. 1

HW: Be sure Geo. Challenge is done (get paper if needed)

Friday, September 23, 2011

Friday, 9/23

1. Get Bathroom passes
2. Do votes on "Why we study History"
3. CNN Student News and discuss how it relates to Ancient History
4. Do a getting to know you activity - Discuss if time

HW: No

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Wed./Thur. 9/21 and 22

1. New Seats
2. Do you have your name in the text book cover and the 3 spots of the workbook.  Is the workbook decorated?
3. Turn in late or absent work to the tray - correct hour.
4. Do Meet me at .... map
5. Read Why study history

Monday, September 19, 2011

Mon./Tues. Sept. 19-20

1. Meet in the computer lab - rm. 419 near the band room and cafeteria.  Mrs. Zimmerman is going over an introduction to the computer

2. Come back to class for about 35 min. class

3. Correct the Book Tour (scavenger hunt)

If time..... Read about "Why study history" ....Do text rendering - circle a word, phrase, and sentence about why you think we should study history.