8th Grade U.S. History

Monday, April 30, 2012

Mon./Tues. 4/30 and May 1

1.  Read Ch. 17 (4 pages long)
2. Do pg. 118 in workbook - design a webpage based on requirements on pg. 118.  (This is homework if not done in class).  See Nike.com for an example of a webpage.  Or, see pinckneyschools.org for an example.   You will need a picture (illustration/graphic), link/button (same thing), color, paragraph about the chapter, and use the 6 terms listed somewhere in your "webpage"

3. Read Ch. 18 and  do Think Aloud worksheet - Writing 10-15 words per box and skip 2 boxes (homework if not done in class)

4. If time, CNN student news (with headphones)
       If time, check out local news from Livingstondaily.com, or annarbornews.com, or world news at google.com/news. 

5.  With 25 minutes left in class (9:35, 11:25, and 1:47), pair up with _______________________ partner and answer the cards for the Geography Challenge - pg. 128-129 in Workbook.  Use your textbook pg. 181 to help with answers.  (We will finish this assignment on Wed./Thur. in class)

HW:   Finish the pg. 118 in workbook and the think aloud.
Bring in items for Wed./Thur.  (building China's mountains and land)
         Cardboard         Scissors    Markers      Glue Sticks

Friday, April 27, 2012

Adv. Friday, 4/21

1. Watch video about China
      Take notes on viewing guide

2.  Discuss answers

3. Get Washington DC 8th grades trip information

4. CNN student news??

HW: No - be sure all work is done

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Wed./Thur. 4-25 and 26

1. Hindu and Buddhism Writing
    a. Finalize it

If you have extra time go to cnnstudentnews.com and use your headphones.  If you have more time go to google.com/news or livingstondaily.com or annarbor.com

    b. Edit other peoples
    c. Make Edits

2. Dropbox it using hour_username17_Indiawriting

3. Grade the writing

4. Share the writing

HW: No

Monday, April 23, 2012

Mon./Tues. 4-23 and 24

1. Check Grades and emails

1. Correct the Ch. 15 and 16 Multiple Choice WS

2. Intro to Hinduism OR Buddhism writing

3. Write on the paper handout
       Get it OK'd

4. Write on computer - use pages, check spelling, indent paragraphs, DS lines, etc...

5. Get someone to proofread it, then you make changes and edits

HW: Finish the writing and it will be due Wednesday/Thursday

Friday, April 20, 2012

Friday advisory: 4-20

1. Correct the CH. 16 fill in blank WS

2. Do the Multiple choice for Ch. 15 and 16

3. When done with WS, then go to CNN Student News Link and watch today's news.  If the link does not work, then go to cnnstudentnews.com

   If you don't have headphones, then read the news at this site: google.com/news or try this link: www.google.com/news

HW: Finish Ch. 15/16 Mult. Choice
  Next week we will be writing about Hinduism or Buddhism

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Wed./Thur. 4-18 and 19

1. Check final grades for report cards

2. CNN news

3. Correct Ch. 15 WS - reading notes

4. Buddhism Play

5. Read Ch. 16

6. Do Ch. 16 Reading Notes Worksheet

HW: Finish the Ch. 16 WS

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Tuesday 4-17

Hi Classes. I am in the building and will likely be watching your computers :-)

1. Check Grades and emails

2.  Close your computers.
     CNN News

3. What do you know about Hinduism?
   What do you WANT to know about Hinduism?

4. Ch. 15 Think aloud paper - notice the directions
     Read Ch. 15

5. Ch. 15 Worksheet

6. Read Ch. 16 and do Ch. 16 Worksheet

7. CNN news from Monday if time

HW: Finish the above worksheets

Monday, April 16, 2012

4-16 and 17 Mon. and Tues.

1. Check Grades and Emails

2. CNN News

3. What do you know about Hinduism?

4. Read Ch. 15 - Hinduism

5. Do Ch. 15 worksheet

6. Read Ch. 16 Buddhism

HW: Finish the Ch. 15 worksheet

Monday, April 2, 2012

Mon./Tues 4-2 and 3

1. CNN News

2. Grade Ch. 14 Worksheet from last week

3. Grade the Ch. 13 and 14 multiple choice

4. Hinduism Wedding

5. Ch. 15 reading

Hinduism Play??/

HW: ??