8th Grade U.S. History

Friday, October 31, 2014

Boo, Oct. 31, Friday

1. CNN student news.  Be sure to fill out the back of the News Paper. 

2. Turn in the paper finished

3. Mission #2 for the www.GeniRevolution.org

HW: Mission #2??

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

W/Th 10-29 and 10-30

1. Economics Quiz

2. CNN student News - take notes

3. Egyptian Pyramid theories in groups

4. Independent Pyramid research

5. www.genirevolution.org  Finish Mission 1 by today.
  Friday we will do CNN and Mission #2

HW: Do you need to finish the Genirevolution?

Monday, October 27, 2014

10-27 and 28 Mon./Tues.

1. CNN News - and take notes on one article (keep paper)

2. Correct the test, if needed

3. Record scores

4. Get papers back

5. Check grades

6. Do Mission 1 for Genirevolution.org

7. Economics Info. for Wed./Thur. quiz

HW: Know the Econ terms and info. for Wed./Thur.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Friday, 10-24

1. Quick study for Test
      Be sure to double check contributions for Babylon and Neo-Babylon

2. Take test

Next week: Genirevolution Econ and Short Econ quiz Wednesday

HW: No, unless you have missing work

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Thursday -10-23

 SHE day (See History and English, but block your math and science as normal)

1. Turn in your Test Helper - Both sides should be done

2. Watch CNN student news

3. Study time and time for checking answers

4. Class game to review

Hw: Yes, study with a friend or family member - test is tomorrow, Friday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Wednesday- 10-22 See History and English day (SHE - Day)

The front of your Test Helper should be done. 

1. Go to http://www.genirevolution.org/

2. "Join the Revolution" and Sign up - carefully by clicking on the girl's face (upper left hand corner)

3. Study Time

HW: Test helper should have both sides done on Thursday - when walking in to class.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mon./Tues. 0ct. 20 and 21

Week's Agenda: https://drive.google.com/a/pinckneypirates.org/file/d/0B83sLiJKM4Yhc29ReEphODVreUE/view?usp=sharing

1. CNN student News

2. Go over the Ch. 6 Think Aloud

3. Research and Share Hammurabi Code of Laws

4. Begin Chapter 4-6 Test Helper   Front is due Wednesday (SAC), Front and Back is Due Thur.

5. Work Time

HW: Test Helper: Front due Wed.  Back is due Thur.

Friday, October 17, 2014

10-17 Friday

FYI: Test over Chapters 4-6 next Friday

1. Take Notes on Chapter 6 in the workbook - pages 40-43

2. Write the notes that are underlined and bolded.

3. Draw something in the "rock steles" that relates to that contribution. Colors not needed, but do the drawings like a 7th grader. :-)

4. Watch CNN news

HW: Be sure notes and drawings on Steles are done

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

10-15 and 10-16 W/TH

1. Finish your research of the Sumerian Artifacts

2. Do Chapter 5 WS

3. Go over the Ch. 5 WS

4. Read Chapter 6

5. Do Think Aloud Paper for Chapter 6

6. Go over the Think Aloud Papers

7. If time, read and review this article. How does it affect the economy?

HW: Be sure Ch. 6 think aloud papers are done

Monday, October 13, 2014

10-13 and 10-14 M/T

1. Research the Nobel Prizes at  http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/12/world/nobel-prize-fast-facts/index.html

2. CNN Student News

3. Review the Chapter 5 WPS papers

4. Take Notes on Ch. 5 -Characteristics of a civilization


Friday, October 10, 2014

Friday, 10-10

32 minute classes - Mr. Peace assembly

1. Mr. McHugh will be grading your Chapter 4 notes and pictures

2. Read Chapter 5  and do Word, Phrase, Sentence paper (WPS)

3. Do late and/or missing work

4. CNN news if you have everything done

HW: Be sure the Chapter 5 WPS paper is done

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Wed./Thur. Oct. 8 and 9

1. Discuss the 5W  (Who, what, when, where, why) paper for Chapter 5.
   Share it with your Munich Partner, then each student shares one thing from their paper.

2. Hand in the 5W papers

3. Watch 20 minutes of the Cities and Villages video
    Use the guide and write down answers as you hear them.

4. Take Chapter 4 notes in the workbook - pg. 28-29..... see notes
     Be sure to leave 1/2 of each box for a picture

5. Do pictures to go with those notes.  (Quality picture 1st, color 2nd)

6. If Time, Watch CNN student news

7. If time, watch more of the "Towns and Villages" video.   Hand in your notes from the Video.

HW: Be sure the notes and the pictures are done for Ch. 4 on Friday before you walk in

Monday, October 6, 2014

M/T 10/6 and 10/7

1. Go over the Chapter 1-3 tests if we have not already

2. First Farmer Video

3. Read Chapter 4 - do the 5W sheet while reading

4. Economics of supply and demand
     Do it alone, discuss it in a small group, then large group

5. More of the Farmer Video, if time

HW: Be sure the Ch. 4 -5W sheet is done

Friday, October 3, 2014

Friday, Oct. 3

1. Study a couple minutes for the test

2. Turn in Test Helper

3. Take Test

HW: Enjoy the weekend

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Wed./Thur. 10/1 and 10/2 Welcome to October

1. Check your Social Studies grades

2. Watch CNN New

3. Hand in your Test Helper (Study guide). Front of it should be totally done.

4. Work time on back of test helper

5. Double check answers

6. Study activity as a class.

HW: Study for the Quiz over Ch. 1-3 on Friday