8th Grade U.S. History

Monday, November 24, 2014

Tuesday, 11-24

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family
1. Watch CNN Student News - do the daily summary and turn it in.

2. Watch the Video about the Black Pharaohs of Egypt (The Kushites)

HW: Have the Ch. 10 paper done  (from yesterday) and enjoy family.

SHE day Monday 11-24

*Turn in CNN Week 12, if you did not turn it in last Friday.
1. CNN Summary - Remember to summarize by telling the Who, What, When, Where, Why of the article.  And, to put capital letters and correct punctuation. (?????)

2. Read Chapter 10

3. Do the 2 interesting, 2 new, 1 question papers
   Top = Ch. 10 pages 95-97
   Bottom = Ch. 10 pages 98-99

If done early click on the link below to visit a site that shows the easy and hard places to live in the USA.

4. Share the 2 new, 2 int., 1 Quest. papers

HW: Finish those papers if needed

Hard places to live...

Click on this to discover the hard places to live.

Friday, November 21, 2014

11/21 Friday

1. Quick Study for Map test

2. Take Test - talking, etc... during testing time = detention

3. CNN News Summary

HW: Missing work??

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

11/19 and 20 Wed./Th.

1. CNN News and daily review

2. Read Chapter 9 - fill out notes and staple in your workbook

3. Practice Map #5 - grade and remember what you DON'T know

4. More Map practice

HW: Practice for the map quiz, which is on Friday 11-21

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tues. 11-18 SHE day

 *Put last week's CNN review in the tray if needed (week 11)

1. Watch CNN and do a review (Week 12)

2. Take practice map #3

3. Exchange Student Reflection paper

HW: Study for Map quiz, which is this Friday

11-17 Monday Meet in Jane Tasch for Exchange Student Speakers

No work or homework because we were listening to exchange students from Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Holland/Netherlands, Russia, and Germany.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Next Friday 11/21 = Map Quiz

11-14 Friday

*Go to the Jane Tasch Theater for class on Monday. No ELA that day. Tues. = SHE day
You won't need anything in the Jane Tasch Theater. No snacks allowed - you will  survive :-)

1. CNN Student News reviews - daily review and weekly review

2. Finish the M. East coloring and labeling

3. Pratice Map #1  (map #2 on the back for home pratice

4. Is all your work in??

HW: CNN student news reviews due on Monday (turn in today if you have it)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

11-12 and 13 Wed./Thur.

* We will have exchange student speakers next Monday in the Jane Tasch Theater. Go there on Monday instead of the classrooms (Mrs. Elmy and Mr. McHugh's classes for the whole block time.
*Tues. = SHE - See History and English

1. CNN News

2. Turn in Ch. 8  - 5W worksheet

3. Become an expert in Ch. 8 on one topic

4. Share your info. with the smaller groups  .....workbook pgs. 61-64

5. Do pg. 65 in workbook

6. Read Ch. 9  We will read Ch. 9 on Friday

7. Color and Label Middle East Map - Due Tuesday.

HW: Label map at home

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

11-11 Veterans Day

Mrs. Peach 
1. Discuss Veterans Day
2. Read Chapter 8 and do a 5W paper
3.  Watch CNN Student News - do reviews

HW: Do CNN reviews if needed

Monday, November 10, 2014

11-10 Monday SAC shortened schedule like a Friday

*Hand in work book - listen to location
1. Grade last week's CNN reviews and Ch. 7 work - 2 interesting things

2. Take Political Poll - research at least one topic by clicking "learn more"

Take this political test to determine if you are a republican or a democrat.

3. Watch CNN new and do review

HW: No

Friday, November 7, 2014

Friday, 11-7

1. Finish Map on pg. 51 of workbook

2. Finish mapping paragraph writings on pg. 54-57 on workbook (you should be done)

3. Watch CNN news - write daily and weekly reviews

4. Finalize Meet me @ map (most classes don't need to)

4.Take this political test to determine if you are a republican or a democrat.

HW: Be sure the workbook pgs. 51 and 54-57 are done, Be sure CNN reviews are done by Monday

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Wed./Thur. 11-5 and 6

*Turn in the 2 Interesting things, 2 New things, 1 Question paper to the tray

1. Ch. 7 notes in workbook - fill in H's on pg. 54 and 56 of workbook
and then write paragraphs for pages 55 and 57 in workbook
    Look at page 68-71 in the text to guide you

2. Do CNN student news review on own -

With whole group:
3. Meet me at map #2...

4. Pg. 50-51 of workbook. Look at 63 to guide you.

HW: Finish all of the above...    we will finish this on Friday

Monday, November 3, 2014

Mon./Tues November 3/4

1. Read Chapter 7 with Summary paper (Interesting Things Paper)

2. New Seats

3. Review last week’s CNN papers

4. CNN Student News with summary paper

 Good Luck with Basketball tryouts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peeYthGlNfM

If time, #5 and 6
5. New “Meet me @ Map”

6. Start of the Geography Challenge for Unit 2       Page 50-51 in the workbook (mapping Egypt and Caanan)

Homework: Finish the Interesting Things Paper for Ch. 7