8th Grade American History
Nova Middle School 8th Grade American History
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Hello Students and Parents

Welcome Back To School!

Welcome To American History! Click here to download the Course Outline handout

IMPORTANT DATES! MARK YOUR CALENDAR

9/29 and 9/30 Hispanic Heritage Posters are due

10/27 Picture make up date

10/30 Dress Down Day- Students must pay to be out of dress code

First Quarter Assignments

Today's Directions 8/24/09 FLEX DAY

COPY AGENDA

1. Fill in student information sheet

2. Course Outline and Class Expectations

3. Code and Conduct

4. Homework: have parents sign Code and Conduct Authorization Form and return to Mrs. Davis next class. Please bring in a pack of colored pencils.

Today's Directions 8/25/09 and 8/26/09

1. Copy Agenda and turn in forms

2. Label US Maps using the world atlas workbooks

3. Review and discuss the code and conduct book

Homework: Study US map, bring in reading FCAT results to the next class (visit virtual counselor)

Today's Directions 8/27/09 and 8/28/09

1. Copy Agenda and turn in forms

2. Complete US map and review map

3. Conduct and Code test

4. Goal Setting Handout

5. Homework: Complete Goal Setting handout

Today's Directions 8/31/09 and 9/1/09

1. Review Goal Setting and copy your (3) goals into your journal

2. Introduce history book

3. Distribute Unit One assignment sheet and explainClick here to download the handout

4. Do KWL - First Americans on the back of assignment sheet

5. Oral reading section 1 chapter 1 page 14-19 and do vocabulary as we read

6. Vocabulary homework: 1-10

Today's Directions 9/2/09 and 9/3/09

Journal Writing- What is your favorite state? Give three reasons why and explain each reason.

1. Practice Labeling 50 states map

2. Ancient Civilizations video segment

3. Complete Vocabulary

4. People To Identify(Think, pair and share)

Homework: Practice US quiz online http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/usaquiz.html

Today's Directions 9/4/09 and 9/8/09

1. Journal- read page 27 write the question and answer #1-5

2. Review vocabulary

3. Complete People to Identify.

4. Unit MapsClick here to download the handout

Homework: Complete unit maps.

BAT TESTING SEPTEMBER 9, 10, AND 11TH

Abreviated schedule

9:25 am - 12:39 pm - Test Centers

Wed 6th per 12:43- 2:01 pm 2nd period 2:05-2:45pm 4th per. 2:53- 3:37

8th period 3:41- 4:25

Thurs 5th per 12:43- 2:01 pm 1st period 2:05-2:45pm 3rd per. 2:53- 3:37

7th period 3:41- 4:25

Friday 8th Grade BAT Science test 9:30- 11:30 testing centers

At 11:35 all grade levels will report to their period 4 class and follow the regular Even Day Bell schedule.

Today's Directions 9/9/09 and 9/10/09

1. Unit One Charts Click here to download the handout

Today's Directions 9/11/09 and 9/14/09

1. Unit One Review

2. Video segments

3. Unit One Venn Diagram (assignment sheet for directions)

Homework: Unit One timeline and study for test.

Today's Directions 9/15/09 and 9/16/09

1. US Quiz (label 50 states)

2. Unit One Timeline

3. Unit One Review

Today's Directions 9/17/09 and 9/18/09

1. Turn in Unit One packet

2. Unit One Test

3. America History Pre Test

Today's Directions 9/21/09 and 9/22/09

1. Journal

2. Constitution Powerpoint/questions (celebrating Contstitution day)

3. Read Ch 3, section 1

4. Label Colonial MapClick here to download the handout

5. Ch 3 vocabulary 1-10

Homework: finish vocabulary and read Ch 3, section 2

Today's Directions 9/23/09

1. Journal

2. Review Ch 3 Section 2

3. USA Quiz

4. Chapter 3 assignment sheetClick here to download the handout

5.Ch 3 Vocabulary #s 11-18

Homework: finish vocabulary, read Ch 3 , section 3

Today's Directions 9/24/09 EARLY RELEASE DAY

SCHOOL WIDE ACTIVITY

Today's Directions 9/25/09

1. Journal- If you could be in an Olympic event, what would it be and why?

2. Review Ch 3 Section 2

3. USA Quiz

Chapter 3 assignment sheetClick here to download the handout

4. Ch 3 Vocabulary #s 11-18

Homework: finish vocabulary and do Hispanic Heritage poster due 9/29 and 9/30Click here to download the handout

Today's Directions 9/29/09 and 9/30/09

TURN IN HISPANIC HERITAGE POSTER

1. Journal

2. Review Section 3

3. Map questions

4. Ch 3 Venn Diagram

5. Ch 3 People to Identify

Homework: complete People Identify

Today's Directions 10/1/09 and 10/2/09

1. Colonial Movie

2. Jeopardy Review (Ch 3)

3. Complete any Ch 3 assignments

Homework: Study for tests next class, ch 3 packet due next class,

Organize your packet in this order:

Vocab 20pts, People To Identify 20pts, 10 pts Colonial Map, 10 pts Geography skills, 20 pts Venn Diagram, 20 pts Movie notes/questions

JOURNALS WILL BE GRADED NEXT WEEK

Today's Directions 10/5/09 and 10/6/09

1. Ch 3 Test and packet due

2. Word search

3. Ch 4 Section 1 Group activity

homework: bring journal to class and bring in canned goods

BRING IN CANNED GOODS TO SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY

Today's Directions 10/7/09 and 10/8/09

1. Ch 4 Assignment sheetClick here to download handouts

2. Ch 4 Vocabulary

3. Complete Ch 4 Group activity

Need Extra Credit points? Turn this assignment in by October 16, 2009. Make sure you follow the directions. Click Click here to download handout

Today's Directions 10/12/09

1. Review Ch 4 Section 2

2. Ch 4 Vocab 1-10

3. Ch 4 handou (4.1 & 4.2)Click here to download handouts

4. Homework: Finish vocab 11-15 & Read Ch4 Section 3

Today's Directions 10/13/09 and 10/14/09

Journal: Slavery in Virginia handoutClick here to download handouts

1. Review Ch 4 Sect 3

2. Ch 4 handout (4.3 & 4.4)Click here to download handouts

3. People To Identify

Hwk: Finish people 11-15

EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT IS DUE BY 10/16/09!

Need Extra Credit points? Turn this assignment in by October 16, 2009. Make sure you follow the directions. Click Click here to download handout

Today's Directions 10/15/09 and 10/16/09

Journal: Great Awakening HandoutClick here to download handouts

Turn in extra credit assignment

Chart Comparing the economics of New England & Southern Colonies

Printing Press Activity

Today's Directions 10/19/09 and 10/20/09

1. Journal (French & Indian War Handout)Click here to download handouts

2. Colonial Video Review

3. Review for Test

4. Complete Ch 4 Packet

5. Hwk: Study for test on Wednesday. Packet Due on Wednesday

Today's Directions 10/21/09 FLEX DAY

1. Turn in Ch 4 Packet

2. Ch 4 Test

OCTOBER 22, 2009 EARLY RELEASE DAY ACTIVITY

Today's Directions 10/26 and 10/27

1. FCAT Diagnostic (follow directions)

2. Visit virtual counselor to view BAT scores

3. Word Wall Project due 11/12 and 11/13

Homework: Read Chapter 5 section 1

Today's Directions 10/28 and 10/29

1. Journal "Better America"

2. Ch 5 assignment sheetClick here to download handouts

3. Pre test

4. Review Ch 5 section 1

5. Geography Skills

6. Vocab 1-7

Homework: finish vocab 1-7 and Read section 2

Today's Directions 10/30 and 11/2

1. Review Section 2

2. Journal- view 3 short videos and answer the questions in your journal

3. American Revolution Acts activity (using wireless laptops)

4. Homework: Finish vocab 8-14

Today's Directions 11/3 and 11/4

1. Oral Reading Section 3 and complete Workbook 5.3(get signed)

2. Bunker Hill ActivityClick here to download handout

3. Get Vocabulary signed

Homework: read section 4

Today's Directions 11/5 and 11/6

1. Review Section 4

2. Map Handout (get signed)

3. People to Identify 1-13 (get signed)

4. Review Map Handout >2. American Revolution HandoutClick here to download handout

3. George Washington HandoutClick here to download handout

Today's Directions 11/9 and 11/10

1. video

2. Jeopardy Game

4. Put Ch 5 packet together

5. Review for test

Homework: Study for test and packet is due next class

NO SCHOOL ON 11/11/09

Today's Directions 11/12 and 11/13

1. Journal- pg 158 #15

2. Turn in ch 5 packet

3. Ch 5 Test

4. Word Wall Project -due next class

Homework: Word Wall Project

Today's Directions 11/16 and 11/17

Turn in Word Wall Project

1776 The Musical (movie) All students must have returned their movie permission letter prior to viewing the movie. HOMEWORK- JOURNALS WILL BE GRADED NEXT CLASS

Today's Directions 11/18 and 11/19 TURN IN JOURNALS

1. Complete 1776

2. Review Questions and answers.

3. 1776 Quiz

Today's Directions 11/20 and 11/23

1. FCAT Preparation Through Social Studies (Classwork Grade)

Today's Directions 11/24 and 11/25

1. FCAT Preparation Through Social Studies (Classwork Grade)

My Quia activities and quizzes
Unit One Quiz
http://www.quia.com/quiz/1923306.html
UNIT ONE MATCHING QUIZ
http://www.quia.com/quiz/1923321.html
Ch 3 Quiz
http://www.quia.com/quiz/1960242.html
Chapter 5 Section 1
http://www.quia.com/cz/178594.html
Ch 5 Quiz
http://www.quia.com/quiz/2026571.html
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