mrpsocialstudies8 Mr. Pereira
Midlakes Middle School Social Studies Teacher
http://www.midlakes.org
 
U.S. History

Welcome to Social Studies 8!

Spring is upon us!!! As we find ourselves outside more often, make sure to set aside time to study new notes on a DAILY basis.

We have begun to review for our New York State Grade 8 Social Studies Exam (to be given June 6 & 7). We have also begun to work on our FINAL EXAM PROJECT. You will find below, the expectations for the project.

Here are the assignments for June 4-12, 2001

Due Monday, June 4
1. Continue working on your final project. Think about and begin researching your past connection.

Due Tuesday, June 5
1. Hand in your TAKE HOME TEST.

Due Wednesday, June 6
1. NONE

Due Thursday, June 7
1. NONE

Due Friday, June 8
1. Continue working on your final project.

Due Monday, June 11
1. Show Mr. Pereira your past connection.

Due Tuesday, June 12
1. Continue working on your final project.

Final Research Project: Historic Connections
1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s

Objective : Every student will present orally to the class demonstrating the following:
- the importance of a chosen research topic related to United States history during the 1950s, 1960s, 70s, 80s, or 90s
- Information about a similar topic from a previous period of U.S. history that shows how the two topics relate to each other.
- A connection between the chosen topic and current events.

Requirements: Each student must…
1. …by TUESDAY, MAY 15: Students will have completed (in class) the “Global Expansion” Document Based Question (30%)
2. …by TUESDAY, MAY 22:
- After looking through the topic cards, choose your top three choices of topics. You MAY NOT choose three topics that are all from the same decade AND category. Your three choices MAY be from the same decade OR category.
- You will be given your topic by WEDNESDAY, MAY 23.
3. …by FRIDAY, MAY 25: Research your topic from at least one source.
4. …by MONDAY, JUNE 11: Show Mr. Pereira a historic connection to the PAST.
5. …by WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13:
- Show Mr. Pereira a historic connection to TODAY.
- Finish research from three sources.
6. …by WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20: be prepared to:
- PRESENT ORALLY TO MR. PEREIRA AND A GROUP OF STUDENTS USING A VISUAL AID (POSTER, POWERPOINT , HANDOUTS….)
- HAND IN YOUR RUBRIC AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY FROM AT LEAST THREE SOURCES.

Important Links

Return to Team Aurora
Mrs. Maney's English 8 Page!!!
Mr. Manns' Math 8 Page!!!
Ms. Wier's Science Page!!!
The American Nation textbook (2000 edition)

Be sure to look at the other useful links below

My Quia activities and quizzes
Presidential Succession
https://www.quia.com/pp/3577.html
The Cold War: Vocabulary
https://www.quia.com/jw/18204.html
World War II: Vocabulary
https://www.quia.com/jg/116992.html
The Great Depression: The Economy Crashes
https://www.quia.com/jg/108687.html
The Great Depression: The New Deal
https://www.quia.com/jg/108860.html
The Roaring Twenties: Politics and Prosperity
https://www.quia.com/jg/102419.html
The Roaring Twenties: New Ways of Life
https://www.quia.com/jg/103486.html
The Roaring Twenties: The Jazz Age
https://www.quia.com/jg/103491.html
World War I: Causes
https://www.quia.com/jg/91146.html
Unit IV: World War I - American Reasons for Joining
https://www.quia.com/jw/14500.html
Unit IV: World War I - An End to the War.
https://www.quia.com/rr/7023.html
Unit IV: American Imperialism - Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/90012.html
Unit IV: Progressivism Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/86773.html
Chapter 21 Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/83076.html
Industrialization- monolpoly vocabulary review
https://www.quia.com/pop/8051.html
Industrialization-More Monopoly Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/hm/24641.html
Industrialization-Labor Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/rr/4817.html
Chapter 20 Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/73305.html
Industrialization-The Rise of Industry Challenge
https://www.quia.com/cb/8834.html
Western Expansion Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/71958.html
From Sea to Shining Sea: Vocabulary and Terms
https://www.quia.com/hm/39573.html
The Jackson Era: Vocabulary
https://www.quia.com/hm/38079.html
Years of Growth and Expansion: Vocabulary
https://www.quia.com/jg/115821.html
The Jefferson Era: Republicans in Power and the Louisiana Purchase
https://www.quia.com/pop/11286.html
The Jefferson Era: Protecting American Neutrality, The Road to War, The War of 1812.
https://www.quia.com/jg/111715.html
Civics Overview: The Goals and Principles of the Constitution Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/91140.html
Civics Overview: From Bill to Law
https://www.quia.com/pp/3069.html
Civics Overview: A Living Constitution
https://www.quia.com/hm/29523.html
Civics Overview: The National Government and Citizenship at Work
https://www.quia.com/jg/94618.html
The New Government: Organizing the New Government
https://www.quia.com/jg/102409.html
Creating A New Republic: Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/90013.html
Chapter 6 Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/84889.html
Chapter 5 Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/75532.html
Chapter 5: Road to Revolution Challenge
https://www.quia.com/cb/8859.html
Chapter 4 Vocabulary Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/72032.html
Useful links
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