Thursday, May 30: Students were given time to complete any missing work and/or extra credit.
In Class: Make-up
Homework: All work due Friday
Monday, May 20: Today we reviewed for the final and watched a video of the pictures from our field trip.
In Class: Review
Wednesday, May 22: Today was the final exam. If absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP! Students also turned in their workbooks.
In Class: Final Exam
Friday, May 24: Students read and completed W. _______. We then watched The Children's March.
In Class: W. ___
Tuesday, May 14: We discussed the major battles of the second half of the Civil War, taking notes on W. 86. We then went over how the war ended, completing. W. 87-88. Students then read two important documents from the era, the Emancipation Proclamation and Gettysburg Address, responding to some questions about them (W. 79-83). Students also received their study guides for the final.
Due: Current Event #3, Community Experience
In Class: W. 86, 87-88, 79-83
Homework: W. 79-83 complete
Thursday, May 16: Today we introduced Reconstruction of the South after the Civil War. Students completed the Reconstruction Hook on W. 90. Students were polled about their ideas of reconstruction on W. 91. They then filled in the blanks on W. 92-95 with the accompanying slides (available on Documents page).
Due: W. 79-83 Complete
In Class: W. 90-95
Homework: Study for Final
Monday, May 6: Students took the midterm essay test. If absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP for when to take it. Students then started working on W. 70-73.
In Class: Midterm test, W. 70-73
Homework: W. 70-73
Wednesday, May 8: We learned about the major battles of the first half of the Civil War, taking notes on W. 78. Students then worked on mapping the battles on W. 76-77 (instructions on documents page).
Due: W. 70-73
In Class: Notes on W. 78, W. 76-77
Homework: Finish W. 76-77
Friday, May 10: We discussed the Gettysburg Address and Emancipation Proclamation. Students were assigned W. 79-83. We then watched Journey to Freedom.
Due: W. 76-77
In Class: W. 79-83
Homework: W. 79-83 Complete, Current Event #3, Community Experience
Tuesday, April 30: Students watched the Division episode of America: The Story of Us and completed a video guide one W. 64-65 (if absent, come to a lab to view the episode, find the answers by searching online, or see Ms. Nay for an alternate assignment). We then started taking notes about the North and South at the outbreak of the Civil War on W. 74-75. If absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer for notes, or download the slides from the documents page.
Due: Current Event #2, Workbook
In Class: W. 64-65, W. 74-75
Homework: Prepare for midterm
Thursday, May 2: We finished the foldables on W. 74-75. Students then started mapping the battles of the war on 76-77. The instructions for mapping the battles is on the documents page.
In Class: W. 74-75, W. 76-77
Homework: Prepare for midterm
Monday, April 22: We discussed causes of the Civil War today. Students filled out most of W. 60 (except the bottom question). They then used data cards (available on the Documents page) to complete W. 62. Next, students participated in a carousel brainstorm in which we discussed the issues of warfare and the country prior to the Civil War. We then made the foldable for W. 66 for next class.
In Class: W. 60, W. 61
Homework: W. 62-63 due on 4/30 (use info packet on Documents page to complete)
Wednesday, April 24: 8th Grade on field trip
Friday, April 26: We took notes in our foldable on W. 66 about what caused the Civil War. If absent, use this link for the Prezi. Then, if time, we started the episode of America: The Story of US called "Division", answering questions on W. 64. If absent, see Ms. Nay for how to make up the questions.
In Class: W. 66 Notes, Questions on W. 64
Homework: Workbook due next class
Tuesday, April 2: Students labeled their maps on W. 56 (if absent, find the original map on the Documents page). We then continued our movie.
Due: Current Event #1
In Class: W. 56
Thursday, April 4: We finished our movie today. In any remaining time, students looked up the Westward Expansion sections on W. 58 in the textbooks in the classroom and filled in the note sections.
In Class: Started W. 58
Monday, March 25: Students watched the video Mill Times and took notes on W. 45. If absent, use this link to view the video, or access it by going to Utah's Online Library, clicking on eMedia, and searching for Mill Times (to access Utah's Online Library at home, you will need to log in - Login: online, Password: learning).
In Class: W. 45
Wednesday, March 27: We went over the Child Labor PowerPoint (found on the Documents page) and completed W. 48. We also took some notes on the Louisiana Purchase on W. 54 (also found on Documents page).
In Class: W. 48, W. 54
Homework: Workbook up-to-date
Friday, March 29: Students completed the Westward Expansion map on W. 56 (see Ms. Nay for further instructions). If needed we also finished the Louisiana Purchase notes on W. 54. We then started watching Newsies.
In Class: W. 56, W. 54
Homework: Current Event #1
Tuesday, March 19: Students peer reviewed each others' rough drafts. They then typed their final draft. If these steps were not completed in class because rough drafts needed to be finished, these steps are homework.
Due: Rough Draft
In Class: Peer Review, Final Draft
Homework: Peer Review, Final Draft
Thursday, March 21: Students completed the Industrial Revolution Matrix on W. 50-51. If absent, find the reading resources on the documents page. We also completed the vocabulary on W. 44.
Due: Final Draft (with rough draft and peer review)
In Class: W. 50-51, 44
Monday, March 11: Students answered the questions on W. 37-40 for the DBQ Essay. They then studied for the civics test.
In Class: W. 37-40
Homework: Study for civics test
Wednesday, March 13: Students created their outlines for the DBQ Essay. Then then studied for the civics test, completing the Quizizz found on the US History home page.
In Class: DBQ Essay Outline, Study
Homework: Study for test next class
Friday, March 15: Students took the civics test. If absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP. They then hand-wrote their rough drafts for the essay.
In Class: Civics Test, Rough Draft
Homework: Rough Draft