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8th Grade U.S. History

Kindle the Passion Moodle Website

8th Grade United States History Syllabus

Textbook Reading Strategies

Big Ideas

Week of April 21, 2014

Monday, April 21 - Civil War: A History of Us pop up
Civil War Vocabulary

Tuesday, April 22 - Civil War Begins - KTP website

Wednesday, April 23 - The Emancipation Proclamation iBook
The Emancipation Proclamation PDF

Thursday, April 24 - The Emancipation Proclamation iBook
The Emancipation Proclamation PDF

Friday, April 25 - Civil War Draft Riots - KTP website

Week of April 14, 2014 - Spring Break. Have a nice week off.

Week of April 7, 2014

Monday, April 7 - Lincoln's Election and Southern Secession - KTP website

Tuesday, April 8 - Civil War Begins pop up

Wednesday, April 9 - Roots Episode 3

Thursday, April 10 - Roots Episode 3

Friday, April 11 - Roots Episode 3 Quiz
Please work on any missing assignments you may have after the quiz, including finishing Monday's assignment.

Week of March 31, 2014

Monday, March 31 - Cesar Chavez Day. School is closed.

Tuesday, April 1 - Abolition Movement and Women's Rights scatter
Abolition Movement and Women's Rights Practice Test
Abolition Movement and Women's Rights Crossword Puzzle - KTP website

Wednesday, April 2 - Women's Rights and Abolition Movement Test
Make up any missing work - For most of you that will be
Slavery Dominates Politics from KTP website and the Dred Scott Decision.

Thursday, April 3 - Wednesday, April 2 - The Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850

Friday, April 4 - Abraham Lincoln Pop Up

Week of March 24, 2014

Monday, March 24 - Slavery Dominates Politics - KTP website

Tuesday, March 25 - Dred Scott Decision

Wednesday, March 26 - Roots Episode 2

Thursday, March 27 - Roots Episode 2

Friday, March 28 - Roots Episode 2 Quiz

Week of March 17, 2014

Monday, March 17 - Harriet Tubman - KTP website

Tuesday, March 18 - Analyzing Primary Sources - KTP website

Wednesday, March 19 - Frederick Douglass and John Brown iBook
Frederick Douglass and John Brown PDF
- for reading at home

Thursday, March 20 - Frederick Douglass and John Brown iBook
Frederick Douglass and John Brown PDF
- for reading at home

Friday, March 21 - John Brown iBook
John Brown PDF - for reading at home

Week of March 10, 2014

Monday, March 10 - Roots Episode 1

Tuesday, March 11 - Roots Episode 1 Quiz
Nat Turner Vocabulary flash cards
Nat Turner Vocabulary Scatter
Nat Turner Vocabulary Practice Test
Nat Turner Vocabulary Space Race
Nat Turner's Rebellion Crossword - KTP website

Wednesday, March 12 - Nat Turner's Rebellion Vocabulary Quiz
Nat Turner's Rebellion iBook
Nat Turner's Rebellion PDF - for reading at home

The Abolition Movement iBook
The Abolition Movement PDF - for reading at home

Thursday, March 13 - Nat Turner's Rebellion Vocabulary Quiz
Nat Turner's Rebellion iBook
Nat Turner's Rebellion PDF - for reading at home

The Abolition Movement iBook
The Abolition Movement PDF - for reading at home

Friday, March 14 - Underground Railroad iBook
Underground Railroad PDF - for reading at home

Week of March 3, 2014

Monday, March 3 - The Anti-Suffragists iBook
The Anti-Suffragists PDF - for reading at home

Tuesday, March 4 - Plantations and the Spread of Slavery (KTP website)

Wednesday, March 5 - The Life of a Slave iBook
The Life of a Slave PDF - for reading at home

Thursday, March 6 - The Life of a Slave iBook
The Life of a Slave PDF - for reading at home

Friday, March 7 - Roots: Episode 1

Week of February 24, 2014

Monday, February 24 - The Women's Rights Movement iBook
The Women's Rights Movement PDF - for reading at home

Tuesday, February 25 - The Women's Rights Movement iBook
The Women's Rights Movement PDF - for reading at home

Wednesday, February 26 - Women's Rights Movement essay

Thursday, February 27 - Women's Rights Movement essay

Friday, February 28 - Susan B. Anthony Arrested for Voting iBook
Susan B. Anthony Arrested for Voting PDF - for reading at home

Week of February 17, 2014

Monday, February 17 - President's Day. No school.

Tuesday, February 18 - Early Industry and Inventions Pop Up

Wednesday, February 19 - Early Industrial America Quiz
Hopes of Immigrants Vocabulary

Hopes of Immigrants iBook
Hopes of Immigrants PDF - for reading at home

Thursday, February 20 - Early Industrial America Quiz
Hopes of Immigrants Vocabulary
Hopes of Immigrants iBook
Hopes of Immigrants PDF - for reading at home

Friday, February 21 - The Erie Canal iBook
The Erie Canal PDF - for reading at home

Week of February 10, 2014

Monday, February 10 - North and South Differences (KTP website)

Tuesday, February 11 - North and South scatter, practice test, space race, crossword, fill in the blank, drag and drop. (KTP website)

Wednesday, February 12 - Nationalism and Sectionalism Notes Activity (KTP website)
Nationalism and Sectionalism Lesson on KTP

Thursday, February 13 - Nationalism and Sectionalism Pop Up Activity
Nationalism and Sectionalism Lesson on KTP

Friday, February 14 - Nationalism and Sectionalism Quiz

Week of February 3, 2014

Monday, February 3 - Trails West Pop Up
Trails West iBook
Trails West PDF - for reading at home

Tuesday, February 4 - Trails West iBook
Trails West PDF - for reading at home

Wednesday, February 5 - The Gold Rush on KTP website
Westward Expansion Scatter 1
Westward Expansion Practice Test 1
Westward Expansion Scatter 2
Westward Expansion Practice Test 2
Westward Expansion Crossword KTP

Thursday, February 6 - The Gold Rush on KTP website
Westward Expansion Scatter 1
Westward Expansion Practice Test 1
Westward Expansion Scatter 2
Westward Expansion Practice Test 2
Westward Expansion Crossword KTP

Friday, February 7 - Westward Expansion Test

Week of January 27, 2014

Monday, January 27 - War with Mexico iBook
War with Mexico PDF - for reading at home

Tuesday, January 28 - War with Mexico iBook
War with Mexico PDF - for reading at home

Wednesday, January 29 - The Oregon Trail KTP website
Oregon Trail Quiz KTP website

Thursday, January 30 - The Oregon Trail KTP website
Oregon Trail Quiz KTP website

Friday, January 31 - Little House on the Prairie iBook
Little House on the Prairie PDF - for reading at home

 

Week of January 20, 2014

Monday, January 20 - Martin Luther King Day. School is closed.

Tuesday, January 21 - Mexican American War on Kindle the Passion Moodle Website

Wednesday, January 22 - Mexican American War pop up
Mexican American War on KTP website with Quiz
Mexican War Pro vs. Con iBook
Mexican War Pro vs. Con PDF - for reading at home

Thursday, January 23 - Mexican American War pop up
Mexican American War on KTP website with Quiz
Mexican War Pro vs. Con iBook
Mexican War Pro vs. Con PDF - for reading at home

Friday, January 24 - Mexican War Pro vs. Con iBook
Mexican War Pro vs. Con PDF - for reading at home

 

Week of January 13, 2014

Monday, January 13 - Texas Revolution in Moodle

Tuesday, January 14 - Texas Revolution in Moodle

Wednesday, January 15 - Texas Revolution Pop Up
Finish Texas Revolution in Moodle and take quiz

Thursday, January 16 - Texas Revolution Pop Up
Finish Texas Revolution in Moodle
and take quiz

Friday, January 17 - Texas Independence iBook
Texas Independence PDF - for reading at home