Degrees and Certifications:
8th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Co-Advisor to the Eagle's Eye Newspaper
About the course:
8th Grade US History -
In 8th grade, we will be covering the very beginnings of the United States, detailing from Colonization to the start of the Civil War. We will be placing an emphasis on civics and government, and analyzing primary and secondary sources. This is to help students better understand the context of the time periods we are studying.
Textbooks will remain in class unless otherwise noted. It is a tool to be used in order to reinforce concepts being taught to you. If you would like to take a textbook home for any reason, please sign it out and return when finished.
Summative Assessments (3/MP) 50% - Tests, Projects, Debates, ETC.
Formative Assessments (5/MP) 40% - Quizzes, Mini Projects
Independent Practice (no min) 10% - Class work, Participation
PLEASE VISIT YOUR CHILD'S POWERSCHOOL PORTAL TO VIEW ALL UPCOMING DUE DATES FOR ASSESSMENTS, PROJECTS, AND HOMEWORK.