Social Studies Grade 8



      Welcome to Grade 8 Social Studies
    Monday, February 25, 2019
    Read and discussed how baseball influenced America and became America's favorite pastime.  Assignment:  Key Terms for Section 4, " Public Education and American Culture."  Read and take notes up to A Newspaper Boom. 
    Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    Reviewed notes on Public Education and American Culture.  Assignment:  Complete notes on the newspaper boom, and writers and artists and their effect on society. 
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Reviewed notes on education and American culture.  Completed the Guided Reading worksheet as a class.  Assignment:  Prepare five questions and answers for Jeopardy tomorrow.  Reminder:  Test is Friday on Chapter 21.  
    Thursday, February 28, 2019
    Played Jeopardy with our HW questions to prepare for Chapter 21, Immigration.  
    Friday, March 1, 2019
    Test on Chapter 21, Immigrants and New Cities.  Page 633 Key Terms in copybooks.
    Monday, March 4, 2019
    Shortened periods due to Delayed opening schedule. The Gilded Age Dinner party seating chart.  Based on similar interests, etc.  Students will seat certain members next to each other at a dinner party.  The members are:  John D. Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan, Samuel Gompers, Booker T. Washington, Ida Tarbell, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie and Eugene Debs.
    Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    8A:  No class and 8A:  Discussion about the Progressive Era. 
    Wednesday, March 6, 2019
    8A and 8B:  Progressive Era Movement Stations Activity for a grade. Students answered questions at each station regarding the progressive era or a movement during that time for example, child labor or women's suffrage. 
    Thursday, March 7, 2019
    8A NO CLASS DUE To Testing.
    8B:  Review of women's suffrage for the assembly on March 8, 2019.
    Monday, March 11, 2019
    Introduction to Chapter 24, World War I.  Watched videos on the Causes of World War I, MAIN.  Notes on Causes of the War and War Breaks Out.  Stop at Trench Warfare.  
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Reviewed notes on the causes of the War and War Breaks out.  Watched a video on Trench Warfare.  Notes on Trench Warfare.  Worked cooperatively to find out the origin and meaning of the following words related to Trench Warfare:  Trench Foot, Trench Coat, Trench Mortar, Trench Fever, and Foxhole.  We will present our information in class tomorrow for a grade. No Assignment given.
    Wednesday, March 13, 2019
    Shared our mini-lessons on vocabulary from the words "Trench Warfare."  Assignment:  Read and take notes on American Neutrality.  
    Thursday, March 14, 2019
    Reviewed notes on  American Neutrality.  Assignment:  Worksheet on Section 1 (will count as a quiz) and Key Terms for Section 2.  
    Friday, March 15, 2019
    "Pop" quiz on Key Terms for Section 2, "The United States Enters World War I" and read and took notes on the following sections, " Wilson's Peace Efforts," and Moving Toward War".  Copied chart on page 692, Should the United States Declare War on Germany? too.  No Assignment given. 
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    Read and took notes on Preparing for War and War on the Homefront.  Complete notes for HW.  Quiz tomorrow???
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    Researched and discussed the music of World War I and how it was used to motivate the troops, support the families at home, and was used as propaganda.  Will continue tomorrow in class.  No assignment given. 
    Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Researched and discussed the Music of World War I.  Complete unfinished work for HW.  Quiz tomorrow on Section 2.  Be sure your notes are up date.