Welcome to Grade 8 Social Studies
Monday, January 7, 2019
Key Terms on page 574 for Section 1 of Chapter 20. Vocabulary Builder Worksheet is due tomorrow.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Read and take notes up to Eliminating the Competition (pages 574-576). Assigned: Worksheet on Reconstruction (crossword puzzle) due on Thursday. Notes are due tomorrow for review. Be sure you have completed the Vocabulary Builder from last Thursday's homework.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Quiz on last night's notes and vocabulary. Collected the Vocabulary Builder page worksheet. Reminder: the puzzle on Reconstruction is due tomorrow. Tonight's homework to complete Section 1 notes and the Key Terms for Section 2.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Reviewed the Section 1 notes on the Competition of Railroads. Assignment: Create a political cartoon about the railroads. It could be about the corruption, rebates/pools, and or farmers vs. the Railroads. Cartoon is due tomorrow.
Friday, January 11, 2019
Guided Reading for Section 1, due on Monday for a grade. Notes on pages578-580, up to Rockefeller's Oil Empire.
Monday, January 14, 2019
Reviewed notes up through John D. Rockefeller. Assignment: Complete the notes for Section 2 and the chart of causes/effects of the business industry.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Reviewed the end of Section 2, quiz Thursday. Assignment: Guided Reading Section 2, The Rise of Big Business.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Watched and discussed videos of Martin Luther King, Jr. and assigned the worksheet, "I Have a Dream." Collected Section 2 Guided reading for Chapter 20. Quiz tomorrow????
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Quiz on Chapter 20, Sections 1 and 2 key terms. Assigned Key Terms for Section 3, and notes from page 584-587, Stop at "Technology Takes Command."
Friday, January 18, 2019
Reviewed notes on communications and Thomas Edison. Assigned notes for :Technology takes Command, and Automobiles and the Assembly Line and The First Flight. Also, Key Terms for Section 4. All work should be done by Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Key Terms for Section 4 The Rise of Organized Labor, and Notes to Women in the Workplace.