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"History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and our common humanity,  so that we can better face the future"

- Robert Penn Warren

 


What we are up to in Social Studies:

7th: Congrats to the Medes in 7F and the Persians in 7M, they won the Empires games in their respective classes! Now that we are done studying Mesopotamia, we will be moving on to Ancient Egypt. Students will learn about the geography of Egypt and the Nile River Valley and how this landscape will greatly effect the daily lives of the Ancient Egyptians. We will also learn about their religion, achievements, and influences on our culture today.

 

8th: we are now studying the battles that occurred during the American Revolution. We will also be learning about the role of women during the war, effects of war on the home front, and how George Washington led his troops to victory.

 

 

 

 


 

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November 30, 2016
Empire Tasks.pdf

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November 16, 2016
Empire Questions.pdf

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September 8, 2016
8th Grade Scope and Sequence.pdf

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September 8, 2016
8th grade information.pdf

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September 8, 2016
7th grade information.pdf

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September 8, 2016
7th Grade Scope and Sequence.pdf

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September 26, 2013
Artifact Blueprint.pdf

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November 28, 2012
Document Analysis Worksheet

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September 14, 2012
Guess the Artifact.pdf

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We FINALLY made it!

Moby!
 



8th Grade Textbook Resources
8th Grade US History Textbook Reviews
On the left-hand side of the screen, click the blue arrow (next to the title "The World Before 1500"). Look at the list and choose the chapter you would like to review.
Audio
Listen to the book via your computer, or download to a portable device.

Coding

Blog
Access to blog:
Password protected! Make sure you are posting to the correct class.

American Revolution
Colonial Williamsburg
A great site about an amazing place. What did it take for America to earn its freedom? Learn about it here...
Culper Code Book
The Culper Code Book was used by the Culper spy ring to send coded messages to George Washington's headquarters during the Revolutionary War.
Declaration of Independence
Information about the document, the signers and more.
Freedom Trail
Explore stops that can be found along the Freedom Trail.
Liberty's Kids
Play fun games about the Revolution, including people and events!
Liberty! Road to Revolution Game
Can you navigate your way to independence?
Mission US: 13 Colonies
You will have to register to play this game...

Ancient Egypt
Daily Life
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Death in Sakkara- An Egyptian Adventure
Egypt, 1929. Journalist Charles Fox plunges into a darkly sinister world of intrigue, murder and mysticism in the hunt for a missing archaeologist.
Egyptian Gods and Goddesses
Research what the gods were responsible for in Ancient Egypt.
Senet
Place this game that was popular in Ancient Egypt.
Tomb Adventure
There are other activities listed on this site too...read the note about the game before playing,
Valley of the Kings video tours
Click on "Atlas of the Valley of the Kings" and watch mini movies about various tombs.

Geography & History Games
Cool Math Games
Fun way to learn about economics!
Ayiti: Cost of Life
What is it like to live in poverty, struggling every day to stay healthy, keep out of debt, and get educated? Find out now in this challenging role playing game created by the High School students in Global Kids with the game developers at Gamelab, in which you take responsibility for a family of five in rural Haiti.
GeoGuessr
Embark on a journey that takes you all over the world. From the most desolate roads in Australia to the busy, bustling streets of New York City.
Geography Games
A variety of geography games (like Geo Spy), brought to you by National Geographic
Geography Games 3
Even more geography games!!!
Nat Geo
Quiz to prep you for the Geo Bee!
The Ultimate U.S. Road Trip
It's summer, and that means it's time to take the ultimate road trip across the country! Travel through the United States, answering trivia questions and uncovering fun surprises along the way!

Presentations
Cartoon Creator 1
An easy way to create one, three or six-panel cartoons.
Animoto
Use code provided to create an account.
Add a Sound
Find sounds/sound effects to jazz up a presentation
Glogster
Use Glogster to make digital, interactive posters.
FlipSnack
Make a digital flip book. All your info must be in PDF format before loading it into the book.
How to Make a Flip Book
YouTube video to help you understand how to make a FlipSnack book.
Music
Need music for a presentation? Must download song first. This is free music.
PowToon
Use the code provided to you.
PicMonkey
Free tool to create collages.
Prezi
Zooming presentation editor.
Wordle
Create a "cloud" of words. You can save it as a PDF image from the "print" button. Words become larger when they are entered multiple times.
Weebly
Sign in to create and update your website.

Puzzle Creator
WordMint Puzzle Creator
See me for username and password.

Recommended sites
7th Grade Quia Site
Study for tests and more!
8th Grade Quia Site
Review for tests and more.
CNN Student News
Keep up to date on the news and other current events.
BBC History for Kids
Learn about a variety of ancient cultures.
BrainPOP
Short animated movies about people, places, events, and idea. Try the quiz out at the end of the movie and test your knowledge!
EasyBib
A quick and easy way to create a bibliography.
History Channel
The go-to place for everything related to history.
Political Cartoons
Check out political cartoons from the U.S. and around the world.



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