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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...

7th: We are currently learning about Ancient Egypt. Topics will include geography, art, religion, achievements, and much more! Students are excited to lean about this captivating culture! 


 

8th: We are currently learning about the creation of the Constitution and the subsequent ratification. After this unit of study, we will be focusing on Civics for the rest of the year. 

 

 


 

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Homework Pencil Homework for Ms. Cunningham's Class

Monday, March 23

7th: Chapter 8, Section 3 ?'s 1-3 due tomorrow

8th: Read and take notes on pages 197-205 & 223-228


Tuesday, March 24

7th: practice reading your parts of the play

8th: read and take notes on pages 206-215 (due Thursday) 


Wednesday, March 25

7th: practice reading your parts of the play

8th: read and take notes on pages 206-215 (due tomorrow) 


Thursday, March 26

7th: be prepared to present your play tomorrow

8th: no HW


Friday, March 27

7th: due to PARCC testing today, the plays will now be presented on Monday...be prepared! 

8th: Voting & Political Party quiz on Monday. Read and take notes on mages 124-137 (due on Tuesday)


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November 3, 2014
Empire Questions.pdf

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October 8, 2014
8th Grade Blog Information & Expectations

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September 5, 2014
7th grade information.pdf

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September 5, 2014
8th grade information.pdf

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November 13, 2013
Empire Tasks.pdf

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September 26, 2013
Artifact Blueprint.pdf

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September 9, 2013
8th Grade Scope and Sequence.pdf

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September 9, 2013
7th Grade Scope and Sequence.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.

Constitution
Do I Have a Right?
In Do I Have A Right?, you’ll run your own firm of lawyers who specialize in constitutional law. You’ll need to decide whether potential clients “have a right,” and if so, match them with the right lawyer. The more clients you serve and the more cases you win, the faster your law firm will grow! Can you think on your feet? You're going to have to!
Do I Have a Right? Bill of Rights Edition
In Do I Have A Right?: Bill of Rights, you run your own firm of lawyers specializing in the Bill of Rights.
Sortify
Sort concepts of the U.S. government, including personal rights, the three branches, state powers, and the Supreme Court, into categories.
Which Founder Are You
Discover which founding father you are most like!

Ancient Greece
BrainPop- Homer
Learn about Homer, the man who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey (don't forget to sign in!).
Ancient Greece-BBC Site
Site that includes activities and information about the Ancient Greeks.
Ancient Olympics- BBC Site
Includes activities that help you learn more about the games.
Greek Gods
Learn about Greek gods, goddesses, and myths.

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!!!

Judicial Branch
Court Quest
In Court Quest, people from around the country need your help to navigate our court system. Listen carefully to each case, so you can guide them to the right place!
BrainPop- U.S. Court System
You will need to enter the username and password to access this video.
Arguement Wars
Ever tried to win a disagreement? In Argument Wars, you will try out your persuasive abilities by arguing a real Supreme Court case. The other lawyer is your competition. Whoever uses the strongest arguments wins!
Supreme Court Cases
Learn about Supreme Court decisions that changed the interpretation of different laws.
We the Jury
Have fun deciding a tough case while learning about what jurors discuss in the deliberation room. Choose from different civil cases, analyze evidence, weigh testimony, and use the right arguments to reach a fair and impartial verdict.

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. Please see me if you would like an account!
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.
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

White House
Daily life of the President
Take a peak into the daily life of President Obama
White House Tour
Take an interactive tour of the White House

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
http://www.easybib.com/
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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