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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. 








Homework Pencil Homework for Ms. Cunningham's Class

Monday, March 2

7th: no HW

8th: Read and take notes on pages 179-193

Tuesday, March 3

7th: Chapter 4, Section 5 ?'s 1-4

8th: no HW

Wednesday, March 4


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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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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.
Listen to the book via your computer, or download to a portable device.

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.
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!

Puzzle Creator
Make a word search or crossword puzzle. Many more activities!

Ancient Egypt
Build a Pyramid
Journey back four and a half thousand years to Egypt's Old Kingdom, to the Pyramid Age. As the vizier, or head of state, you are about to undertake the most important project of your career - the building of the king’s pyramid.
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.
Mummy Maker
Make an error and the pharaoh can't move on to the afterlife. Complete the process perfectly and he will live forever in paradise.
Place this game that was popular in Ancient Egypt.
Tomb Adventure
There are other activities listed on this site 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.
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.
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.

Cartoon Creator 1
An easy way to create one, three or six-panel cartoons.
Use code provided to create an account.
Add a Sound
Find sounds/sound effects to jazz up a presentation
Use Glogster to make digital, interactive posters.
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.
Need music for a presentation? Must download song first. This is free music.
Zooming presentation editor.
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.
Sign in to create and update your website.

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.
Short animated movies about people, places, events, and idea. Try the quiz out at the end of the movie and test your knowledge!
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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