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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







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February 11, 2020
Organizing Your Speech PowerPoint.pptx

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January 28, 2020
Six Roles of the Presidency Infographic.pdf

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November 22, 2019
Congress Info.pdf

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September 19, 2019
7th Grade Scope and Sequence 2019.pdf

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September 5, 2019
7th grade information 2019.pdf

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September 5, 2019
8th grade information 2019.pdf

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September 5, 2019
8th Grade Scope and Sequence 2019.pdf

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November 6, 2017
empire questions.pdf

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November 30, 2016
Empire Tasks.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 Civics Book

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.
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.
Egyptian Pharaohs 1
Scroll down to "People" to find a list of pharaohs.
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.

Archaeology Sites
Dig it up!
Click of the "Dig it Up" link on the right and put your archeology skills to the test!

Geography & History Games
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!!!
Oregon Trail
As a covered wagon party of pioneers, you head out west from Independence, Missouri to the Willamette River and valley in Oregon. You first must stock up on provisions, and then, while traveling, make decisions such as when to rest, how much food to eat, etc. The Oregon Trail incorporates simulation elements and planning ahead, along with discovery and adventure, as well as mini-game-like activities (hunting and floating down the Dalles River).
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!

Learn about the Fertile Crescent and the civilizations that lived there. A great resource for the Empire questions and tasks!!!

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.
Free photo editor and collage maker.
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.
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.

Types of Government
Britannica School
Use this link to research the different types of government.

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!
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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