2018-2019 School Year

Week of Feb. 18

Monday

8A: No class due Dodgeball Tournament

HW= N/A

Tuesday

8B: Google Drive Actvity

HW= Finish classwork

Wednesday

8A: Test

HW= None

8B: Test

HW= None

Thursday

8A: Civil War BFN Chaps. 21 & 22

HW= Study for quiz on Monday

Friday

8B: Civil War BFN Chaps. 21 & 22

HW= Study for quiz on Monday

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Week of Feb. 11

Monday

8B: Continue with Oregon Trail game

HW= None

Tuesday

8A: Missing class due to Math Fair

HW= N/A

8B: Wrap-up with Oregon Trail game

HW= None

Wednesday

8A: Manifest Destiny Google Drive activity

HW= Finish any classwork

Thursday

8B: Wrap-up with Oregon Trail game

HW= None

Friday

8A: Review

HW= Study for test on Wednesday

8B: Review

HW= Study for test on Wednesday

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Week of Feb. 4

Monday

No School (Teacher Workday)

Tuesday

8A: Continue with Oregon Trail game

HW= None

Wednesday

8B: Continue with Oregon Trail game

HW= None

Thursday

8A: Continue with Oregon Trail game

HW= None

8B:  Continue with Oregon Trail game

HW= None

Friday

8A: Wrap-up Oregon Trail game

HW= None

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Website down from Jan. 3-Feb. 3

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Week of Dec. 17

Monday

8B: Work on storybook project

HW= Work on project (due 12/21) & study for vocab quiz (12/18)

Tuesday

8A: “Bill to Law” vocab quiz & work on project

HW= Work on project (due 12/21)

8B: “Bill to Law” vocab quiz & work on project

HW= Work on project (due 12/21)

Wenesday

8A: No class (science fair)

HW= Work on project (due 12/21)

Thursday

8B: Work on storybook project

HW= Work on project (due 12/21)

Friday

8A: “How a Bill Becomes a Law” (project) story time

HW= None

8B: “How a Bill Becomes a Law” (project) story time

HW= None

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Week of Dec. 10

Monday

No School (snow day)

Tuesday

No School (snow day)

Wednesday

8B: Finish BFN chapter 12, “Concise Constitution” and 13 open book quiz & peer edit science papers

HW= None

Thursday

8A: Finish BFN chapter 12, “Concise Constitution” and 13 open book quiz & “How a Bill Becomes a Law” flow chart

HW= None

8B: “How a Bill Becomes a Law” flow chart & vocab (quiz on Tues.)/crossword & intro to project

HW= Work on project & study for vocab quiz (Tues.)

Friday

8A: “How a Bill Becomes a Law” vocab (quiz on Tues.)/crossword & intro to project

HW= Work on project & study for vocab quiz (Tues.)

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Week of Dec. 3

Monday

8A: Finish coloring amendments; anatomy of Constitution; articles flow chart

HW= None

Tuesday

8B: Finish coloring amendments; anatomy of Constitution; articles flow chart

HW= None

Wednesday

8A: Constitution espace room

HW= None

8B: Constitution escape room

HW= None

Thursday

8A: BFN Chapter 12, “Concise Constitution” and 13 open book quiz

HW= None

Friday

8B: BFN Chapter 12, “Concise Constitution” and 13 open book quiz

HW= None

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Week of Nov. 26

Monday

8B: BFN reading comprehension (review) basketball game

HW= Study for test

Tuesday

8A: 50 states test

HW= None

8B: 50 states test

HW= None

Wednesday

8A: Bill of Rights doodle notes

HW= Finish classwork

Thursday

8B: Bill of Rights doodle notes

HW= Finish classwork

Fridday

8A: Anatomy of Constitution, articles breakdown and preamble

HW= Finish classwork

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Week of Nov. 19

Monday

8A: BFN Chapter 12, “Concise Constitution” and 13 with questions at the end

HW= Study for 50 states test on (11/27)

8B: BFN Chapter 12, “Concise Constitution” and 13 with questions at the end

HW= Study for 50 states test on (11/27)

Tuesday

8A: BFN reading comprehension (review) basketball game

HW= Study for 50 states test on (11/27)

Wednesday

No school (holiday)

Thursday

No school (holiday)

Friday

No school (holiday)

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Week of Nov. 12

Monday

8A: Spoken word presentations

HW= None

Tuesday

8B: Spoken word presentations

HW= None

Wednesday

8A: Intro to Unit 4 with vocab PwrPnt

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Monday (11/19)

8B: Intro to Unit 4 with vocab PwrPnt

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Monday (11/19)

Thursday

8A: 50 States Bingo

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Monday (11/19) & study for 50 states test on (11/27)

Friday

8B: 50 States Bingo

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Monday (11/19) & study for 50 states test on (11/27)

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Week of Nov. 5

Monday

8B: Continue with Hamilton and connection activities

HW= Work on project (due 11/13)

Tuesday

8A: Wrap-up Hamilton and connection activities

HW= Work on project (due 11/12)

8B: Wrap-up Hamilton and connection activities

HW= Work on project (due 11/13)

Wednesday

8A: Work on American Revolution Spoken Word Project

HW= Work on project (due 11/12)

Thursday

8B: Work on American Revolution Spoken Word Project

HW= Work on project(due 11/13)

Friday

8A: Work on American Revolution Spoken Word Project

HW= Work on project (due 11/12)

8B: Work on American Revolution Spoken Word Project

HW= Work on project(due 11/13)

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Week of Oct. 29

Monday

8A: Continue with Hamilton and connection activities

HW= Study for BFN Chapters 9-11 quiz on Thursday

8B: Continue with Hamilton and connection activities

HW= Study for BFN Chapters 9-11 quiz on Thursday

Tuesday

8A: Continue with Hamilton and connection activities

HW= Study for BFN Chapters 9-11 quiz on Thursday

Wednesday

8B: Continue with Hamilton and connection activities

HW= Study for BFN Chapters 9-11 quiz on Thursday

Thursday

8A: BFN quiz & Continue with Hamilton and connection activities

HW= None

8B: BFN quiz & Continue with Hamilton and connection activities

HW= None

Friday

8A: Wrap-up Hamilton and connection activities

HW= None

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Week of Oct. 22

Monday

Teacher Workday

Tuesday

8B: Continue with Hamilton and connection activities

HW= None

Wednesday

8A: Continue with Hamilton and connection activities

HW= None

8B: Continue with Hamilton and connection activities

HW= None

Thursday

8A: American Revolution Webquest

HW= None

Friday

8B: American Revolution Webquest

HW= None

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Week of Oct. 15

Monday

8A: Vocab quiz; Finish reading (orange) BFN Chap. 10 with questions at end; Begin reading Chap. 11 with questions at end

HW= None

8B: Vocab quiz; Go over (orange) BFN Chap. 9 question answers; Finish reading Chap. 10 with questions at end

HW= None

Tuesday

8A: Finish reading Chap. 11 with questions at end; Begin Hamilton with connection activities

HW= None

Wednesday

8B: Read Chap. 11 with questions at end; Begin Hamilton with connection activities

HW= None

Thursday

8A: No class due to field trip

HW= N/A

8B: No class due to field trip

HW= N/A

Friday

8A: Continue with Hamilton & connection activities

HW= None

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Week of Oct. 8

Tuesday

8A: Unit 3 vocab PwrPnt

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Thursday

Tuesday

8B: Unit 3 vocab PwrPnt

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Friday

Wednesday

8A: Read BFN chapters 8, answering Check Your Knowledge questions at the end

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Thursday

8B: Read BFN chapters 8, answering Check Your Knowledge questions at the end

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Friday

Thursday

8A: No school due to hurricane

HW= N/A

Friday

8B: No school due to hurricane

HW= N/A

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Week of Oct. 1

Tuesday

8A: Continue Big Fat Notebook reading with chapters 6-8 and “check your knowledge” questions

HW= None

8B: Continue Big Fat Notebook reading with chapters 6-8 and “check your knowledge” questions

HW= None

Wednesday

8A: (Missing class due to WECHS visit)

HW= Study for test

Thursday

8B: Review for Unit 2 test with Factile game

HW= Study for test

Friday

8A: Unit 2 test

HW= None

8B: Unit 2 test

HW= None

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Week of Sept. 24

Monday

8A: Unit 1 Movie Premieres

HW= None

8B:  Unit 1 Movie Premieres

HW= None

Tuesday

8A: Intro to Unit 2 with vocab PwrPnt

HW= Study for vocab quiz Friday

Wednesday

8B: Intro to Unit 2 with vocab PwrPnt

HW= Study for vocab quiz Monday, Oct. 1

Thursday

8A: Begin reading BFN chapter 4 with “check your knowledge” questions

HW= None

8B: Begin reading BFN chapter 4 with “check your knowledge” questions

HW= None

Friday

8A: Continue reading BFN chapter 5 with “check your knowledge” questions

HW= None

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2017-2018 School Year

Week of May 28

Monday

No School (Memorial Day)

Tuesday

8B: Room, school and locker clean up

HW= None

8A: Room, school and locker clean up

HW= None

Thursday

Awards Ceremonies & 8th Grade Graduation

Friday

8B: Room, school and locker clean up

HW= None

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Week of May 21 

Monday

MAP Testing (Langauge)

Tuesday

MAP Testing (Math)

8A: Continue watching Dr. Strange

HW= None

Wednesday

MAP Testing (Reading)

Thursday

MAP Testing (Science)

8A: Continue watching Dr. Strange

HW= None

Friday

8A: Pictionary

HW= None

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Week of May 14 

Monday

8B: Continue watching Hidden Figures

HW= None

Tuesday

8B: Wrap-up watching Hidden Figures & watch CNN’s In The Eighties “Tech Boom”

HW= None

8A: Continue watching Hidden Figures

HW= None

Wednesday

No School (Teacher Work Day)

Thursday

8A: Wrap-up watching Hidden Figures & watch CNN’s In The Eighties “Tech Boom”

HW= 

Friday

8B: No class due to math EOC

HW= None

8A: No class due to math EOC

HW= None

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Week of May 7 

Monday

8B: EOC Review

HW= Study for EOC

8A: EOC REview

HW= Study for EOC

Tuesday

8A: EOC

HW= None

Wednesday

8B: Continue watching Hidden Figures

HW= None

8A: Continue watching Hidden Figures

HW= None

Friday

8B: Diagnostic

HW= None

8A: Diagnostic

HW= None

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Week of April 30 

Monday

8A: Missing class due to Field Day

HW= None

Tuesday

8B: Begin Hidden Figures lesson

HW= None

8A: Continue with read aloud from BFN (orange book) chap. 39 & 40 with Check Your Knowledge questions

HW= None

Thursday

8B: Begin EOC review

HW= Review for EOC

8A: Begin EOC review

HW= Review for EOC

Friday

8B: Missing class due to Bush Gradens trip

HW= Review for EOC 

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Week of April 23 

Monday

8B: Watch National Geographic’s “The Muslim Next Door” and discuss

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Wednesday (4/25)

8A: Wrap-up Cold War vocab PowerPoint

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Wednesday (4/25)

Wednesday

8B: Vocab quiz & respond to DA voice thread

HW= None

8A: Vocab quiz & respond to DA voice thread

HW= None

Thursday

8B: Wrap-up DA voice thread response & Read aloud from BFN (orange book) chap. 38 with Check Your Knowledge questions

HW= None

Friday

8B: Continue with read aloud from BFN (orange book) chap. 39 & 40 with Check Your Knowledge questions

HW= None

8A: Wrap-up DA voice thread response & Read aloud from BFN (orange book) chap. 38 with Check Your Knowledge questions

HW= None

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Week of April 16 

Tuesday

8B: Intro to Cold War with vocab PowerPoint

HW= None

8A: Intro to Cold War with vocab PowerPoint

HW= None

Wednesday

8B: Wrap-up Cold War vocab PowerPoint

HW= None

Thursday

8B: Begin Cold War interactive notebook (Google Classroom)

HW= Study for vocab quiz Wednesday (4/25)

8A: Begin Cold War interactive notebook (Google Classroom)

HW= Study for vocab quiz Wednesday (4/25)

Friday

8A: Continue working on Cold War interactive notebook (Google Classroom)

HW= Study for vocab quiz Thursday (4/26)

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Week of April 9 

Monday

8B: SPLC Hate MapHate Map (by ideology) & Begin “Spreading Hate” project

HW= Work on project

8A: SPLC Hate MapHate Map (by ideology) & Begin “Spreading Hate” project

HW= Work on project

Tuesday

8B: Continue working on “Spreading Hate” project

HW= Work on project

Wednesday

8B: Wrap-up “Spreading Hate” projects

HW= Work on project

8A: Continue working on “Spreading Hate” project

HW= Work on project

Thursday

8A: Wrap-up “Spreading Hate” projects

HW= Work on project

Friday

8B: Present “Spreading Hate” projects

HW= None

8A: Present “Spreading Hate” projects

HW= None

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Week of March 26 

Monday

8B: Work on items for International Day

HW= None

Tuesday

8B: Work on items for International Day

HW= None

8A: Continue watching “13th

Picture Day

HW= None

Wednesday

8A: International Day

HW= None

Thursday

8B: Begin watching “Black Panter” PBS Documentary

HW= None

8A: Wrap-up watching “13th

HW= None

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Week of March 19 

Monday (Absent due to NCRA Confernce)

8B: Civil Rights Webquest (Google Classroom)

HW= None

8A: Civil Rights Webquest (Google Classroom)

HW= None

Tuesday (Absent due to NCRA Confernce)

8A: Wrap-up Civil Rights Webquest (Google Classroom)

HW= None

Wednesday

8B: Wrap-up watching “13th” & Prepare for Senator McKissick visit

HW= None

8A: Continue watching “13th” & Prepare for Senator McKissick visit

HW= None

Friday

8B: ISF presentations & visit from Senator McKissick

HW= None

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Week of March 12 

Monday

Teacher Workday

Tuesday (3-Hour Delay)

8B: Finish 13th, 14th and 15th Amendment activity

HW= Study for vocab quiz (3/15)

8A: Finish 13th, 14th and 15th Amendment activity

HW= Study for vocab quiz (3/15)

Thursday

8B: Vocab quiz on reconstruction & begin watching 13th documentary

HW= None

8A: Vocab quiz on reconstruction & begin watching 13th documentary

HW= None

Friday (Report Cards)

8B: Continue watching 13th documentary

HW= None

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Week of March 5 

Tuesday

8B: Protest poster activity for walk-out

HW= None

8A: Protest poster activity for walk-out

HW= None

Wednesday

8B: Wrap-up protest poster activity for walk-out

HW= Finish Black Panther character analysis

Thursday

8B: Introduce Reformation Unit vocab with 13th, 14th and 15th Amendment activity

HW= Study for vocab quiz (3/15)

8A: Wrap-up protest poster activity for walk-out

HW= Finish Black Panther character analysis

Friday

8A: Introduce Reformation Unit vocab with 13th, 14th and 15th Amendment activity

HW= Study for vocab quiz (3/15)

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Week of February 26 

Monday

8B: Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation & Gettysburg Address read through and primary source activity (Google Classroom)

HW= Finish work not completed in class

8A: Missed class due to Durham Rescue Mission Field Trip

HW= N/A

Tuesday

8B: Black Panther and Colonialism (Google Classroom)

HW= None

Wednesday

8B: Black Panther and Afrofuturism (Google Classroom)

HW= None

8A: Black Panther and Colonialism (Google Classroom)

HW= None

Thursday

8A: Black Panther and Afrofuturism (Google Classroom)

HW= None

Friday

8B: Black Panther and Character Analysis (Google Classroom)

HW= None

8A: Black Panther and Character Analysis (Google Classroom)

HW= None

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Week of February 18 

Monday

8B: BFN Civil War chapter read-aloud with “check your knowledge” question at the end

HW= None

Tuesday

8B: Comparing/contrasting the Union and the Confederacy and Border States Map activities

HW= None

8A: BFN Civil War chapter read-aloud with “check your knowledge” question at the end

HW= None

Wednesday

8A: Comparing/contrasting the Union and the Confederacy and Border States Map activities

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Thursday

8B: Lincoln’s Great Speeches activity

HW= None

8A: Lincoln’s Great Speeches activity

HW= None

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Week of February 12 

Monday

8B: One-on-one student conferences to set end-of-year diagnostic growth goal & Finish any incomplete work (from days with substitute) & Begin working on Underground Railroad Activity

HW= Study for Sectionalism Test on Friday (2/16)

8A: One-on-one student conferences to set end-of-year diagnostic growth goal & Finish any incomplete work (from days with substitute) & Begin working on Underground Railroad Activity

HW= Study for Sectionalism Test on Friday (2/16)

Tuesday

8A: Wrap-up Underground Railroad Activity & ISF Project Workshop

HW= Study for Sectionalism Test on Friday (2/16)

Wednesday

8B: Review for Sectionalism Test with Factile

HW= Study for Sectioanlism Test on Friday (2/16)

8A: Review for Sectionalism Test with Factile

HW= Study for Sectioanlism Test on Friday (2/16)

Friday

8B: Sectionalism Test

HW= None

8A: Sectionalism Test

HW= None

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Week of February 5 

Monday (Teacher Workday)

Tuesday

8B: Analysis of Amistad case (primary sources on Google Classroom)

HW= Finish work not completed in class

8A: Sojourner Truth (primary sources on Google Classroom), Frederick Douglass Activities and Nat Turner’s Rebellion Activities

HW= None

Thursday (I will be absent because I will be attending the NC Social Studies Conference)

8B: Sojourner Truth (primary sources on Google Classroom), Frederick Douglass Activities and Underground Railroad Activities

HW= None

8A: Finish any work not completed in the previous class. Begin Jon Brown, Robert E. Lee and Nat Turner’s Rebellion Activities.

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Friday (I will be absent because I will be attending the NC Social Studies Conference)

8B: Finish any work not completed in the previous class. Begin Jon Brown, Robert E. Lee and Nat Turner’s Rebellion Activities.

HW=  Finish any work not completed in class

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Week of January 29

Tuesday

8B: Wrap-up vocabulary packet & begin Sectionalism PowerPoint with corresponding map

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Thursday, Feb. 1

8A: Wrap-up Sectionalism PowerPoint with corresponding map begin & Missouri Compromise activity (map and corresponding questions)

HW=  Study for vocab quiz on Thursday, Feb. 1

Wednesday

8B: Wrap-up Sectionalism PowerPoint with corresponding map & begin Missouri Compromise activity (map and corresponding questions)

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Thursday, Feb. 1

Thursday

8B: Vocab quiz & Wrap-up Missouri Compromise activity (map and corresponding questions)

HW= Finish work not completed in class

8A: Vocab quiz & Wrap-up Missouri Compromise activity (map and corresponding questions)

HW= Finish work not completed in class

Friday

8A: Analysis of Amistad case (primary sources on Google Classroom)

HW= Finish work not completed in class

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Week of January 22

Monday

8B: Wrap-up “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee” with worksheet & Begin diagnostics

HW= None

8A: Begin diagnostic & Quiz on Big Fat Notebook reading

HW= None

Tuesday

8B: Continue working on diagnostic & Quiz on Big Fat Notebook reading

HW= None

Wednesday

8B: Wrap-up diagnostic & ISF Project research

HW= None

8A: Wrap-up diagnostic & ISF Project research

HW= None

Thursday

8A: Begin Sectionalism Unit with vocabulary packet (stopped at Bleeding Kansas)

HW= None 

Friday

8B: Begin Sectionalism Unit with vocabulary packet (stopped at Bleeding Kansas)

HW= None

8A: Wrap-up Sectionalism Unit & start Sectionalism PowerPoint with corresponding map

HW= None