Ms. Lajoie - 8th grade history

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Homework:
Monday, 6/12:
None

Friday, 6/9:
Blocks 4+7 - finish Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement questions (if needed)

Thursday, 6/8:
Part 2 of project due tomorrow at the latest
Blocks 1, 2, 6 - finish Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement questions (if needed)
Blocks 4+7 - finish Reconstruction questions (if needed)

Tuesday and Wednesday, 6/6+6/7:
Part 2 of project due Thursday (blocks 1, 2, 6) or Friday (blocks 4+7)
Blocks 1, 2, 6 - finish Reconstruction questions (if needed)

Monday, 6/5:
Section 4+5 "quizzes" due tomorrow for block 4+7
Presidents test (all) - Tuesday, 6/6 (if needed - some students do not need to take this)
Project presentations will be tomorrow (blocks 4 and 7)

Thursday and Friday, 6/1 + 6/2:
Section 4+5 "quizzes" due Monday for blocks 1, 2, 6, 7 and due Tuesday for block 4
Presidents test (all) - Tuesday, 6/6 (if needed - some students do not need to take this)
Project presentations will be Monday (blocks 1, 2, 6) and Tuesday (blocks 4 and 7)

Wednesday, 5/31:
Section 4+5 "quizzes" due Monday for blocks 1, 2, 6, 7 and due Tuesday for block 4

Tuesay, 5/30:
None

Wednesday and Thursday, 5/25+5/26:
Presidents quiz (1-45) on Friday

Monday and Tuesday, 5/22+5/23:
North/South drawings due Wednesday
Presidents quiz (1-45) on Friday

Friday, 5/19:
Section 1+2 "quizzes" due Monday

Wednesday and Thursday:
Presidents quiz (1-42) on Friday
Section 1+2 "quizzes" due Monday

Tuesday, 5/16:
Civil War "recipe" due tomorrow
Presidents quiz (1-42) on Friday
Section 1+2 "quizzes" due Monday

Monday, 5/15:
Civil War "recipe" due Wednesday (We'll continue working on it during class tomorrow, though.)
Presidents quiz (1-42) on Friday

Friday, 5/12:
None

Thursday, 5/11:
Presidents quiz (1-39) tomorrow

Monday - Wednesday, 5/8-5/10:
Nation Divided packet due Thursday (block 4 - selected parts only)
Presidents quiz (1-39) on Friday

Friday, 5/5:
None

Thursday, 5/4:
Presidents quiz (1-36) tomorrow

Wednesday, 5/3:
Talk show segments will be performed tomorrow
Presidents quiz (1-36) on Friday

Monday and Tuesday, 5/1-5/2:
Presidents quiz (1-36) on Friday
Research event for broadcast (if needed)

Tuesday, 4/25:
Blocks 1, 2, 4, 6 - Finish events leading to Civil War chart
Block 7 - choose 7 events on the chart to complete

Monday, 4/24:
None

Thursday and Friday, 4/6+4/7:
Editorial due Tuesday, 4/11 (printed out and ready to pass in)
Presidents quiz (1-33) Wednesday, 4/12
Study guide due Wednesday, 4/12
Test on Thursday, 4/13

Monday-Wednesday, 4/3-4/5:
President quiz (1-33) next Wednesday, 4/12

Friday, 3/31:
None

Thursday, 3/30:
Presidents quiz (1-30) tomorrow

Tuesday and Wednesday, 3/28+3/29:
Presidents quiz (1-30) on Friday
If you are ordering a t-shirt for the DC trip, you must place the order (link above) by tomorrow

Monday, 3/27:
Presidents quiz (1-30) on Friday
If you are ordering a t-shirt for the DC trip, you must place the order (link above) by Wednesday, 3/29.

Friday, 3/24:
If you are ordering a t-shirt for the DC trip, you must place the order (link above) by next Wednesday, 3/29.

Thursday, 3/23:
Presidents quiz (1-27) on Friday
If you are ordering a t-shirt for the DC trip, you must place the order (link above) by next Wednesday, 3/29.

Wednesday, 3/22:
Finish reform chart
Presidents quiz (1-27) on Friday
If you are ordering a t-shirt for the DC trip, you must place the order (link above) by next Wednesday, 3/29.

Monday and Tuesday, 3/20+3/21:
Presidents quiz (1-27) on Friday

Friday, 3/17:
Study for Monday's test

Wednesday and Thursday, 3/15+3/16:
Presidents quiz (1-24) on Friday
Farm/Factory drawings due Friday
Industrial Revolution test Monday
Read ch. 11 sections 1+2 (pages 294-307) and ch. 14 sections 1+2 (pages 374-382)
As you read, complete How did the Industrial Revolution affect the following? worksheet - due Friday, 3/17 for all blocks

Tuesday, 3/14: Snow Day

Monday, 3/13:
Read "The Wage Slave" and answer Homework Questions #1-5 and Activities and Inquiries #1 (except for the crossed out section) - due tomorrow (or next day we have school) for blocks 6+7
Read ch. 11 sections 1+2 (pages 294-307) and ch. 14 sections 1+2 (pages 374-382)
As you read, complete How did the Industrial Revolution affect the following? worksheet - due Thursday, 3/16 for all blocks

Thursday, 3/9:
Read "The Wage Slave" and answer Homework Questions #1-5 and Activities and Inquiries #1 (except for the crossed out section) - due Monday for blocks 1, 2, and 4
Read ch. 11 sections 1+2 (pages 294-307) and ch. 14 sections 1+2 (pages 374-382)
As you read, complete How did the Industrial Revolution affect the following? worksheet - due Thursday, 3/16 for all blocks

Wednesday, 3/8:
Presidents quiz (1-21) tomorrow
Read ch. 11 sections 1+2 (pages 294-307) and ch. 14 sections 1+2 (pages 374-382)
As you read, complete How did the Industrial Revolution affect the following? worksheet - due Thursday, 3/16

Tuesday, 3/7:
Presidents quiz (1-21) on Thursday
Read ch. 11 sections 1+2 (pages 294-307) and ch. 14 sections 1+2 (pages 374-382)
As you read, complete How did the Industrial Revolution affect the following? worksheet - due Thursday, 3/16

Monday, 3/6:
City life articles, texts, etc. due tomorrow for blocks 6+7
Presidents quiz (1-21) on Thursday
Read ch. 11 sections 1+2 (pages 294-307) and ch. 14 sections 1+2 (pages 374-382)
As you read, complete How did the Industrial Revolution affect the following? worksheet - due Thursday, 3/16

Friday, 3/3:
City life articles, texts, etc. due Monday for blocks 1, 2, and 4 and Tuesday for blocks 6+7

Thursday, 3/2:
Presidents quiz tomorrow (1-21)
City life articles, texts, etc. due Monday (blocks 1, 2, 4 only)

Wednesday, 3/1:
Presidents quiz Friday (1-21)

Monday and Tuesday, 2/27+2/28:
Read pages 294-300, pg. 300 #3,4,5,7 (due Wednesday)
Residents quiz Friday (1-21)

Thursday, 2/16:
Finish Native American westward expansion drawing (based on "American Progress" painting - below)

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Wednesday, 2/15:
None

Tuesday, 2/14:
Pioneer diaries due tomorrow
Presidents quiz (1-18) tomorrow

Monday, 2/13:
Pioneer journals for ALL blocks (1,2,4,6,7) will be due Wednesday, not tomorrow (Tuesday)

Monday - Wednesday, 2/6-2/8:
Presidents quiz (1-18) on Wednesday, 2/15

Thursday, 2/2:
Presidents quiz (1-15) tomorrow

Monday, 1/30 - Wednesday, 2/1:
Westward Expansion quiz Thursday (2/2)
Presidents quiz (1-15) Friday

Friday, 1/27:
Westward Expansion quiz next Thursday (2/2)

Thursday, 1/26:
Mexican War bookwork due tomorrow
Presidents quiz (1-12) tomorrow
Westward Expansion quiz next Thursday (2/2)

Wednesday, 1/25:
Finish reading pgs. 351-355 and sequencing events that led to Texas becoming a state (write down 5-7 events - the last one should be Texas becomes a state)
Presidents quiz (1-12) on Friday

Tuesday, 1/24:
Manifest Destiny worksheet
Presidents quiz (1-12) on Friday

Monday, 1/23:
Finish foldable (if needed)
Presidents quiz (1-12) on Friday

Friday, 1/20:
None

Thursday, 1/19:
Early Republic assessment tomorrow
Presidents quiz (1-9) tomorrow

Wednesday, 1/18:
Finish class assignment (if needed): Write 2 diary entries OR 2 newspaper articles OR make 2 drawings. One should be from the government/Andrew Jackson's point of view and the other should be what really happened (the Native American point of view)
Study guide due tomorrow
Early Republic assessment on Friday
Presidents quiz (1-9) on Friday


Tuesday, 1/17:
Finish Indian Removal choices (if needed): Read "Indian Removal: Cherokees, Jackson, and the Trail of Tears," rank policy choices (A-F) from best (#1) to worst (#6), write 1-2 paragraphs explaining your rankings
Study guide due Thursday
Early Republic assessment on Friday
Presidents quiz (1-9) on Friday

Friday, 1/13:
Study guide due Thursday
Early Republic assessment on Friday
Presidents quiz (1-9) on Friday

Thursday, 1/12:
Presidents quiz (1-6) tomorrow

Wednesday, 1/11:
Victory for the Common People? worksheet due tomorrow
Presidents quiz (1-6) on Friday

Tuesday, 1/10:
Andrew Jackson report card due tomorrow (if not finished in class)
Victory for the Common People? worksheet due Thursday
Presidents quiz (1-6) on Friday

Monday, 1/9:
Presidents quiz (1-6) on Friday

Friday, 1/6:
None
Anyone that needs the Jackson documentary:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqzPdWbo-Gs&list=PLB6479764103EC575

Wednesday and Thursday, 1/4+1/5:
Read pgs. 329-337, answer questions in section reviews (pg. 332 #3-5, pg. 337 #4, 5, 6, 8) - due Friday
Presidents quiz (1-3) on Friday

Tuesday, 1/3:
Presidents quiz (1-3) on Friday

Friday, 12/23:
Have a great vacation!

Thursday, 12/22:
Historical fiction story (and story map and character post-mortem) due TOMORROW if not turned in today

Monday - Wednesday, 12/19-12/21:
Work on story (if needed) - everything is due Friday AT THE LATEST

Wednesday - Friday, 12/14-12/16:
None

Tuesday, 12/13:
Finish research on 3 topics and pick 1 for historical fiction story (if not already done)

Monday, 12/12:
None

Friday, 12/9:
Gray House/Shriners gift drive going on until 12/13

Thursday, 12/8:
Read pgs. 284-289, pg. 289 #3, 5, 6, 7
Remember that tomorrow is Pajama Day! Donate at least $1 to your homeroom teacher
Gray House/Shriners gift drive going on until 12/13

Wednesday, 12/7:
Remember that Friday is Pajama Day! Donate at least $1 to your homeroom teacher
Gray House/Shriners gift drive going on until 12/13

Tuesday, 12/6:
Finish classwork: #4-6 on pg. 283 and write 2 short paragraphs: 1. If you lived in 1812, would you have been a "Hawk" or a "Dove"? Explain. 2. What caused the War of 1812?
Remember that Friday is Pajama Day! Donate at least $1 to your homeroom teacher
Gray House/Shriners gift drive going on until 12/13


Monday, 12/5:
None
Remember that Friday is Pajama Day! Donate at least $1 to your homeroom teacher
Gray House/Shriners gift drive going on until 12/13

Thursday, 12/1:
LA Purchase/Lewis and Clark expedition reading and questions

Monday and Tuesday, 11/28+11/29:
DC paperwork/registration due THIS Thursday, December 1st

Tuesday and Wednesday, 11/22+11/23:
DC paperwork/registration due Thursday, December 1st

Monday, 11/21
Constitution test Tuesday, 11/22
DC paperwork/registration due Thursday, December 1st

Thursday and Friday, 11/17+11/18:
Constitution test Tuesday, 11/22
Study guide due Monday, 11/21
DC paperwork/registration due Thursday, December 1st

Wednesday, 11/16:
Finish Bill of Rights flashcards
Constitution test Tuesday, 11/22
Study guide due Monday, 11/21
DC paperwork/registration due Thursday, December 1st

Tuesday, 11/15:
Constitution test Tuesday, 11/22
Study guide due Monday, 11/21
DC paperwork/registration due Thursday, December 1st

Monday, 11/14:
Finish Separation of Powers worksheet (if needed)

Friday, 11/4:
Finish coloring electoral map (if needed)

For class Wednesday and Thursday:
-2012 electoral map:
http://election.scholastic.com/election-central/electoral-college-map/
-538 predictor:
http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2016-election-forecast/
-Multiple sites on one page:
http://www.270towin.com/2016-election-forecast-predictions/

Thursday, 11/3:
Double check map predictions and add up electoral votes (if needed)

Wednesday, 11/2:
None

Tuesday, 11/1:
Finish Electoral Process worksheet (if needed)
DC registration deadline: December 1st (register and pay deposit online, return two Longmeadow forms to me)

Monday, 10/31:
None

Wednesday and Thursday, 10/26+10/27:
Constitutional Convention vocab quiz Thursday (blocks 4, 6, 7) or Friday (blocks 1+2)

Tuesday, 10/25:
Our National Government worksheets (if needed)
Constitutional Convention vocab quiz Thursday (blocks 4, 6, 7) or Friday (blocks 1+2)

Monday, 10/24:
Constitutional Convention vocab quiz Thursday (blocks 4, 6, 7) or Friday (blocks 1+2)

10/21:
Federalism and separation of powers textbook questions
Constitutional Convention vocab quiz Thursday (blocks 4, 6, 7) or Friday (blocks 1+2)

10/20:
Compromises worksheet

10/19:
Articles of Confederation: How Bad Was It? and Shays' Rebellion worksheets

10/18:
Finish Articles of Confederation scenarios (if needed)
Bring in magazine/cookie dough orders tomorrow (last turn in day)

Monday, 10/17:
Finish American Revolution overview questions
Bring in magazine/cookie dough orders Wednesday (last turn in day)

Tuesday, 10/4:
Print letter (if needed)
Practice reading letter for filming tomorrow

Friday, 9/30:
Letter to Next President due Tuesday

Tuesday - Thursday, 9/27-9/29:
Bring back signed parent letter (if applicable)

Monday, 9/26:
None

Thursday and Friday, 9/22+23:
Breakup letter due Monday (if not finished in class)

Monday - Wednesday, 9/19-9/21:
None

Thursday, 9/15:
Come up with 2 arguments for your side for tomorrow's debate

Wednesday, 9/14:
Finish newspaper/Twitter assignment (if needed)
Choose 1 event (Boston Tea Parry, Boston Massacre, or Intolerable Acts) and write 2 short newspaper articles - one from the Patriot point of view and one from the Loyalist point of view. Each article should be a short paragraph. OR "Tweet" about one of the events from the 2 points of view. There should be at least 12 tweets total.

Tuesday, 9/13:
Boston Massacre drawing due tomorrow

Monday, 9/12:
Boston Massacre drawing now due Wednesday
Unrest chart due tomorrow

Friday, 9/9:
Finish Boston Massacre drawing (due Tuesday)

Wednesday and Thursday, 9/7+9/8:
Cover textbook (due Friday)

Tuesday, 9/6:
Finish chart (if needed)
Cover textbook (due Friday)