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This week we are working on presentations about the Spanish Inquisition. We have 2 more topics left in this unit and the unit test will be before Spring Break. Unit Test Dates: Wednesday, April 17th (8-2) Thursday, April 18th (8-1)

We are wrapping up topic 3 (Spanish Worldview– the Reconquista and Spanish Inquisition). Students writing & presentations on the Spanish Inquisition are due on Mon. April 1 (8-2) and Tues. April 2 (8-1)

Students have been practicing their persuasive writing over the past couple classes. Their Aztecs “For the Good of the People” persuasive paragraph(s) will be due next week. There will be no more class time after Thursday, March 14th to work on these assignments. 8-2: due on Wednesday, March 20th 8-1: due on Thursday, March 21st

Social Studies 8

February 28, 2019 | Leave a Comment

In Social Studies 8, we are learning about the worldview of the Aztec civilization and their idea of centering their society around “for the good of the people.” Aztec Action Figures are due: Monday, March 4th (8-2) Thursday, March 7th (8-1)

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February 6, 2019 | Leave a Comment

We are wrapping up Topic 1 of the Aztec unit this week. 8-2: All station assignments for Topic 1 are due on Monday, February 11th We will be starting topic 2 on the 11th 8-1: You will have Tuesday, February 12th to finish any stations you have missed or are not done yet All station […]

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January 22, 2019 | Leave a Comment

We have finished our Renaissance unit! (yay!) For the next few weeks, students will be working on introductory learning outcomes for the Aztecs & Spanish unit. This will take place in the form of stations. Due dates will be announced as we continue to work through these stations.

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January 8, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Welcome back everyone! This week in Social Studies we are wrapping up our Renaissance Duo projects. Presentations will be happening on Monday (8-2) and Tuesday (8-1) of next week. We will be starting our new unit (the Spanish & the Aztecs) next week!

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December 12, 2018 | Leave a Comment

We are wrapping up our Renaissance unit! We have covered all topics and will not be doing any new learning. The unit test will be on Wednesday, December 19th (8-2) and Thursday, December 20th (8-1). Students will continue to work on their final Renaissance projects into the New Year and we will wrap them up when we […]

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November 20, 2018 | Leave a Comment

We are wrapping up the trade portion of our Renaissance unit! Students most recently examined how Italian City-States contributed to the growth of the Renaissance and the exchange of ideas. Italian City-States Monument assignment was due today for 8-1 and is due on Friday, November 23rd for 8-2.  We are moving on to the spread of […]

We are continuing to work through our Renaissance unit. Last week, students started working on a Silk Road project. The research and writing should now be complete, and students should be working on the Trading Card portion of this assignment. Students will have two class periods this week to finish working on their project with […]

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