Social Studies

Friday, March 22nd

posted Mar 22, 2019, 5:34 AM by George Maroules

-Individually write 2-3 paragraph letter to Mrs. Roosevelt from the point of view of an 8th grader living during the time of the Great Depression (Quiz Grade)

Wednesday, March 20th

posted Mar 20, 2019, 1:55 PM by George Maroules

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Second Trimester Research Project Rubric

posted Feb 26, 2019, 12:02 PM by George Maroules

Please review attached...

Second Trimester Research Paper

posted Feb 24, 2019, 10:37 AM by George Maroules   [ updated Feb 25, 2019, 12:03 PM ]

As a means to better prepare the 8th graders for high school, students will be researching a person, place, event, invention, or issue of their choice from the Roaring 20's. Concepts will be covered in class. Please be advised that this will count as a test grade for the second trimester.


Here is a timeline detailing when each portion of the project is due, and what is expected of students:


2/25: Review rubric for project as a class and ask questions (Reserve Chromebooks as a class to begin researching a topic)


Due 2/26: Students will select a person, place, invention, issue, or event to research from the Roaring Twenties. (Each student must choose a different topic).


Due 2/28: Students will develop a thesis statement on an index card and submit for approval


Due 3/4: Students will bring in a list of at least 2-3 credible sources (No Wikipedia). At least one book and one online source.


Due 3/6: Works Cited pages due


Friday 3/8 : Research papers are due. Students will begin presentations.

Unit 5 Study Guide

posted Feb 13, 2019, 4:00 PM by George Maroules

Please see attached...

Wednesday, February 13th

posted Feb 13, 2019, 3:53 PM by George Maroules

-Write a 1-2 paragraph reflection on select film clips from "All Quiet on the Western Front". Reflections should answer the essential question "To what extent was World War 1 morally and ethically justified"? (Due 2/21)

-Review Study Guide for Unit 5 Test on Wednesday, 2/20.

Thursday, February 7th

posted Feb 7, 2019, 10:45 AM by George Maroules   [ updated Feb 7, 2019, 12:02 PM ]

-Choose a current events article to bring in and write a 1-2 paragraph reflection listing the who, what, when, why, where, and how of the article. (Due Monday)

Monday, February 4th

posted Feb 4, 2019, 10:42 AM by George Maroules

-(Due Wednesday) Choose a World War 1 propaganda poster to analyze using the poster analysis guide.

*This will count as a quiz grade

Unit IV Test Postponed

posted Jan 14, 2019, 8:51 AM by George Maroules

Test will be rescheduled for Wednesday, 1/16

Unit IV Powerpoint Slides

posted Jan 11, 2019, 9:40 AM by George Maroules


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