Social Studies

May 9th, 2019

posted May 12, 2019, 12:50 PM by George Maroules

-Review for open-notes test on 5/17

May 8th, 2019

posted May 8, 2019, 12:05 PM by George Maroules

-Read pages 842-847 in text. For a quiz grade, using information from the chapter, write a brief essay describing how the prosperous economy of the Eisenhower years changed American society. (Due Tuesday)

World War II Test Study Guide

posted Apr 8, 2019, 5:20 PM by George Maroules

Please review for test on Monday 4/15

Monday, April 8th

posted Apr 8, 2019, 5:11 PM by George Maroules

-Complete World War II Propaganda Poster Analysis Sheet (Due Wednesday)

Thursday, March 28th

posted Mar 28, 2019, 6:32 PM by George Maroules

-Listen to the song "Brother Can Ya Spare a Dime"? by Bing Crosby, and complete the questions on the Song Analysis Sheet (On Google Classroom). (Due Monday)

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...

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