Duncan Clarke

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8th Grade Social Studies

Note:  The dates shown are the dates assignments are assigned; as a rule each
is due the next school day.  Additionally, pages listed represent only where
an assignment starts.  Students are expected to continue through the
assignment to the end and generally will have to work on the next page or pages.

"**" denotes a worksheet was given

9/9/15  **Parent Letter
9/10/15  **US Map 
9/11/15   US Map due on 9/14/15

9/14/15  States test on Friday (no list of name).  The test on other U.S. geographic            
features (rivers, cities, etc). on Monday, where the map will show proper dots (cities) and 
lines (rivers) and a list of names will be provided.
9/15/15  Test on Friday
9/16/15  extra credit:  Watch at least one hour of the Republican Presidential debate and 
write 2/3 of a page of "affective" summary (just to show me you watched) (5 pts.)
9/17/15  Test on the U.S. States tomorrow
9/18/15  States Test today; Rivers, Cities, Mountains, etc. on Monday

9/21/15  Timberland Regional Library lectures on research skills and sites (Cancelled)
9/22/15  GSS; no homework
9/23/15  Outline from text Sections 1.1-1.3 (2/3 page); then summarize the maps on pp 4, 5 
(1/2 page) Due tomorrow.
9/24/15  GGS & The Columbian Exchange
9/25/15  GGS & The Columbian Exchange

9/28/15  DUE WED:  Notes (1-2 pp) on Sections 1.4-1.7
9/29/15  Notes (1-2 pp) on Sections 1.4-1.7
9/30/15  Notes (1 p) on Sections 1.8-1.10
10/1/15  Notes (1 p) on Sections 1.11-1.13
10/2/15  No new homework

10/5/15  Explorers Project (Note due Wednesday)
10/6/15  Notes Sections 2.1-2.1; due at period's end on Thursday (no class Wed.)
10/7/15  No class
10/8/15  Note from 2.1-2.2 due; quiz tomorrow.  Explorer selection and initial research
10/9/15  No new homework (project research?)

10/12/15  Notes 2.2-2.3 due Wednesday
10/13/15  COW project research; notes 2.2-2.3; Extra Credit:  Watch the Democratic          
Presidential Debate and write 2/3 page summary on your impressions  

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