Liana Giles

Clay Middle School

Carmel Clay Schools

5150 E. 126th Street (Map It!)

Carmel, IN 46033

(317) 844-7251 ext. 6872


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Canvas link
Instructions on how to access Canvas

How to get to your online textbook...
      * Online textbook - password has changed to "clm1617"
                                  - if you want to use the audio (and read along), 
                                     then choose "Classes" and
                                     click on your textbook through "Classes" link
      * Link to Pearson login

Quarter 1

     * Citizen test answers - check your answers & write in correct answers
     * Current Event explanation
     * Technology Tips - how to get to our online SS textbook (and other great tips)
     * Understanding a Timeline
     * How to access SAFARI MONTAGE (videos)
     * Atlantic Slave Trade video (TedEd)- 9.2 & 9.3.15
     * Crash Course History...start at 5:10 until end of video - 9.4.15 & 9.8.15
     * Middle Colonies websites 
          The Middle Colonies
          New Netherland & Beyond
          13 Colonies for Kids
          Middle Colonies
          Thirteen American Colonies
      * Southern & Culture pgs & questions (HW for 9/17 & 9/18)
      * HW articles (after assessment) 9.23/24
          Child Labor in Tobacco fields
          Heritage or Hate

Quarter 2

       * French & Indian War text
       * Veterans Day Fact Finding
       * Crash Course in U.S. Constitution (w/ John Greene)
       * Deeper analysis of Articles of Confederation (HS teacher)
       * Events for 4.1 timeline
       * Articles of Confederation
       * State Constitutions
       * Constitution PPT
       * Branches handout (due 12.9/10)
       * Need to Know for Q2 Final Assessment

Quarter 3

      * Overview of topics & notes for Q3
      * $10 bill assignment (with links)
      * Jefferson DBQ - documents
      * 1st Common Assessment study guide (2.9/10)

      * Trail of Tears links
           Lyrics & video links
           Jackson's address to Natives - Center 7 & 10
           Cherokee Removal - personal stories - Center 
           Cherokee Response to federal gov. - Center 12
           Worchester vs. Georgia - Center 6 
           Andrew Jackson's Controversial Decisions & Freedom a History of U.S.: Liberty for all?

Quarter 4 (Unit 5 -7)

           Types of Revolution (for PhotoStory Gallery Walk)
           Cotton in the South map 
           
            $10/$20 bill activity - directions
            $10/$20 bill activity - readings

            American Feast task
            Civil War recipes (you may use one of these or find your own)




     

8th grade American History