• 8TH GRADE US HISTORY LESSON PLANS 2019-2020 

    AUG. 19, 2019

    US HISTORY/US HISTORY PREAP

    1ST DAY OF SCHOOL. THE STUDENT WILL BE IN ADVISORY.

    AUG. 20, 2019

    US HISTORY/US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will identify a number of states of the US by using visuals and critical thinking skills so that they organize a US map.

    TEKS 8.29

    AUG. 21, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will show text evidence and reading comprehension by drawing, identifying, and correctly labeling Jamestown based on the book from summer reading, Blood on the River.

    TEKS 8.1B, 8.2C, 8.2, 8.29

    US HISTORY

    The student will identify and locate American states and their abbreviations on a map by using a textbook, device, and classmates so they can organize and interpret a US map.

    TEKS 8.29

    AUG. 22, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will show at least 70% mastery on the book Blood on the River Test

    US HISTORY

    The student will show at least 70% mastery on the Online Homework: Early Colonization#1

    TEKS: 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3

    AUG. 23, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will show text evidence and reading comprehension by drawing, identifying, and correctly labeling Jamestown based on the book from summer reading, Blood on the River.

    TEKS 8.1B, 8.2C, 8.2, 8.29

    US HISTORY

    The student will follow directions, identify and locate American states on a map using their textbook and complete a crossword puzzle based on the information provided.

    TEKS 8.29

    Aug. 26, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

     Student will learn and explain reasons for, dangers of, and effects of European colonization of North America

    TEKS 8.1A, 8.1B, 8.1C, 8.2A, 8.2B

    Aug. 27, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will identify the state based on clues given and will also take notes and develop an understanding, comprehension, and reasons why and how the colony of Jamestown was settled.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1C, 8.2B

    Aug. 28, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will work in cooperative groups to analyze and deduce why so many colonists died in early Jamestown.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.29E, 8.1C, 8.2B, 8.3B

    Aug. 29, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will work in cooperative groups to analyze and deduce why so many colonists died in early Jamestown.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.29E, 8.1C, 8.2B, 8.3B

    Aug. 30, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP 

    The student will watch a documentary and explain reasons for, dangers of, and effects of European colonization of North America.

    TEKS 8.29C, 8.1A, 8.1B, 8.1C, 8.2A, 8.2B

    Sept. 3, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will identify the state based on clues given. TLW will also take notes and develop an understanding, comprehension, and reasons why and how the colony of Massachusetts was settled

    TEKS 8.29B, 8.1A, 8.2A

    Sept. 4, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will be able identify a major event in U.S. History and the importance of the John Peter Zenger trial by participating in a mock trial/play.

    TEKS 8.29A, 8.1A

    Sept. 5, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will be able identify a major event in U.S. History and the importance of the John Peter Zenger trial by participating in a mock trial/play. TLW then be assessed on knowledge of the trial.

    TEKS 8.29A, 8.29J, 8.1A

    Sept. 6, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will identify the state based on clues given. TLW will also take notes and develop an understanding, comprehension, and reasons why and how the colony of Massachusetts was settled. The student will watch a documentary and explain reasons for, dangers of, and effects of European colonization of North America.

    TEKS 8.29B, 8.1A, 8.2A, 8.29C, 8.1B, 8.1C, 8.2B

     Sept. 9, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will identify reasons for European exploration, the economy, climate, and geography of the original 13 colonies.  All students will be assigned a 9wks project on Early Colonization of the East coast that is due Sept. 30, 2019.

    TEKS: 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3

     Sept. 10, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will identify reasons for European exploration, the economy, climate, and geography of the original 13 colonies.

    TEKS: 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3

    Sept. 11, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will review and prepare for a later assessment on the reasons for early colonization, important events that occurred during that time, the climate, geography, economy, and government of the colonies. 

    TEKS: 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3

    Sept. 12, 2019

    The student will use their knowledge of the reasons for early colonizations, important events that occurred during that time, the climate, geography, economy, and government of the colonies to write from prompts given.

    TEKS: 8.1, 8.2, 8.3

    Sept. 13, 2019

    US HISTORY/US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will be watching the documentary Saints and Strangers. The student will show mastery in interpreting data given from video, analyzing visual information, and answer questions.

    TEKS 8.29C, 8.1, 8.2, 8.11C

    Sept. 16, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will show at least 70% mastery on a pop quiz over the unit Early Colonization.

    The student will review and prepare for a later assessment on the reasons for early colonization, important events that occurred during that time, the climate, geography, economy, and government of the colonies.

    TEKS: 8.1, 8.2, 8.3

     Sept. 17, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will identify reasons for European exploration, the economy, climate, and geography of the original 13 colonies.

    TEKS: 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3

    Sept. 18, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery of the early colonization information by answering review questions correctly while playing Family Feud.

     

    TEKS: 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3

    Sept. 19, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will show at least 70% mastery of the Early Colonization unit by taking an assesment.

    TEKS: 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3

    Sept. 20, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in the ability to identify key points of the French and Indian war and the beginning of the American Revolution by interpreting information from primary sources. Our activities will be Q&A, fill in the blank, and making real world connections.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2

    Sept. 23, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in the ability to identify key points of the French and Indian war and the beginning of the American Revolution by interpreting information from analyzed visual sources. Our activities will be 13 colonies map, fill in the blank, and making real world connections.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10

    Sept. 24, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in the ability to interpret key points of the American Revolution by interpreting information from primary sources. Our activities will be making real world connections, fill in the blank, drawing inferences and conclusions.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10, 8.12

    Sept. 25, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will be showing mastery by interpreting and answering questions as they read the book The Fighting Ground.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.12

    Sept. 26, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will be showing mastery by interpreting and answering questions as they read the book The Fighting Ground.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.12

    Sept. 27, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will be showing mastery by interpreting and answering questions as they read the book The Fighting Ground.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.12

    Sept. 30, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in interpreting and analyzing visual information from the history of the American Revolution by watching the documentary "The Story of US: Rebels". TLW engage in finding the main idea, make predictions, and draw conclusions.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.12

    Oct. 1, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in interpreting and analyzing visual information from the American Revolution by watching "The Patriot". TLW engage in finding the main idea, make predictions, and draw conclusions.

     

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.12

    Oct. 2, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in interpreting and analyzing visual information from the American Revolution by watching "The Patriot". TLW engage in finding the main idea, make predictions, and draw conclusions. 

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.12

    Oct. 3, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in interpreting and analyzing visual information from the American Revolution by watching "The Patriot". TLW engage in finding the main idea, make predictions, and draw conclusions. 

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.12

    Oct. 4, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in interpreting and analyzing visual information from the American Revolution by watching "The Patriot". TLW engage in finding the main idea, make predictions, and draw conclusions. 

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.12

    Oct. 7, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in interpreting and analyzing visual information from the history of the American Revolution by watching "School House of Rock: Shot Heard 'round the World". TLW engage in finding the main idea, make predictions, and draw conclusions. Activities will be fill in the blank and Q&A discussion.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10

    Oct. 8, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in interpreting and analyzing visual information from the history of the American Revolution by watching "No More Kings". TLW engage in finding the main idea, make predictions, and draw conclusions. Activities will be fill in the blank and Q&A discussion.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10

    Oct. 9, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will review and prepare for a later assessment for the American Revolution by showing consistency in interpreting, analyzing and recalling the test review questions Part 1 that are given.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10, 8.12

    Oct. 10, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will review and prepare for a later assessment for the American Revolution by showing consistency in interpreting, analyzing and recalling the test review questions Part 2 & 3 that are given.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10, 8.12

    Oct. 11, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in interpreting and analyzing visual information from the history of the American Revolution by watching the documentary "The Birth of a Nation". TLW engage in finding the main idea, make predictions, and draw conclusions. Activities will be fill in the blank and Q&A discussion.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10, 8.12

    Oct. 15, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery in interpreting and analyzing visual information from the history of the American Revolution by watching the documentary "The Story of US: Revolution". TLW engage in finding the main idea, make predictions, and draw conclusions. Activities will be fill in the blank and Q&A discussion. 

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10, 8.12

    Oct. 16, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show mastery of the American Revolution information by answering review questions correctly while playing Family Feud.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10, 8.12

    Oct. 17, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will show at least 70% mastery of the American Revolution unit.

    TEKS 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10, 8.12

    Oct. 18, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will be writing a summary on the American Revolution.

    The student will be given an SLO assessment to show that the learner is showing mastery in interpreting and analyzing visual information using google classroom to record and document answers.

    TEKS: 8.29, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.10, 8.12, SLO 8.29C

    Oct. 21, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will be working on Operation Grateful Nation for our troops

    Oct. 22, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will be working on Operation Grateful Nation for our troops

    Oct. 23, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will be working on Operation Grateful Nation for our troops

    Oct. 24, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will identify major events in U.S. History such as the creation and ratification of the constitution, and apply reading skills to show understanding of this time period.

    TEKS: 8.1A, 8.1C, 8.4D, 8.4E

    Oct. 25, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will identify major events in U.S. History such as the creation and ratification of the constitution, and apply reading skills to show understanding of this time period, introducing the Northwest Ordinance.

    TEKS: 8.1A, 8.1C, 8.4D, 8.4E

    Oct. 28, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will analyze issues the issues of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, explain the significance of writing the constitution, explain the issues of the writing of the Articles of Confederation, analyze the arguments for and against ratification.

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A  

    Oct. 29, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will analyze how the U.S. Constitution reflects the principles of limited government, republicanism, checks and balances, federalism, separation of powers, popular sovereignty, and individual rights.

    TEKS:15AD

    Oct. 30, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The student will analyze how the U.S. Constitution reflects the principles of limited government, republicanism, checks and balances, federalism, separation of powers, popular sovereignty, and individual rights. 

    TEKS:15AD

    Oct. 31, 2019

    US HISTORY PREAP/US HISTORY

    The students will analyze issues the issues of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, explain the significance of writing the constitution, explain the issues of the writing of the Articles of Confederation, analyze the arguments for and against ratification.

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A 

    Nov. 1, 2019  

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The students will analyze issues the issues of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, explain the significance of writing the constitution, and explaining how the constitution guarded against tyranny using document based questioning.

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A  

    Nov. 2, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The students will analyze issues the issues of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, explain the significance of writing the constitution, and explaining how the constitution guarded against tyranny using document based questioning.

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A 

    Nov. 4, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The students will analyze issues the issues of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, explain the significance of writing the constitution, and explaining how the constitution guarded against tyranny using document based questioning.

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A 

    Nov. 5, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The students will analyze issues the issues of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, explain the significance of the seven principles of the Constitution.

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A

    Nov. 6, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will explain/analyze problems in the early going of independence including weak national governmet, the Constitutional Convention, and list the Bill of Rights.

    TEKS: 6A, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11C, 15A, 16A

    Nov. 7, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will show understanding of the constitution convention & Bill of Rights.

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A, 6A, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11C, 15A, 16A

    Nov. 8, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will explain/analyze problems in the early going of independence including weak national government, the Constitutional Convention, and how the Constitution was formed by doing a writing prompt.

    TEKS: 6A, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11C, 15A, 16A

    Nov. 11, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will show understanding of how the Constitution was formed by performing a skit "The Debate Begins" by Eric Weiner.

    TEKS: 6A, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11C, 15A, 16A

    Nov. 12, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will show understanding of the constitution convention & Bill of Rights by completing Test Review Part 1-2

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A, 6A, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11C, 15A, 16A

    Nov. 13, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will show understanding of the constitution convention & Bill of Rights by completing Test Review Part 3

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A, 6A, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11C, 15A, 16A

    Nov. 14, 2019

    US HISTORY/ US HISTORY PREAP

    The student will show understanding of the constitution convention & Bill of Rights by completing Test Review Part 3

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A, 6A, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11C, 15A, 16A

    Nov. 15, 2019

    The student will show understanding of the constitution convention & Bill of Rights by competing in Family Fued test review game.

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A, 6A, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11C, 15A, 16A

    Nov. 18, 2019

    The student will show at least 70% mastery on the test for the unit Forming a New Government.

    TEKS: 8.1C, 8.4C, 8.4D, 8.4E, 8.5A, 6A, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11C, 15A, 16A

    Nov. 19, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL UNDERSTAND THE LEADERS IN AND CHALLENGES OF WASHINGTON’S PRESIDENCY AND AMERICA’S EARLY YEARS.

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Nov. 20, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL UNDERSTAND THE LEADERS IN AND CHALLENGES OF WASHINGTON’S PRESIDENCY AND AMERICA’S EARLY YEARS.

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Nov. 21, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL UNDERSTAND THE DIFFICULTIES JOHN ADAMS FACED IN HIS PRESIDENCY.

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Nov. 22, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL UNDERSTAND THE DIFFICULTIES JOHN ADAMS FACED IN HIS PRESIDENCY.

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Dec. 2, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL COMPLETE A PUZZLE FOR THE EARLY REPUBLIC UNIT

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Dec. 3, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL UNDERSTAND THE LEADERS IN AND CHALLENGES OF WASHINGTON’S PRESIDENCY AND AMERICA’S EARLY YEARS

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Dec. 4, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL UNDERSTAND THE LEADERS IN AND CHALLENGES OF WASHINGTON’S PRESIDENCY AND AMERICA’S EARLY YEARS

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Dec. 5, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL LEARN THE EARLY YEARS OF JEFFERSON’S PRESIDENCY INCLUDING THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE AND LEWIS & CLARK

    TEKS: 5CE, 16D, 17C, 19A, 22A, 23A

    Dec. 6, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL LEARN THE EARLY YEARS OF JEFFERSON’S PRESIDENCY INCLUDING THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE AND LEWIS & CLARK

    TEKS: 5CE, 16D, 17C, 19A, 22A, 23A

    Dec. 9, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL ANALYZE CAUSES, IMPORTANT EVENTS, AND EFFECTS OF THE WAR OF 1812

    TEKS: 5D

    Dec. 10, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL BE TAKING A BENCHMARK FOR US HISTORY.

    Dec. 11, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL BE TAKING A BENCHMARK FOR US HISTORY.

    Dec. 12, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL UNDERSTAND THE LEADERS IN AND CHALLENGES OF WASHINGTON’S PRESIDENCY AND AMERICA’S EARLY YEARS

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Dec. 13, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL USE THIER KNOWLEDGE AND RESOURCES TO COMPLETE A BROCHURE ON THE CONSTITUTION.

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Dec. 16, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL USE THIER KNOWLEDGE AND RESOURCES TO COMPLETE A BROCHURE ON THE CONSTITUTION.

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Dec. 17, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL USE THIER KNOWLEDGE AND RESOURCES TO COMPLETE A BROCHURE ON THE CONSTITUTION.

    TEKS: 5ABCE, 18A, 24E

    Dec. 18, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL TAKE NOTES AND KNOWLEDGE FROM THE VISUAL MEDIA PRODUCTION

    Dec. 19, 2019

    THE STUDENT WILL TAKE NOTES AND KNOWLEDGE FROM THE VISUAL MEDIA PRODUCTION

    Dec. 20, 2019

     THE STUDENT WILL TAKE NOTES AND KNOWLEDGE FROM THE VISUAL MEDIA PRODUCTION