This course covers the time period from the major eras and events in U.S. history through 1877, including colonization, revolution, drafting of the Declaration of Independence, creation and ratification of the Constitution, religious revivals such as the Second Great Awakening, early republic, the Age of Jackson, westward expansion, reform movements, sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

U.S.  History Unit Test Schedule test spirit

 

As each unit is taught, students will be given a Unit exam to check for mastery of the objectives taught during the Unit.

 

Unit 01 Test: September 19, 2013



Unit 02 & 03 Test: October 23, 2013



Unit 04 Test: November 19, 2013



Unit 01 - 05 Benchmark: January 13, 2014


Unit 06 & 07 Test: February 12, 2014

Unit 01 - Unit 10

U.S.  History Year at a Glance

 

1st Nine Weeks

 

Unit 01: Exploration and Colonization

 

Unit 02: Celebrate Freedom

 

Unit 03: American Revolution

 

Unit 04: Writing the Constitution

 

3rd Nine Weeks

 

Unit 08: Manifest Destiny

 

Unit 09: Industrialization: North and South Economies Develop

 

Unit 10: Reform and Culture

2nd Nine Weeks

 

Unit 05: More Perfect Union

 

Unit 06: Early Republic

 

Unit 07: Age of Jackson

4th Nine Weeks

 

Unit 11: Sectionalism and Civil War

 

Unit 12: Reconstruction

 

Unit 13: Rights and Responsibilities

Benchmark: March 24, 2014


Unit 11 -12-13 Test: May 28, 2014

 

Tutoring Schedule

 

Mrs. De Luna will be available for tutoring during the school week on:

Wednesday and Thursday- from 4:00 to 5:00.

 

Grading Policy

 

Grading Procedures: Per EISD standards, grades for 8th grade classes will be weighted as follows:

50% of the total grade will be made up of summative grades (includes tests, quizzes, projects, presentations, final copies)

50% of the total grade will be made up of formative grades (includes homework, daily work, interactive notebook assignments)

Student work will be graded on the following scale:

A: 90 – 100

B: 80-89

C: 75-79

D: 70-74

F: 0-69


 
 


Last Modified on January 4, 2014