Welcome to Ms. Thompson's 2017-2018 Social Studies! - 8th Grade US History
Homework assignments, handouts, test dates, and review materials are sent directly to student accounts on Google Classroom. You can view the Homework stream by clicking on your class homework calendar below.
I encourage students to download the Google Classroom app on their smartphone or tablet. This enables them to receive notifications when assignments or announcements have been posted, with handouts and worksheets attached.
Go to classroom.google.com. Click on the + symbol at the top left of the page. Click "Join Class." Also, join Remind for reminders about class eents, tests and important information. Enter the appropriate class code below...The online textbook is available at:You will need to enable pop-ups to use the online textbook.Click here for directions on how to enable pop-ups on different Internet browsers.Class Pearson Passwords:801: mrst801802: mrst802803: mrst803804: mrst804If you use an iPad, please download the Pearson eText for Schools free app at the Apple store.
Remind Codes:801: 49rtss801802: 49rtss802803: 49rtss803804: 49rtss804
Google Classroom Codes:
801 Social - 12ce99 Tech - msghsa
802 Social – n2vnpwv Tech - ad68t6
803 Social – 48n2hp Tech - p2ot8au
804 Social – 4ud60a Tech - mfmoz3x
The social studies curriculum for 8th grade is a chronological study of the history of America from Reconstruction (1865) to present day. The complete NYCDOE K-8 Social Studies Scope and Sequence can be found here.
8th grade social studies students will be using the America:History of our Nation online text from Pearson.You will also be using Castle Learning.Scroll down to download a Castle Learning How-To guide.All login information will be distributed in class.
Supply List for Incoming 8th Grade 2017-2018This is a suggested general class and social studies supply list:
Small stapler with refills
Set of markers or colored pencils
1 Pocket folder
3 3-subject spiral notebook
1 Glue stick
1 Scotch tape