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Twitter: @BCDS_History_78For ideas and inspiration, please visit the Humanities Enrichment page and the Maps In The Wild page.
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History Unit:
Final Exam


Final Exam


Test(s):
Map AssessmentMonday, May 21, 2018
(To be announced)

Quiz(zes):
(To be announced)
(To be announced)

Study Strategies:




Course Policies:
7th Course Policies

8th Course Policies


Course Areas of Study:
7th Areas of Study

8th Areas of Study


Participation Self-Assessment:








8th GradeFinal Exam
Final Exam - Review Sheet and Study Guide
Please use this study guide, review sheet, and suggested study schedule to prepare for the final history exam:


Independent Research Project
Please use this link to access the project page for the Independent Research Project.

Day Of Code - Updating Digital Portfolios - Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Please use these links to practice your programming skills and create digital portfolios with Mozilla Thimble:
Mozilla Thimble login
Remix Mozilla Thimble
CSS Colors
X-Ray Goggles
Free Fair-Use Images: Pexels.com

Essay Writing Resources
Here are copies of the templates and guides to assist in writing persuasive essays:







Preview - As an introduction to this year's study, you can click here to watch explainer videos that previous 8th graders have made.
Study Strategies - Here is a suggested checklist for ways to prepare for assessments in history class:



7th GradeThe Civil War
Final Exam - Review Sheet and Study Guide
Please use this study guide, review sheet, and suggested study schedule to prepare for the final history exam:


Maps Of The Era Of The Civil War - Wednesday, May 16
Please use these maps to practice your skills in connecting geography to the conflict in the 1800s:


Copies of the class notes - Causes of the Civil War - Tuesday, May 15
Here is the information from class about the immediate causes of the conflict of the Civil War:
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Copies of the class notes - The Economies of the North And South - Thursday, May 3, and Friday, May 4
Here are copies of the notes, images, and maps related to the rising tension in the era of the Civil War:


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Mock Trial Packet
Please download and use this packet to guide all of your preparations for this spring's Mock Trial:


Here is the infographic about commenting in social media:

Study Strategies - Here is a suggested checklist for ways to prepare for assessments in history class:



Resources
Essay Writing
Note-taking
Links
Essay Writing Templates:

Here is a template to practice writing
introductory paragraphs:


Here is an outline form for writing a
five-paragraph essay:


Works Cited:
Here is the Buckley Style Manual:
Graphic Organizers:

Many students find Graphic Organizers helpful
in taking notes and in organizing ideas. This file
contains five popular formats of Graphic Organizers:

Also, the websites below offer many different types
of visual layouts that students have enjoyed using
in the past. Please help yourself to whichever
note-taking format would best suit you as an
individual learner.
Enchanted Learning Graphic Organizers
Education Place Graphic Organizers
Education Oasis Graphic Organizers
Think Technology Graphic Organizers
Stock Market Game:

Click here for the SMG website.