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

Exam Review

Final ExamWednesday, May 31, 2017

Map AssessmentMonday, May 22, 2017
Final Exam Tuesday, May 30, 2017



Independent Research Project
Change In Global Regions

Course Policies:
7th Course Policies

8th Course Policies

Course Areas of Study:
7th Areas of Study

8th Areas of Study

Participation Self-Assessment:

8th GradeExam Review
Final Exam - Review Sheet - Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Here is the review sheet, study guide, and suggested study calendar for the final exam:

Independent Research Project - Global Change - April - May 2017
Here is the link to the independent project page.

Building Digital Portfolios - Monday, March 20, 2017
Check out this link to start creating your own digital portfolio.
Here is a list of CSS color codes.

Intro To Coding - Friday, February 3, and Monday, February 5, 2017
Check out this link to begin pair programming.

Curating Native American History - Magisto
Finished projects: To watch you classmates' videos about Native American themes, check out either of these Padlets: 8E or 8H

Inventions Of The 1800s - Research Project
Finished projects: To watch your classmates' videos about the revolutionary inventions of the Industrial Age, check out the BCDS Hist8 channel.

Modern Inventions - Mini-Project
Finished projects: To watch your classmates' videos about transformative inventions of the modern world, check out the Vines in Twitter.

As a preview to this year's study, you can click here to watch explainer videos that previous 8th graders have made.

7th GradeThe Era Of The Civil War
Final Exam - Review Sheet - Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Here is the review sheet, study guide, and suggested study calendar for the final exam:

Homework - Due Thursday, May 18, 2017 - Map Analysis Exercise
Here is the map analysis exercise for homework about "Slave Populations In The United States":

The Secession Of The South - Thursday, May 18, 2017
Here is a map showing the Confederate States Of America:
Secession Of The South.gif

The Causes Of The Civil War - Copies of the class notes - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Here is the lesson from today's class about the immediate causes of the fighting:
Causes Of The Civil War.png

The Economies Of The North And South - Copies of the class notes - Monday, May 8 - Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Here are copies of the class notes about sectionalism and the divisions between the North and the South:

The Movement To Independence - Research Project
Here is the link to the 7th grade project page.

The Thirteen Colonies - Research Project
Finished Projects - Please use these two links to view the finished presentations of each class: 7E or 7H

Study Strategies - Checklist For History Class

Essay Writing
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.