Welcome to 8th Grade Social Studies - St. Aloysius School

Welcome to 8th Grade Social Studies - St. Aloysius School

Welcome to 8th Grade Social Studies Lisa Mongrue [email protected] Textbook American History by Pearson

-book is available on line Typical Day On This Day... CNN Student News Check Homework (if given) Class Discussion

Note Taking Assign Homework if Projects pertaining to what we are discussing. Films/videos Scholastic Current Events Magazine or Newspaper

Activities Youth Legislature Binder & IN notebook Every student should have a binder and it should be organized.

Students are required to bring their IN notebook to class every day. Plus Portals Please check your childs Plus Portals for grades. If there is a question about a grade, student must bring

graded paper and meet with me within a week of paper being returned. Encourage your child to file all returned tests. Test Calendar Our test calendar is located in the hallway.

I post tests/quizzes at least 4 days in advance. Conferences If a group conference is needed, please schedule it through the homeroom teacher. If you need to meet with

me, please contact me by e-mail. [email protected] Topics Covered Civics: The Constitution Will include writing bills for Youth Legislature

World War II The Cold War The End of the Cold War Geography of Canada & Mexico Veterans Day The students will write letters

to veterans. At this time, start thinking of relatives, friends and/or neighbors who have served in the military. In about 2 months, I will ask for the names and addresses of these brave men and women. Field Trips

Youth Legislature February 17th and 18th, 2020 World War II Museum Friday, November 15, 2019

Child Protection Certified If you would like to help chaperone any of our upcoming trips, you must be child protection certified. If you are not certified, now is the time to start the process. All chaperones must have their

certification complete 2 weeks prior to any field trip. NO ONE will be allowed on any trip if they are not Child Protection Certified and willing to chaperone. Remind If you have not signed up to receive Remind messages, please

check my website for instructions. I will use Remind frequently to notify students and parents of important information. Text the message: @mongsocial to the number: 81010 Communication Best way to contact me is by

email: [email protected] Thank you for coming to Open House!

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