Capitals Testing Schedule

Students are responsible for knowing the capital, 2 letter abbreviation of the state, and the location. 

Pre-Test: 03/03/17 - all 50

Quiz 1 - 03/10/17 - Northeast States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont) and Mid-Atlantic (New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania) - 9 Total 

Quiz 2 - 03/17/17 - Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin) and West North Central (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) - 11 Total 

Quiz 3 - 03/24/17 - South (Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, District of Columbia, and West Virginia) - 9 Total

Quiz 4 - 03/31/17 - South Continued (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas) - 8 Total

Quiz 5 - 04/14/17- West (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington) - 13 total 

Post-Test: 04/21/17

 Welcome!

For 8th grade social studies, here is the general outline of the year!

  • JA (Junior Achievement) - September to mid-October
    • Field Trip to JA in Auburn on October 29th and 30th
    • Parent volunteers will be needed! Please contact me or the front office right away if you're interested! :) 
  • Civics Unit (End of October to December)
    • CBA (Social studies equivalent of standard testing) - takes place in December
  • Colonies to Civil War/Beyond (January to June)
    • Textbook work focused

Homework/Classwork

To see weekly updates on classwork and homework, please look at the calendar located under the left side, "classwork & HW".  Also, I will send out updates to students through remind.com (sends them a text/message directly to their phone, please see me for details).

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