US History Weekly Update

April 4 - April 8

Important Dates:


  • 4/22 - No School (Bad Weather Day)
  • 5/4 & 5/5 - Algebra EOC
  • 5/11 - 8th Grade Science STAAR
  • 5/12 - 8th Grade Social Studies STAAR
  • 5/16 - 8th Grade field trip

3/21 - 3/25 Lesson Plans

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A Few Important Things...

  • iTunes U and Remind will be used as our resources this year.
  • Everyday students will need the following supplies:
1. Composition book

2. Fully charged iPad

3. Pen or pencil

4. Warm-up sheet that will be provided every Monday

  • Tutorials are offered on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday before and after school.
  • No extra credit will be offered.
  • The lowest daily grade will be dropped at the end of each 9 week grading period.
  • Grading policy:

Daily grades: 60%

Major grades: 40%

  • Students will take their Social Studies STAAR test on May 12th.
  • Students will have access to our NEW online textbooks. Log-in information will be coming soon.
  • ACMS Technology Guidelines are following in US History. Please refer to the ACMS website for further details.