Homework Schedule


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Monday, January 7

Work time for poster in media center

*Tomorrow last day for media center time

HW:  Posters due Thursday, January 10th


Tuesday, January 8 - tryouts

Work time for poster in media center – last day in media center

Exit slip:  what do you have left to do on your poster?

HW:  Posters due Thursday, January 10th


Wednesday, January 9 - tryouts

  1. IN:  Page 12A: The 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Amendments protect innocent people accused of crimes.  Do you think these five amendments also FAVOR the rights of ACTUAL criminals?  Explain your thinking.
  2. Pass out study guide and begin filling it in

HW:  Posters due tomorrow

         Government test next Thursday and Friday (January 17th  and 18th)

Here is the study guide:

Eight Grade American History Unit 2 Test Study Guide

Part 1 – Multiple Choice:  Be prepared to answer questions about the following topics from chapters 8, 9, and 10 and your primary sources

Everything can be found in your notes, so rely on this resource!

  • Facts about the Articles of Confederation
  • Facts about the Northwest Ordinance
  • The importance of Shays’s Rebellion
  • Challenges facing the Constitutional Convention
  • Compromises at the Constitutional Convention over representation in Congress (Virginia Plan, New Jersey Plan, 3/5 Compromise, Great Compromise)
  • Decisions made at the Constitutional Convention about the Chief Executive
  • Federalists and Anti-Federalists
  • Definitions:
  • Arsenal
  • Ratify
  • veto
  • judicial review
  • The three branches of government and the roles they play
  • Overriding a veto
  • The system of checks and balances
  • The federal system (Federalism)
  • The amendment process
  • Interpreting the Preamble to the Constitution
  • The Bill of Rights plus Amendments 14, 19,
  • Interpreting data from a graph

Part 2 on Day 2 – Modified DBQ –   Answer in complete sentences in paragraph form.  Grammar, spelling, and punctuation will counThursday, January 10

  1. IN:  What surprised you about your case?
  2. Put out posters for student learning
  3.  Jigsaw cases with connections


         1st Amendment rights

   Tinker     ⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒      Texas

  1. OUT:  Which case surprised you the most, or which case did you not agree with the court’s decision?  Explain your answer.

HW: Government test next Thursday (January 17th)


Friday, January 11

IN:  none

Mr. Borders answering questions about schools and constitutional rights

Court case/Study guide time

HW: Government test next Thursday (January 17th)