8th Grade Social Studies

“A primary object… should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing… than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country?”

–George Washington


All assignments are available through Microsoft Teams. Use your Office 365 login and password to access Teams for daily classes and assignments.

In addition to classwork, students should be watching CNN 10 every weekday. In can be found easily on YouTube or by searching for CNN 10 in any browser.

What’s happening?
      • As we begin the year we’ll be revisiting the events leading up to the American Revolution, including:
          • a review of life in the colonies
          • a discussion of slavery
          • the French & Indian (or 7 Years) War
      • To facilitate our discussion of slavery students will be reading the book All Times, All Peoples: A World History of Slavery by Milton Meltzer.