Social Studies 8 (Mrs. Kitteringham/Mr. Bevan)

Welcome to Social Studies 8!

Mrs. Kitteringham and Ms. Currie are looking forward to a fun semester full of learning!This course invites you to explore our world’s history, our cultural past and the interactions of people within various civilizations.

Current Events every Friday, remember to check the schedule!

Socials 8 Course Outline

September 6 – 9 – Course Outline and Introduction to Geography

September 14 – 16 – Five Themes of Geography PPT / Geography Today Article (significance) / Map Scale, latitude, longitude PPT and Booklet

September 19 – Longitude/Latitude Battleship Game and Review Package

September 20 – Geography Review

September 21 – Geography Quiz

September 22 – What is a Civilization? Paraphrasing activity/PPT

September 23 – Ancient Civilizations Project Outline

September 26 – 30 – Civilization Project

October 3 -4 – Civilization Project Presentations! Gallery Walk

October 11-12- Intro to Roman Empire

October 13-14- Research on the Fall of the Roman Empire

October 17 – 20 – Charlemagne’s Empire /Timeline of events/Feudalism

October 25th – The Vikings and their impact on Western Europe during the middle ages

October 26th – Paragraph Writing Powerpoint/Practice

October 27th – Crusades video – The Cross and the Crescent

October 28th – Crusade worksheet using Chromebooks/Hundred Years War

October 31st – Hundred Years War/Joan of Arc video

November 1st – Joan of Arc Video

November 2nd – Joan of Arc Video/Peasants Revolt

November 3rd – Black Death PPT/Simulation

November 4th – Middle Ages Review Questions

November 7th – Black Death Simulation

November 8th- Middle ages Review

November 9th – Test/Summative Evaluation of the Unit

November 10th- The Renaissance Intro/Project

November 15, 16, 17, 18th, 21, 22 – Renaissance Project Work Day

November 23-24- Renaissance Presentation Interview Day!

November 28-29 – Aboriginal Groups (Inuit, Iroquois, Plains, Plateau, NW Coast)

November 30 – December 5 – FN Board Game Assignment

December 6 – FN Board Game Play Day!

December 7 – Arrival in Canada PPT

December 8 – Seven Years War – Impacts/Significance

December 9 – Fur Trading Companies

December 12 – Fur Trading Simulation Game

December  13 – 16 – World Religions Intro/Project

January 3 – Final Project Overview

Final Project Outline

Final Project Rubric

Example Final Project

January 4- 20 – Final Project

 

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