8th Grade US History

American Flag and Constitution Be Prompt - Arrive to school and class on time.
Be Prepared - Bring all necessary supplies and assignments to class.
Be Polite & Respectful - Respect teachers, classmates, and school property.
Be a Participant - Be an active learner and stay on task.
Be Positive - Always put forth your best effort; don't be afraid to try.

In eighth grade, students explore the history of the United States. The course examines the diverse cultural landscape of the United States and helps students to understand the role diverse groups have played in the shaping of our nation. Students also learn about the effects of major American conflicts, including the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

Web Resources for 8th Grade History Students

National History Day
National History Day (NHD) is a highly regarded academic program for elementary and secondary school students. http://www.nationalhistoryday.com/About.htm

The History Channel

History Channel has the latest on HISTORY topics, show premieres, events, sweepstakes, special offers and much more. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history

History Matters (Social History)

History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web is a highly regarded gateway to web resources as well as a repository of unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents, and guides to analyzing historical evidence for high school and college students and teachers of American history. http://historymatters.gmu.edu/ 

Kevin Frei

U.S. History Teacher
Room 221 
Phone extension  

Penny Jones

U.S. History Teacher and Department Head
Room 221 
Phone extension 064 249 

Melissa Sandoval

U.S. History Teacher
Room 224 
Phone extension 064 272 

Christie Vaclavik

U.S. History Teacher
Room 228 
Phone extension 064 280