8th Grade American History Classes
Please watch the video link before doing any lessons.
May 4-8, 2020
Lesson 1: Ending of the war. You have done the worksheets already for this section but I do want you to answer me 2 Questions for your grade.
1. How much time is a score?
2. What year was Lincoln talkng about in the Getteysburg Address when he said four score and seven years ago?
Video ending the section: https://youtu.be/7e8Dk5tdNZc
Lesson 2: Prison camps in the North and South
Video for Lesson 2: https://youtu.be/HCdCcC1x3nA
Skip the adds at beginnning.
April 27th through May 1st
Video Lecture for Lesson 1: https://youtu.be/bOJU_ga4RgQ
Lesson 1: Chapter 16-4
*Battle of Vicksburg
*Life during the War
Worksheets: Chapter 16-4
Lesson 2: Tide Turns video for section: https://youtu.be/GHGwzHWvjeA
*Battle of Gettysburg
*Gettysburg Address: Watch https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRtfHhOSVDAD9euhk77RL6v_sNoI1Hs5J
April 20 through April 24
Lesson 1: First Battle of Bull Run
Fighting in the West
Ironclad Battles between the Monitor and the Merrimack
Extra Assignment: Find the punishments for a soldier that ran away from battle. (hint) Very painful and the would use letters for the crime. Email me the answer for bonus points.
Assignment: Watch the lecture video https://youtu.be/RvFu2NixuVs
| Do worksheets: chapter_16-2.pdf.
Video Lecture for Lesson 2: https://youtu.be/qtwznLCR4xY
Lesson 2: War in the East
Watch this video about the 54th Mass Men https://youtu.be/YZ6pJ0HlXtA
April 13 thru April 17
Assignment 1: Go to softschools.com, then go to Middle School, click on Social Studies, then click on History Quiz and then on Civil War Quiz and answer the 12 questions. This is pretest so don’t look anything up. When finished screen shot your score and send it to my email.
Lesson 1: John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry
Election of 1860
The South Secedes
The Confederacy is formed
Video lecture over Chapter 15-4: https://youtu.be/r_u1g98Xaak
Lesson 2: The War Begins
First Shots at Fort Sumter
Lincoln Calls for Troops
Resources for Both Sides
Video lecture over 16-1: https://youtu.be/zn5F6FKVx9o
Link to Section worksheet: chapter_16-1_quiz_1.pdf
April 6th – April 10th
In the five weeks that we have left of school, we will be covering the Civil War. We will be doing a cross curricular unit with English. We will be covering the causes of the civil war, civil war battles, prison camps, and the end of the war. Since we are limited on time and not being in the classroom setting, I can only scratch the surface of all I would love to share with you.
Week 1: Events leading up to the war this is in Chapter 15
Lesson 1- *Missouri Compromise
*Compromise of 1850
*Fugitive Slave Act
*Uncle Tom’s Cabin/Harriet Beecher Stowe
Worksheets over sections: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/412/doc040320- 04032020150200.pd
This link is the video for Lesson 1: https://youtu.be/29J9BD9pcEM
This link is for Lesson 2 https://youtu.be/ksy-8xqxAe8
Lesson 2: *Bleeding Kansas
Link to Section. 2 worksheets:https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/412/section_2.pdf
Lesson 3: Video for Section 3 https://youtu.be/OXl5D6DSgpE
*Dred Scott decision
** Cover these topics and do worksheets
****Guys I don’t want you to do one part of this worksheet. Where it has the Vocabulary Builder and it’s writing vocab, just skip that section.
Only do the Section 3 Quiz worksheet this time.
Link for worksheet for section 3: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/412/section_2_vocab.pdf