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Welcome to US History!!!


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Comprehensive Review

This review is due Monday, May 8, 2018 (B-Day)/Tuesday, May 9, 2018 (A-Day). You may use the Study G Link on my page along with your notebooks to complete this assignment. 
This review is worth 10 grades. 


Your child will be receiving a plan of action to set a goal for them to work toward and achieve for their STAAR tests coming up in April (Math and Reading) and May (Science and Social Studies). 

Study Guide

Study Guide for in class tests and the Social Studies STAAR Test, Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Study Guide

Study Guide for in class tests and the Social Studies STAAR Test, Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Study Guide

Study Guide for in class tests and the Social Studies STAAR Test, Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Fall Break Hispanic Heritage Project

Hispanic Heritage Month Project

National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the group's heritage and culture.


Due Date: Monday, October 16, 2017

Format: Essay, PowerPoint, Poster, or other creative avenues (Powtoon, Comic Strip, Prezi, News Article)


Research one Hispanic that has made a significant contribution to society. Their contribution can be in the field of education, science, technology, space, athletics, Nobel Prize winners, etc.  The essay, PowerPoint, or poster should focus on their contributions and their life.


When researching online type Famous Hispanic educators, scientist, etc. that will help you narrow your search.


No plagiarism (No copying word for word).


You can submit PowerPoints and Essays to my email


Essays are a minimum of 2 pages


PowerPoints are a minimum of 10 slides


Posters can have pictures and fun facts of the person you have researched.


Remember to be creative and do your best!

Constitution Day Project

Constitution Week Presentation


Oral Presentations will take place in the auditorium on Friday, September 15, 2017 during Eagle Academy. You will submit your group tri-fold presentation board on Thursday, September 14, 2017 to your history teacher.


Oral Presentation Requirements:


Introduce your team

Speak loud, project your voice, and speak clearly so others won’t have to say huh?

Stand with poise and make eye contact with your audience.

Know your material well and share details to make it interesting.

Make sure your project is easy for the audience to see and that it makes sense for your presentation.



Requirements for the presentation board

-Group members name on the back of the board

-Provide history of topic: date established, purpose of the document, who the document applies to, members of the constitution or charter, list of rights, include pictures of the document and people that made the document possible (if it’s available)

-Include how this government is structured within the school

-Include current leaders under the constitution.


***These are the minimum requirements for the project. If you want to add a special flare to your project you may do so. Just make sure all required information is listed on the project. 


A Day Students Bring your materials on Tuesday to finish them in class. 

B Day Students Bring your materials on Wednesday to finish on them in class.

1st 6 Weeks Make-Up Assignment

Make Up Work: Ms. Parker US History


  • Write a two-page paper (if your write big or need to skip lines use three pages front and back) detailing the 13 colonies and reasons for European Exploration as we have been discussing in class.
  • This paper should include:
  • Reasons the European countries wanted to colonize North America
  • The names of the countries and the areas they colonized
  • The first successful English colonies
  • Their leaders
  • What made them successful
  • Their reasons for leaving England
  • Their forms of government
  • Their relationship with the Native Americans,
  • The regions of the 13 colonies (New England, Middle, Southern),
  • The geography of those regions
  • Economy of those regions,
  • Social aspects of the regions.
  • The rule of mercantilism and the colonist’s reaction



You may take your notebook home to reference these items only if you have the material in your notebook. Make sure your paper is written in complete sentences and has minimal grammatical errors.


This make up work will replace your two lowest grades.

If you complete this paper for make-up work you will not be eligible to complete another make-up assignment until the 3rd 6 weeks.




This paper is due by Wednesday, September 13, 2017.


Don’t forget your project is due September 14, 2017.


To email your essay:


Failure to submit by 5:00 pm (9/13/17) will keep your grade the same and you are ineligible for make-up work until the 3rd 6 weeks.