Did you know that there are underground cities? Check out this link https://www.history.com/news/8-mysterious-underground-cities
This week we learn about Easter Island.
A fun activity for us to do this week below
Please complete the coat of Arms and hand it in on Thursday.
My-artifact-assignment – Museum of Me artifact
Great first class today! We started out with How do we see history? Great discussions and examples. Your homework assignment is uploaded here and in Teams. Please collect 5 artifacts and write out why they are significant to you on paper (typed or not). Put everything into a bag and be prepared to display it tomorrow on your desk. We will work on our Coat of Arms tomorrow after the museum of me.
Difficulty with office 365? Please see the link below for reset password (make sure you complete the about me first). Still having difficulty you can see me tomorrow so I can help.
https://ssp.burnabyschools.ca/ – reset password
Welcome to Grade 8 Social Studies.
What supplies do I need for Socials 8?
– Pencils (with erasers)
– Handheld pencil sharpener (or mechanical pencils)
– 1 – 3 ring binder or your own laptop (I will be using MS TEAMS for collection of assignments and distribution of most handouts. Students will also be introduced to learning Blogs in my class).
– Tabbed dividers
– Lined binder paper
Following supplies are optional (but very helpful for projects and you can keep it in your own ziplock bag/labelled):
– Colored pencils
This Week: Please aim to finish your Renaissance Person Showcase by Friday. Once uploaded to Teams take a look at what you need for next weeks wrap up for this unit. Our Renaissance Virtual Dinner Party in the morning/afternoon (as per our schedule). It will be our class only and we will be using Teams.
Click here – Dinner Party Prep attachment
Note: If you cannot make the virtual online Renaissance Dinner Party please take a look at the instructions in the dinner party prep checklist above. It will ask you to use your Blog to write a paragraph about your showcase etc…
This week you are uploading your MS WORD Research Table and Works Cited (from last week) which should of taken you 1.5 hour to complete.
Step 2: Renaissance Dinner Party Choice Board (Due Date May 22-26) Take your time and create something Awesome!
Other Options: Use your WordPress Blog to create a webpage, use this Template FakebookFakebook Template