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Schedule
1st period-8:00-8:45 US Hist
2nd period-8:49-9:34 Conference
3rd period-9:38-10:23 US Hist
Tutorials- 10:27-10:52
4th period-10:56-11:41 US Hist
Lunch 11:41-12:11
5th period -12:15-1:00 US Hist
6th Period-1:04-1:49 6th PE
7th Period-1:56-2:41 US History
8th 2:45-3:30US History
Contact Information
Howard Bell
School # 903-896-1530
Hbell@edgewood-isd.net
Course Description
American History for 8th graders will cover the early years of our country through Reconstruction. Student's need to know the country they live in. Please sometimes look at a US map and just go over points of interest.  
Also, for great review of the chapters we are covering, please go to Youtube and check out Keith Hughes 10 min history lessons!!! This is also the year we go to Washington DC/New York. If your interested in going or sending your child or both, please let me know. Hope we have a great year!!

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2nd Nine weeks will include finishing up the American Revolution, then we will cover the Articles of Confederation, The Constitution and the Early Republic.
Class Rules
1. Always be prepared for class(book, paper, pen, notebook)
2. Be Respectful
3. Always have homework
4. Book Always Covered
5. Cell phones off
Supplies
Spiral notebook (70 page)(this is a must)
pens/pencil
paper
map colors(8th grade only)
Grading Policy
40% Test
60% daily/quiz's


***Important***

American History is a fast paced class that will cover a lot of information. I usually will teach the whole class period which means homework. Students should never say they have nothing to do in history. Reading is a must, and students should set aside 20 minutes a day to read or review their chapters. Quizzes will be giving at least once a week.
10-16-17

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