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American History

Mr. Dailey

Syllabus

Aboutme

edailey@rahway.net

Please Contact Me!

FAQFORPARENTS

THE WEEKAT A GLANCE

VirtualLearningScheduleandsupplies

Hi!

Hi!

Hi!

American History

Mr. Dailey

Syllabus

Aboutme

edailey@rahway.net

Please Contact Me!

FAQFORPARENTS

THE WEEKAT A GLANCE

VirtualLearningScheduleandsupplies

Hi!

Hi!

Hi!

THE WEEK AT A GLANCE

June 21-25M - Promotion CeremonyT - Ice Cream Social and Yearbook SigningW - Class gamesTH - Last day; Enjoy summer break!F -NO SCHOOL

THE WEEK AT A GLANCE

March 22-26M - NO SCHOOLT - The Whiskey RebellionW - Washington says farewellTH - Chapter 7 reviewF - Chapter 7 quiz

Virtual learning schedule

Mr. Dailey - 8th Grade American Historyedailey@rahway.netBELL SCHEDULEPERIOD 1 9:00 - 9:40 - American HistoryPERIOD 2 9:45 - 10:25 - Teacher PrepPERIOD 3 10:30 - 11:10 - American HistoryPERIOD 4 11:15 - 11:55 - Teacher LunchPERIOD 5 12:00 - 12:40 - American HistoryPERIOD 6 12:45 - 1:25 - American HistoryPERIOD 7 1:30 - 2:10 - Teacher DutyPERIOD 8 2:15 - 2:55 - American History

Click for Google Classroom page; students will be emailed code

Supplies

For virtual learning you shouldhave earbuds and a notebook.Writing some things down willhelp to keep track of assignments andimportant dates/information.

Frequently asked questions

-How can I see what my child is doing today?Visit the "Week at a Glance" page or ask your child to see our GoogleClassroom page. Classroom will also send out parent notifications in theafternoon of a summary of the day's lesson.-How can I check what my child's current grade is?The easiest way to check your child's current grade is through Power School. I will updategrades at least weekly.Please email me at edailey@rahway.net if you have any questions.-Will live sessions be recorded?Live sessions will be recorded upon request and emailed to students who were unable toattend the session. No recordings will be publicly posted.-What supplies should my child have?For virtual learning your child should have earbuds and a notebook. All assignments will becompleted online but students will be asked to keep track of major ideas/topics daily in a notebook.-How can I contact you?My email: edailey@rahway.net. I prioritize getting back to you as soon as possible!

EDUCATIONBA - Kean University - History/EducationMA - Rutgers-Newark University - American HistoryHOBBIESReading, playing guitar, traveling to historic sites and museums,researching family history, collecting comic books, watching horror movies, grillingOTHER THINGS!- I'm a Mets and Jets fan- I'm married with eleven year old twins- This is my 21st school year at the middle school- Favorite snack: Doritos

About Me!

Syllabus

Overview of CourseEighth grade U.S. History will focus on the time period from the settlement of the American colonies to the conclusion of the Civil War. Students will be expected to discuss the defining events of American history as well as write on a variety of topics. By the end of the year, students should be able to understand how the story of America relates to current events and their own lives.Topics to be Covered this Year- Conquest/Colonization of the New World- American Revolution- Constitution/Bill of Rights- Growth of the American Nation- Westward Expansion- Industrial Revolution- Slavery/Civil War- Current EventsTextbook- United States History: Beginnings to 1877 Holt McDougal, 2012.

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Syllabus

Assignments/Activities- Chapter packets- Educational videos and questions posted at class page through Google Classroom- Kahoot review game- Collaborative long-term projects- Current events discussion and connection to content- Review/critique of historical interpretation in popular culture such as the Hamilton musical- Student voice/choice, student led development of activities and projects based on own interest and talents- Weekly use of Chromebooks to collaborate, investigate and create- Research paper Homework- Homework will consist of unfinished classwork, long-term projects, essays and research papers Assessments- Content from quizzes and tests will be produced from both notes and textbook chapters. Students are encouraged to see me about retaking tests. Long term projects such as research papers will also be used to measure student progress. Grade DistributionProjects, tests, and quizzes - 50% Classwork participation and preparation - 25% Homework - 25%