• CWWelcome to 8th Grade Social Studies!
     
    Mr. J. Lechner
    Room 304 (old ALC)
    Eighth grade History
    Email: jeremy_lechner@abss.k12.nc.us
     

     



    January 2 marks the start of my 4th year teaching at Graham Middle. Previously I completed my Student Teaching through Clarion University of Pennsylvania (B.S. Secondary Education) & Gettysburg College (B.A. History). I am planning on this year being heavy on Projects and Written Assignments.  The vast majority of All work will be done via Canvas. On the canvas page you will find our course syllabus, assignments, and deadlines. 

    I am currently the 8th Grade Leadership Representative as well as the History Department Chair at GMS. I am highly invested in seeing all students grow and RISE to their full Potential. I not only impliment the R.I.S.E. PBIS frame work in my classroom but I have created CHAMPS Plans for Each Activity students will be compleating in my class.

    It is exciting to see my student's progress throughout the year and I ALWAYS encourage parent involvement. I have a remind acount for both students & parents, Please use the highlighted link to join if you have not already done so. remind.com/join/8thgdh

     

    Please feel free to email me with any questions and/or concerns.

    Digital School COVID-19: Due to the Corona Virus and subsequent closure of School Building Students will recieve instruction from Canvas material I have created. Students should follow the calander on my canvas page for all assignments. We Will Have Live Video confrences Available twice a Week During Traditional School Hrs. 

    April (3/30 - 4/15) 

    3/30 

    Achieve 3000 on Cleaver

    The Roaring 20's (1919-1929)

    Read and notes

    3/31

    4 Articles Achieve 3000

    Due 3/31

    20's webquest

    4/1 April Achieve 3000

    Articles have been

    assigned

    20's webquest day 2

    4/2

    Sacco Vanzetti

    4/3

    Pohibition

    Begin 1920's research Project

    4/6

    The Great Depression & the New Deal 1929-1941

    Notes and Reading

    4/7

    Depression Video Notes

    4/8

    Depression

     

    4/9

    GreatDepWebQ

    web quest

    4/10

    Alphabet Soup

    20's Project Due

    4/13

     

    Spring Break

     

    4/14

    Spring Break

    4/15 -17

     

    Spring Break

     

    Standards 3/30 - 4/14

     8.E.1.1 - Explain how conflict, cooperation, and competition influenced periods of economic growth and decline (e.g. economic depressions and recessions).

    8.C&G.2.1 - Evaluate the effectiveness of various approaches used to effect change in North Carolina and the United States

    8.C&G.2.2 - Analyze issues pursued through active citizen campaigns for change

    8.G.1.3 - Explain how human and environmental interaction affected quality of life and settlement patterns in North Carolina and the United States

    8.H.2.1 - Explain the impact of economic, political, social, and military conflicts on the development of North Carolina and the United States.

    8.H.3.2 - Explain how changes brought about by technology and other innovations affected individuals and groups in North Carolina and the United States

    8.H.3.3 -  Explain how individuals and groups have influenced economic, political and social change in North Carolina and the United States.

     

    April (4/20 - 5/1)

    4/20

    Dep Quiz

    quiz on Great Depression

     

    4/21

    Roaring 20'sDep Test

    Google Class Meeting

    4/22

    WWII 1935-1945

    Reading & Notes

    4/23

    WWII Exit Tickets

    4/24

    WWII Argumentative Writing

    WWII Notes Due

    Google Class Meeting

    4/27

    WWII Quiz

    4/28

    Google Class Meeting

    Start of Cold War

    4/29

    Reading Comp

    4/30

    Cold War Web Quest

    Last Day for April Achieve 3000 Articles (*You must do 4, the rest are bonus)

    5/1

    Google Class Meeting

    ColdW Cross (Bonus)

     

     8.E.1.1 - Explain how conflict, cooperation, and competition influenced periods of economic growth and decline (e.g. economic depressions and recessions).

    8.C&G.2.1 - Evaluate the effectiveness of various approaches used to effect change in North Carolina and the United States

    8.H.2.1 - Explain the impact of economicpolitical, social, and military conflicts on the development of North Carolina and the United States.

    8.H.3.2 - Explain how changes brought about by technology and other innovations affected individuals and groups in North Carolina and the United States

    8.H.3.3 -  Explain how individuals and groups have influenced economic, political and social change in North Carolina and the United States.

    MAY 4-20

    5/4

    McCarthyism Mini

    5/5

    The Civil Rights Era Notes

    Google Class Meeting

    5/6

    King Vs Malcolm X

    5/7

    NC Civil Rights

    5/8

    Note Check

    Cold War & Civil Rights

    Complete 1 Achieve 3000 Article for May

    Google Class Meeting

    5/11

    Broken Treaties

    5/12

    Kahoot Bonus

    this will be a review for the test

    Google Class Meeting

    5/13 

    Cold War/Civil Rights Test

    5/14

    Carter to Trump

    class Notes

     

     

    5/15

    Complete 2nd Achieve 3000 Article for May

    Google Class Meeting

    5/18

    Complete 3rd Achieve 3000 Article for May

    Panama & NAFTA

    8.H.2.1

    8.H.3.3

    5/19

    NAFTA & Walmart

    Google Class Meeting

    8.H.2.1

    8.H.3.3

    5/20

    Final Quiz

     

     5/21

    TURN IN MISSING WORK

     5/22

    TURN IN MISSING WORK

     5/25

    TURN IN MISSING WORK

    5/26

    LAST DAY

    To Turn IN LATE WORK

     

    5/27

    Grades Finalized ENRICHMENT

    NON-GRADED

    https://www.mission-us.org/ Mission 1

     

    5/28

    Grades Finalized ENRICHMENT

    NON-GRADED

    https://www.mission-us.org/ Mission 2

     

    5/29

    Grades Finalized ENRICHMENT

    NON-GRADED

    https://www.mission-us.org/ Mission 3

     

    6/1

    ENRICHMENT

    NON-GRADED

    https://www.mission-us.org/ Mission 4

     

    6/2

    ENRICHMENT

    NON-GRADED

    https://www.mission-us.org/ Mission 5

     6/3

    ENRICHMENT

    NON-GRADED 

    TBA

       

     

     8.E.1.1 - Explain how conflict, cooperation, and competition influenced periods of economic growth and decline (e.g. economic depressions and recessions).

    8.C&G.2.1 - Evaluate the effectiveness of various approaches used to effect change in North Carolina and the United States

    8.C&G.2.2 - Analyze issues pursued through active citizen campaigns for change

    8.H.2.1 - Explain the impact of economicpoliticalsocial, and military conflicts on the development of North Carolina and the United States.

    8.H.3.2 - Explain how changes brought about by technology and other innovations affected individuals and groups in North Carolina and the United States

    8.H.3.3 -  Explain how individuals and groups have influenced economic, political and social change in North Carolina and the United States.