Students in Mrs. Bennett's 8th-grade classes have been working through a unit on Thomas Jefferson's Presidency and the effects of his term. They have learned about Lewis and Clark, Sacagawea, Marbury v. Madison, Judicial . . .
8th Grade formed their own government last week and became the Articles of Confederation Congress. These students were presented with 3 problems they had to try and solve within the boundaries of the Articles of Confederation . . .
After a 2 year hiatus, the 8th grade Washington D.C. trip is back! The trip is currently scheduled for June 8 to June 15. 8th grade discussed the trip and questions they had in Social Studies class with me this week. I have lots of exciting . . .
Psychology students have been very busy this last week! They were asked to complete an experiment on sleep deprivation and memories. Students were asked to come up with a memory test they could ask others on different occasions. The people . . .
Radio Show Interview with John Adams
We have been digging right into our new chapter this month in 8th grade Social Studies! We are currently in our chapter about the first two presidents. This week we have been discussing John Adams and the scandals of his presidency: the . . .
It has been a busy year in 8th grade. We have been working hard and moving quickly through the material. Thus far this year, we have covered Native Cultures, Exploration, the 13 Colonies, and the French and Indian War. We will begin our . . .