8th - Homework

Quarter 1

Civics and the Constitution

Due 8/23 or 8/24 - Signed syllabus
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Due 8/27 
 Chronological order within each unit and 1 sentence summary of each subtopic for returning students.
Units: America Becomes a World Power, WWI, Russian Revolution, 1920s to the New Deal, WWII. You are responsible for knowing the subtopics based on our game of Pictionary in class. 

NEW 8th graders: Summary of 7th grade Core Knowledge curriculum sheet for new 8th graders (document below)
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Due 9/6 or 9/ 7 - - Categorizing amendments sheet 
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Due 9/10 - Recurring Constitutional Issues reading and answer 5 questions in complete sentences. 
If you didn't finish: Research a famous court case  based on federal amendmentsNeed to turn in a description of the court case (5 sentences) and how it could have been interpreted differently (2 sentences). 
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Due 9/11 or 9/12 - Strict v. Loose Construction of the Constitution – homework cartoon summary
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Unit test on 9/19 or 9/20