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 Welcome to 8th Grade History with Mr. Hyde

The U.S. and the World in the 20th and 21st Centuries

We'll explore a couple major ideas this year:
What you do matters-
"Remember the past. Transform the future"   Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
Empathize with others
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view."
Attcus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird, Ch 3

 THe harder you work, the smarter you'll get
 Paraphrased from the central theme of Carol Dweck's book Mindset
Be a Self-Directed Learner
Inquisitive • Creative • Thorough • Goes in-depth and beyond the rubric • Makes connections • Planner • Follows through • Asks good q's • Engaged in class discussions • Learns from mistakes • Takes intellectual risks • Reflective esp. on quality of thinking/planning • Responsible • Adapts or adjusts as needed • Seeks help and feedback •
 and most importantly - be persistent and a hard worker


Tuesday, May 27th  
by Todd S. Hyde
 5/27/2014 3:15 PM
1.  Check skyward, if you are not pleased, why not?

Wed. May 21, 2014 
by Todd S. Hyde
 5/21/2014 2:36 PM
1.  None

 Useful Links

  How to NAVIGATE the INTERNET better
  WWI- The Great War
  Holocaust Links (including quizlet links to Holocaust vocab.)
  WWII links
  Bibliography links
  World Book Encyclopedia Use it for definitions and correct pronunciations.
  Quizlet- have you tried quizlet? A great resource and user friendly for vocabulary and exams.
  Interviewing Veterans
  Roaring 20's links and websites
  ISM quizlet
  Great Depression Quizlet

 8th Grade Units

  8th Grade Units

 8th Resources

Folder: MAP dataMAP dataTodd S. Hyde
Folder: PostWWII1950'sPostWWII1950'sTodd S. Hyde
Folder: The Great War (WWI)The Great War (WWI)Todd S. Hyde
Folder: 1ST-Unit-Foreign Policy1ST-Unit-Foreign PolicyTodd S. Hyde
AnnotatingBookmark.docAnnotatingBookmarkTodd S. Hyde
Resource - RUSH Test Study Tips.pdfResource - RUSH Test Study TipsTodd S. Hyde
StructureofaGeneralExpositoryEssay.pdfStructureofaGeneralExpositoryEssayTodd S. Hyde

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