2020-2021 Year at a Glance (YAG)

  • Grade 8 U.S. History to 1877

    2021-2022 Year at a Glance (YAG)

     

    1st Six Weeks 8/17-9/23

     Unit 1: Exploring Social Studies & Colonial America

    1. Exploration & Early Colonization

    Estimated pacing 7 days Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.2A, 8.10B, 8.10C, 8.12B, 8.23A

    1. Colonial Regions & People

    Estimated pacing 8 days Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.7C, 8.10B, 8.10C, 8.11A, 8.12B, 8.12D, 8.23A

    1. Planting the Seeds of Democracy

    Estimated pacing 4 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.3A, 8.15A, 8.15D

    Celebrate Freedom/Constitution Week (Week of September 17)

    Unit 2: The American Revolution: Part One

    1. Causes of the Revolution Estimated pacing 4 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.4A

    2nd Six Weeks 9/27-10/29

    Unit 2: The American Revolution: Part Two

    1. Causes of the Revolution

    Estimated pacing 3 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.4A

    1. American Revolutionary War

    Estimated pacing 7 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.4C, 8.10C; 8.15C, 8.19A

    Unit 3: Confederation to Constitution: Part One

    1. Articles of Confederation

    Estimated pacing 2 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.4C, 8.6A

    1. Philadelphia Convention & Ratification

    Estimated pacing 6 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.4E, 8.7C, 8.15A, 8.15D, 8.17A

    3rd Six Weeks 11/2-12/17

    1. The United States Constitution

    Estimated pacing 3 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.15D, 8.16A

    1. The Bill of Rights

    Estimated pacing 6 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.15A, 8.15C, 8.19B, 8.25C

    1. Beliefs & Principles of the Constitution

    Estimated pacing 6 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.15A, 8.15C, 8.15D

    Unit 4: Early Republic: Part One

    1. Washington & Adams’ Presidencies

    Estimated pacing 7 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.5A, 8.5C, 8.5E

    Second Semester

    4th Six Weeks 1/10-2/18

    Unit 4: Early Republic: Part Two

    1. Democratic-Republican Presidencies

    Estimated pacing 10 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.5A, 8.5E, 8.10C, 8.18A

    1. Age of Jackson

    Estimated pacing 4 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.5A, 8.5C, 8.11A, 8.12D, 8.17B, 8.18A

    Unit 5: Westward Expansion: Part One

    1. Innovations & Industrialization

    Estimated pacing 8 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.5A, 8.12B, 8.12D, 8.13B, 8.27A, 8.27B

    1. Manifest Destiny

    Estimated pacing 2 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.6B, 8.6D, 8.10B, 8.10C, 8.11A, 8.12B, 8.12D, 8.27A, 8.27B

    5th Six Weeks 2/22-4/15

    Unit 5: Westward Expansion: Part Two

    1. Manifest Destiny

    Estimated pacing 7 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.6B, 8.6D, 8.10B, 8.10C, 8.11A, 8.12B, 8.12D, 8.27A, 8.27B

    1. Immigration & Cultural Groups

    Estimated pacing 3 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.11A, 8.13B, 8.23A

    1. Age of Reform

    Estimated pacing 6 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.24B

     Unit 6: Sectionalism

    1. Events Leading to the Civil War

    Estimated pacing 7 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.6D, 8.7C, 8.10B, 8.11A, 8.12B, 8.12D, 8.17B

     Unit 7: Civil War

    1. Civil War

    Estimated pacing 6 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.8B, 8.10B, 8.10C, 8.17B, 8.18A

    6th Six Weeks 4/19-5/26

    Unit 8: Reconstruction

    1. Reconstruction

    Estimated pacing 7 days

    Readiness Standards: 8.1A, 8.9C, 8.16A, 8.16B, 8.18A

    Supporting Standards: 8.9A, 8.9B, 8.9D, 8.23C, 8.24A