knightrl@pwcs.edu

703-753-9969

 

 8th Grade:

 

Period

Green Days
(Odd)

Yellow Days
(Even)

1

8:05-8:24 Advisory 8:05-8:24 Advisory

1

 8:24-9:16

8:24-9:16

2/3

9:19-10:39 Planning 9:19-10:39 Planning

4

10:42-11:35 10:42-11:35

5

 11:38-12:10

 11:38-12:10

 Lunch  12:10-12:40  12:10-12:40

5

 12:42-1:02

 12:42-1:02

 6  1:04-1:55  1:04-1:55
 7  1:58-2:50  1:58-2:50

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mr. Knight's Briefing April 27th to May 1st
Mr Knight's April 20th briefing
Mr. Knight's April 14th briefing

May 11th: Make sure to check Google Classroom and BrainPop for new assignments.

May 4th: Make sure to revisit the office hours virtual meeting times and codes of each class below

The links for the conferences will be posted to Google Classroom. The sessions will be 15 minutes and broken down for each period.
Thursdays
Period 1: 1:25-1:40
Period 4: 1:45-2:00
Period 5: 2:05- 2:20
Period 6: 2:25- 2:40
Period 7: 2:45-3:00

April 27th: Complete the new assignments in Google Classroom and in BrainPop.

April 20th: Complete the new assignment in Google Classroom as well as the new assignment in BrainPop.

Hey everyone. I hope you had a nice Spring Break under the circumstances. I will be placing new information for the rest of the year on here to keep you up to date. 

I will also be available on Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:30 for direct instruction using Zoom.


Hey guys. Here is a link to a site that has lots of learning opportunities to help you stay engaged. 
www.wideopenschool.org

I have assigned a new assignment in BrainPop. 


Please check your emails for updates on assignments for online learning. I will be placing messages on here as well to inform everyone of assignments and activities. Don't forget to work on previous assignments on Google Classroom.

 

Below beside each class period is the code and information to join my classes for BrainPop. Make sure you are using Chrome. Beside each link is the specific code you will need to enter. Go to brainpop.com, enter the code that corresponds to your class period, click on enter code, a box will open up and then click on "sign up now, and fill out the form. You should be all set.  Period 1: Code: serve4181 Period 4: Code: icicle1496 Period 5: Code: tag5471 Period 6: Code: sweat7467 Period 7: Code: mime7222 Attention Civics Students: We have received NEW IXL.com accounts that will work during this time. Your new username will begin like your Office 365 account and end with @Bullrun . Your password will be your 6-digit lunch #. For instance,

User: brownjk45@bullrun. (example)
PW: will be your 6 digit ID number.


Make sure to visit your Google Classroom daily for practice assignments during school closure.

The following units listed are the units we covered so far this year. There are extra activities that you can use to practice.

Unit 1:  Citizenship Requirements (CE 3/4)
CE 3/4 Unit Plan

CE 3/4 Vocab Quizlet

CE 3/4 Review Quizizz
quizizz.com/join/quiz/5ca2350d664bd5001c295b81/start?from=soloLinkShare&referrer=5beeee0b9db243001b68481b

iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Immigration Nation
Sortify: US Citizenship
Responsibility Launcher

Unit 2:  Constitutional Foundations (CE 2)
CE 2 Unit Plan

CE 2 Vocab Quizlet

CE 2 Review Quizizz:
quizizz.com/join/quiz/5c9922cad42f9c001b029907/start?from=soloLinkShare&referrer=5beeee0b9db243001b68481b

iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Race to Ratify

Unit 3:  Political Process (CE 5/10)
CE 5/9 Unit Plan

CE 5/9 Vocab Quizlet

CE 5/9 Review Quizizz: 
quizizz.com/join/quiz/5ca25487ae0c03001a7721b4/start?from=soloLinkShare&referrer=5beeee0b9db243001b68481b

iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Activate
Cast Your Vote
Crisis of Nations
Executive Command
NewsFeed Defenders
Represent Me
Win the Whitehouse

Unit 4:  National Government (CE 6)
CE 6 Unit Plan

CE 6 Vocab Quizlet

CE 6 Review Quizizz: 
quizizz.com/join/quiz/5ca39f2da25a19001b609ff1/start?from=soloLinkShare&referrer=5beeee0b9db243001b68481b

iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Branches of Power
People's Pie
Power Play

Unit 5:  State/ Local Government (CE 7/8)
CE 7/8 Unit Plan

CE 7/8 Vocab Quizlet

CE 7/8 Review Quizizz: 
quizizz.com/join/quiz/5ca774bc36fd27001aa700cc/start?from=soloLinkShare&referrer=5beeee0b9db243001b68481b

iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Counties Work

Unit 6:  Judicial System (CE 9)
CE 9 Unit Plan

CE 9 Vocab Quizlet

CE 9 Review Quizizz: 
quizizz.com/join/quiz/5ca789c8972c54001b62eb57/start?from=soloLinkShare&referrer=5beeee0b9db243001b68481b

iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Argument Wars
Court Quest
Do I Have a Right?
Supreme Decision
We the Jury

Unit 7:  Economic Principles (CE 11)
CE 11 Unit Plan

CE 11 Vocab Quizlet

CE 11 Review Quizizz: 
quizizz.com/join/quiz/5cac982bd5aaad001a8a5c9c/start?from=soloLinkShare&referrer=5beeee0b9db243001b68481b

Unit 8:  United States Economy (CE 12)
CE 12 Unit Plan

CE 12 Vocab Quizlet

Announcements
Welcome to the new 2019– 20 school year! We are going to have lots of fun learning about how our government works and your role in our economy. Below is a summary of the information that we will be covering this year.
 

  • CE.1 The student will develop the social studies skills citizenship requires.
  • CE.2 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the foundations of American constitutional government.
  • CE.3 The student will demonstrate knowledge of citizenship  and the rights, duties, and responsibilities of citizens.
  • CE.4 The student will demonstrate knowledge of personal character  traits that facilitate thoughtful and effective participation in civic life.
  • CE.5 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the political process at the local, state, and national levels of government.
  • CE.6 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the American constitutional government at the national level.
  • CE.7 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the American constitutional government at the state level.
  • CE.8 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the American constitutional government at the local level.
  • CE.9 The student will demonstrate knowledge of how public policy is made at the local, state, and national levels of government.
  • CE.10 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the judicial systems established by the Constitution of Virginia and the Constitution of the United States.
  • CE.11 The student will demonstrate knowledge of how economic decisions are made in the marketplace.
  • CE12. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the structure and operation of the United States economy.
  • CE.13 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the role of government in the United States economy.
  • CCE.14 The student will demonstrate knowledge of career opportunities.

Mr. Knight’s Supply list

  1. 3 Ring Binder with 11 dividers
  2. Pen or pencils
  3. Colored pencils
  4. Markers
  5. Scissors
  6. Glue sticks
  7. Pencil sharpener

If any students are interested in game design classes please check in my files and documents for information.

Adobe Spark Judicial Review Project Examples:






https://spark.adobe.com/page/xUxoYsYR0qV2q/

Use the following link to help with editing your Spark project.
https://adobespark.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/sections/204145698-Creating-and-Editing

Google Classroom codes:
Period 1: qsl7wub
Period 4: h46bt7l

Period 5: ygu2liz
Period 6: uagb7gp

Period 7:  xkrfcoa

How to Set-up Calendar Alerts:

If your child is in my class, and you would like to receive email alerts for items posted to my calendar, you may view step-by-step directions here: 
http://tinyurl.com/yb7vugwg


Please note: You will receive a separate email alert for each calendar you choose to subscribe to.  

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