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    Welcome to Mr. Bowman's 8th Grade Social Studies Class!

     
     
    Culture
     

    To see a copy of my class syllabus, click here. (The Syllabus contains my classroom procedures, absent policies, expectations, curriculum, and grading scale)

    To download the Student/Parent Syllabus agreement form, click here.
     
    To download a copy of the 2019-2020 Middle School Handbook, click here.
     
     
    Communication

     

    • Email is the quickest way to reach me: sean.bowman@dvusd.org

       

    • I will send out text blasts with reminders and important news. Parents AND students are encouraged to sign up to receive my Social Studies text messages. As an 8th Grade Team, we will also send email blasts out regularly, informing you of any and all upcoming academics, events, etc...

       

    • {Normal text messaging rates apply. You can cancel at any time by texting Stop to that number.}

       

    Remind 101
     
     
     
    ***Upcoming Tests/Projects/Assignments*** 
     
     
      
     
    "My Culture Project" will be due on Tuesday, August 20th (presentations begin). 
       
     
     
    ***REVIEW YOUR NOTES NIGHTLY!!!!!***
     
     
     ***REVIEW YOUR NOTES NIGHTLY***
     
     
     
     
     

     

    If you would like to see a copy of the My Culture Project assignment, click here.

     

    WEEKLY LESSON PLANS

    [Please note that these lesson plans are guides for the week but may be modified as the week goes on as adjustments are usually made based on what is accomplished each day and what changes are required in order to maximize the learning]
     
    Lesson Plans for the week of August 19th
     
     
    Monday
    • Final Work Day
    Tuesday
    • Culture Projects are DUE
    • Begin Presentations
    Wednesday
    • Mysteries at the Museum Analysis
    • Mr. Bowman at D.O. during the PM
    Thursday
    • Counselor Visit
    Friday 
    • Mysteries at the Museum Analysis
    • Mr. Bowman Absent
     
     
     
    Lesson Plans for the week of August 12th
     
     
    Monday
    • Grade U.S. Civics Test
    Tuesday
    • Introduce "My Culture Project"
    Wednesday
    • Research Day
    • Graphic Organizer
    • Chromebook Cart
    Thursday
    • Past Examples
    • Rubrics
    Friday 
    • Work Day
    Lesson Plans for the week of August 5th
     
     
    Monday
    • NO SCHOOL
    Tuesday
    • NO SCHOOL
    Wednesday
    • Walk through the class syllabus
    • Student Handbook
    Thursday
    • Meet Mr. Bowman
    • Q & A
    Friday 
    • U.S. Civics Pre-test