Welcome to 8th Grade Social Studies
Homework is now posted on Schoology!
Please use Schoology for all homework assignments, classroom information, materials, and support.
- 2" Binder (to be shared with ELA) with loose-leaf
- Composition Notebook (wide-ruled paper)
- Pencil Zipper Case with colored pencils, glue sticks, scissors, and 2 different color highlighters)
- Earbuds/Headphones needed daily
- Blue/Black Pens
Grading for Quarter Average:
Long-Term Assignments - 40%: Tests/Essays/Major Projects
Short-Term Assignments - 30%: Quizzes/Mini-Projects/Writing
Independent Assignments - 20%: Homework/Research Notes
Daily Assignments - 10%: Classwork/Check Points
You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose. ~Abraham Lincoln
Need Help? Need Mrs. Pelosa?
After-School: I am after school every Tuesday and Wednesday until at least 3:15. If you need help, please sign-up for homework lab or library and let me know before the end of the day.