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Ways to Contact Me:
MJH Main Number: 936-276-3300
Conference Time is 12:20-12:50
936-276-2001 ext 82631
Sign up for Text Reminders from Ms. Morgan:
MESSAGE Should Read @morganus (This is for On-Level)
MESSAGE should Read @morganusap (This is for Pre-AP)
Link to US History Online Textbook
TEXTBOOK User Names/Passwords:
The 13 English Colonies are settled in North America, starting with the settlement of Jamestown. This era ends with the start of the American Revolution.
Revolutionary Era - 1776-1781
The 13 colonies declare independence from England, Fight the American Revolution, and write the Articles of Confederation. The United States become a Nation.
The New Republic - 1789-1828
The United States government, with George Washington as its first president, took shape. The country begins to expand, and its economy begins to develop.
Nationalism /Westward Expansion - 1829-1853
Democratic rights are extended to more Americans under Andrew Jackson the 7th president. The United States expanded from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean, under the idea of Manifest Destiny.
The Civil War/Reconstruction Era - 1850’s-1877
Disputes about the growth of slavery, as well as other conflicts, led to the Civil War between the North and South. The era ended with Reconstruction, when the North and South reunited as one nation.
Extra Credit Opportunities
Read a Historical Book OR Listen to a History based Podcast. Write a 5 paragraph essay about the book and receive a 100 Major Grade (1 time per grading period).
Make a minimum of 30 Flashcards before test (Receive 5 extra points on test)
Reteach/Retest: Some tests will have this option if score is below 70. Maximum grade to be received will be a 70.
Warm Up Test Corrections: Complete form and return by due date for ½ credit back for each question. ) On-Level ONLY
Example of Test Corrections
Note: Test corrections provide students an opportunity to learn concepts not previously mastered for a test. All U.S. History tests can include previously taught material. Additionally, the STAAR test covers all 8th grade curriculum. Test corrections are one way for students to improve their overall test grade by earning half credit for missed questions but also to reinforce the ability to recall factual information for future tests.
2013 STAAR Released Test
2013 STAAR Released Test KEY
2014 STAAR Released Test
2014 STAAR Released Test KEY
2015 STAAR Released Test
2016 STAAR Released Test
2016 STAAR Released Test KEY
2017 STAAR Released Test
2017 STAAR Released Test KEY
Sign up for StuCo Remind, Text @bearsmjh to 81010
First Meeting for StuCo will be Wed., Sept 4 at 6:45 a.m. in Room W-115
Parents that have not signed up for the trip or parents that want more information, please attend an Information Meeting will be Tuesday, September 10. MJH Band Hall, 6:00 p.m.
Click on the link to Register for the June 2020 Trip. This trip is for 8th graders attending MJH.
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