8th Grade American (U.S.) History Full year curriculum, 100+ engaging resources

8th Grade American (U.S.) History Full year curriculum, 100+ engaging resources
8th Grade American (U.S.) History Full year curriculum, 100+ engaging resources
8th Grade American (U.S.) History Full year curriculum, 100+ engaging resources
8th Grade American (U.S.) History Full year curriculum, 100+ engaging resources
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***Google Classroom Compatible – these Microsoft Word documents can also be saved as Google Docs and used in Google or other digital classrooms

***Google Classroom Compatible – these Microsoft PowerPoint files can also be saved as Google Slides and used in Google or other digital classrooms


This bundle includes well over 100 unique resources broken into 8 units of study. Each of these resources is available for download separately with 4-star ratings, but is offered here as a bundle discount. This collection of resources was designed to fit the needs of an 8th grade U.S. or American History curriculum (32-36 weeks of instruction). This bundle includes about 40 separate PowerPoints, about 20 primary source activities, 10 comic strip activities, 4x4s, map activities, 15 movie guides, guided notes and much more. Here is a summary of what is included in this bundle…

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Unit 1 – COLONIES
* Exploration/Jamestown PPT
* Pilgrims/Puritans PPT
* Great Awakening PPT
* Colony life and reasons for revolution PPT

Unit 2 – AMERICAN REVOLUTION
* Causes PPT
* Guided notes for causes
* Sides and leaders PPT
* Guided notes for sides/leaders
* Battles PPT
* Guided notes for battles
* Outcomes PPT
* Guided notes for outcomes
* Ben Franklin Primary Source handout

Unit 3 – CONSTITUTION
* Background PPT
* Articles of Confederation PPT
* Federalist Papers PPT
* Constitution PPT
* Bill of Rights PPT
* BIll of Rights worksheet
* BIll of Rights with Case Studies PPT
* All 26 Amendments PPT

Unit 4 – IDEALS AND FOREIGN POLICY
* Lewis and Clark Comic Strip Activity PPT
* Monroe Doctrine PPT
* Monroe Doctrine Worksheet
* War of 1812 PPT
* War of 1812 Comic Strip Activity PPT
* War of 1812 Map Activity
* War of 1812 Map handout

Unit 5 – WEST
* Native Americans PPT
* California Missions PPT
* Texas Revolution PPT
* Mexican-American War PPT
* Gold Rush PPT

Unit 6 – ABOLITION (and other pre-Civil War Movements)
* Transcendentalism PPT
* Romanticism PPT
* Temperance Movement PPT
* Women's Suffrage Movement PPT
* Abolition PPT
* Underground Railroad Map Activity PPT
* Underground Railroad Map Activity handout

Unit 7 – CIVIL WAR
* Causes PPT
* causes guided notes
* Sides and Leaders PPT
* Sides and Leaders guided notes
* Major Battles PPT
* Major Battles map handout
* Outcomes PPT
* Outcomes guided notes
* Translating the Gettysburg Address handout

Unit 8 – RECONSTRUCTION
* Freedom Amendments PPT
* KKK PPT
* Black Codes PPT
* Jim Crow Era PPT
* Great Migration PPT

20 Primary Source Documents with guiding questions
Quotes from Harriet Tubman
Abolitionist Flyers
War Poems from the Revolution
Intolerable Acts
Stamp Act
Voltaire’s Treatise on Toleration
Black Codes
Booker To Washington’s Atlanta Compromise Speech
Emancipation Proclamation
English Bill of Rights vs. U.S. Bill of Rights
Freedom Amendment (13, 14, 15)
Letter from Birmingham City Jail
Lewis and Clark Journal Entry about Violence with the Blackfoot
Magna Carta and Bill of Rights Manuscript
Rousseau’s Social Contract Excerpt
Declaration of Independence Worksheet
Translating the Gettysburg Address
Uncle Tom’s Cabin Excerpt
William Lloyd Garrison Anti-slavery Poem

10 Comic Strip Activities:
American Revolution Comic Strips
Revolutionary War Comic Strips
Civil War Comic Strips
Gold Rush Comic Strips
Lewis and Clark Comic Strips
Mexican-American War Comic Strips
Custer’s Land Stand Comic Strips
Texas War of Independence Comic Strips
Underground Railroad Comic Strips
War of 1812 Comic Strips

8 Family Feud Review Games (one for each unit)

Songs for Each Unit of 8th grade history PowerPoint
Overview of all Presidents PowerPoint
Top-Ten Presidents PowerPoint
All 12 parts of “America: Story of Us” video guides
8th grade history “Four Corners” Ice Breaker game PowerPoint
55 figures from U.S. History Bobble-heads activity (PowerPoint and handouts)
44 president bobble-heads (PowerPoint and handouts)
8th grade history film extra credit handouts
Dances with Wolves movie guide
Last of the Mohicans movie guide
American Tail Movie guide
Lincoln movie guide
Total Pages
hundreds of resources
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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