Welcome to Mrs. Britt’s Classroom!

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Who Will You Be in History? 

Picture Yourself in 8B

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Patriot Day – September 11

Patriot Day on September 11 honors the memory of over 3,000 innocent victims who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

U.S. Constitution Day -September 17

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men, our Founding Fathers, on September 17, 1787.

U.S. Marine Corps – November 10

Happy Birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps, which was founded at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia on November 10, 1775.  Semper Fi!

Veterans’ Day – November 11

Veterans’ Day is a federal holiday in the United States that commemorates all veterans who have served our country.  The day originally was called Armistice Day, which marked the end of World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.

Thank You to all the Veterans who have served the United States of America!

Memorial Day – Decoration Day – May 30

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces.  The First Official Memorial Day occurred on May 30, 1868 in Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate those who died in the American Civil War.  Let us always remember all who have died in the service of the United States of America.

Ronald Reagan Memorial Day Tribute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arSiv9PRo04

“Hymn to the Fallen” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Omd9_FJnerY

U.S. Army – Flag Day – June 14

On June 14, 1775 the Second Continental Congress formed the Continental Army under General George Washington’s command to unite the thirteen colonies in their fight against Great Britain.  June 14 is also Flag Day, which commemorates the date in 1777 when the United States approved the design for its first national flag.  

Independence Day – July 4

On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, announcing the colonies’ separation from Great Britain. 

Happy Birthday to the United States of America!

Mrs. Britt’s Social Studies Links

American Revolution

https://www.battlefields.org/learn/revolutionary-war
U.S. Constitution
War of 1812

American Civil War

https://www.battlefields.org/learn/civil-war
Spanish-American War
World War I
World War II – BBC
World War II – History Place
https://www.history.com/topics/korea/korean-war

https://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam-war-history

The History Place

https://www.ducksters.com/history/

https://potus.com/
American History – Presidents Time Line

Mrs. Britt’s Science Links

Astronomy

https://www.ducksters.com/science/biology/

http://biology4kids.com/
Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Earth Science for Kids
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Energy Sources for Kids

 

Homework Assignments 

Friday, January 27, 2023

Social Studies 8B and 8S   Google Classroom 8B –  mcos3ui    8S –  sdozfen 

-Study/reread Ch. 7:2 The Spanish-American War for section test after CSW.

HMH Textbook Site – https://www.hmhco.com/ui/login/?connection=00933524

 

Social Studies 7K and 7Z    Google Classroom 7K  –  efo7zrv  7Z–  5k5hpkm

-Study Ch. 4:3 The Declaration of Independence for test after CSW.

HMH Textbook Site – https://www.hmhco.com/ui/login/?connection=00933524

 

Life Science 7K and 7Z       Google Classroom 7K  – vbv5qf7   7Z  – 2cge5bk

Taxonomy Report or Poster due on Monday, February 6, 2023.

-Study Domains and Bacteria/Protist Kingdoms for next test.

Workbook Site – https://www.savvasrealize.com/community/home

 

8B Homeroom Notes for January/February

Sunday, January 29 – 11:00 a .m. Opening Catholic School’s Week Liturgy.  All are welcome to Mass and Open House!

-Tuesday, January 31 – 1:30 p.m. Grades 4-8 Social Media Presentation

-Wednesday, February 1 – Red/White/Blue Day – Please Bring Donation 

-Thursday, February 2 – Pajama Day – Breakfast for Lunch – Sister Cathe Presentation 

-Friday, February 3 – Senior Friends’ Show – 10:00-11:00 a.m. – Noon Dismissal – Faculty Meeting