Welcome to Mrs. Britt’s Classroom!

drosebritt@sainthelenaschool.org

                                                                  


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 

Thursday, September 28, 2022

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

-Re-read Ch. 1:1, The War Begins, and complete Assessment Questions #1 and #2 for Tuesday; see Google Classroom for instructions.

-Study Ch. 1:1 The American Civil War Begins for test on Wednesday or Thursday.

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

American Civil War Battlefield Trust – https://www.battlefields.org/

Discovery Education – https://www.discoveryeducation.com/

PBS Media Learning – https://whyy.pbslearningmedia.org/

 

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

-Copy Slide #13 on the Inca Empire from PPT #1 on Google Classroom.

-Study notes/terms/worksheets for Ch. 1:1 and 1:2 for Native American Test.

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

American Revolutionary War Battlefield Trust – https://www.battlefields.org/

Discovery Education – https://www.discoveryeducation.com/  

PBS Media Learning – https://whyy.pbslearningmedia.org/

 

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

-Get Tools Test, Metric Test, and Metric Lab signed.

-Study Cells and Microscope notes for next test.

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

Discovery Education – https://www.discoveryeducation.com/

PBS Media Learning – https://whyy.pbslearningmedia.org/

 

Homeroom Notes

-Grade 5-8 Liturgy for Student Council Installation is Tuesday, October 4.  All are welcome!

-Friday, October 7, is a noon dismissal for our Walk-a-thon and Faculty Meeting.

-Eighth Grade Yearbook Art Cover Submissions due Friday. October 14.

-Thursday, October 20, is a noon dismissal for Parent Conferences.

-Friday, October 21, is a school holiday for Parent Conferences.

-Tuesday, October 25, is Grade 5-8 Forty Hours Liturgy.  All are welcome!

My e-mail address is drosebritt@sainthelenaschool.org, not dbritt.