Welcome to Mrs. Britt’s Classroom!






Elephants Vs. Donkeys: The Pop Culture Election



Happy Constitution Day!

September 17, 1787


“Study history, study history.  In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.”

Sir Winston Churchill



Mrs. Britt’s Social Studies Links

American Revolution
U.S. Constitution
War of 1812
American Civil War
Spanish-American War
World War I
World War II – BBC
World War II – History Place
Korean War

The History Place
American History – Presidents Time Line
Social Studies Textbook Resource (Holt)

Mrs. Britt’s Science Links

Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Earth Science for Kids
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Energy Sources for Kids
Glencoe Life Science Textbook


Homework Assignments – Friday, September 17, 2020

Discovery Education – Student Username:  sthelena   Student Password:  discovery

Social Studies 8D and 8R     Google Classroom  8D – v4fwmht; 8R – d6prkfn

Study notes, terms, worksheets, and textbook pp. 29-32 and 40-43 on Events Leading to the American Civil War for test on Tuesday or Wednesday.

-Mrs. Britt’s Historical Fiction Suggestions for Independent Reading – Grade 8 First Semester

The Civil War:  “A House Divided” (American War Series) by Zachary Kent; The Last Brother Trinka H. Noble; Iron Thunder Avi; No Man’s Land Susan Bartoletti; Bull Run Paul Fleischman; Charley Skedaddle Patricia Beatty; The Journal of James Edmond Pease James Edmond Pease;  Soldier’s Heart: A Novel of the Civil War Gary Paulsen; Girl in Blue Ann Rinaldi; The War Within Carol Matas; The River Between Us  Richard Peck; Across Five Aprils Irene Hunt; Come Juneteenth Ann Rinaldi; Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation Pat Sherman; any historical, historical fiction, or biographical book on the American Civil War and Reconstruction (1865-1877).  The American War Series has many historical choices as we move through the year.


Social Studies 7B and 7S      Google Classroom 7B – 7ovsapf; 7S – 5vlppy2   

Study notes, terms, maps, and worksheets on Basic Social Studies Skills for test on Tuesday.

-Mrs. Britt’s Historical Fiction Suggestions for Independent Reading – Grade 7 First Semester

Blood on the River:  Jamestown 1607 Elisa Carbone; Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catherine Carey Logan; The Buffalo and the Indians Deborah H. Patent; Weetamoo: Heart of the Pocassets Patricia Clark Smith; Thunder Rolling in the Mountains Scott O’Dell’; Sweetgrass Joan Hudson; Anpao Jamake Highwater; Dear America SeriesPedro’s Journal Pam Conrad; Encounter Jane Yolen; Follow the Dream Peter Sis; The Mayflower and the Pilgrims’ New World Nathaniel Milbrick; My Brother Sam is Dead James Collier; Diary of Jacob Plumb Martin Jacob Plum Martin; Chains Laurie Anderson; Forge Laurie Anderson; Ashes Laurie Anderson; Fever 1893 Laurie Anderson; any historical, historical fiction, or biographical book on Native Americans, Age of Exploration, Colonial Life, and the American Revolution.


Life Science 7B and 7S         Google Classroom 7B – f2s63yt; 7S – 3pr2eev

Study Tools of the Lab pictures and what the tools measure for test on Wednesday.

-Study Metric Measurement worksheets and practice homework packet for test on Thursday.


Homeroom Notes

My e-mail address is drosebritt@sainthelenaschool.org.  

-Please e-mail me if you have any questions or problems.