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Jennifer Luker



Welcome to my Classroom Page! 

 

I teach 8th Grade US History, and I am also a push-in teacher

for 7th and 8th grade Language Arts.  

 

If you need to get in touch with me, I am able to answer emails daily. 

Email Address:  jluker@escambia.k12.fl.us

 

 

8th Grade History Syllabus

 

8th Grade Language Arts Syllabus (Push-in with Mrs. Bridges 3rd Period)

 

7th Grade Language Arts Syllabus (Push-in with Mrs. Long 6th Period)

 

 

**Please refer to the folder titled "Previous Lesson Plans" in the locker to the left in order to find plans from previous weeks.**

8th Grade US History (1st, 2nd, and 4th Periods)

 

 

Essential Question In what ways did westward expansion transform the nation?
Florida Standards SS.8.A.2.1, SS.8.A.4.2, SS.8.A.1.6, SS.8.G.4.1, SS.8.A.2.2, SS.8.C.1.3
2/12/2018 2/13/2018 2/14/2018 2/15/2018 2/16/2018
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Focus Lesson (10 min) Focus Lesson (10 min) Focus Lesson (10 min) Focus Lesson (10 min) Focus Lesson (10 min)
No Focus Lesson Today Describe the Oregon Trail Who was John Jacob Astor? Describe the Battle at the Alamo No Focus Lesson Today
20min Lecture/Discussion/Group Activity: 15-20min Lecture/Discussion/Group Activity: 15-20min Lecture/Discussion/Group Activity: 15-20min Lecture/Discussion/Group Activity: 15-20min Lecture/Discussion/Group Activity:
Review "The Age of Jackson" and begin video "America - The Story of Us (Westward)" Finish video from yesterday and complete video quiz Section 2 - The Texas Revolution (Read pages 350-351 in pairs and complete the assigned Google Document) Mock Writing Assessment Today - Modified Class Periods Section 3 - The Mexican-American War (Group assignments)
15-20min Work Period: 15-20min Work Period: 15-20min Work Period: 15-20min Work Period: 15-20min Work Period:
Video Notes Oregon Trail Webquest Complete Google Document Review Game (Quizizz) on Westward Expansion Groups will work on their assigned portion of Section 3 and prepare their presentation in Google Slides
5-10min Exit Activity: 5-10min Exit Activity: 5-10min Exit Activity: 5-10min Exit Activity: 5-10min Exit Activity:
Video and Notes Webquest Complete Google Document Review Game (Quizizz) Work on group presentations (Will start presenting on Tuesday)
H.W. H.W. H.W. H.W. H.W.
No Homework No Homework No Homework No Homework No Homework - Have a great 3 day weekend!

 

 

 

 

7th and 8th Grade Language Arts (3rd and 6th Periods)

 

**Please refer to Mrs. Bridges' (3rd Period) and Mrs. Long's (6th Period) homework pages for information on assignments in those classes.**