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    Andrew Carnegie
     
    Name: Mr. Ross Farmer
     
    Contact Information
    Google Voice: (724) 405-7429 (You can call or text me at this number)
     
    Classroom: 205
    Grades: Grade 8 U.S. History
    National History Day Sponsor/Coordinator
     
    Help Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 12-12:40
     
     
     
     
    IMPORTANT: Mr. Farmer will ONLY accept assignments and assessments from students using their BVA district assigned emails.  No outside email accounts should be used when submitting assignments.
     
    All classes will be using the materials found on this page to complete future assignments until further notice.  Mr. Farmer will be using Google Classroom.  To join Mr. Farmers Google Classroom, please follow the instructions posted on the "Google Classroom Information" tab to the left.  

    Mr. Farmer will also be using Remind to send messages and reminders about assignments, assessments, and due dates.  See the "Remind App" section to the left for information on downloading the app and signing up for messages from Mr. Farmer.

     Final Zoom Meeting:

    Today at noon

    Meeting #: 999 741 4954
    Password: 363154

    Social Studies 8 Plans

     

     May 18, 2020

    -Complete Lesson 20-1 Quiz.  (#1 to 11) The students will reference and read Textbook Pages 550 to 553.  It is due on Saturday, May 23, 2020.

     

    May 19, 2020

    -Complete Chapter 20 Packet Questions #12 to 15.  Read “Henry Ford’s Vision” and “The First Airplane” on Textbook Pages 557 to 559.

    Film “Henry Ford’s Assembly Line”

    Link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFbsDArAWj8

    Minutes:  2:37

     

    May 20, 2020

    -Complete Chapter 20 Packet Questions #16 to 19.  Read “The Growth of Big Business”, “The Factors of Production”, and “Finding Capital for Expansion” on Textbook Pages 560 to 561.

    -Film “The Traits of a Titan”

    Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gR7oHh-fXUw

    -Minutes: 3:47

     

    May 21, 2020

    -Complete Chapter 20 Packet Questions #20 to 24.  Read “The Growth of Oil and Steel”, Carnegie and the Steel Industry”, “Millionaires and Philanthropists”, and “Corporations Grow Larger” on Textbook Pages 562 to 564.

     

    May 22, 2020

    -Complete Chapter 20 Packet Question #25.  Read “The Industrial Workforce” on Textbook Page 565.

     

    May 25, 2020

    -No School—Happy Memorial Day!

     

    May 26, 2020

    -Complete Lesson 20-3 Quiz.  (#1 to 11.)  The students will reference Textbook Pages 560 to 564 to locate their answers.  It is due on Monday, June 1, 2020.

     

    May 27, 2020

    -Complete Chapter 20 Packet Questions #26 to 29.  Read “The Growth of Labor Unions”, and “The American Federation of Labor” on Textbook Pages 566 to 567.

    May 28, 2020

    -Complete Chapter 20 Packet Question #30.  Read “The Rights of Working Women” on Textbook Pages 567 to 568.

     

    May 29, 2020

    -Complete Chapter 20 Packet Questions #31 to 35.  Read “The Unions Take Action” on Textbook Pages 568 to 569.

    -Film “The Great Railroad Strike of 1877”

     

    June 1, 2020

    -View History Channel film “America: The Story of US” (Episode 6: Heartland) on Google Classroom.

    Minutes: 44:00

    -Students will turn in any missing or late assignments on Google Classroom.  Everything is due by Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

     

    June 2, 2020

    -View History Channel film “America: The Story of US” (Episode 6: Heartland) on Google Classroom.

    Minutes: 44:00

    -Students will turn in any missing or late assignments on Google Classroom.  Everything is due by Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

    -Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bt9o3bR5mLY

    -Minutes: 6:41