• 8th Grade

    US History

    Mrs. Leary

    Contact Information:

    Email:     learyj@pearlandisd.org

    Phone:   281 - 229 – 7230                      

    Conference: 3rd Period 10:51-11:41



    Interactive Student Notebook (spiral notebook)

    Pencil or pen

    Glue Stick

    Make-Up Work

    ·         Students shall be expected to make up assignments and tests after absences. 1 3 days absent: Students have 3 days to complete makeup work

    ·         4+ days absent: Students have one day for each day absent to complete work.


    Late Work

    1 day late - 11 points off actual grade

    2 days late - 20 points off actual grade

    3+ days late - 30 points off actual grade



    Course Description

    1st Nine Weeks:    Exploration & Colonization

    2nd Nine Weeks:    Constitution, Early Republic

    3rd Nine Weeks:    Age of Jackson, Westward Expansion, Industrialization, Reform

    4th Nine Weeks:    Sectionalism & Civil War, Reconstruction, STAAR Review


    General Information

    - Tutorials are Thursdays 3:50-4:15


    -Remind communication codes:

    Advanced History: Text @learya To: 81010

    History: Text: @learyhi To: 81010

     Syllabus 2019-2020






    Grading Guidelines

    40%  Daily Grade: Daily Work and Quiz Grades [classwork,   checkpoints, homework, notebooks, labs, journals, and other similar assignment]     

    60%  Test Grade: Major Grades [CBAs, Tests, Projects, Other Major Assignments]


    Class Expectations

    1. Bring all needed materials to class.

    2. Always sit in your assigned seat.

    3. Walk in silently and start warm-up.

    5. Respect all people and their property.

    6. Obey all school rules.




    Attend class EVERY SINGLE DAY!


    I am looking forward to providing opportunities for your child to develop as an independent, responsible, self-motivated, creative thinker as we travel to the past. Thank you for your support!

                                                                Mrs. Leary