8th Grade Social Studies


Language Arts  •  Math  •  Science & Religion  •  Social Studies


Welcome to Global Studies

Mrs. Koch



Eighth graders study the geography, economic and government structures and cultures of locations around the world.  The class uses World Geography by Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

End of Week 5:  Friday, October 5, 2018

Students took a quiz on different types of governments and economies.  Thursday and Friday we planned and practiced for the marathon assembly.

End of Week 4:  Friday, September 28, 2018

Students chose their countries for the end of the year projects and they voted to learn about Canada first.  We also started a populations, government and economies quick study.

End of Week 3:  Friday, September 21, 2018

Students worked on their group projects about reading different types of maps and started presentations on Thursday.  Friday was our usual World Current Event day.

End of Week 2:  Friday, September 14, 2018

Students learned about TODALSS and the importance of geography.  The first World Current Event assignment was due on Friday.

End of Week 1:  Friday, September 7, 2018

Welcome back!  This week we established routine, got to know each other and looked through our text books!  We are off to a great start.

 Links to important documents


 World Current Event Form