Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!                                                      

MR. MCDONALD GLOBAL STUDIES 8 WEBSITE

Welcome to Global Studies
Global Studies for 8th Grade provides an integrated look at the world and its people.  The course focuses on societies throughout the world past and present. Through the use of geographic information systems, maps, population models, and informational text, all students gain an understanding for the every-changing nature of global cultures.  In addition, students will learn how cultural changes throughout recent history have been influenced by economic, political, and social factors.

Instant Access
This website provides access for both parents and students. Parents and students are to view classroom materials that are related to each unit of study and will aid students to not only meet standards, but exceed them.

Absent? 
Check-out the Daily Updates tab. This will provide parents and students up to date updates regarding the activities that took place in class! 



Want Reminders? 
For up-to-date classroom reminders, follow the simple, two step instructions below: 


1. Enter this number into your phone: 81010
2. Text this message: @4e9cb

** You will then be accepted into the Remind Class: "Global Studies 8-McDonald". **




USE A BOOK COVER! 
Want Directions? 


These textbooks were new to us last year! We must preserve them as long as possible. If you need any helpful hints to create a book cover, watch the following clip: Paper Bag Book Cover










Welcome to Mr. McDonald's Classroom!
Room 1680
(218) 336-8880 (ext. 2366)



Class Schedule
Period 1 (8:45-9:35): Global Studies
Period 2 (9:40-10:30) : Global Studies
WIN (10:35-11:00)
Period 3 (11:05-11:55): Global Studies
Period 4 (12:00-12:50): Global Studies
LUNCH
Period 5 (1:30-2:20): Global Studies
Period 6 (2:25-3:15): Prep



NOTE TO STUDENTS:
Leave all of your excuses at the door. 

If you didn't do your homework, just admit it. 

If you don't understand the assignment, ask for help. 

If you didn't fully prepare for the test (or do your best on the project), accept the grade and resolve to do your best next time. 

If you fail to follow the teachers expectations, you will have to accept the consequences.

This is not a democracy. 

I WANT TO TEACH ALL STUDENTS. I WANT TO INSPIRE ALL STUDENTS, I WANT TO HELP ALL STUDENTS GROW. I WILL MAKE SURE TO DO MY PART, BUT THE REST IS UP TO YOU! 


What Students Need Each Day: 
1. Notebook
2. Folder/3 Ring Binder
3. Writing Utensil



Classroom Rules
1. Everyone learns to their best ability!
2. Everyone treats others with respect!
3. Everyone picks up trash. We have pride in our building! 


Cell Phone Policy


Parents, I need your help in order to do my job efficiently. Cell phones continue to be a distraction for both myself and students alike. Each day it seems I spend useful time taking away phones from students. Please encourage your student  to keep their cell phones in their locker. If I see the phone, I will ask to keep the phone until the end of the day. With any questions, do not hesitate calling. 


Follow me on Twitter for classroom reminders! 
 



@MrRhettMcDonald