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Ms. Maynard   roberta.maynard@lcps.org  Wild Cats Civics 2014-2015 
 
                  April 10 & 13 Three Branches Test
Three Branches Study Guide -- use your notes to complete 
 
CIVICS SOL  MAY 28 
See my Civics SOL page. 
 
we the people
 
 Be sure to visit my Calendar page for upcoming homework, quiz, and test dates. For assignment details, visit my Homework page.
 
Eighth grade is a transition year. Writing assignments, for instance, are definitely more challenging than 8th graders may be accustomed to. Being able to express opinions and defend them in writing is a state SOL objective. As students begin making the transition to high school, they will be held to such basic standards as writing in complete sentences. In addition, the County has tasked social studies teachers this year with providing frequent critical thinking activities to our students. All of this means that students must apply themselves with diligence in order to achieve at the highest levels.