Teacher: Julia Mitchell Wisdom and Integrity.jpg

8th Grade Gold Team World Geography

Teacher email: juliamitchell@scsb.org

Time Available for Calls or Conferences:

  • 8:30-9:00 a.m. & 3:25-3:45 p.m.

MAY 10th is almost here!! Countdown to the SOL - You should be reviewing your SOL Notebook!!


Monday, April 16th: (Asia) In-class: Middle East Economic Geography. Test Review.

H/W: Middle East Study Guide & SOL Review

Tuesday, April 17th: (Asia) In-class: Middle East Review. Choke Points of the World PowerPoint and Mapping Activity.

H/W: Middle East SOL Core Notes Review

Wednesday, April 18th: (Asia) In-Class: Religions Quiz. Complete Review of North Africa and Southwest Asia. Complete SOL 2013 Released Test Items.

H/W: Intro to Africa

Thursday, April 19th: (Africa) In-class:


Friday, April 20th: (Africa) In-Class:


Classroom Procedures:

Be on time.
Be ready with all materials and homework.
Show respect for others, yourself, and the building.
Use appropriate language and volume.
Follow all guidelines set by the Student Handbook and MMS ROCKS Expectations.

Homework Policy:

All homework is due at the beginning of the class period.
All homework is to be written in complete sentences.
All work (class work and homework) should be written on loose leaf paper.
Incomplete assignments require a written excuse that will be filed in the students progress folder.
There will be multiple quizzes, tests, and projects throughout the year as well.


Grading Policy:

93 to 100 - A
85 to 92 - B
77 to 84 - C
70 to 76 - D
69 and below - F

9 week averages include: Daily homework grades (averaged weekly), vocabulary grades, quizzes, study guides (count 2X), projects/map activities (count 2X), and tests (count 3X).

Students if you are absent, do not forget about your vocabulary. You can find all the vocabulary words on my website, look for the Vocabulary Link. You can also find useful information, notes, maps, and power points on the Topic Links on the left as well.

Maps and Globes Practice