The Diocese of Knoxville has adopted the curriculum standards from the state of Tennessee for social studies.  To view the 8th Grade standards,  click here.


Saint Joseph School employs United States History from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Click on the 8th Grade textbook below to visit the online textbook.


Click below to view the class 8th Grade class syllabus.

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Geography Skills

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8th Grade Research Project

During the 4th Quarter, in conjunction with Language Arts and Technology, 8th Grade Students will investigate topics in 20th Century American History and complete a research paper. Download the topic list on the right.

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Click on the text links or each image below to access resources.

Our Congress

House of Representatives

The White House

The Supreme Court

Our Congress

U.S. Senate

Library Of Congress

National Archives