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The objective of this course is to increase the student’s understanding of United States History with the goal of having each student achieve excellence. The areas of concentration include but are not limited to historical, political, geographic and economic history. These areas will be studied from a variety of perspectives with the hope of providing a balanced view of history. Students will be held responsible for rigorous work in both writing and reading within the limits of United States history, world geography, world history and current events. I ask that each student participates and cooperate to the best of their abilities.
All assignments and information for US I can be found on Google Classroom.
Every day you will need to bring:
- Completed assignments
- Blue or black pen
How you will be graded:
As per District policy you will be graded as follows:
- Formal Assessments (50%)
- Tests, Quizzes, Assessments
- Classwork (40%)
- Reading assignments, Activities, Notes
- Homework (10%)
- Readings, Questions and writings.
What to do if I am absent:
Making up work and letting me know is YOUR responsibility.
- Our Google classroom page has everything you will need. When you are out, be sure to check that!
- The number of days you are out is the amount of time you have to complete, unless told otherwise.
(Example: Absent 3 days - 3 days to complete work.) - If you are planning on being absent for an extended period of time please let us know and we will figure something out.
Rules to follow:
- Be Respectful
- Be Responsible
- Be Prepared
- Follow Directions
- TRY YOUR BEST!
** All rules and policies outlined in the code of conduct**
INCLUDING CELL PHONE and DRESS CODE
How to contact your teachers:
Email (preferred method!) :
How you can succeed in class:
- Try your best!
- Pay attention and follow directions
- Stay organized
- Complete all assignments on time and to the best of your ability
- If absent make sure you follow the Make-Up Work Procedure
- Ask questions! As soon as you begin to have trouble with a topic, get help. Never be afraid to ask us for help. Together we will succeed!