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US History

Instructor
Mrs. Rachel Shol
Department
Social Studies
Terms
2017-2018 School Year

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Course Description

 Welcome to US History.  

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Grading Guildlines

Grading Policy:

 

Requirement

% of Final Grade

 

Letter Grade

Percentage Range (%)

Tests / Projects

70%

 

A

90-100

Homework (x1), Quizzes (x2), other

30%

 

B

80-89

Total

100%

 

C

75-79

Note:  The Final Exam shall constitute 20% of the semester grade.

 

 

D

F

70-74

<70

 

Scope and Sequence

 
Year at a Glance Social Studies
World History

Unit #1: Foundations & Development of River Valley Civilizations (8000 B.C.E. - 600 B.C.E.)
HPLS:
Physical and Human Patterns
Influences on Human Experiences
 
Unit #2: Classical Era: Interactions & Influence (500 B.C.E. to 600 A.D.)
HPLS:
Government, Culture & Society
Political Systems & Government Structures
Conflict
 
 Unit # 3: Post-classical Era: Trade - Diffusion and Interaction (600 - 1450)
HPLS:
Conflict
Government, Culture & Society
Global Communities

Unit # 4: Connecting Hemispheres: Global Expansion (1450-1750)
HPLS:
Government, Culture & Society
Political Systems & Government Structures
Global Communities
 
Unit # 5: Age of Revolutions (1750-1914)
HPLS:
Conflict
Government, Culture & Society
Economic Systems
 
 
Unit # 6: 20th Century to the Present: Modern Era (1914 - Present)
HPLS:
Conflict
Factors of Production
Citizenship
Cultural Perspectives


 
 

Class Expectations

Students will use technology on a daily basis for assessment and enrichment, but will use technology at the assigned times.
Students will come prepared to participate and be an active learner.
Students will respect other cultures and traditions.

Tutoring Schedule

 
Once Cougar block begins, most tutoring should take place during that time, but I will also be available most Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.