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US History Syllabus

US History

Course Syllabus and Rules

 

Teacher:

Coach Wright

 

Email:

Can be found on school website

 

Remind:

Text: @h4d7kg to 81010

 

US History is a full credit course that has a state subject area test which is required for graduation. US History covers topics from Reconstruction to the present.

 

Policies and Procedures

  • Daily plans are posted on the board for two weeks; lesson plans are posted online on the teacher’s website.
  • You are responsible for getting and completing your work and turning it in promptly.
  • No eating or drinking in the classroom, except for water.
  • Food is not allowed in the room unless the container/package is sealed.
  • Put your cell phones in the caddy daily.
  • Sit in your assigned seat.
  • Be in the room before the tardy bells rings, having your belongings in the room does not count.
  • If you leave the room, you must have permission.

 

Grading

Calculations:

Tests are 40% of your grade

Daily and Homework are 40% of your grade

Quizzes count twice in the Daily category

Exams are 20% of your grade

 

Exemptions:

                Full Credit (18 weeks) Course Exemptions:

A - 4 absences* or less and 3 or fewer step 2 in fractions

B - 3 absences* or less and 2 or fewer step 2 infractions

C - 2 absences* or less and 1 or fewer step 2 infractions

 

*Absences include excused and unexcused. Only exception is a school field trip

 

Codes in Active Student:

                NG – No Grade

                                This is calculated as a zero and must be made up.

                NM – No mark

This is not counted against you and does not have to be made up.

                Zero – is a zero

                                You have earned this grade.

                                Once you have a zero, it is too late to make it up.

 

Phones and audio

  • Place your phones in the caddy at the front of the room.
  • Phones, earphones, or any other electronic and audio device will be taken to the office with a write up. Electronic devices will not be tolerated.
  • Disrespectful behavior about electronic devices will also not be tolerated.

 

 

Tests

  • Tests will be multiple choice style tests using sample questions from the US History subject area test.
  • Tests will begin promptly after roll call.
  • You are not allowed to leave the room during a test.
  • You will complete the test in the time allotted during class.
  • Tests will be made up before school, not during class.

 

Make-up

  • It is the students responsibility to collect missed work from the folders provided in the classroom
  • You have 1 week to compete make-up work
  • Test will be made up by appointment ONLY
    • If you miss your appointment it will result in a 0.
  • I will NOT accept late work

 

Behavior

Students will be given a Class I referral for the following:

  • Sleeping
  • Talking
  • Eating or drinking
  • Cheating
  • Failure to return signed documents

 

Students will be given a Class II referral for the following:

  • Habitually violating Class I infractions
  • Skipping class or leaving without permission

 

Students will be given a Class II referral for defiant behavior towards a BSD employee for the following:

  • Refusing to follow directions
  • Using any electronic device without the permission of the teacher for an assignment
  • Having audio devices in or on ears with or without sound

 

 

Remind 101

 
Remind 101:
 
 
Economics
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