Grady, M.

Course Description and Grading Policy
World History
Eastern Wayne High School Department of Social Studies

Welcome to World History

I am Matthew Grady and I am looking forward to getting to know you this semester.

Goals for the Course

After you've completed this course I'd like you to be able to:

  • Understand how people shape their world and how their world shapes them.
  • Know how historical roots, significant events, ideas, movements and phenomena, contributions, and patterns of living in civilizations around the world.
  • Broaden historical perspectives as you explore ways societies have dealt with continuity and change exemplified by issues such as war and peace, internal stability, strife, and development of institutions.
  • Knowledge of the civilizations that have shaped the development of the United States.
  • Acquire a knowledge base which will be used in the study of Civics and Economics and United States History.

    Supplies

  • Notebook paper
  • Pencils and Pens

Classroom activities

I have organized this course to ensure that all students will meet the learning goals that have been established by North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and Wayne County Schools. In our classroom we will be participating in various activities where students will be working together. Talking and communicating has a place in my room, but disruptive behavior will not be tolerated and will be modified quickly and consistently using a variety of behavior modification strategies.

Classroom Rules

I. Follow all rules in the student agenda/handbook.

  1. Be on time and bring all needed materials to class.
  2. Make-up work is the responsibility of the student.
  3. Respect the rights and property of others.
  4. Raise your hand and wait to be recognized.
  5. Remain seated unless you have permission to do otherwise.

Consequences

  1. Teacher warning
  2. One-on-one conference
  3. Conference with the parent in person, phone, or via email.
  4. Detention
  1. Referral to office

Grading Policy

TEST 50%

QUIZES, PROJECTS, CLASSWORK 50%


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