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Syllabus

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 WORLD HISTORY:  8TH GRADE

COURSE SYLLABUS: 2012-2013

 

 

  

 

CONTENT:  This class will focus on world history beginning with prehistory through the Age of Exploration.  Emphasis will be on the great civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Greece, and Rome.  A curriculum map reflecting the core content for 7th grade schools in Arkansas is followed.  Students will utilize critical thinking skills, analyze a variety of documents (including primary and secondary sources), determine cause and effect, read, speak, and write for understanding, and learn to cooperate and work effectively with peers.

 

INSTRUCTOR:          Wes McCrotty

                                    Conference Period:  7th Hour—1:45-2:30

                                    School Phone:  (479) 968-6574

                                    School Email:  wes.mccrotty@pottsville.k12.ar.us

 

TEXTBOOK:            Journey Across Time:  The Early Ages--Glencoe (2008)

 

Pacing Guide:     8th Grade History Pacing Guide.xls

 

Arkansas Framworks:  8th Grade History Standards.doc

 

THE COURSE:         Each week, activities may include lectures, document analysis, cooperative group  assignments, open response questions, writing activities, quizzes, tests, and reserach projects.

 

GRADING SCALE:                90 and up = A

                                                80-89= B

                                                70-79= C

                                                60-69= D

                                                59 and lower = F

 

CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS: 

  1. All students are expected to actively participate in class
  2. All students are expected to abide by the classroom procedures
  3. Students will be expected to work cooperatively in groups
  4. Homework is expected to be completed and turned in on time
  5. Sloppy work will not be accepted
  6. Come to class daily with all needed materials

 

 

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