Presentation on theme: "WELCOME TO 6 TH GRADE WORLD HISTORY MS. GRANT 2014-2015."— Presentation transcript:
WELCOME TO 6 TH GRADE WORLD HISTORY MS. GRANT
COURSE TOPICS The primary content for this course pertains to the world's earliest civilizations to the ancient and classical civilizations of Africa, Asia, and Europe. Students will be exposed to the multiple dynamics of world history including economics, geography, politics, and religion/philosophy. Students will study methods of historical inquiry and primary and secondary historical documents.
CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS All students are expected to: Be seated and working when the bell rings. No eating, drinking, or chewing gum. Respect your teacher and classmates. Raise your hand and wait to be called on. Consequences 1.Verbal warning 2.Pre-Detention (written warning)/ Phone Call Home 3.Detention 4.Pre-referral 5.Referral
TEXTBOOK AND APPS
SUPPLIES (1) Plastic Duo-tang folder~2 pockets with prongs Colored pencils Basic Supplies: Lined paper, Pens (red, blue, black), #2 Pencils (mechanical preferred), Markers, Crayons, Highlighters, Handheld Sharpener, Ruler, Scissors, Glue Stick Student Agendas Are Available for purchase Through PTA Additional items may be suggested for future assignments, activities and projects
QUIZZES AND TESTS Each chapter will have Quizzes and 1 Chapter Test. Section Reviews and a Study Guides for each chapter or section we go over. The information on the quizzes and tests will come directly from the in class PowerPoint notes and the textbook.
HOMEWORK Homework will be given several times a week just as a reinforcement to what has been taught in class. It is important that the students review the notes that they have taken in class and re-read the information we have covered in the textbook.
GRADES AND PINNACLE All grades are weighted into categories. 40% Tests and Quizzes 20% Projects 30% Classwork 10% Homework School Grading Scale: A70-76 C B D B60-66 D C+ 0-59F You can view your child’s grades online at the Pinnacle Internet Viewer. The Student ID and a Password is needed. Password = Date of Birth (YYYYMMDD)
PARENT & STUDENTS GRAB YOUR CELL PHONES! Remind101 is an easy and safe way for Ms. Grant to send text messages to students and parents about HW, projects, and important class information. Its 100% free and YES THERE IS AN APP FOR IT! Search Remind101 in your application store and download it today!
PARENT & STUDENTS GRAB YOUR CELL PHONES! 4 th period students & parents Send this To this phone number (754)
CLASS WEBSITE Updated daily Class schedule and homework Announcements and upcoming events PowerPoint Notes Links to other websites
CONTACTING MS. GRANT The best way to reach me is through 6 th Grade Center (754)