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1 You can sit wherever you’d like! Mr. Adam Gumpf US History

2 Today you may sit wherever – next class there will be a seating chart Make sure you’re in the right place Check your schedule – this is room F240 (US History) Mrs. Gumpf in room F252 also teaches U.S. History Is everyone in the right place??

3 On your device go to: and fill out the form.

4 Introductions Classroom Expectations REQUIRED Classroom Supplies Classroom Procedures Technology in the Classroom

5 I grew up in Northwest Ohio in a town called Perrysburg (near Toledo, Ohio) I went to Bowling Green State University and played baseball I’ve lived (and taught) in Texas for four years

6 Now I’d like to learn more about you! On an index card, please write down the following: NAME Birthday Extracurricular Activities and Hobbies (i.e. Football, Track, Debate Team, AP English, “I like to draw”, Bowling Team, “I play in a band”, etc. Please tell me if you have internet access and printer access at home: Anything interesting about yourself or something cool you did this summer

7 Now, it’s important that we meet each other! (1)Each student will get an index card with a word(s) on it (2)Find your “matching” word that another student has (3)Once you have your match, introduce yourself and then discuss one interesting thing that you did this summer or have done (4)Sit back down near your “match” (5)We will go around the room and introduce everyone Meat Potatoes

8 On Time To be early is to be on time, to be on time is late, and to be late is unacceptable Respect I expect you to respect me and also to respect each other Participation Participating in class is part of your grade. I expect you to be “doing what you’re supposed to be doing” and to the best of your ability This also includes DOING YOUR OWN WORK Accountability I will send YOU emails before I send your parents one. You are accountable for your assignments and ultimately your success

9 Cell Phones Believe it or not, there was a time when people survived and learned without a cell phone/iPod/ipad/computer There will be times in class when I say “OK, you may use your cellphone” Other than that, it needs to be put completely away and turned off Verbal Warning 1 st time I take your phone until the end of the class period 2 nd time I take your phone to your house office 3+ times The cell phone policy is explained further in your student code of contact handbook and my syllabus

10 Restroom Breaks I have two passes in my classroom. The Red Pass is for the restroom and to get a drink of water (from the drinking fountain) The Blue Pass is for the nurse or to go to your house office. The Red Pass is for 5 minutes. The Blue Pass must be signed and returned by another faculty member. Food According to school policy, there will be NO food or drinks (except water) in the classroom. Some students have allergies and some critters love leftovers.

11 A single subject notebook for ONLY this class You can buy these at target at Wal-Mart right now for $.17 A 2”-3” 3 ring binder Writing Utensils Tissues

12 Classroom grades (30%) Quizzes (30%) Tests and Projects (40%) Every couple of weeks I look at grades and if you’re failing, you are REQUIRED to attend MANDATORY tutoring. If you don’t show up, a referral is written. You must attend MANDATORY tutoring until you’re passing again I will also post the Eligibility schedule on my website when it’s available

13 Journals (30%) Everyday in US History, you will have a “journal entry” In order to see the journal entry, you go to my website. The first journal is always notes and a skyward quiz. I check journals everyday to make sure that you’re staying up to date. Your first journal and skyward quiz is due by next class! Notes (30%) Everyday in US History, you will have to take notes. I create the notes and print the notes. So, I’ve done work and now I expect you to! If you ever miss a day of school, the power points and notes are all available on my website.

14 Quizzes (30%) There are two types of quizzes in US History. (1)Vocabulary Quizzes – You will have a vocabulary quiz once a week (either Thursday or Friday). The only time you won’t have a vocabulary quiz is if there is also a test that day. Please keep your vocabulary word list somewhere that you won’t lose it (2)Skyward Quizzes – These are the online quizzes that you will take through you skyward account as Journal Entry #1 each unit. They are automatically graded and must be completed before the proposed deadline Tests (40%) There is a test over every unit. I will create a test review each unit as well.

15 Are there any questions so far about the classroom procedures or grades?

16 My Website: Adam Gumpf US History Remind 101: A Day: text “@AMrGumpf” to (832) 786-2120 B Day: text “@BMrGumpf” to (832) 786-2120 1 st Period: text “@1MrGumpf” to (832) 786-2120 FlashCardlet All the vocabulary words are in an app to help you study Email To check your email go to Then click on students,

17 Student Access To access your skyward account go to Then click on students, then “student access” This is how you will take your online skyward quiz Skyward Messages Skyward Messages and Email are different for me. Please send me emails rather than messages. I will see them sooner.

18 Goals: Student Access (skyward) Checking your email Remind101 Q.R. Code Scanner Google Docs App. (Google Drive) Google Docs Folder Google Forms Flash Cards; Studydroid Skyward Quizzes

19 1)Go to 2)Click on “Students” 3)Click on “Student Email” 4)Sign in with the same username and password that you use to log onto a computer

20 Go to your phone’s “Shop” or “App. Store” Search “Q.R. Code Scanner” Download the free version Test it:

21 Go to your phone’s “Shop” or “App Store” Search for “Google Drive” Download the free App. This App. Will allow you to access any of your school documents on your cell phone.

22 Log in to your student email through Google Create a Folder The name of your folder should be: Last Name, Class Period Then don’t forget to share the folder with me! This will count as a participation grade for next class!! This allows you to send assignments to me digitally and is VERY important to have

23 Click or enter the following link: Submit the Google Form

24 If you’re interested in digital flashcards for the vocabulary quizzes: Apple: Flashcardlet Android: StudyDroid I’ve also already input the vocabulary words into Flashcardlet and I’m working on Studydroid Username: Amy_Gumpf

25 Go to Click on “Faculty Websites” Click on “Gumpf, Adam” Click on “US History” Organized by Unit!

26 Let’s Demonstrate through a student… Your first Skyward Quiz is due by next class!

27 Are there any questions about the technology? According to my syllabus, if you are having “internet problems”, “printer problems”, “dog ate my laptop problems”. You need to tell me at least 1 school day before the assignment is due.

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