Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Ms. Durham’s Social Studies Class. About Ms. Durham."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Ms. Durham’s Social Studies Class
About Ms. Durham
Curriculum Overview Social Studies –Major World Events Exploration Colonization Revolutions World Wars Global Interaction and trade Current Events AND MORE!
Required Materials Spiral notebook for ILL –8 ½ x 11 –150 pages Pencils Highlighters Colored Pencils (recommended) Glue Sticks SSR book Positive Attitude
Grading System Tests 40% Projects 40% Quizzes 20% TOTAL 100%
Homework Policy Students are responsible for: –Writing down homework into their agenda. –Completing homework in a timely manner. –Asking questions about homework they need assistance on. ** Homework Folder is strongly suggested !!
Absentee Policy Students are responsible to get missed work from missing work folders. Update their I.L.L. and Table of Contents Report to Working Lunch for additional support
A Day in Ms. Durham’s Class (Procedures) Warm-up on Projector Agenda Important Dates Homework Box ILL
7 th Grade Expectations Arrive on time, be prepared, and participate in a positive manner Respect the Rights of Others Use appropriate language and behavior at all times Leave non-instructional items at home
Positive Behavior Support (PBS) QUARTER ONE: 7 th Grade R 2 = Responsibility Record Used to promote positive behavior among students. Helping others Opening Doors Going above and beyond Rewards PRIDE tickets Three week celebrations End of quarter celebrations Zebra Zeal Award