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1 American Studies I Tutorial Please complete the American Studies worksheet that accompanies this presentation. Worksheet:

2 How to get a good grade in American Studies Class 1.Know the class grading system 2.Understand the time frame being studied 3.Develop good study habits 4.Class expectations 5.Homework assignment strategies 6.Test preparation 7.Tutorial quiz

3 1. Know the grading formula Tests: 40% Homework: 30% Quizzes: 20% Participation:10%

4 2. What will we be studying? This course will cover the period of time in U.S. History from the French and Indian War through the Civil War. For more specific topics see the following website on pages 69-75: final.dochttp://www.doe.mass.edu/frameworks/hss/ final.doc

5 3. What skills will assist me in this class? In order to be successful in this class and all of your other classes you must develop good study habits. Please view the video below to assist you with developing good study habits. Video

6 4. What are Mr.Googins’ expectations? A. Bring your book to class everyday B. Always have something to write with C. A notebook should accompany you to every class D. Most importantly, bring a great attitude to class.

7 5. How can I properly complete a homework assignment? 1.Write down assignment in agenda 2. Pre-read worksheet prior to reading. 3. Read assigned reading and answer questions as you come across answers. For a typical worksheet that you’ll receive click here: click here

8 6. How should I prepare for a test? 1. It’s recommended to begin studying for a unit test 2-4 days prior to the test using the following strategies: Index Cards Crossword Puzzles:Crossword Puzzles

9 American Studies Tutorial Quiz 1. True or False, pre-reading your assigned worksheet prior to reading is a good homework strategy.

10 American Studies Tutorial Quiz 2. True or False, it’s optional to bring a writing utensil to class everyday.

11 American Studies Tutorial Quiz 3. What percentage in the grading formula is marked for homework assignments?

12 American Studies Tutorial Quiz 4.What period of time in U.S. history does our course end at?

13 American Studies Tutorial Quiz 5.Properly spell your teachers name.

14 American Studies Tutorial Hopefully you’ve taken this seriously and that you take a few tips from this presentation and apply them to your daily routine. I guarantee you that your GRADE will only be effected for the better. Let’s have a great year!!!!


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