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1 America and the Contemporary World Welcome Back O Introduction to ACW O Syllabus O Activity 1: Truth or Myth O Units-of-Study: An Overview O Seminar process O Activity 2: Journal O Reading Assignment Mr. Noble Website

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7 ACW: Assignments Schedule & Access Regular use of our is a vital component of this course. Students may access our site from home, school, the public library, etc. Activities and documents will be identified according to the following key on the. WD Web (accessed) Document (Intermediate/Long-term Assignments w) due dates in 3+ days) Students are expected to access &/or print these documents outside-of-class. CD Class (distributed) Document (Short-term Assignments w) same-day &/or 1-2 day due dates) Students are provided with these documents in class. class website calendar

8 Due at beginning of class. Place in assignment tray on center table. Early = bonus credit –with adjustable scale. –Requires excellent quality to qualify. ACW: Assignment Punctuality & Process

9 3 Students are encouraged to take initiative in seeking assistance. 3 Office hours are as follows: – A days: 1:20 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. – B days: 7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. – After school: 2:45 p.m. -3:45 p.m. – availability is subject to change. 3 It is important to prearrange with your teachers, receive written permission from excusing teacher and arrive with a hall pass. ACW: Consultations

10 Please Remember… …Communication is very important. Please keep me informed of any issue(s) that may be affecting your progress. Ask for clarification of content, concepts, guidelines and expectations… BEFORE assignments are due.

11 Please also Remember… Were on a Bell-to-Bell schedule: – Class the opening bell & the closing bell. Upon entering class be prepared to respond to prompts. – If absent, check website, instructor and ask a classmate about any missed work. PPP (Proactive~Preventative~Preemptive) conferences will be scheduled--after-school--to develop a success plan for any student falling behind. Start strong, stay strong and finish strong. Lets have a TERRIFIC year!

12 ACW Activity 1: Truth or Myth Guidelines O Work with new Partner* O Truth/Myth: Part 1 ~Read the items on the PPT O Truth/Myth: Part 2 ~ Read the items on the PPT ~ Discuss your responses ~ Write T or M on items 1-10 ~ When time called, share with class

13 ACW Activity 2: Journal Guidelines Respond thoughtfully & legibly, in writing, to the following prompt. (60+ words) What area(s) of U.S. History (20 th /21 st C.) would you like to study most? Why? This will be your first Journal and will be collected separately from other Journal entries: Time limit is 10 minutes.


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