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Tutoring Tutoring is a great way for students to keep up or catch up in class. I am readily available for tutoring before or after school and highly encourage students to utilize it. Please see the teacher web page for specific tutorial times and check for changes as the year progresses. Welcome To 7 th Grade Texas History Contact Information: Nita Edwards 7 th Grade Texas History Dowell Middle School firstname.lastname@example.org Room: G226 Conference: 3rd Period (10:38- 11:30) School Website: www.dowellmiddleschool.net https://staff.mckinneyisd.net/DMS/nedw ards/SitePages/Home.aspx Teacher: Nita Edwards I look forward to a great year in Texas History. It is my hope that through this course you not only enjoy the story of Texas but you also better understand the importance of your role in society and the value that you bring to your community because individuals can make a difference. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you have about this course! Google Classroom: https://classroom.google.com/h Google Drives Classroom: 1 st period: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B3FjuLA HxPaqMmNGSHUwbml1cTA 2ns period: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B3FjuLA HxPaqMUpwV1JyUnM1QkE 4 th period: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B3FjuLA HxPaqTzdkTDQ3SzJiVVU 5 th period: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B3FjuLA HxPaqVjRkRFhtSFkzMmM 6 th period: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B3FjuLA HxPaqQXF3VVlzbzNySzA 7 th period: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B3FjuLA HxPaqVGM2SDNGSVBCTUU
Course Description Year at a Glance 1 st Quarter Exploration, Colonization, & The Mexican National Era Geography 2 nd Quarter Geography Culture Texas Revolution and The Republic of Texas 3 rd Quarter Government Citizenship Civil War & Reconstruction 4 th Quarter 20 th & 21 st Century Economics Science, Technology, & Society Classroom Tools & Info History Notebook/Folder/Spiral- Students will keep a history notebook/folder/Spiral organized with dates and titles by unit. They may combine this with other subjects in a large binder, or they may choose to have a separate binder/folder/spiral for history. We will use these notebooks for all classroom notes, activities and reviews. This will be a GREAT study tool throughout the year! Make-up & Late Work- It is the student’s responsibility to pick up and complete make-up work in a timely fashion. Students should obtain make-up work before or after class. Texas History will follow the MISD district policy for late work and absences. Grading Policy- Formative 30% (Ex. Daily class work, Homework, Quizzes, Class participation) Summative70% (Ex. Tests, Projects, Essays) In this course, you will identify and learn about the major eras in Texas history beginning with Natural Texas and its People and continuing on to Contemporary Texas. You will learn about the people, events, and issues that have shaped-and continue to shape-the state of Texas. You will examine the basic principles that serve as the foundation of the Texas Constitution and the Texas Bill of Rights. You will learn that, as citizens, we are free to exercise our rights. In return, we are expected to fulfill certain responsibilities.