World History is a survey of world history from the Renaissance to the Twentieth Century. Various cultures and periods are selected for a somewhat more extended study. Topics to be taught will include comparisons of civilizations in the Near East, China and Africa, and Medieval to Modern Europe as both interacted with Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Major topics to be covered include the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation, Absolutism, The Enlightenment , Revolution, WW I, WW II, and the Holocaust.
Tests and quizzes: There will be 7-9 quizzes and 2-3 tests each marking period. Periodically there will be projects that will count as a test. Also there may be essays, that will count as test grades
All tests will be announced. (35%) Quizzes (25%)
Homework is given on some days and when class work is not finished. When there is no written homework students should go over the material we have been covering. Homework (15%) Classwork/Class participation (25%)
Did the student come prepared to class with book, notebook, and writing utensil?
Did the student come on time for class?
Did the student complete the work for the week?Student Participation in DiscussionsPhone Usage
1. Respect each other
2. Be on time/Prepared.
3. No cell phones
$. No Eating
Extra help is available for any student who wants to avail him/herself to it. I am available before and after school.
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