- We plan and worry about the future.  
- History is the study of the past.
- U.S. History is an in-depth study of our history.  
- This course will focus on units from Early European Exploration through the Civil War.  
- There is emphasis placed upon a working knowledge of the U.S. Constitution.  
- The goal of this year of study is to develop an appreciation and a knowledge of our country's     past, coupled with a greater understanding of its present  and future.

ORDER OF STUDY:
1.  Exploration and the discovery of the Americas
2.  Colonization of North America
3.  Road to Revolution
4.  American Revolutionary War
5.  U.S. Constitution
6.  Westward Expansion
7.  Civil War

GRADES:
- Grades are kept using Infinite Campus 
- Click on the "Grading" link at above to get started
- Honesty and integrity are required...cheating will not be tolerated

Formative Assignments:  Homework & projects (25%)
Summative Assignments:  Tests and Quizzes (75%)

LATE WORK:
1.  Students may turn in late work any time during a quarter, 
      up until the last week
2.  Complete late work will receive a score of 2 / 4

RETAKE POLICY:
Students may retake any Summative Assignment

1.  Student must schedule a conference with the teacher 
2.  Student must complete enrichment study materials
3.  Retake must take place within one week
4.  Retake must be taken outside of regular class time

(new score replaces old score)

* Students are allowed to use one 3x5 index card of hand-written notes on all summative tests, with the exception of the Constitution Exam. Students not making an idex card to use on summative assessments are not eligible to retake the assessment.



DAILY CLASS MATERIALS:
Spiral (large, single subject)
Pencil / Pen (black or blue ink only)
Assignment Book


GOOGLE CLASSROOM CLASS CODES:
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Period 5   mtp4yv
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TEXTBOOK:
A History of the United States:  Early Years  (McGraw Hill)

CLICK ON PICTURE TO ACCESS THE TEXTBOOK ONLINE!

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