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United States History 2012-2013  
 
 

United States History

2012-2013

 

 

Teacher:   Mr. Chad Barker

 

E-mail: cbarker@vidalia-city.k12.ga.us

Office Hours:

I am available every afternoon in my classroom, except for scheduled sporting events that are preplanned. I encourage students to come for extra assistance after school. Conferences can be arranged after school.

 

Course Description:

This is the first semester of a graduation required course. It is a comprehensive and intensive study of the major events and themes throughout US History. The course examines the political, cultural, economic, and social development of the United States. This course curriculum also covers the growth and development of the US government, the emergence of the nation through trade/communications, intellectual development, and scientific/technological advances. This course also examines the US as a world power at the beginning of the 21st century and its role in the global economic, political, and social structure.

 

Requirements:

Students are required to have classroom supplies at all times. These supplies include:

  1. 3-ring binder
  2. Notebook paper
  3. Pencil or pen

 

Grading:

Test                 35%

Quiz                25%

Daily               20%

Participation    5%

Final                15%

 

Tests:

Tests and quizzes will always be announced at least three days in advance. An absence within those three days does not excuse a student from taking a test.

 

Make-up Work:

Students are responsible for any work missed during an absence or athletic event. It is the student’s responsibility to schedule and collect any work and turn it in to the teacher within three days of returning to school.


World History 10th Grade  

World History

2012-2013

 

 

Teacher:   Mr. Chad Barker

 

E-mail: cbarker@vidalia-city.k12.ga.us

 

Office Hours:

I am available every afternoon in my classroom, except for scheduled sporting events that are preplanned. I encourage students to come for extra assistance after school. Conferences can be arranged after school.

 

Course Description:

This is the first semester of a graduation required course. World History is a comprehensive, intensive study of major events and themes in world history. The course examines the political, cultural, economics, and social development and growth of civilizations. The course curriculum covers the growth and development of ancient civilizations, the emergence of nations through trade/communications, intellectual development, scientific/technological development, emergence of nation-states, nations in conflict, the merging interdependence of nations in the 20th century, and the study of change, continuity, and globalization at the beginning of the 21st century.

 

Requirements:

Students are required to have classroom supplies at all times. These supplies include:

  1. 2 inch 3-ring binder
  2. Notebook paper
  3. Pencil or pen

 

Grading:

Test                 35%

Quiz                25%

Daily               20%

Participation      5%

Final Exam         15%

 

Tests:

Tests and quizzes will always be announced in at least three days in advance. An absence within those three days does not excuse a student from taking a test.

 

Make-up Work:

Students are responsible for any work missed during an absence or athletic event. It is the student’s responsibility to schedule and collect any work and turn it in to the teacher within three days of returning to school.