US HISTORY 8

US HISTORY 8

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FAQ:

Looking for an extra copy of the powerpoints or extra review videos? Click "Calendar," then select the assignment labeled "Start [Topic you want to review] Notes."

Welcome to U.S. History with Ms. Eddy!

Rules and Expectations

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year!  Here are some important rules, and policies that will be used throughout this year.  It is of great importance that you are aware of the items outlined below.   

Classroom Expectations 

  • Stay on Task 
  • Respectful Voice 
  • Age Appropriate Behavior 

Course Outline 

  • 1st Term 

*Discovery of America and the founding of the 13   colonies 

Grading  

  • Major = 60% (Unit Tests, Cumulative Projects) 
  • Daily = 40% (Quizzes, Processing Activities,  Benchmarks, Homework) 
  • 2nd Term 

*Founding a Nation and Government 

Assessments 

  • Formative:  measures student progress towards learning goals 
  • Summative:  Aligns with expectations of  TEKS and STAAR, including Unit Tests and Cumulative Projects 
  • 3rd Term 

*Early Years of the Nation(First seven Presidencies) 

Make up policy: 

  • Absent students will be given same number of days to make up work in tutorials
  • It is the student’s responsibility to get the make-up work 
  • 4th Term 

*A nation Divides and the Civil War 

*Reconstruction to Modern America 

Tutorials: 

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00am - 8:30am 
  • Wednesday: 3:45pm - 4:15pm 

 

Teacher webpage: 

Remind: 

  • For updates on tests, homework etc. 
  • Enter this number: 81010 
  • Text the code for your class period:    

2nd@eddyush2   

3rd@eddyush3 

4th@eddyush4   

7th@eddyush7 

Contact Information: 

  • If you need to contact me, please email me at eddya@pearlandisd.org  or to schedule a meeting, call 281-997-3900 

Zeroes Aren’t Permitted(ZAP): 

  • Students will be assigned a ZAP for missing assignments 

Online Textbook: 

  • Connected.mcgraw-hill.com 
  • Students should utilize their ISNs like a textbook prior to accessing the online textbook.

 



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