Andover Middle School
The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop the knowledge and skills neccsesary for active participation in a democratic society. students will become informed citizens in regard to their local, state, and federal government.
The content should include, but notbe limited to, the following: United States constitutional government- development, structures, and functions of local, state, and national governments within constitutional and economic frameworks - contemporary socail issues - role of the individual in a democratic system- foundations of the american political, social, and economic systems and institutions- history and contemporary problems of Florida - rights, responsibilities, and obligations of citizens.
This course must include career exploration using CHOICES or a comparable cost- effective program and educational planning using the online student advising systems known as Florida Academic Counseling and tracking for students at the internet website FCATS. org; and shall result in completion of a a personalized academic and career plan. This course meets the middle school requiremant for Geography.
Text: The World and Its People 2006 WEB BASED TEXTBOOK SUPPORT: http//www.glenco.mcgraw-hill.com
Students will have a online copy of the text to complete all assignments and homework.
MATERIALS: These materials must be brought to school daily.
Two Pencils with erasers
Sharpener with shavings collector
2 Composition notebooks
1 Ring of Copy paper
Crayons and Color Pencils
ASSESSMENTS: Evaluations will include projects, written assignments, tests, journals, projects, technology based activities, and class participation. Students will be notified in advance of upcoming tests, projects and activites.
CLASS GRADING POLICY: Academic, effort and conduct grades will be issued every 9 weeks. progress reports will be sent home 4 1/2 weeks into each 9 week term.
Tests and Quizzes 40%
Classwork/ Activities/Projects 40%
Class Participation 10%
Absences: Students are sponsible for obtaining missed notes and assignment information on website.
Contact Information: to contact me, please call 305-654-2727 Ext.2123 email me at email@example.com
MS. VINCENT'S WORLD HISTORY CLASSES 2,3,4,5,6
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