Parents' night American History

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Parents' night American History

  1. 1. American History Mr. Adam Henry
  2. 2. How to find Mr. Henry <ul><li>e-mail: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Room 240 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Before/After school by appointment </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Why American History? <ul><li>Learn about foundation of United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to understand reasons why the United States is the way it is today. </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciation and </li></ul><ul><li>understanding of </li></ul><ul><li>creation of U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>government. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Grading Breakdown <ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly key terms quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Tests, projects (about 1 per quarter </li></ul><ul><li>Current events (1 each quarter) </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Homework <ul><li>Plays a vital and pivotal role in each student’s success in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Assigned daily for reinforcement and/or extension of newly learned material. </li></ul><ul><li>Randomly collected each week and graded on effort and completion. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Quizzes <ul><li>A quiz can be expected each week and will be based on weekly discussion and class work. </li></ul><ul><li>Taken from Key Terms on American History website. </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary lists or flash cards are VERY helpful. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tests and Projects <ul><li>One unit test each quarter, with aid of study guide. </li></ul><ul><li>In class and take home projects throughout the year. </li></ul><ul><li>Projects will be based on application of historical content. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Participation <ul><li>EFFORT!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Homework completion </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Asking questions </li></ul><ul><li>Active listening </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Class website: <ul><li>HMS webpage -> eFaculty -> Adam Henry </li></ul><ul><li>What you will find: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copies of all handouts from class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List of key terms </li></ul></ul>

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