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Welcome to Humanities- Student Version


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A description of the Steele Canyon Humanities course expectations and requirements.

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Welcome to Humanities- Student Version

  1. 1. Welcome to Humanities!
  2. 2. Introduction to Humanities <ul><li>Units </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introductory Unit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Latin America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speaking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Reading <ul><li>Students will read: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Of Mice and Men and To Kill a Mockingbird as a class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two other books that they choose from a list of 30 titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hot Topic Articles about issues in each region </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short Stories and Poetry from each region </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Writing <ul><li>Four Process Essays </li></ul><ul><li>Three Timed Writings </li></ul><ul><li>Quick writes </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis Questions </li></ul>The Paragraph Dance
  5. 5. Formal Speaking <ul><li>Three Formal Oral Presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Latin America Issue Webpage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Africa Newscast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asia Travel Plan </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Technology <ul><li>Web Page </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Excel Spreadsheet </li></ul><ul><li>Word Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Research </li></ul>
  7. 7. School Values <ul><li> Take care of yourself </li></ul><ul><li> Take care of each other </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of this place </li></ul>
  8. 8. School Expectations <ul><li>Be Accountable </li></ul><ul><li>Be Engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Be Prepared </li></ul><ul><li>Be Appropriate </li></ul>
  9. 9. Thank You