Hutchinson Central Technical High School

Course Syllabus

 


Course Name: Global History & Geography 10

Instructor: Ms. Garcia            Contact Time: 8:57-9:38         Phone Ext: 1341

 

Grading Policy
1. Averages are determined by a Total Points System
2. Each assignment is given a point value. A student will receive a grade for every assignment turned in . NO LATE HOMEWORK WILL BE ACCEPTED. YOU WILL NOT PASS THE QUARTER, IF YOU DO NOT TURN IN YOUR HOMEWORK.
3. A studentís grade will be determined by dividing the total points earned in quarter by the total points available.
4. THERE ARE NO MAKE UPS FOR TESTS OR QUIZES. If you are absent the day of an assessment you will receive a zero for that assignment. If there are extenuating circumstances, a parent should send a note in with their student the next day. No Note no make up test. (There are never make ups for quizes).
A hangnail is not an extenuating circumstance.
Example:

Points AvailablePoints Earned

Homework 400 300
Classwork 100 70
Projects 100 80
Test/Quizzes 400 300
Totals 1000 750



750/1000 = 75%

 

 

Homework Policy
1. Homework will be given 3 or 4 days a week
2. Homework is due on the due date.
3. No late work will be accepted.
4. Work must be brought to class with student.
(Not left in the locker and brought later.)
5. If a student is absent, the assignment is due the next day
the student comes to class.
6. If a student is going to be out for an extended time, please
contact me for work.

 

 

Test Policy
YOU MUST BE IN CLASS THE DAY OF A TEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You will receive a zero for the test unless the guidelines below are
followed:
1. In order to make up a test you must be in my room the next morning at
7:15 am with a note from your parent explaining your absence
addressed to me.
2. NO NOTE, NO MAKE UP!!!!! NO EXCEPTIONS.
3. If there are special circumstances, ie: a death in the family, a parent should call me to make special arrangements to make up the test before school ASAP.

 

 

Quiz Policy
THERE ARE NO MAKE UPS FOR QUIZES!!!!!!!!!!!!
YOU MUST IN CLASS TO TAKE A QUIZ.

 

 

Projects
see above

 

 

Course Outline
Global History and Geography 10 is a continuation of a two year course of study into world history and the geographic elements that influence it. The GlobalHistory and Geography Regents Exam is given in June of the sophomore year. Students must receive a score of 65% on this exam in order to graduate.

Course Outline
Geography Review
Unit 5 Absolutism and Revolution
Absolutism
Enlightenment
Scientific Revolution
French Revolution
Nationalism

Unit 6 Industrial Age and Empire Building
Industrial Revolution
Rise of Democracy
Imperialism

Unit 7 World at War
World War I
Russian Revolution
Rise of Dictators
World War II

Unit 8 Global Age
Cold War
Colonial Independence
Challenges to Global Security