Hutchinson Central Technical High School
Course Name: Global 9 & 10, US History, and Economics
Instructor: Ms. DeCarolis Contact Time: 8:57-9:38 or 1:12-1:53 Phone Ext: 1509
Grades for each marking period consist of an average of the following assessments:
1. Notebook (folder)- daily class work - 40%
2. Weekly tests/quizzes - 40%
3. Classroom participation - 20%
Students who are absent will be held responsible for making up any missed class work.
If a due date is given for any assignment (including notebook due date), work will be graded as follows:
Handed in on due date - up to 100%
Handed in one day late - up to 80%
Handed in anytime later - maximum 65%
Notebook grade consists of: table of contents (10 pts.)
organization (10 pts.)
completion/average of classwork (80 pts.)
Class participation will be earned on a daily basis. Student removal from class will result in a 65% average for that marking period. Students can, however, earn back credit for good behavior.
Students are also offered a chance to earn extra credit - 4 pts.
Homework will be given weekly, usually as a project that needs to be completed and handed in every Friday.
Tests are given weekly.
Vocabulary tests are given on Thursdays.
Chapter or unit tests are given on Tuesdays.
If a student misses a test, it is that students responsibility to make up the test on Friday.
See test policy
Introduction to Economics
American Free Enterprise
How the Market Works
Money, Banking, and Finance
Government & the Economy