Hutchinson Central Technical High School
Course Name: U.S. History
Instructor: Shana Powers Contact Time: 12:27-1:08 or 1:57-2:40 Phone Ext: 511
A total points system will be used for grading.
Grading will be based on classwork CLASSWORK WILL BE GRADED 50% FOR WORKING IN CLASS AND 50% FOR COMPLETED ASSIGNMENT (30%), independent remote work (30%), tests, quizzes, essays, projects (30%), and participation (10%).
Students will earn up to 3 points per day for being prepared in class, participating and following classroom rules. PARTICIPATION POINTS WILL BE DEDUCTED IF RULES AND EXPECTATIONS ARE NOT FOLLOWED!
Late Work Policy: Assignments submitted after the deadline may receive a 10% grade point deduction for each day following the due date and time.
You may request additional time on an assignment by asking prior to the due date.
Students will participate in Schoology assessments.
Students will participate in Schoology quizzes at the conclusion of each unit.
Each marking period one major project or writing task will be assigned.
This course is a wide-ranging study of the historic development of American ideas and foundations from the revolution to present day. While focusing on social, political and economic history, this course provides students with a basic knowledge of American culture through a chronological investigation of major issues, movements, people and events in the United States.