Mrs. DiBart - Social Studies 7-9

Social Studies 7 & 8   American History 

Curriculum:

         Social Studies 7-8 is a two-year chronological study of United States History. The main emphasis is on the political, social, economic, and cultural growth and development of the country. In seventh grade the periods from Pre-Columbian Cultures to the Pre-Civil war Era are studied. In eighth grade the Civil War Era to the Present are studied.

 

Classroom Procedures:

         Classroom activities are based on a combination of notes, discussions, worksheets, group and individual activities. The goal is to provide the students with the information and skills needed to meet the new State requirements.

 

Homework:

         Homework is assigned to help students develop, use, and practice important understandings, skills, and facts. Students are always encouraged to come see me if there they are having problems completing an assignment.

 

Progress Reports:

         At the 5 week point in each marking period, parents of all students will be sent a progress report. The progress report will tell the parents the students test and quarterly average to date. It will also comment briefly on student performance and attitude in social studies.

 

Grades:

        Quarterly grades will be based on cumulative points, with points given for homework, class work, essays and tests. The grade will be calculated by comparing points earned to possible points for each quarter.    

        Final averages will be based on the following: each of the four quarters will count as 20%, the midterm exam will count as 10%, and the final exam will count as 10%.  
 
 
 

Social Studies 9   Global History I


 Curriculum:

      Social Studies content in grade 9 and 10 focus on a chronologically organized study of global history. Course content traces the human experience in the world from the earliest peoples to the present. In 9th grade we will study the Ancient World to the First Global Age (1770s). The course is designed to focus on the five Social Studies Standards (US & NYS History, World History, Geography, Economics, and Civics & Government) and the common themes that recur across time and place. The second half of this course will be completed in 10th grade. At the end of the two-year Global History course, all students are required to take and pass the Global History Regents Exam.

Classroom Procedures:

      Classroom activities are based on a combination of notes, discussions, worksheets, group and individual activities. The goal is to provide the students with the information and skills needed to meet the new State requirements.

Homework:

      Homework is assigned to help students develop, use, and practice important understandings, skills, and facts. Students are always encouraged to come see me if there they are having problems completing an assignment.

Progress Reports:

      At the 5 week point in each marking period, parents of all students will be sent a progress report. The progress report will tell the parents the students test and quarterly average to date. It will also comment briefly on student performance and attitude in social studies.

Grades:

      Quarterly grades will be based on cumulative points given for homework, class work, essays and test. The grade will be calculated by comparing points earned to possible points for each quarter.

      Final averages will be based on the following: each of the four quarters will count as 20%, the midterm exam will count as 10%, and the final exam will count as 10%.

Regents Exams:

      Ninth grade students will be preparing for the Regents Exam. This exam is given at the end of tenth grade and students are required to pass the exam. The necessary writing skills are taught to enable the students to be successful on the Regents exam.


 

 

TEACHER
Mrs. DiBart
 
Please email me: ddibart@franklincsd.org
Phone: 829-3551 ext. 212
 
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Tue Aug 13 2019
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