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HOOKS HIGH SCHOOL

401 AVENUE A – HOOKS, TEXAS 75561

 (903)547-2215

Fax: (903) 547- 6514

 

World History – H course syllabus____________________________________________________

Instructor:        Jack Bowles

E-mail:              bowlesj@hooksisd.net

Phone:             903-547-2215

Conference:      1:10-2:40

 

Course Description

World History is a survey course in which students will be able to distinguish the historical, political, economic and social changes of the World from ancient times until the 20th century. Major Units are as follows:

  • Ancient Civilizations
  • Classical Empires
  • Medieval Times
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Age of Exploration
  • Political Revolutions
  • Industrialization and Imperialism
  • Global Conflicts
  • Cold War and Independent Movements

 

 

Required Materials

  • Notebook
  • Paper
  • Pen and or/ pencil

 

Textbooks and Chrome Books

All students will have access to a class set of books in the classroom and online access as well. There is also a class set of chrome books for student. Students are responsible for all classroom materials!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grading Policy

Students will receive a minimum of 10 grades each six weeks for daily work, class participation, test,  and projects. Daily Assignments – 65%; Tests – 35%; Projects – to be determined

Late work will be penalized.

Make-up work should be picked up in advance (if you know you will be out) or as soon as you return to school. It is your responsibility to find out what you missed. All missed tests will be made up in Content Mastery.

 

Classroom Expectations

  • Come to class on time with all materials.
  • Get permission to speak and/or leave your seat.
  • Keep your hands, feet, and other objects to yourself.
  • Respect the teacher, yourself, and all classroom materials.
  • Take responsibility for your actions.

 

Consequences

The following consequences will be used based on the severity and frequency of the action.

  • Verbal Warning
  • Detention
  • Parent Conference
  • Dismissal from Class

------ Any student may be removed from class immediately if he or she is blatantly disrespectful to anyone, poses a threat to the class, or interferes with the learning process of others.

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