American History 6, Elizabeth Mozley McGrady
HISTORY 6, MS. MOZLEY
Student objectives include:
- Demonstrate an understanding of U.S. History (Industrial Revolution- Contemporary America)
- Compare/contrast/synthesize and analyze information.
- Exercise critical thinking and communication skills in formal and informal discussions.
- Demonstrate and strengthen ability to research.
- Strengthen note-taking skills.
Resources Used: United States History: Civil War to the Present; Key Decisions in U.S. History vol 2; The DBQ Project, American History vol 2
FIRST SEMESTER: Industrialization, Inventions & Immigration; Imperialism & World War I; The Twenties & Thirties; World War II
SECOND SEMESTER: The Korean War; The Cold War Era; Civil Rights Movement; Vietnam and its Aftermath; Contemporary America
Projects, tests and exams make up the majority of student grade; points are also accredited for in-class research and papers, participation in lessons and debates, and homework. Nine Week Exams are 20% of student grade.
Gold: 60% of Grade - Represents Mastery of Standards or Application of Standards; Major Tests/Exams; Major Projects/Work Products
Silver: 30% of Grade - Represents Growth toward Mastery of Standards and/or Mastery of Pre-requisite Skills; Quizzes/Checkpoints; Small Projects
Bronze: 10% of Grade -Represents Practice of Skills; Homework; Daily Grades; Minor Classwork/Projects
90- 100 A
80- 89 B
70- 79 C
60- 69 D
1- 59 F