Sixth Grade Social Studies Course ExpectationsHomework & Classwork Assignments
All assignments are due when you arrive in your Social Studies class.
All Homework that is completed and turned in on time will earn a grade of 100 %.
Any assignment that is incomplete on the students’ behalf will receive a 50 %.
Late assignments turned in after class will not be accepted for credit and will result in a grade of 0 (zero) for that assignment.
The teacher reserves the right to grade homework assignments and count them as a quiz grade.
Take advantage of the Homework club after school Monday thru Thursday from 3:00 - 4:00
Each student will be assigned four different Social Studies textbooks throughout their sixth grade academic year. These include:
Foundations of Geography
The Ancient World
Asia and the PacificLatin America
These are new textbooks and are required to be covered at all times.
The student will be liable to pay for damages to a textbook upon notification from a teacher or administrator. The loss of a textbook will result in the payment for its replacement.
Grading PolicyTests = 45 %Quizzes = 15 %Projects = 20 % *Homework = 10 %Classwork = 10 %
*For each project, an outline and a rubric will be distributed to every student.
Absences from class may hurt your grade because you will miss valuable class material and the opportunity to participate.
All students who are absent from class are responsible to meet with the teacher to receive any work that they have missed.
Power School may be accessed through the district website
The Power School Parent Portal will allow you to check your student's grades on a regular basis.
This portal will give both home & school the same point of reference and will facilitate open lines of communication between the school and the home.
Any missing work will be counted as a 0 (zero) until it is received by the teacher
Powerschool will be updated on a regular basis.
Raise your hand and wait to be recognized before speaking
Listen when others are speaking
Talk quietly and politely
Mind your own business
Write in your homework agenda book during each class
Follow directions the first time given
Complete your daily assignments
Bring things to class when they are due
Be honest about your actions
Clean the area around you when leaving class
Be an active member of the class - participate
Keep hands, feet, & objects to yourself
Sit appropriately in your seat
Enter and exit the classroom quietly
Use all materials properly
Use kind words towards one another
Be helpful to others
Give encouragement to your classmates
Cooperate with others
Respect the thoughts & feelings of others
Include everyone in group activities.