David and Lizabeth Cohen.The American Pageant:A History of the American People,
Objective:The purpose of
this course is to provide college-level instruction in
History. This course will include extensive
lectures, analysis of primary sources, and essay
writing. The ultimate
goal is for each student to successfully complete the AP
American History Exam.
4. Quizzes, Homework, Classwork and other Daily
Grades (20% of a test
5. The final exam will count as 25% of the term 4
recognition of the challenges posed by an advance placement
course, a modified
grading scale will be used:
credit will not be assigned to improve a
Work is late
if it is not ready to be handed in at the beginning of
class (unless otherwise
work will receive a
penalty of 5 points per day, and must be submitted within
five days of the due
tests must be made up
within three days of a studentís return to school. Tests
may require an hour
and a half, so always be present on test days!
assigned seat when bell rings.
class materials ready and personal items put away when
the bell rings.
speak with permission.
respectful of others.
in work on time.
the room tidy.
leave the room with a hall pass.
2015 Spring Session
In case of inclement weather, lecture dates may move
back one day for each day
missed. If a quiz, test, or presentation date is
missed due to weather or
illness, students should be prepared to make it up on
the first day back in
Reading quizzes will take place on the dates listed. Be
sure to be diligent in
reading the textbook.