Textbook: None assigned; printed or on-line
reading assignments will be provided throughout the
Objective: The purpose of this course is to
use theatrical and documentary films to illustrate important
or interesting topics in United States History, in order to
supplement the United States History class curriculum.
Fee: The Social
Studies Department collects a $5
fee payable in cash or a check made out to
Science Hill High School.
Evaluation may include:
1. Objective Tests
2. Essay Tests
3. Long-term Research Projects
and Presentations (test grade)
4. Quizzes, Homework, Classwork
and other Daily Grades (20% of a test grade)
5. Short-term Research Projects
and Presentations (20% of a test grade)
6. The final exam will count as 15% of the semester
The standard grading scale will be used:
F: Below 70
Extra credit will not be
assigned to improve a grade.
Work is lateif
it is not ready to be handed in at the beginning of class
(unless otherwise instructed). Late work will receive
a penalty of 5 points per day, and must be submitted within
five days of the due date. Missed 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
Be in assigned seat when bell rings.
Have class materials ready and
personal items put away when the bell rings.
Only speak with permission.
Be respectful of others.
Turn in work on time.
Keep the room tidy.
Only leave the room with a hall pass.
Quid pro quo
In case of inclement weather, topics
may move back one day for each day missed.If a quiz, test, or
homework date is missed due to weather, students should
be prepared to make it up or turn it in on the first day
back in school.