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Academic Modern World History. Ms. Power and Mr. Greene. Today’s Agenda. About us About you Assigned seating Textbook Distribution Classroom Expectations/Grading Policy Quiz. About us…. About you…. Starbursts….yummy! RED: Favorite Food ORANGE: Favorite Movie

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academic modern world history

Academic Modern World History

Ms. Power and Mr. Greene

today s agenda
Today’s Agenda
  • About us
  • About you
  • Assigned seating
  • Textbook Distribution
  • Classroom Expectations/Grading Policy
  • Quiz
about you
About you…
  • Starbursts….yummy!
  • RED: Favorite Food
  • ORANGE: Favorite Movie
  • YELLOW: Favorite Song/Band/Musical Group
  • PINK: Favorite Color
classroom expectations
Classroom Expectations
  • Respect; what you give is what you get!!
  • Preparation; come with your notebook, journal, assignments and writing utensil
  • BE ON TIME; need I say more??

Have fun

and try to enjoy history!!

student expectations
Student Expectations
  • Organized Notebook
    • Three ring binder would be best
      • You will get lots of handouts (3-hole punched)
  • Good Attendance
    • We have lots to cover and things will move quickly
    • If you are absent you are responsible for seeing me or Mr. Greene to get all make up work.
    • You will be expected to make up all quizzes and tests when you arrive back to class after an absence
late assignments
Late Assignments
  • Late classworkor homework...
    • WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED so don’t ask.
  • Late Projects/Papers
    • Points will be deducted from your Responsibility grade for everyday the assignment is late
  • Plagiarism
    • If caught, you will be given the option to make up the grade with a similar assignment or take a ZERO.
    • You will also receive a disciplinarian consequence from Mr. Hadfield/Hayes/Shillingford
grading policy
Grading Policy

Point System

  • Formative Assessments (20% of MP grade)
    • Classwork/homework
    • Journals
    • Quizzes
  • Summative Assessments (70% of MP grade)
    • Tests
    • Summative Quizzes
    • Essays
    • Projects
  • Non-academic Assessments (10% of MP grade)
    • Responsible, volunteer answers, participate when asked, timely with assignments, on-task behavior
overall grading
Overall Grading
  • 2 marking period course (18 weeks)
    • 1st marking period =33% of final COURSE grade
    • 2nd marking period =33% of final COURSE grade
    • Final Exam =14% of COURSE grade
    • 2 Integrated Core Assessments
      • Each = 10% of your COURSE grade
quiz yourself on world history
Quiz Yourself on World History
  • Another name for the Middle Ages is the __________ Ages.


Religion is a major factor in world history.


This was the name given of the “chilly” tension between democratic and communist nations after World War II.


11. TRUE or FALSE:

Mao Zedong was the first communist leader of China.