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Welcome to sixth grade social studies!. Jim Basilone. Learning Goal: As a result of tonight’s presentation, you will know the policies, procedures, and expectations of this course. Introduction. Jim Basilone 6 th grade Science, Reading & Social Studies 30th year of teaching

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Welcome to sixth grade social studies

Welcome to sixth grade social studies!

Jim Basilone

Learning Goal: As a result of tonight’s presentation, you will know the policies, procedures, and expectations of this course.


Introduction
Introduction

  • Jim Basilone

  • 6th grade Science, Reading & Social Studies

  • 30th year of teaching

  • 21st year in the North Allegheny School District

  • Received my undergraduate degree from EdinboroUniversity

  • Received my masters degree from Clarion University

  • jbasilone@northallegheny.org


Concepts to explore
Concepts to Explore

  • Map and Globe Skills

    • Direction and Hemispheres

    • Latitude/Longitude

    • Time Zones

  • Current Events

  • Physical Geography (Chapters 1 – 3)

    • A Geographer’s World

    • Planet Earth

    • Climate, Environment, and Resources

  • Human Geography (Chapter 4)

    • The World’s People

  • Latin America (Chapters 7 – 11)

    • Mexico

    • Central America and the Caribbean

    • Caribbean South America

    • Atlantic South America

    • Pacific South America


Online textbook
Online Textbook

  • (The number symbols '#' represent the numbers of your child's student ID number)

  • http://my.hrw.com

  •         Your child's login:  na###### 

  • Your child's password: ######

  • Example:  Fake Student

  •         login:  na123456

  • password:  123456


Graded items
Graded Items

  • Class Activities

  • Homework

  • Quizzes

  • Tests

  • Projects

  • * Extra credit may be built into various activities.


Grading scale
Grading Scale

  • 90 – 100% = A

  • 80 – 89% = B

  • 70 – 79% = C

  • 60 – 69% = D

  • 59% or below = E

  • The points earned for each assignment will be added together and divided by the total number of points possible in order to determine the student’s percentage for the grading period.


Assignment book
Assignment Book

  • Required to keep track of assignments

  • Given time during class and modeled


Absence procedures
Absence Procedures

  • Student picks up missed work from assigned location

  • Make-up time = number of days absent

  • See me for assistance


Homework policy
Homework Policy

  • First semester

    • Completed on-time = full credit

    • Turned in 1 day late = ½ credit

    • No credit will be given beyond 1 day late

  • Second semester (In the new year 2015)

    • All work must be turned in on assigned due date to receive credit.


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