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    Name: Karen Yancy

    Email Address: yancyk@joshuaisd.org

    Phone Number: 817-202-2500 or 817-426-7500

    Extension: 1270

    Conference Time:  3:11pm-4:00pm

     

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    Welcome to Social Studies!
     

    Class Supply List: notebook paper, pen, pencil, calculator (economics only)


     

     

     

    Class Rules and Procedures:

    1.  Be prompt

    2.  Be prepared

    3.  Be respectful

    4.  Follow instructions

     


     

    Grading Procedures:

    34% daily grades

    33% test grades

    33% projects
     

    Due dates will be posted in the classroom.

     
     
    Lesson Plans
    Content objectives will be posted weekly.
    Language objective:  

    Using a variety of primary and secondary sources to acquire information and to analyze and understand how to answer Social Studies questions, the student will apply critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from these sources through analyzing information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing and contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations, making predictions, drawing inferences, drawing conclusions, describing, charting, and examining.

    Assessments:
     Informal and formal assessments will be used regularly.  Examples of informal assessments are provided in the Activities section below.  Formal assessments will be given at least twice each grading period in the form of an exam along with semester finals for S1 and S2.  Also, students will be given Projects to assess unit-level mastery of content. 
    Activities:  

    Teacher activity (presentation, readings, video, audio, artifact, discussion, manipulatives, simulations, appropriate integration of technology)

    Student activity (graphic organizers, notes, readings, discussion, manipulatives, simulations, appropriate integration of technology)