Mr. Dereck Reeder

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Bachelor of Arts - History 4-8 Social Studies

Mr. Dereck Reeder

 

 

  • 1st period - Histroy

    2nd period - History

    3rd period - Conference

    4th period - History

    5th period - History

    6th period - History

    7th period - Athletics

    US HISTORY 8 SYLLABUS

    Mr. REEDER

     

    “To know nothing of the past is to have little understanding of the present and no conception of the future.”  - Unknown

     

    Welcome to US History. In this class the student will be discovering the history of the United States from Colonization to Reconstruction. Topics discussed will be: American beginnings, Colonies in the Americas, the Colonies break free, a new American nation, building a strong nation, a changing nation, the nation expands west, the nation breaks apart, and a growing America. Each student will be required to not only know people, places, and events, but also be able to evaluate, analyze, and synthesize the information. We will also be discussing the concept of power and how it manifests itself through events.

     

    Grades

     The method of assessment and grades will be as follows:

    • Daily Work (40%)
    • Test-Projects (60%)
    • Extra Credit

    The student will be given many opportunities throughout a unit to earn extra credit.

     

    Assignment Corrections

    • Corrections can be made for any grade below 70(1 week from return)
    • Any test below 70 can be retaken to bring grade up to a 70( 1 week from return)

     

    Classroom supplies

    • 3 subject spiral notebook
    • 10 pack of colored pencils
    • 3 glue sticks
     
     

    Classroom Rules

    1. Respect others and their belongings
    2. Follow directions
    3. On task-have required material
    4. Hands to self

    FAILURE TO FOLLOW WILL RESULT IN DISCIPLINARY ACTION!

     

     

     

     

    Teacher Information

    • Conference time: 11:00am-11:30am
    • Phone number: 281-727-1500
    • Email address: reederd@pearlandisd.org
    • Department Website: TBA
    • Tutoring times: Mon,Wed,Fri 8:05-8:35am
      • Afternoons by appointment only