• Ms. Stewart

    World History

    Room 3101

    jstewar@humbleisd.net

    Tutorials: Tuesday-Thursday 3pm-3:30pm

    Conference Period: 7th Period

     

  • 2020-2021 Syllabus

    Humble High School

    World History

     

    Teacher: J’Neia Stewart

    Room: 3101

    Conference Period: 7th period

    Email: jstewar@humbleisd.net

    Tutorials: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 3pm-3:30pm

     

    World History is a survey of the history of humankind. The major emphasis is on the study of significant people, events, and issues from the earliest times to the present. In this course, students will 

    • Evaluate the causes and effects of political and economic imperialism and of major political revolutions since the 17th century.
    •  Examine the impact of geographic factors on major historic events and identify the historic origins of contemporary economic systems. 
    • Analyze the process by which constitutional governments evolved as well as the ideas from historic documents that influenced that process. 
    • Trace the historical development of important legal and political concepts. 
    • Examine the history and impact of major religious and philosophical traditions. 
    • Analyze the connections between major developments in science and technology and the growth of industrial economies

     

    Materials needed for my class are:

    Online

    In-Person

    Must have chromebook, laptop, desktop, or an advanced tablet (iPad) with stable internet.

    Must have chromebook, laptop, desktop, or an advanced tablet (iPad).

    Folder or binder, paper, pencils, map pencils, highlighter

    Folder or binder, paper, pencils, map pencils, highlighter



    Grading Policy

    • 60% Summative-Major or summative assessments are defined as tests, projects, etc
    • 40% Formative-Minor or formative assessments are defined as quizzes, daily grades, homework, etc

     

    Assignments will be checked and graded weekly thorough Schoology. DO NOT COPY work from another student. This will result in a ZERO and disciplinary action. 

     

    Reading: It is essential that you read the textbook. You will be assessed on parts of the book not mentioned in lecture, so it is important to begin honing your skills at reading the textbook!  

     

    Projects: Our course material gives ample opportunity for projects. For any group project you are expected to be an active participant, and should be prepared to reflect on and communicate the results of the activity yourself.

     

    Virtual Expectations for Learning: 

    • Logging into Schoology EVERYDAY
    • Accessing the Learning Launch activities in Schoology EVERYDAY
    • Completing learning activities EVERYDAY
    • Submitting learning activities in Schoology EVERYDAY
    • Communicating with teachers via Schoology 
    • Joining Academic Meet-Up with teachers via Zoom
    • Using participation tools in Zoom

     

    Face to Face Expectations for Learning:

    • Logging into Schoology EVERYDAY
    • Accessing the Learning Launch activities in Schoology EVERYDAY
    • Completing learning activities EVERYDAY
    • Submitting learning activities in Schoology EVERYDAY
    • Communicating with teachers via Schoology 
    • Joining Academic Meet-Up with teachers via Zoom
    • Students should be in the classroom when the tardy bell rings.
    • Students will be expected to keep their mask on at all times.
    • Sit in your assigned seat 
    • Bring your device to class each time we meet on campus.
    • Be respectful of other students- Do not disturb other students as they work
    • Use appropriate language and conversation within the classroom.  
    • Candy, food, and drinks are not to be consumed in the classroom or hallways.



    Cell Phone Policy

    ***Although HHS is a BYOD campus, student use of devices is expected to be used for academic purposes within the classroom.**** 

    Use of devices for games, videos or phone calls is prohibited.

     

    Absences & Make-Up Work:

    • Absences: If a student is absent, the student has two days to complete any missing work from the absence but work due during the absence is due immediately when the student returns to class. If students miss a test, they have one week to make up the test, either before or after school.



    Late Work:

    • Late work: will be accepted for 5 days following the due date. Each class day the assignment is not turned in will result in a loss of 20 points per day. Any work turned in after the Deadline Date will not be accepted.



    Retest Policy:

    • Reassessment is mandatory for summative assessments with a mastery percentage of less than 70, but a student receiving less than a score of 85 has the opportunity to reassess for any reason. Reassessment must be done within one week of receiving the score on the summative and must be done in conjunction with test corrections, completing all missing work and tutoring.



    Tutorials: (Details about Tutorials/Expectations)

    Tutoring will occur Tuesday-Thursday from 3pm-3:30pm. Please be sure to e-mail me to let me know that you will be attending tutorials.