American History/Film Course Information

Mr. Brockschmidt: Classroom Rules & Procedures

American History 424

Rules

  1. Bring all materials to class, be on time, treat everyone and everything with respect, use the pass wisely (passes may be denied at any time), and obey all school rules!
  2. Consequences of Violations
  • 1st Offense: Warning/Student Conference
  • 2nd Offense: Detention (3:20-3:45 in Room 613)
  • 3rd Offense: Parent Conference
  • 4th Offense: Referral (Some behavior could skip right to 4th Offense Consequence)

Procedures

  1. Students will be expected to take notes on all activities indicated by the teacher. Notes for each unit will be collected the day of the exam. Students may be allowed to use notes on exams. This is a privilege and can be taken away. Students should study for tests whether using notes or not. Students will have that day to complete the test or make arrangements with the teacher. Otherwise, the test is graded as is. Students need to read all assigned textbook chapters and are responsible for all materials covered in class or assigned by the teacher.
  2. Late assignments will be accepted with 50% deducted the first day and an additional 10% each day after.
  3. Students will receive a grade on all videos shown in class. Sleeping, talking, or not paying attention will result in a grade of zero. If a student doesn’t want to watch a video, they will be given an equivalent assignment.
  4. Students will always be allowed to make up work but it is the responsibility of the student and not the teacher to get the work. Make –up work should be picked up before/after school and not during class. Students get one day for each day absent to make up work.
  5. Two extra credit projects can be done each semester for up to 20 points each but only if all required work is complete.
  6. Students may be required to complete a project each semester.
  7. Current events quizzes will be given the last day of each week if possible.
  8. Electronic devices need to be off and put away unless authorized by the teacher. (10 point deduction for each offense)
  9. Grading Scale
  • 90-100 A
  • 80-89 B
  • 70-79 C
  • 60-69 D
  • A student’s classroom behavior will affect close grades. A student must pass at least one quarter to pass the class.

Mr. Brockschmidt: Classroom Rules & Procedures

American History 426

Rules

  1. Bring all materials to class, be on time, treat everyone and everything with respect, use the pass wisely (passes may be denied at any time), and obey all school rules!
  2. Consequences of Violations
  • 1st Offense: Warning/Student Conference
  • 2nd Offense: Detention (3:20-3:45 in Room 613)
  • 3rd Offense: Parent Conference
  • 4th Offense: Referral (Some behavior could skip right to 4th Offense Consequence)

Procedures

  1. Students will be expected to take notes on all activities indicated by the teacher. Notes for each unit will be collected the day of the exam. Students should use their notes to help study for tests. Students will have that day to complete the test or make arrangements with the teacher. Otherwise, the test is graded as is. Students need to read all assigned textbook chapters and are responsible for all materials covered in class or assigned by the teacher.
  2. Late assignments will be accepted with 50% deducted the first day and an additional 10% each day after.
  3. Students will receive a grade on all videos shown in class. Sleeping, talking, or not paying attention will result in a grade of zero. If a student doesn’t want to watch a video, they will be given an equivalent assignment.
  4. Students will always be allowed to make up work but it is the responsibility of the student and not the teacher to get the work. Make –up work should be picked up before/after school and not during class. Students get one day for each day absent to make up work.
  5. Two extra credit projects can be done each semester for up to 20 points each but only if all required work is complete.
  6. Students may be required to complete a project each semester.
  7. Current events quizzes will be given the last day of each week if possible.
  8. Electronic devices need to be off and put away unless authorized by the teacher. (10 point deduction for each offense)
  9. Grading Scale
  • 90-100 A
  • 80-89 B
  • 70-79 C
  • 60-69 D
  • A student’s classroom behavior will affect close grades. A student must pass at least one quarter to pass the class.

Mr. Brockschmidt: Classroom Rules & Procedures

American History Through Film 444

Rules

  1. Bring all materials to class, be on time, treat everyone and everything with respect, use the pass wisely (passes may be denied at any time), and obey all school rules!
  2. Consequences of Violations
  • 1st Offense: Warning/Student Conference
  • 2nd Offense: Detention (3:20-3:45 in Room 613)
  • 3rd Offense: Parent Conference
  • 4th Offense: Referral (Some behavior could skip right to 4th Offense Consequence)

Procedures

  1. Students will be expected to watch and pay attention to all videos. Any student talking, sleeping, disrupting, or not paying attention to the video will have 15 points deducted from their grade for each day it happens. This is your warning! Videos will generally have an outside research assignment, a set of questions to answer during the video, and a critical review of the movie. Most assignments will be due the day after we finish a movie. Quizzes or Tests may be given over the videos and classroom materials at any time.
  2. Late assignments will be accepted with 50% deducted the first day and an additional 10% each day after.
  3. Students will always be allowed to make up work but it is the responsibility of the student and not the teacher to get the work. Make –up work should be picked up before/after school and not during class. Students get one day for each day absent to make up work.
  4. Two extra credit projects can be done each semester for up to 20 points each but only if all required work is complete.
  5. Students may be required to do an outside video project each quarter.
  6. Electronic devices need to be off and put away unless authorized by the teacher. (10 point deduction for each offense)
  7. Grading Scale
  • 90-100 A
  • 80-89 B
  • 70-79 C
  • 60-69 D
  • A student’s classroom behavior will affect close grades. A student must pass at least one quarter to pass the class.



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