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Social Studies Classroom Information

Welcome to Team 7A!


Classroom Rules:

1. Honesty, Respect, Responsibility!

2. Be on time and prepared to learn every day.

3. Be on task and productive.

4. Follow directions.

5. Turn homework in on time.

6. Always try your best!

7. Have Fun!


 If a student chooses to break a rule, the following consequences may occur:

  1. Warning
  2. Individual Conference
  3. Disciplinary action by the teacher
  4. Disciplinary referral
  5. Parent conference


*All outlined in Palos South handbook

Class Materials:

The following materials must be brought to class daily:

  1. Pencils
  2. Pens
  3. Assignment notebook
  4. Social Studies binder- 5 binder tabs
  5. Notebook
  6. Textbook
  7. Book Cover



All assignments will be posted on the board, on a classroom calendar, and on the online school calendar. All assignments are due the following day they were assigned at the beginning of class unless otherwise noted. Homework turned in one day late with receive 50% credit. Any homework that is turned in more than one day late will receive a zero; however it still must be completed and turned in.


Absent Work:

If a student is absent, it is his or her responsibility to locate their work in the absent binder in the classroom. All assignments will be posted on a calendar in the classroom, as well as online.


*See student handbook for make-up policy.


Grade Breakdown:

Homework: varies per assignment

Quizzes:  30-60 points per quiz

Tests:  50+ points per test


*All homework, quizzes, and tests will be organized and kept in your social studies binder


Grading Scale:

A = 90 - 100

B = 80 – 89

C = 70– 79

D = 60– 69

F = 59 or below

Extra Help:

I will be available every Monday and Friday before school and after school if any student needs individual help. Students may also receive extra help during connections and/or lunch with permission. I am here to help in any way that I can!

Please feel free to contact me via email or phone if you have any questions or concerns!