RICHARDSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
MS. HOLTZ'S 7TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES SYLLABUS
Fall of Rome Early African Civilizations Mayas, Aztecs,Incas
Reformation Medieval Japan & China Medieval Europe
Renaissance Rise of Islam Islam's Influence in Africa
Age of Exploration Geography of the World
Students will have many ways to demonstrate their knowledge of the subject
through tests, map activities, class projects, group participation, oral
presentations, homework assignments, and class discussions.
Grade Weight = 40% Tests/Quizzes
40% Homework/Classwork/Group Work
* An average of 30 minutes per day
* Assignments are due at the beginning of class. All work turned in after
that is considered late and will receive no higher than a “C” if it is up
to one day late. Grade continues to go down after that.
NO LATE WORK ACCEPTED IN THE 4TH QUARTER OF THE YEAR.
* No homework or project is accepted beyond 5 days after the original due
date. No project will be accepted right after any major holiday break if
the project was due before the break.
* MISSING WORK will receive a zero (0) after 5 days from the due date.
TEACHER WEB page (www.teacherweb.com)- Assignments updated daily.
PARENT CONNECT (www.parentconnect.tusd.org)- All grades provided.
PARENTS AND STUDENTS SHOULD ALWAYS BE AWARE OF THEIR GRADES BY USING THIS
TOOL. Get your Pin # and Password # from Shelley in the office.
MY CONFERENCE PERIOD - Period 3 (10:15-11:12). Feel free to call
(310-533-4790 Ext. 8921) to talk or set up an appointment.
Once graded, all tests and projects will be sent home for
a parent’s signature.
RULES - * Tardies follow school policy (see school handbook)
* Bring all required materials to class.
* No gum, candy, food, electronic devices such as phones,ipods,
etc., or beverages. Water bottle with sport cap is allowed.
* Tests must be made up in a timely fashion.
PLEASE TEAR OFF AND RETURN TO RM. 21
I have read the requirements in Ms. Holtz’s 7th Grade Social Studies Class.
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