World History 10 A/B
This is part one of the two term graduation requirement as prescribed by the Temecula Valley Unified School District and the State of California. World History A will review Greek democracy through the beginning of Imperialism. World History B will review democracy from the World Wars through the modern age.
English Language Arts Standards » History/Social Studies » Grade 9-10
Standards in this strand:
Key Ideas and Details:
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Craft and Structure:
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.
Analyze how a text uses structure to emphasize key points or advance an explanation or analysis.
Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:
Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.
Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author's claims.
Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:
By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Grades are available online. Follow the links from the CHS homepage to access all of your child’s teacher pages.
The course will be broken into units:
Grading Criteria and Assessment
- Formative: Knowledge, Understanding, and Application.
- Journals and/or reflective writing assignments
- Projects for enhancement and small group activity (simulations, etc.)
- Participation, practicing skills, and class work
- Summative: Evaluation, Synthesis, and Analysis
- End of Unit
- Formal writing assignments (essays, debates, and critical thinking)
- Major projects (presentations, formal debates, or mock trials)
Each assignment will be given a point value. At the end of the grading period, these points will be added up and divided by the total to determine your percentage. The earned percentage will be used to determine your grade according to the following scale:
Grade Scale: A/4-5 = 100%-90%
B/3 = 89%-80%
C/2 = 79%-70%
F/1 = 69% and below
All students have the same opportunity to complete assignments and accumulate points. Late work will be accepted all the way until the end of the semester; however a penalty will be paid for all late work. Reassessment is available by teacher discretion. Cheating is a very serious offense. Any work that is copied or similar will result in loss of credit and disciplinary action. This includes any class work or homework assignments. It is the student’s responsibility to inquire about missed work upon return from an absence.
Impact California Social Studies, the Modern World-McGraw-Hill
Mr. Garcia’s Rules and Consequences
- Follow ALL Directions.
- Bring Materials EVERYDAY- Pen, Pencil, Highlighter, 3-hole punch paper
- Be In Your Seat And Ready For Class BEFORE The Tardy Bell Rings.
- Raise Your Hand And Get Permission If You Wish To Talk Or Get Out Of Your Seat.
- Keep Hands And Feet To Self At ALL Times.
- Be Respectful Of ALL-No Name Calling, Calling Out, Interrupting, Etc..
- Complete ALL Class Work And Homework.
- Please Take Care Of Restroom Duties On Your Break.
- No Eating in class.
- You may drink water in class. NO coffee, sports, energy drinks, etc.
- Follow ALL posted rules.
- Verbal Warning
- Teacher Conference
- Sent out of room or to another classroom
- Office Referral