following information will provide you with the expectations of the class. In
an effort to avoid any future misunderstandings, the class requirements,
policies, rules, and procedures have been outlined in detail. Please read
carefully and feel free to ask any questions.
You cannot graduate without passing Oklahoma History!
The study of Oklahoma History and state
government, requires students to examine the historic, as well as contemporary
people and events that have formed and continue to transform the state.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of important political and
ideological movements, as well as economic, cultural, and social
accomplishments of individuals and groups making a lasting impact not merely on
our region, but on the progress of the nation.
achievement will be assessed through coursework, chapter quizzes, and exams at
the end of each unit of study.
assignments will be completed in class. However, some will need to be completed
at home. Students should also spend time each week reviewing the daily lessons
and studying notes to prepare for tests.
are based on exams, quizzes (map and identifications), and coursework.
Assessments (Tests and
Extra credit will be offered
multiple times throughout the semester. It is the responsibility of the student
to complete and turn in this extra credit on time. No late extra credit will be
taken. Extra credit will be offered in a variety of ways.
and Late Work:
Missing work: If a student has missed class
it is their responsibility to get their work either before they leave or when
they return to class. The student will have the equivalent amount of days they
missed class to complete their missing work and turn it in for full credit.
Late work: Late work will be accepted for
half credit if done correctly and completely, only for the chapter that we are
currently on. After we complete the chapter no late work will be accepted.
Tests and Quizzes:
If the student has missed class,
it is their responsibility to schedule a time to take their test or quiz either
before or during lunch. After school
tests, can be arranged with another teacher
Students are allowed to retake a test to see if the student has received the
content. Student will have to take the
full test during a time arranged with the teacher to be retaken. Forms are available to make these
If a student is caught cheating
on an exam, quiz, project, presentation, or assignment that student will
receive an automatic zero. If a student is caught helping another student cheat
or copy their work that student will receive a 50% deduction from their
assignment, quiz, project, or presentation. If a student is caught helping another
student cheat on an exam that student will also receive a 0%.
and Extra Help:
It is the responsibility of the
student to sit down with the teacher and discuss what accommodations the
student will need to maximize their understanding and educational achievement.
If a student wants or needs extra help on homework, projects and presentations,
or understanding a concept I will be available before or after school, or
during lunch upon student request. If you are having trouble with this class come
to me immediately and I will be able to help you and work with you. If you wait
until the end of the semester it will be TOO LATE! I will be available to help
you so you can be successful in the class!
can do anything you want in this class, provided it does not cause a problem
for anyone else.
Consequences for Infractions of the Rule
apply whatever discipline is necessary, on an individual basis, based on
maintaining a dignified and respectful classroom.
you will find the class and our demeanor entertaining and enjoyable. In order
to guarantee each student an appropriate learning environment, I will insist on
compliance with the procedures above.