• Ms. Laws’s World History Class

    Course Description:

    This course is a study of modern world history, from the early civilizations through the modern era.  Information about the foundation of world religions and beliefs, exploration, intellectual revolutions Greeks, Romans, Renaissance, Industrial Revolution, nationalism/imperialism through the world wars, cold war, the quest of countries seeking independence,  World Wars and many other time periods in history                                                                                                      

    Student Expectations:


    Classroom Rules:

    1. The students are to be prepared for class (get binder, sharpen pencils)

    2. Students will raise their hand and receive permission before speaking in class.

    3. The students will treat others and the teacher with respect and courtesy.

    4. The students will refrain from eating, drinking, and personal grooming in class.

    5. Listen, pay attention and follow directions.



           (1) Warning    

          (2) Student/Teacher conference     

          (3) Parent notified 

          (4) Referral to Counselor

          (5) Referral to Assistant Principal




    Grading Procedures:

    Daily Assignments – 50%

    Class Participation* – 25%

    Tests and Quizzes - 25%





    At the end of each lesson students will be assessed by a quiz and a test at the end of each chapter.

    Students will be administered Benchmarks exams to track student progress. 



     **Participation includes being prepared for class; participate in discussions, and follow classroom and school rules