Course Syllabus

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Social Studies-- Core 1

Teacher: Mrs. Brooks

Contact Information: jericabrooks@fcschools.net

Virtual Office Hours: Virtual office hours will be from 2:30-3:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. I will be continuously checking your emails throughout the day so feel free to contact me whenever you have a question or concern!

Students will access course information by going to Google Classroom.  Students will need their FCS google account username and password for access.

Curriculum

1st Nine Weeks 

Continents/Oceans 

Map Skills 

5 Themes of Geography 

Human Geography 

Culture 

 

2nd Nine Weeks

Early Humans 

Mesopotamia 

Ancient Egypt 

 

3rd Nine Weeks 

Ancient Greece 

Ancient Rome 

Ancient India 

 

4th Nine Weeks 

Middle Ages 

Ancient China 

Aztec, Maya, Inca 

 

Grade Policy

90 to 100- A

80 to 89- B

70 to 79- C

60 to 69- D

below 60- F

 

Tests/Projects- 40%

Quizzes- 20%

Classwork/Homework- 40%

 

Classroom Rules 

  • Have a positive attitude 
  • Be respectful and polite 
  • Pay attention 
  • Always come prepared
  • Complete your work on time 
  • Give all work your best effort

 

FAQ

Question: Where can I find my teacher’s lessons, assignments, and virtual classroom?

You can access Google Classroom to view the lessons and assignments.  I will also use Canvas since that is the district wide platform where you will be able to access our class syllabus.

Question: Where can I access my grades?

Students can find their grades by using the student portal (or parent portal) by accessing PowerSchool. There, you will see all your classes, grades, and comments.

Question: How will attendance be taken?

I will take attendance at the beginning of each virtual lesson on Google Meet Live. 

 

 

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