Georgia Studies 8 t h Grade – Mr. Page In 8th grade students will be studying their home state of Georgia. Students will discuss geography, government/civics, economics, and historical understanding. Students will also look at ...

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Georgia Studies 8th Grade Mr. Page In8thgradestudentswillbestudyingtheirhomestateofGeorgia.Studentswilldiscussgeography,government/civics,economics,andhistoricalunderstanding.StudentswillalsolookatcurrenteventsandGeorgia'srelationshipwiththeUnitedStatesasthe13thcolonyand4thstatetojointheUnion.GradesandAssignmentsStudentswillbegradedbycategoriesandpercentages. Tests50% Quizzes25% Daily/Homework15% Participation10%ClassworkandProjectsThiscategorywillconsistofdailyprojectsandassignments.Anythingthatisnotinyournotebookoranassessmentwillbeconsideredclasswork.Projectswillbeassignedthroughouttheyear.ManyassignmentswillbeassignedthroughGoogleClassroom.TestsandQuizzes-Thesecategorieswillconsistofanyassessments.WewilltakeaWord-upvocabularyquizeveryweek,unlessotherwisenoted.Testswillbegivenaftertheteacherfeelsthestudentshavemasteredthecontent.Quizzesandotherformsofformativeassessmentswillbeusedtomonitormasterybeforetests.NotebookANDCompositionBookEachday,studentswillhaveawarmupduringtheopeningofclass.Itisthestudentsresponsibilitytocollecttheirwarm-upsinafoldertobeturnedineachThursdayatthebeginningofclass.Warm-upsshouldbedatedandonthesamesheetofpaperuntilitisfilledup(frontandback).Warm-upscountasparticipationgrades.YourcompositionnotebookwillholdyourWord-upvocabularymasterlistandinteractiveassignments.Youwillleavethisnotebookinclassdaily,whereitwillbecheckedeach9weeksasatestgrade.ParentCommunicationMywebsitewillcontainvaluableclassinformationatpagedade.weebly.com.Myemailaddressisjonathanpage@dadecs.orgifyoupreferemail.Theschoolsphonenumberis706-657-3050.Pleasecontactmewithanyquestions.Remind-Text@pagedadeto81010.Remindmessageswillbesenttoparentsonanasneededbasis.Messageswillbesentweeklytoremindstudents/parentsofquizzes,testsandmajorprojectduedates.ClassResponsibilities BeHumbleAskquestionsandputothersbeforeyourself. BeAwareKnowwhatisgoingoninclass.Focus! BeRespectfulTreatotherswithrespectandtheywilltreatyouwithrespect. BePreparedAlwayshaveyourpen/pencil,looseleafnotebookpaper,compositionbook,headphones(optional),librarybook,andanythingyouaresupposedtoturnin.***Studentsmaybringtissues,handsanitizeranddisinfectantwipesforaHousePoint.mailto:jonathanpage@dadecs.org

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