• Standards Aligned Grading for 8th Grade World


    34%    SOCIAL STUDIES CONTENT

              How well do you understand History or other Social Studies content?  (i.e. definitions, dates, names, and other relevant content.)


    33%    APPLYING SOCIAL STUDIES KNOWLEDGE

             Can you accomplish tasks with what you know?  (Such as interpreting Primary and/or Secondary Sources; using charts, maps, diagrams, political cartoons, etc.)


    33%    21st CENTURY SKILLS

             How well can you utilize the “4 C’s”--Critical Thinking, Communication, Creativity, and Collaboration?                                                              
               (Reasoning and using knowledge strategically and in context.) 
       

     

    Students are expected to be prepared on a daily basis. To be prepared, students should always have:

    • a. Planner/ agenda and ID badge 
    • b. 3 Ring Binder (to keep returned graded papers, notes, and handouts)
    • c. Spiral Notebook (for Warm-Ups, Current Events, Reflections, etc.)
    • d. Pen (Black or Blue)/ Pencil
    • e. Other supplies (if needed) for UDL Menu Work or other assignments. 

     
     
     
    Additionally, students are expected to:
    • 1. Participate in class and in small groups
    • 2. Respect other students and their property
    • 3. Not eat food or bring in drinks without teacher permission
    • 4. Not use electronic devices (cell phones, Kindles/Nooks, Tablets/iPads, Computers, etc.) during class without teacher permission.
     
     

    Failure to follow these procedures may result in disciplinary actions.

    Please refer to the WMS Agenda for other specific disciplinary rules and consequences.