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Global Studies

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a study of culture, geography and history of Eastern Hemisphere nations. Emphasis is placed on political and economic systems, as well as religious and cultural differences and similarities. It is an explanation of historical events and how those events apply to world conditions today.

UNIT 1: Geo/Population
UNIT 2: WWI
UNIT 3: WWII
UNIT 4: Cold War
UNIT 5: Religion I-Judaism/Christianity/Islam
UNIT 6: Middle East
UNIT 7: Africa
UNIT 8: Religion II: Hinduism/Buddhism
UNIT 9: India
UNIT 10: Asia

COURSE TEXTBOOK:
Modern World History: Patterns of Interaction by Holt McDougal.
This course has a limited supply of class textbooks. Textbooks will stay inside the classroom. If you need a textbook for home usage you must use the Online textbook.

ONLINE TEXTBOOK ACCESS CODES:
www.my.hrw.com/
Online Textbook Username: bhhorizon
Online Textbook Password: global9


REQUIRED SUPPLIES:
Label all your supplies with your first and last name!
Notebook (College Ruled)
Blue 1" Binder
College Ruled Loose Leaf Filler Paper
Several Pencils
1-2 Highlighters
Blue Folder
Ruler
3 Glue Sticks

HOW WILL I BE GRADED?
Your class score will be based on total points with the exception of the semester/or Final test being worth 10%. The course grade will be based on daily classroom work, maps and projects, quizzes, unit tests and some homework.

LATE WORK POLICY:
20% off for all late assignments within the unit. After the unit test no late work will be accepted for that unit-a zero will be entered.

DISTRICT GRADING SCALE:
A= 100-92
B= 91-83
C= 82-74
D= 73-65
F= 64% and below

IS PARTICIPATION NECESSARY?
Students should actively participate in the class discussions, take unit notes and complete all assigned readings. Participation is expected as it is essential to your success in the course!

WHAT DO I DO IF I MISS SCHOOL?
It is your responsibility to ask for make-up work if you are absent. You have two days for every day gone to make up your homework. If you are gone for a school related function (sports, music, etc…) you need to get your assignments ahead of time! You are RESPONSIBLE to have that work COMPLETED when you return.

MRS. HORNING'S DAILY SCHEDULE:
Before School: Tuesday and Thursday tutoring at CHS from 7:30-8:20am
Period 1: Global Studies at CHS
Period 2: Tutorial
Period 3: Global Studies at CHS
Period 4: Global Studies at CHS
Period 5: Global Studies at CHS
Period 6: Lunch
Period 7: Prep/Travel
Period 8: Global Studies at BHS

TEACHER CONTACT:
Mrs. Horning
Phone: (701) 323-4900 Ext. 6671
Email Address: beth_horning@bismarckschools.org





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