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North Dakota History

North Dakota History Syllabus

Course Description:

This course will enable you to better understand the development and growth of the great state of North Dakota. We will start with a discussion of North Dakota's topography and geography, and end with influx of immigrants to North Dakota. Your input is essential in this class!
1. Unit I: The Natural World
2. Unit II: Life on the Plains Throughout the 1800s
3. Unit III: Commerce, Culture, and Conflict 1800 - 1878
4. Unit IV: Conflict on the Plains
5. Unit V: Building a New State 1878 - 1914


Please be seated by the time the bell rings. Stay in your seats until the bell rings or I excuse you.


Grades will be based on the total number of points you have earned divided by the total points offered for one nine weeks period, which will equal your percentage.

Example of a possible percentage/letter grade scale:
A= 100-92
B= 91-83
C= 82-74
D= 73-65
F= 64% and below

Late Work:

Consistently trying to turn in late work will eventually earn you a zero.

Unexcused absence(s):

If you decide to skip class or school, you will not be allowed to make-up any missed assignments or tests. You will earn a zero for the day!

Excused absence(s):

You are responsible for asking the teacher and/or other students about possible assignments you may have missed and the dates the assignments are due. I will not continuously remind you to hand in your work, so be responsible!

Sleeping in class:

If you can't stay awake in class, you will be asked to leave the room and report to the office. Do not be disrespectful!

Materials for class:

The information for North Dakota History will be presented via PowerPoint. Please have a notebook and any other material that is needed or requested with you each day.

Classroom Expectations

1. Please participate (This is essential in order to make this course interesting).
2. Respect others.
3. Be kind.
4. Be responsible.
5. No phones will be on and/or visible during class.

What you can expect from me:

As a teacher, it is my job to guide you during your high school education. I am always open to suggestions and I am willing to assist you whenever possible. Please do not be afraid to ask for extra help, ask questions, or give suggestions. Remember, participation is extremely important. We will learn together!

North Dakota History Power Point Skeleton

North Dakota History Power Point Skeleton

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