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  • WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Eastern Hemisphere, 7th Grade 

    Eastern Hemisphere World Geography is designed to review, strengthen, and increase basic geography knowledge and skills. Through hands-on activities using maps, globes, atlases, and other geographic tools, students will gain, interpret, and apply geographic information to understand human relationships among and within world regions of the Eastern Hemisphere. Using physical, cultural, economic, social, and political geography, students will be able to deal with geographic problems and to evaluate human adaptation to the surrounding environment.  

    Instructional Methods: Students will learn through a variety of approaches such as skill and practice, hands on assignments and experiments. • Lecture • Class discussion • Smart Board Activities • Guided Practice • Independent work • Computer lab activities 

    Student Learning Activities: • Textbook Assignments • Worksheets, Workbook Assignments • Comprehension Building Activities • Homework • Class Discussion • Group Work • Projects • Read Aloud • Games & Activities • Technology Based Activities (EX. Smart Board) 

    Unit 1 Europe and Russia  

    Unit 2 Africa 

    Unit 3 Southwest Asia 

    Unit 4 South and Central Asia 

    Unit 5 East and Southeast Asia 

    Unit 6 Australia and the Pacific 

     

    Textbook Online Access - click/copy and paste link 

     Eastern Hemisphere Geography 

     

     7th Grade

     

     

    How to Check Your Grades 

    Progress reports will be sent home every three weeks in paper form. Parents and students are also strongly encouraged to check the Parent Portal on a weekly basis to view the most current grades for EVERY class.  You can set up your Parent Portal account through the counselor’s office. 

      

    Grading: 

    Grades will be taken for full credit until the end of the unit and unit test is taken.   

    After the unit is completed any assignments, quizzes, or tests will be given 50%. 

    A- 100-90            B- 89-80           C- 79-70              D- 69-60               F – 59-0 

    Grading Scales: 

    Daily Assignments 50% 

    Quizzes 10% 

    Tests/Projects 20% 

    Semester Test 20% 

     

    How to Check Your Grades 

    Progress reports will be sent home every three weeks in paper form. Parents and students are also strongly encouraged to check the Parent Portal on a weekly basis to view the most current grades for EVERY class.  You can set up your Parent Portal account through the counselor’s office. 

     

    Attendance Policy 

    In order to receive credit for a course, a student cannot be absent more than (10) days during a given semester. Parents need to call the Attendance Secretary to confirm all absences.  All absences, even confirmed absences, count toward the ten allowable absences unless the absence falls under one of the following categories: 

    1. School sponsored activities
    2. Medical treatment with doctor's note 
       
    3. Serving as a legislative page
    4. A court subpoena
    5. Religious holidays or activities
    6. Bereavement

    All doctor's notes and other documentation of absences need to be delivered to the Attendance Secretary within (5) days of the student's return to school. Please refer to the complete attendance policy in the Student/Parent Handbook that your child received at the beginning of school 

     

     Classroom Rules/Consequences 

    1st Offense- verbal warning  

    2nd Offense – teacher/student conference  

    3rd Offense- lunch detention  

    4th Offense- before/after school detention with parent contact  

    5th Offense- administrative referral  

    The student may be directly sent to an administrator depending on the severity of the offense.  

     

    Class Expectations 

    1.Turn work in on time.  

    2.Be in your seat when bell rings.  

    3.Everyone in class must participate.  

    4.Keep desk area clean.  

    5.Must use pencil, black, or blue ink.  

    6.Be respectful of classmates and faculty.  

    7.No talking during class without permission.  

    8.No food or drinks in the classroom. (NO GUM)  

    9.Follow all rules in the handbook. 

     

    Cell Phone Policy 

    Cell phones must be placed on silent and put away upon entering the classroom.  

    Cell phones may only be used under the direct instruction of Mrs. Owens or Mrs. Miles and only for educational purposes.  

    Absolutely no cell phone use while a substitute is present.  

    School electrical outlets will not be used as charging stations for students.  

    Cell phone cameras and audio recorders may not be used in the classroom.  

    The teacher assumes no liability for lost or stolen cell phones.  

    Bring your phone at your own risk.  

    Using your cell phone without permission from the teacher or abusing the rules of use will result in your phone being taken away and other consequences as listed in the HWJH handbook.