American Studies Quick Reference
(syllabus will be distributed on the 2nd day of school)
Course description: This course is designed for students to learn and study the ideas, concepts, and important issues, from early America through the American Civil War and Reconstruction. Students will learn through historical analysis, research, spatial thinking, and interpretation of evidence.
Textbook: United States History Independence to 1914 (Holt, Rinehart &Winston)
Grading: Grades are cumulative over the entire trimester. Sixty percent of the grade is based on quizzes, assessments, and projects. Forty percent of the grade is on homework/classwork.
A student with outstanding work habits is prepared, completes class assignments with the best effort, participates in virtual meetings.
Mrs. Orr's Contact Information: Jennifer_Orr@chino.k12.ca.us
I will respond to emails within 24 hours during the school week.