Course Syllabus

syllabus 6th grade social studies a



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Course Description

World History provides insights into our cultural origins, as well as cultures with which we might be less familiar. World History embraces all humanity, not just certain nations, ethnic groups, or civilizations. It allows us to understand our past, which in turn allows us to understand our present. In this course, you will examine the development of ancient civilizations, as well as how these civilizations have contributed to today's world.

Required Materials

No textbook is needed for this course. A headset may be beneficial when watching videos.


You are required to take two exams for this course.  


Your final grade will be based on the number of points you earn on assignments and exams. Points are earned in the following manner:

Source Available Points
Quizzes  40 points
Writing Assignments 30 points
Projects 60 points
Exams  55 points
Total Points Possible 185 

 The following grading scale applies to this course:

Grading Scale
Grade Percentage
A 90–100
B 80–89
C 70–79
D 60–69
F 0–59

After completing the course, unofficial transcripts will be available in the Tiger Portal. See this page for information on requesting official transcripts. 

Canvas and Technical Support - middle school

Canvas is the where course content, grades, and communication will reside for this course.

Technical Requirements

The most up-to-date requirements can be found here: 


Course Summary:

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