Connected to Common Core Literacy and Writing Standards:
Each week students and teacher will review and analyze current events taking place in the city, state, country, and world. Every Friday, students will turn in a current event pertaining to a social, economic, or political event. Teacher will provide framework for current events. Beginning week 14, students will complete a Biological/Social. Issues project. Teacher will provide framework, topics, and expectations. Students will begin class presentations of projects during week 15.
SPECIAL NOTE: All students are required to turn in assignments on time. Exceptions will only be made with a doctor’s excuse or written notice from parent detailing extenuating circumstances. Late assignments will not be accepted unless prior permission is given.