Introduction to US History

Expectations

Welcome to Mrs. Courtney's US History Course

Get ready for an adventure. The US History course you are enrolled in will cover everything from the Civil War to present times. At its conclusion you will be taking the Florida state End-of-Course exam. Your score on this test will account for 30% of your yearly grade. It is imperative that you come but for the rare occasion of unexpected illness you may locate all course materials on our homepage. Throughout the year you will be responsible for projects which will account for 20% of your grade. Tests will be 50%, quizzes and daily participation 10% and homework will be 20%. Homework assignments will generally focus on note-taking while reading your text. These will be assigned weekly, granting you time to work at your own pace, taking your own schedule into account.