• REFER TO TABS TO THE LEFT FOR INFORMATION RELATED TO ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE REMAINING PART OF THE SEMESTER

    ANY ASSIGNMENT DUE PRIOR TO 4/3 WILL NOT BE LOOKED AT FOR COLLECTING EVALUATION INFORMATION FOR GRADEBOOK UNTIL APRIL 16---SO IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED YOU HAVE UNTIL APRIL 16TH BEFORE I RECORD INFORMATION RELATED TO  THOSE ASSIGNMENTS

    Any questions: email the instructor or attend virtual office hrs.

    Students please check your Unified Classroom (powerschool) for class assignments.  If you or your parents have questions email me at:  wfsparks@henry.k12.va.us while we are out for Coronavirus

    ALL ASSIGNMENTS HAVE BEEN OPEN SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR ONLINE

    VIRTUAL MEETING TIMES ARE COMING SOON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

     

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      Link is on your Quia Account Site

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    Due to schools closed by the Governor for 2 weeks:   all students have been given necessary information related to completing assignments for the course  online by specified due dates or given a textbook with specific assignments to turn in on their first day school is reopened as related to all assignments due during this time period  (pdf version of textbook is available upon request---email required to get pdf version)

    student may email the instructor if questions exist.   (wfsparks@henry.k12.va.us)  Policy for online assignments as it relates to due dates still apply.

     

    AS OF 3/26----------NEW INFORMATION WILL BE COMING AS IT RELATES TO GRADES AND ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SEMESTER-----VIRTUAL CLASS MEETINGS ARE COMING ALONG WITH GUIDELINES RELATED TO CREDIT GIVEN FOR COURSES.    VIDEOS RELATED TO CONTENT WILL BE ASSIGNED WITH RELATED QUESTIONS, WHICH WILL NEED TO BE SENT THROUGH MESSAGES IN POWERSCHOOL.   

    REFER TO INFORMATION RELATED TO ASSIGNMENTS FOR YOUR COURSE AS IT RELATES TO EITHER POWERSCHOOL/QUIA/ AND EVERFI

    ANY STUDENT RECEIVING SUPPORT SERVICES SHOULD CONTACT INSTRUCTOR OR CASE MANAGER IF QUESTIONS OR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED

    FIRST VIRTUAL MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 4/1 AT 10 AM FOR   (4/1 AT 8PM FOR ANYONE WHO MISSES THIS MEETING)-----LOG IN INFORMATION WILL BE COMING FOR THIS MEETING ----- YOUR SCHOOL EMAIL IS NEEDED----IF YOU HAVE ISSUES RELATED TO YOUR EMAIL CONTACT MS. RUSSELL AT LizAnn.Russell@henry.k12.va.us

    Assignments due in Legal Studies:   https://www.henry.k12.va.us/Page/15574----powerschool

    Assignments due in Va/US History:  Quia---https://www.henry.k12.va.us/Page/15574

                                                                powerschool--- https://www.henry.k12.va.us/Page/15574

     PDF VERSIONS OF TEXTBOOKS --- IN STUDENT POWERSCHOOL SITE

    GUIDELINES FOR USAGE WILL BE COMING 

    LECTURE PRESENTATIONS RELATED TO VA/US HISTORY MATERIAL---THESE ARE LINKS TO ONLINE SITE WHICH IS FREE TO ACCESS

    REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO THIS PRESENTATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN POWERSCHOOL

    1. World War I (1914/17-1918)****
    2. The 1920s*****
    3. Depression and New Deal (1929-1940)****
    4. WWII: Battle Front (1939/41-1945)****
    5. WWII: Home Front (1941-45)
    6. The Early Cold War (1945-61)****
    7. Affluent Society and Civil Rights I (1945-61)****
    8. 1960s Politics and Civil Rights II****
    9. Vietnam (1950-1975)****
    10. Nixon, Watergate and Carter (1969-81)****
    11. From Reagan To A New Century (1981-2005)****

     

    VIDEOS AND RELATED WORKSHEETS-----RELATED TO VA/US HISTORY MATERIAL----THESE PRESENTATIONS ARE ON YOUTUBE AND WORKSHEETS ARE IN PDF 

    ANSWERS TO BE EMAILED TO INSTRUCTOR, BASED ON COMING GUIDELINES FROM THE INSTRUCTOR

     

     

     
     
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    Notice:  
    1.  Assignments for courses are planned for the entire semester and are provided to students during the first 3 days of the class.  Online Assignments provide multiple attempts so students can make a passing grade if the extra time or attempts are taken advantage of.  The traditional method only allows 1 attempt
    2.  Students have the option of retaking tests when non-passing grades are made by making an after-school appointment with the instructor (refer to the syllabus for information on guidelines)
    3. Available after school for student assistance or test retakes (Tues., Wed.) from 3:30 to 4:30 : the student should contact the instructor prior to attending
     
     
    For more information on education in Virginia check the following webpage:    http://www.doe.virginia.gov/
     
    Teacher Email: wfsparks@henry.k12.va.us
    Teacher Schedule---2nd semester
    1st Period:  VA/US History
    2nd Period:  Planning
    3rd Period: VA/US History
    4th Period:  Legal Studies
    Teacher available after school for student assistance: Wednesday 3:35 to 5pm
    other days: based on scheduling appointment
     
    Supplies Needed:  notebook/ipad (school provided) or other electronic device
    other course information:  assignmentsplanned from first week of course through the entire semester with specific DUE DATES  (CHECK SYLLABUS LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION)
     
    Click here to access VA/US History Book online
    username and password provided by instructor or locate on student powerschool site
    student log-in with their Henry Co. email account
     
     
     
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     To take a Quizizz evaluation click here:  http://join.quizizz.com 
    (must have code from instructor to access: unless set as a homework type assignment)
    Click here to access Quizlet live for in assessment:  https://quizlet.com/live 
     
    Access to Unified Classroom