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Mr. Castellanos

Course Syllabus:

World History A and B

Mr. Castellanos

hpc9354@lausd.net

 

M,T,W,Th,F                Winter & Spring 2021-2022

Room 508

 

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, students in World History should be able to:

 

7.1 Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, social structures, and the causes and effects of the vast expansion and ultimate disintegration of the Roman Empire.

7.2 Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the early civilizations of Islam in the Middle Ages.

7.3 Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the civilizations of China in the Middle Ages.

7.4 Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the sub-Saharan civilizations of Ghana and Mali in Medieval Africa.

7.5 Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the early civilizations of Medieval Japan.

7.6 Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the early civilizations of Medieval Europe.

7.7 Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the Meso-American and Andean Civilizations.

7.8 Analyze the origins, accomplishments, and geographic diffusion of the Renaissance.

7.9 Analyze the historical developments in the Reformation.

7.10 Analyze the historical developments of the Scientific Revolution and its lasting effect on religious, political, and cultural institutions.

7.11 Analyze political and economic change in the sixteenth, seventh, eighteenth centuries (the Age of Exploration, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Reason).

 

Assignments

Assignments not complete at the end of class will become homework. All assignments may be turned in three weeks prior to the end of semester for full credit.

 

Assessments

Formative and summative assessments will be given after each lesson and chapter to gauge mastery or the need for intervention.

 

Absences

It’s a student’s responsibility to read and turn in any missed assignments and assessments during their absence if they wish to earn those missing points. 

 

Work Habits

E=Consistently on task in class.  S=On task about half of time. U=Seldom on task.

 

Cooperation

E=Consistently collaborates and is respectful with peers and adults S=Collaborates and is respectful about half of time. U=Seldom collaborates and is respectful with peers, adults.

 

Grading scale

 F=0%-19%      D=20%-39%     C=40%-59%     B=60%-79%      A=80%-100%


 

 

Course Syllabus:

Game Design & App Development

Mr. Castellanos

hpc9354@lausd.net

 

M,T,W,Th,F                Winter & Spring 2021-2022

Room 508

 

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, students in Game Design & App Development should be able to:

 

6-8.AP.10 Use flowcharts and/or pseudocode to design and illustrate algorithms that solve complex problems.

6-8.AP.11 Create clearly named variables that store data, and perform operations on their contents

6-8.AP.12 Design and iteratively develop programs that combine control structures and use compound conditions. 

6-8.AP.14 Create procedures with parameters to organize code and make it easier to reuse. 

6-8.AP.15 Seek and incorporate feedback from team members and users to refine a solution that meets user needs.

6.7 Students explore key computational thinking concepts (sequence, loops, parallelism, events, conditionals, operators, data). 

 

Assignments

Assignments not complete at the end of class will become homework. All assignments may be turned in three weeks prior to the end of semester for full credit. Lessons will be delivered through guided instruction, modeled over 2-4 days (depending on needs of students, needed scaffoldings, differentiation of instruction, and curriculum acceleration).

 

Absences

It’s a student’s responsibility to read and turn in any missed assignments and assessments during their absence if they wish to earn those missing points.  

 

Work Habits

E=Consistently on task in class.  S=On task most of the time. U=Seldom on task.

 

Cooperation

E=Consistently collaborates and is respectful with peers and adults. S=Collaborates and  is respectful most of the time. U=Seldom collaborates and is respectful with peers, adults.

 

Grading Scale

  F=0%-19%      D=20%-39%     C=40%-59%     B=60%-79%      A=80%-100%

 

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