Sociology Syllabus Ms. Caitlin Kokinov
Rutherford B. Hayes High School, 2016-2017 firstname.lastname@example.org
(740) 833-1000 Ext. 4471
“Whatever sociology may be, it is the result of constantly asking the question, what is the meaning of this?”
C. Wright Mills
For this elective semester course, students will apply their skills and knowledge to research sociology. Students will have an opportunity to further understand the relationship of mankind in society. Problems, relationships, and institutions will all be explored. This course will enable students to apply skills and knowledge gained through earlier courses and will provide opportunities to better understand real-world problems and issues.
Founders & Research Methods Stratification
Culture & Media Race
Deviance & Crime Family & Gender
IV. Expectations For Learning
· Have a growth mindset and become knowledgeable and skilled historical thinkers.
· Work hard and strive for excellence in class and in everyday life.
· Be prepared, ask questions, and make a positive scholarly contribution each day.
· Be respectful and listen. We all have value. We will all learn from one another.
· Attend class daily and be on time.
Late work will be accepted until the last date of the unit of which the assignment was assigned. All late work is worth ⅔ of the possible points.
The date of unit exams mark the last day of the unit. All important course dates are marked on our Canvas Calendar.
Offense 3 & Beyond
VII. Grading Policy
Grades will be categorized and weighted as follows:
Summative Assessments- 55%
Capstone Related Assignments- 10%
VIII. Technology and Communication
Canvas by Instructure is Delaware City School’s new Learning Management System that we will be utilizing this semester. All documents and assignments associated with the semester research project will be found and submitted via Canvas. On Canvas you can find our course calendar, important documents, rubrics, resources, and more. Canvas will serve as a great learning tool, communication tool, and resource for us. You can access Canvas by visiting: www.delawarecityschools.instructure.com
To access our virtual flashcards, made for every unit, go to www.quizlet.com
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