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Shelton 2023-2024 Social Studies Syllabus Template
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2023-24 Course Syllabus/Parent Notification Letter

Course Title:        Social Studies                            Teacher: Summer Shelton


Room Number: 619                                        Planning time: Rotates 1st Hour/ 4th Hour

School Email:              Your web 


Online Textbook Resources:


Oklahoma Academic Standards for this class:

OAS- Social Studies

Scope & Sequence of Learning:  

Social Studies Frameworks Progression

Teaching Methods:

Whole group and small group class discussions.

Assignments may be given independently or as group work.

Supplemental Materials:  

Teachers Pay Teachers

Blood on the River novel


Liberty Kids series

Discovery Education

Distance Learning:

In the event we have to move to distance learning, students will be given assignments through Google Classroom. The Zoom call links will be listed in the stream portion of their Google Classroom. Students are expected to arrive in the waiting room 5 minutes prior to start time. Videos must be on and microphones muted.

Assessments and Grading:

Students will be given a formative assessment at the beginning of each learning standard, and a summative assessment at the end to show growth.

Grades are based on a points system:

Group work: 10-50 points based on difficulty

Checkpoint quizzes: 10 points

Independent work: 50-100 points based on difficulty

Summative Assessments: 100 points

Students scoring below a 70% will have an opportunity to redo the assignment. I will average score received with the revised score.

Grading Scale:

90-100 A

80-89   B

70-79   C

60-69   D

Below 60 F

Tests Required:  

No required tests.

Homework Guidelines:

Any work not completed in class is homework and due the next day.

Helping all Students Learn:

Students will work independently and in groups. Assignments will be on grade level. Students needing extra support will work with a partner or team. Students needing enrichment may work on a project that aligns with the standards.