Mr. Berryman's Class
Social Studies will focus on World History starting with the Fall of Rome through the early colonization of the Americas. 

Grading Weights:
-Quizzes: 50%
-Tests: 35%
-Class Participation: 10%
-Homework: 5%

Specific topics (may not fall in this particular order):
  • Roman Empire (Fall and Impact): Completed
  • Byzantine Empire: Completed
  • Islamic Empire: Completed
  • Europe during the Middle Age: Completed
  • Europe during the Renaissance
  • China
  • India
  • West African Empires (Mali, Ghana, and Songhai)
  • South American Empires (Inca, Aztec, and Mayan)
  • European Colonization of North America

Skills Emphasized:

  • Note taking
  • Test and Quiz Preparation & Completion
  • Essay writing using evidence to support a claim or position

School Supplies:

  • Note book: any type, but preferably with a folder or pocket
  • Folder (if not in notebook)
  • Pen/Pencil
  • Colored pencils (optional)