African American and Latino Studies Syllabus: Course objectives: This course introduces many aspects of history that will be covered in your high school career. I will emphasize the importance of the past and how it affects your future. As I always say, “those that can not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” You will have the chance to do creative projects and learn the objective side of history. Your grade is based on the following: 1. Behavior 2. Attendance 3. Classwork 4. Homework 5. Projects 6. Quizes 7. Participation 8. Final Exam Grade Scale: A = 90-100 B = 80-89 C = 70-79 D = 60-69 F = 0-50 Written Assignments: All assignments will be posted on-line on http://www.mayesaflstudies.wikispaces.com. You are responsible for all of your assignments. If you miss a day then you are responsible for getting your work. The library is open so you can come in any time and get it off of the computer.