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Mrs. Pitts' Social Studies Syllabus


Course Title: Social Studies Teacher

Room Number: 622               

Planning time: 8:35-9:15am or 11:05-11:45am (Depending on Band Schedule)

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Syllabus Link


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


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. 



  • Parents should check Teacherease to locate information about their child’s progress.

  • Fifth grade teachers will email a Weekly Note each Friday with general information and each subject.

  • Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns via email ( We can set up a time to conference if necessary.


*Syllabus subject to change. Please check weekly newsletter.

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