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Mrs. Malone - Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade Social Studies Course Syllabus

Instructor: Mrs. Malone
Course: North Carolina and the United States: Creation and Development of the State and Nation
School Year: 2018-2019

Course Description: Eighth Grade Social Studies entails a study of North Carolina and the United States. This course will follow the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

Tests – 45%
Classwork – 45%
Homework – 10%

* Parents may check their student's academic progress in the Eighth grade Social Studies course at any time on the Parent Assist Module (PAM) or Power School website.

* Parents are encouraged to check their student's daily assignments, projects and test dates on my Canvas page. Use the link below Canvas Link 

Union Academy Middle School Grading Policy for late work:

It is essential to turn in all assignments on time Late work is defined as any assignment that is not submitted when it is collected by the teacher, on the day that it is due. Excused absences are the exception. Please note: This policy is subject to change following Union Academy Middle School policy.

UA Grading Policy for Late Work:

1st day late - No higher than an 85%

2nd day late - No higher than 70%

3rd-5th day late = No higher than a 50%

No late work accepted past the 5th day late.


Tutoring Schedule:
Monday and Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 in Room 267. Please contact Mrs. Malone if these times will not work.

Class Expectations:

  • Students must always demonstrate respect for their fellow classmates, teachers and staff.
  • Academic dishonesty, including plagiarism, will not be tolerated.
  • Students must always bring their daily materials to class and be prepared to participate actively.
  • Students must always be in class and in their seats before the bell rings.
  • No food, drinks or gum is permitted in the classroom (except water).
  • Students must adhere to the rules of Union Academy at all times.
Teacher Contact Information:
Phone: (704) 238-8883 (ext. 267)  - Union Academy Upper Campus