About Me

Mr. Kurt Dorn

Phone: 208-855-4200

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

BA History MS Instructional and Performance Technology

Mr. Kurt Dorn

Hello,

I am a 7th Grade World Civilizations teacher. I have been teaching here at Sawtooth Middle School since it opened up in 2004. I have been teaching World Civ. for that amount of time as well. I have also taught at Lake Hazel Middle School, Lowell Scott Middle School, and Jerome Middle School. I have been teaching for 20 + years.

I am a Bronco, having graduated with a B.A. in History and a M.S. in Instructional and Performance Technology. 
 
Syllabus 
 

In 7th grade, World Civ starts where 6th grade ended. This is what we will be covering this year.

Semester 1                            Semester 2

Renaissance                           World War I

Scientific Revolution                Years in between the Wars

Age of Explorers                     World War II

Age of Enlightenment             Cold War

Age of Revolutions              

Industrial Revolution

Imperialism

I will be using a variety of methods both in delivery of the information and the assessment of the information. The assignments will be weighted differently depending on the type.  You can access your student’s grades on Powerschool.

Homework/Schoolwork      - 10%

Unit Tests                         - 20%

 

Assessments                     - 70%

 

Late and Missing Work Cutoff Dates

1st Quarter - 10/19    

2nd Quarter - 1/11     

3rd Quarter - 3/15

4th Quarter - 5/24              

 

All assignments, tests, quizzes, and projects may be reworked without penalty.

 

 

Schoolwires

 

The Westada School District is using a program called Schoolwires for teacher webpages. You can access this at http://www.westada.org/Dorn.

 

 

Here is the Vocabulary of the Day (VOD).