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Mr. Austin Downey « Teacher Connection / Documents / Calendar

Welcome to Mr. Downey's 

7th Grade Civics Class!

Welcome to the 2021-22 school year! Listed below is pertinent information regarding my class.

Parent Involvement form:

Open House Video: 



Google Classroom: 

  • Classroom codes
  • 1st period: wif6hf7
    2nd period: 4jpebvp
  • 3rd period: d6dms4j
  • 4th period: fm5goqe
  • 6th period: y3kwzcj
  • 7th period: laqrz3r
    Syllabus Google Form:


  • Assignments will be posted daily on my Google Classroom for students and Teacher Connection page for parents to view. 


TEXTBOOKCivics in Practice       PUBLISHER: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt                       


Username: First initial and student ID number (example: C6012345678)

Password: Passw0rd (Capital P and a zero)

State: FL

District: The Village Charter District



Students’ grades will be determined by using the following categories and percentages:

Practice -- 30%

Performance (Mastery) -- 70%

Grading Scale:   A (90-100)   B (80-89)   C (70-79)   D (60-69)   F (0-59)


Make-up Work:

Absent students should check google classroom and the teacher connection website for make-up work. It is the student’s responsibility to complete classwork missed, turn in homework or, to request to take a missed test the day of their return from the absence.

Late Work: 

Students are expected to complete all assignments and submit them on or before the day it is due. Any work submitted the day after it was due will earn, at best, a score of 60%. Work submitted two or more days after the due date will not be accepted.


If you have any questions, please feel free to reach me by email.


Austin Downey




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