leah halper gavilan college  

 Gavilan College Welcomes Dreamers! Dreamers are all students without U.S. citizenship and or permanent residence that includes AB540, SB68, DACA and all other undocumented students! At Gavilan College, we are committed to providing all students with the level of services and support they need.All students are welcome in this history class, whatever their background, immigration status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics.


"if you want trinkets, they are on the shore. But if you want real treasure, you will have to dive into the ocean."
—sufi saying


syllabus & mla portfolio

mla homework √list

cover for mla portfolio

declaration of principles

how to do well in here

required texts

how to save $ on books

office hours

college culture

extra credit


"the way you do one thing is the way you do everything."--zen saying.

Attention all procrastinators and time-management-challenged students! Here are some great skills and break-the-cycle-of procrastination resources for you!

Ten things you should know

The Real Reasons you procrastinate

Mind Tools tips for time management










my SS 108 office hours:Mon 10:15-11 Tues. Th 12;50-1:30 Weds. 2-2:30


Class Assignments last updated 24 April 2019

Assigned April 24 for May 2

1. Come to rough draft clinic with your paper ; see social group paper assignment. It really helps, and you will undoubtedly get a better grade! Here are days and times--let me know if none of these work so we can try for another arrangement. PLease note that if you don't sign up and no one comes on time, I may not know anyone needs the time, and occupy myself elsewhere! :

Monday April 29 at 10

Tuesday April 30 12:50-1:30

Weds. May 1 from 12:50-2:30

Thursday May 2, 2;30-4

Monday May 6, 10:15

Tuesday May 7, 12:50-2:30

2. Read the next six chapters, 13-18, in the Life and TImes of Frederick Douglass. Make notes using the questions on the study guide under the homework how-to link. We are probably going to do a concept check on this next Weds.










The way you do one thing is the way you do everything. --Zen saying