• Hello parents and students!  Welcome to 7th grade Texas History.  I am so very glad to be here at Dobie. This is my 15th year of teaching and coaching. I have taught many subjects, many grades, and around the world. I have also coached multiple sports and look forward to coaching football, soccer, and track this school year. I love working with students and I am passionate about learning. I look forward to facilitating with and learning from all of you.

    If you have any questions please feel free to email me at: cbruton@scuc.txed.net

    Here is my 2018-2019 schedule -

    Period Class Time
    1st Pre AP Texas History 8:10-8:58
    2nd Planning 9:03-9:51
    CT  Cougar Time 9:56-10:21
    3rd 8th Grade Athletics  10:26-11:14
    Lunch Lunch 11:19-12:07
    4th Texas History 11:54-12:42
    5th  Texas History   12:47-1:35
    6th Pre Ap Texas History 1:40-2:28
    7th Texas History   2:33-3:20

    Tutoring Schedule
    Tuesday & Thursday – 7:45 AM to 8:02 AM (hall-pass required)

  • Supplies:

    • 3-ring binder with dividers or part of larger notebook & notebook paper
    • Colored pencils or crayons and personal pencil sharpener put in a small, zipped bag(so you won’t lose them)
    • Pens and pencils


    • Do our best in everything
    • Organize your area
    • Be respectful of our time
    • Include yourself in our activities
    • Enter our space quietly


    • Participate in class discussions/cooperative learning.
    • Complete all classwork and homework on time.
    • Map work, notes, reading and projects will be part of our curriculum.


    I WILL NOT let you interfere with my teaching or your classmates’ right to learn, if you choose not to cooperate, the following will result:

    • Conference with student and/or parent
    • Referral to administrator  


    • Summative 50%- Minimum 3 Assessments per 9 Weeks (Tests/Projects/Research/Unit Common Assessments/Major Writing Assignments/Tests)
    • Formative 50% -Minimum 10 Assignments per 9 Weeks (Daily/Quizzes/Homework/Reading//Minor Writing Assignments)           

    Remember:  Zeros affect your average…So some credit is better than NO credit…

    Late Work:

    • Medically- excused absences -1 missed =2 days to complete w/out penalty
    • 10 points will be deducted for late day up to 30 points.
    • Late assignments will be accepted within 5 school days, not to exceed the end of the 9 week grading period.
    • Students are responsible for make-up work after absence.