This Week in History (Nov 27-Dec 1)

This week we return to the colonies t ofind that not everyone is happy with the relationship between the colonies and their King. We will look at the relationships between the two, why the colonists are dissatisfied, and some of the key people who will be at the center of the revolution. Here is the game plan….

Homework Week of November 27th

Monday: Economic and Political relationships (Homework Issued)

Tuesday: Colonial Dissatisfactions

Wednesday: Revolutionary People

Thursday: Revolutionary People

Friday: Quiz (Relationships/Dissatisfactions/People) (Homework Due)

This Week In History (November 13-17)

This week in History we will look at the different groups of people who lived in the colonies, as well as review the differences that made the colonial regions unique to each other. There will be homework issued on Monday. The test for the Colonial America Unit will be Monday November 20th. Please begin to prepare using the resources at this site.

Here is the game plan.

Monday: Colonial People (Homework Issued)

Tuesday: Achieve 3000 (Roanoke Island)

Wednesday: Colonial Regions Review

Thursday: Colonial Regions Review

Friday: Colonial Regions Review (Homework Due)

Homework Week of November 13th


This Week in History (November 6-10)

Wow! November already. Time flies when you’re having fun. Last week, despite my being out a day, our classes worked hard on the early English colonies. I decided to delay the quiz by one day, and that is how we will kick off this week. Here is the rest of the plan…

Monday: Early Colonies Quiz

Tuesday: NO SCHOOL-Election Day

Wednesday: New England Colonies

Thursday: Mid Atlantic Colonies

Friday: Southern Colonies

Because it is only a 4 day week, there will be NO HOMEWORK this week.


This Week in History (Oct. 30-Nov 3)

This week in history is gonna be scary, and it has nothing to do with Halloween! We are going to look at some of the early English colonies in North America. The land that will become the United States! Some of the earliest colonies have some scary history to them. We will take a look at them this week with a quiz on Friday. Homework will also return this week. Here is a look at the game plan:

Monday: English Economic Colonies (Homework Issued)

Tuesday: English Religious Colonies

Wednesday:Review Early English Colonies

Thursday: Review Early English Colonies

Friday: Quiz Early English Colonies (Homework Due)

Homework Week of October 30

This Week in History (October 23-27)

This week in history we are going to take a step back in order to move forward. I was not satisfied with the overall performance of the students on the Exploration Test last week, therefor I am going to try some new strategies and retest the same material on Friday. Those students who did score well will also get to tretest on Friday to attempt to improve their score as well. Though they will be working on more of an extention project this week in class. Here is the breakdown of the week

Monday-Thursday: Exploration Extention and Recovery

Friday: Exploration Recovery Test

There is no written homework this week, though all students are encouraged to use the materials on my website to prepare for Fridays assessment. Especially the Check for Mastery and Quizlet Tabs.

This Week in History (October 16-20)

This week in History we will start the second quarter by completing our Exploration unit. We will have an assessment on Friday. Due to the short week, there is no homework, though students are encouraged to prepare for their test. Here is the game plan for the week.

Monday: No School (Fall Break)

Tuesday: Achieve 3000/ Cooperation/Conflict notes

Wednesday: Review Exploration Unit (Old School)

Thursday: Review Exploration Unit (With technology)

Friday: Exploration Exam.

This Week In History (October 9-13)

This week in history, we close out the first quarter of the school year. Hard to believe it is that time already. The week is full of benchmark testing and an early release day on Friday for students, so there will be no homework this week. (I do plan on having old assignments available for those who owe them in the classroom. Check the Parent Portal to see if your child owes a homework assignment.)

Here is the game plan for the week

Monday: Explorers

Tuesday: Explorers

Wednesday: Explorers

Thursday: Interactions

Friday: Cooperation/Conflict (End of 1st Quarter)

Have a great week! Looking forward to the 2nd quarter!

This Week In History (October 2-6)

This week in history we draw nearer to the end of the first quarter. Wow, time really seems to move fast this time of year. This week will be a busy one complete with homework, a quiz, and another Project Based Assessment. Here is how the week breaks down….

Monday: Review Exploration (Homework Issued)

Tuesday: Quiz (West Africa, Motivations, Obstacles, Accomplishments)

Wednesday: Explorers

Thursday: European Interactions

Friday: Project Based Assessment.

Homework Week of 10.2.docx


This Week In History (September 25-29)

This week in history we will be starting a new Unit on the European exploration that leads to the creation of the United States. It will be a busy one.

Remember Tuesday evening is Conference Night at CMS. Conferences will be held from 3-7 (With a dinner break)

You can email me at to schedule.

The game plan for the week is as follows…..

Monday: West Africa (Homework Issued)

Tuesday: Achieve 3000

Wednesday: A review of previous content. (Mr Schwartz PD)

Thursday: Motivating Factors of exploration

Friday: Obstacles and Accomplishments of exploration (Homework Due)

Homework Week of September 25th