Jacqueline Karnezis

US History

Use the Calendar link (on the left) for specific information, assignments and handouts.

Use the Useful Links (on the left) for history chapter readings & the online textbook link.

Composition book or spiral notebook (100 page college ruled); pen (black or blue); pencils (sharpener or extra lead); color pencils &/or highlighters; scissors; ruler; additional paper; folder/binder (for handouts & assignments) and glue sticks.

Classroom Expectations
1- Work hard & be nice to people
2- All students must turn in quiz corrections even if they only get one question wrong.

Grading Policy

-Assessments (tests) 70% of the quarter grade 
-Practice (all other work) 30% of the quarter grade
-Final Exams (taken in December & May) 20% of the semester grade
-All late work must be turned in by end of unit.
-In order to reassess, all work and study guides must be completed and turned in.
-Students who qualify must request test corrections and access the website to complete the reassessment.
-Students must complete and turn in the reassessment within one week (ie: student received graded test back on Wednesday, all work and reassessment must be completed by the following Wednesday).
-Any exceptions to this policy due to constraints on time will be posted on websites.

Use this link for the in class textbook. https://rioranchomiddle.rrps.net/common/pages/DisplayFile.aspx?itemId=6247256

All notes and handout PDFs can be found attached to my calendar. Students must add the missing notes into their history notebooks.

Helpful History Websites
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History - https://www.gilderlehrman.org/
Digital History - www.digitalhistory.uh.edu
The History Channel - www.history.com
History Net - www.historynet.com