Welcome to the Home Page for Ms. Mars' Classes:
European History and pre-AICE World History Honors
General Information -- November, December and January Preview
Pre-AICE World History -
November - World War I Test November 12
Russian Revolution Test November 25
December - Stalin and the USSR Test December 12
Mid-Term Exam Review Friday, December 13 and Monday December 16.
Mid Term Exams 12/17-12/20 (exact time/dates TBA)
January - League of Nations Source: Cambridge World History ("green" book)
European History -
November - Italian and German Unification Essay Test - Tues. November 19
December - The New Imperialism Imperialism Projects - Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10
Essay Test - Thursday, December 12
Mid-Term Exam Review Friday, December 13 and Monday, December 16
Mid-Term Exams 12/17 - 12/20
January - Causes of World War I Sources: European History (Vol. 2) and The Origins of the First and Second World Wars
(Note - this is the SBQ topic)
World and European History: Check planning Calendar in Classroom and Syllabus for specific dates, including quiz and test dates.
All Students: You should have a 'hard copy' of the syllabus for planning purposes and any current handouts
on material we are covering in class.
Students must have a 3-ring binder, 'dedicated' to History (World or European)
All handouts and returned tests / papers must be kept in this binder.
Grades are posted in the classroom and are updated follow all major quizzes, tests and projects.
All Parents: You can easily keep in touch with what we are covering in class by asking to see the latest
handout, provided to all students.
Each handout contains specific assignments designed to complement the textbook and other
materials used in class.
Student grades can be accessed using eSchoolPlus.
Absences: If a student is absent, they are responsible for obtaining and completing all missed work.
If a quiz or test is missed, it must be made up within ONE week.
Make up days are Wednesday afternoons (3:00-4:00). Thursday afternoons (3:00-4:00pm) and
Friday mornings (8:15 / 8:20 - 9:00am). Note: Students must have a pass to enter the building before 8:30.
Appointments may be scheduled for Tuesday morning or afternoon..
NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to designate a makeup time and attend that make up session.
All classwork, quizzes, tests and projects must be made up within one week of the student's return to class.
For makeup work - full credit is only given for excused absences.
Pre-AICE World History:
Pearson's "World History" and Spielvogel's AP "Western Civilization"
Supplemental (2) for pre-AICE World History Honors - "Modern World History" and "Russia: 1905-1991" -
Cambridge University Press
"Europe 1760-1871" and "Europe 1870-1991" Harper-Collins Publishers
"Origins of the First and Second World War"
AP Western Civilization - class set
"The European Dictators - Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini"
Summer Assignment for AICE European History: Click Here
Summer Assignment for Pre-AICE World History: Click Here