Resources & Links
Grades & Tests
EDLINE: A responsible student knows how they are performing in class. Log in here to continuously check your grades throughout the year @ TBA! If you need assistance, watch THIS VIDEO for a quick tutorial!
QUIZLET: Create online flashcards to help you study before a test.
GPA Calculator: Click here to calculate what your current GPA is.
SOCRATIVE.com : Click here to participate in interactive “exit slips” and quizzes. Be sure, when it asks, to enter RM#1660
Using Mr. M’s Website: Watch this video for a quick tour of Mr. M’s website
Adding TBA Printers To Your Laptop: Watch this AMAZING video for step-by-step instructions on how to add a TBA printer to your laptop 🙂 (Kudos to Mr. V for his exceptional camera work!)
Dropping Off An Assignment To Edline: Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to “DROP OFF” an assignment to Mr. Martinelle
VIMEO: Post videos to the web on this 100% free website!
Acceptable Use of Laptops: Download this document to your History folder.
SLIDESHARE: Post your Powerpoint Presentations on this 100% free website!
History & Current Events
EXTRA CREDIT: Download this to your history folder. Every time you complete one of these, it counts as a HW assignment.
DIPITY: Create a free account here so that you can build digital timelines of the history you learn in class.
INTERACTIVE CONSTITUTION: Looking at the Constitution has never been so fun 🙂
QWIKI: The Information Experience…Search a variety of historical topics and view a quick audio slideshow for each one
Primary Sources: This site has a great collection of primary sources from American History.
Difference Between Primary & Secondary Sources: Visit this site to test your knowledge on what makes Primary and Secondary sources different
Local Representatives: Don’t be a BYSTANDER!!! Want to see something change? Click here to write to your local representative(s) in Congress and MAKE history!
Practice History Quizzes: Test your history knowledge from class by trying these practice quizzes!
The Boston Globe: Know what is going on in your city and community
PERSUASION MAP: Click here to plan out a persuasive history paper or debate
STORY MAP: Click here to plan out your short story
DESCRIPTIVE MAP: Click here to map out a descriptive essay
COMPARE & CONTRAST: Click here to plan out your a Compare & Contrast Essay
The Ten Commandments of Good Historical Writing – A good list of reminders of things to keep in mind when you’re writing your history paper
Turnitin.Com: Use this website to send your papers to Mr. M. This website will make sure that you are academically honest and alert Mr. M as to whether or not your writing is actually yours 🙂
Easybib.com: Use this website to assist you in Citing Sources in your papers
Gmail: Set up a free and easy-to-use email account