• Name: Ms. Turner

    Subjects/Classes Taught: AP U.S. History; Honors U.S. History; U.S. History; Cultural Relevant U.S. History; World History; CRDL: History; English 5/6/7; Refugee Summer Institute; Directed Study: Economics; Student Government (StuGo)

    Degree(s): Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction English as a Second Language (2003); Bachelors of Arts in History (1999); English Certified (2010); Middle School Endorsement (2000); Certified Dual Enrollment Instructor through Phoenix College (U.S. History 103) 

    Email: cturner@phoenixunion.org



    Welcome to my webpage! 

    I have taught at Maryvale High School for 18 years.  Before teaching at Maryvale, I taught Language Arts and Social Studies at Isaac Middle School for seven years.  I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Master of Curriculum and Instruction in English as a Second Language from Arizona State University (Sun Devils RULE).  I am also accredited in English.  Currently, I am teaching Honors U.S. History and On-level U.S. History.  Some of my favorite hobbies include archaeology, horticulture, scuba diving, sailing, and traveling.  

    I have traveled extensively to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, China, Russia, Romania, Hungary, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, France (2x's), Italy (3x's), England (3x's), Greece (2x's), Turkey, Kenya (2x's), Tanzania, Bahrain, Oman, Canada (4x's), Mexico (7x's), Costa Rica, and Cuba.  I use my experiences to enhance the curriculum.   

    I also sponsor the Environmental Action and Research for Tomorrow's Habitat (E.A.R.T.H.) Club.  Please visit that webpage for more information about our club activities and meeting times. 

    This webpage has several options to click from in order to gain more insight into U.S. History and the EARTH Club.  Please familiarize yourself with the links on the left.    

    I am located in room 754 from 7:30 to 3:30.  

    I hope we have a great year together!
    Chris Turner
    Classroom Links:
                   News Article/Current Event Analysis: News Article Analysis
                    U. S. Outline Format and Group Roles

                    Sierra Club of Arizona

                    League of Conservation Voters: Chispa


    Novels for Download: 

                     The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

                      A People's History by Howard Zinn


    2018 Historiography Research Link: CRiA 2018

    2023 Historiography Research Link: CRiA 2023