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    Course Description: This course uses diverse historical concepts and events as the context for discussing, and then writing about, important issues in U.S. History. This course also stresses critical thinking, evaluation, and especially writing as the main requirements for passing. The course requires you to take notes on lectures and assigned readings. It also requires you to complete several writing assignments on class work as well as writing a research paper. For optimum success in this class students are required to read this selected textbook. 

     

    AP U.S. History: Beginning with the changes to the format of the 2015 exam, students are required to apply historical thinking skills and knowledge of content as they respond, in writing, to new short-answer, document-based, and essay questions. Newly designed multiple-choice questions ask students to use their knowledge of content to analyze and interpret primary and secondary sources.

     

    Note: There will be TWO (2) Exams associated with this course:

    Exam 1: AP U.S. History Exam - Friday, May 8th, 2020 (@ 8:00 a.m.)

    Exam 2: N.Y.S. Regents (Common Core) Exam - Thursday, June 18th, 2020 (@ 8:30 a.m.)

     

    3rd QUARTER ASSIGNMENTS:

    Homework:

    Due (2/3/20) Guided Reading Chapters 22-23

    Due (2/10/20) Guided Reading Chapter 24

    Due (3/2/20) Guided Reading Ch. 25-30

    Due (3/2/20) 3rd Qtr. Project Essay  

     

    Classwork:

    1/28/19: Chapter 22 Notes + 4 Reconstruction Plans Activity

    1/29/20: Chapters 17-22 Test Review

    1/30/20: Chapters 17-22 Test

    1/31/20: Guidance Visit

    2/3/20: Ch. 23 Notes

    2/4/20: Ch. 23 Notes

    2/5/20: Gilded Age Goup Activity

    2/6/20: Ch. 24 Notes

    2/7/20: Video Assessment: (1892) Homestead Strike

    2/10/20: Ch. 24/25 Notes

    2/11/20: Ch. 25 Notes

    2/12/20: Booker T. Washington/ W.E.B. DuBois Group Activity

    2/13/20: Ch. 26 Notes

    2/14/20: Video Assessment: John D. Rockefeller

    2/24/20: Video Assessment - Iron-Jawed Angels (Part I)

    2/25/20: Ch. 27 Notes + Populist Party Activity

    2/26/20: Ch. 28 Notes

    2/27/20: Snow Day!

    2/28/20: Video Assessment: Iron-Jawed Angels (Part II)

    3/2/20: Video Assessment: Iron-Jawed Angels (End)

    3/3/20: Ch. 29 Notes + TR Square Deal Activity

    3/4/20: Ch. 30 Notes + Wilson Activity

    3/5/20: Ch. 31 Notes

    3/6/20: AP Review: Short Answer Questions

     

     

     

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