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    NOTE: All 2nd Quarter Missing Work Is Due By 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020!

     

    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 (Core) Exam - Thursday, June 18th, 2020 (@ 8:30 a.m.)

     

    2nd QUARTER ASSIGNMENTS:

    ALL 2nd Quarter Assignments DUE BY MONDAY, January 27th, 2020:

    (Except by 2nd Qtr. Essay Project)

    Homework:

    Due (11/27/19) Guided Reading Chapter 12

    Due (12/9/19) Guided Reading Chapters 13-14

    Due (12/16/19) Guided Reading Chapter 15

    Due (12/20/19) Guided Reading Chapter 16

    Due (1/13/2020) Guided Reading Chapters 17-20

    Due (1/27/20) Guide Reading Chapter 21

    Due (Sun. 1/26/20) 2nd Qtr. Project Essay  POSTPONED Until the 3rsd Quarter

     

    Classwork:

    11/12/19: Chapter 10 Notes + Hamilton's Financial Plan Activity

    11/13/19: Chapter 10 Notes + Hamilton's Financial Plan Activity

    11/14/19: Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions Activity

    11/15/19: Group Activity: Federalists and Anti-federalists

    11/18/19: Chapter 11 Notes + Embargo Act of 1807 Activity

    11/19/19 Finish Ch. 11 Notes and Start Chapter 12 Notes + Embargo Act of 1807 Activity

    11/20/19: Test Review Chapters 7-11 + Constitution Packet

    11/21/19: Chapters 7-11 + Constitution Packet TEST

    11/25/19: Chapter 12 Notes + The Missouri Compromise (1820) Activity

    11/26/19: Chapter 12 Notes + The Missouri Compromise (1820) Activity

    11/27/19: Video Assessment

    12/2/19: Chapter 13 Notes + The Burning of Buffalo Activity

    12/3/19: Chapter 13 Notes + The Burning of Buffalo Actvity

    12/4/19: Chapter 14 Notes + The Lowell Mill Girls Activity

    12/5/19: Chapter 15 Notes + The Lowell Mill Girls Activity

    12/6/19: Andrew Jackson Group Activity - 2X Grade! 

    12/9/19: Chapter 15 Notes + S. Truth's Speech Activity

    12/10/19: Chapter 15 Notes 

    12/11/19: Video Assessment - The Alamo

    12/12/19: Chapter 16 Textbook Activity

    12/13/19: Winter Bazaar + Video Assessment

    12/16/19: Chapter 16 Notes + Henry Garnet Activity

    12/17/19: Chapter 16 Notes + Henry Garnet Activity

    12/18/18: Test Review Chapters 12-16

    12/19/19: Chapters 12-16 TEST

    12/20/19: Video Assessment

    1/2/2020: Chapter 17 Notes

    1/3/20: Market Revolution Group Activity

    1/6/20: Chapter 18 Notes 

    1/7/20: Chapter 19 Notes

    1/8/20: AP Review: Short Answer Question Review

    1/9/20: Chapter 20 Notes + Harriet Tubman Activity

    1/10/20: Video Assessment - Glory + Notebook Check (TEST GRADE-Ch. 10-20)

    1/13/20: Video Assessment - Glory + Notebook Check (TEST GRADE-Ch. 10-20)

    1/14/20: Video Assessment - Glory + Notebook Check (TEST GRADE-Ch. 10-20)

    1/15/20: Chapter 21 Notes 

    1/16/20: Project 1619 Group Activity

    1/17/20: KDA Assembly

    1/20/20: No School: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

    1/21/20-1/24/20: No Classes: REGENTS WEEK

    1/24/20: 2nd Quarter Closes

     

     

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