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Ap Us History Extra Credit Assignments Biology

 ay 13th-May 24th Library Research Workshop Days

 

AP US History Research Paper--Due Friday, May 27th

MUST INCLUDE BIBLIOGRAPHY WHEN SUBMITTING TO TURNITIN.COM 

(HARD COPY & Turn It In) 

 

Chicago Style Citations Video (same username and password)

 http://epistemetechne.com/THINK/citation.html 

 

 

 Chicago Style Citations PPT

 

 

UPDATED Research Paper Description 

 

Best of the Best Primary Documents--DUE Friday, May 27th 

(HARD COPY & Turn It In)  

 

Bring Your Best Document Instructions 

 

SAMPLE Bring Your Best Document 

 

 Thursday, May 26th --WWII Veteran Presentation

 3 typed questions due  

Sgt. Buzzell Background Information

 

 

 

 

Friday, May 27th--PAPER AND BEST DOCUMENTS DUE 

 

Tuesday, May 31st--American Firsts Research Day

 

Wednesday, June 1st--Library Day

 

Thursday, June 2nd -Wednesday June 6th--Historical Film Presentations

 

Thursday, June 7th--American First Presentations  

 

Turn It In Information:

Period 1) 10519132

Period 2) 10519149

Period 4) 10519155

 

Password: stoga 

 

 

 

 

 

 Link FOR JAZZ MUSIC: https://sites.google.com/site/jazzyapush/

 

 

 

 LINK FOR BULLY PULPIT Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUik9kJx-U4

 

 

 

 

 Schedule:

11/16, Monday- Due: "Read" from the Manifest Destiny Assignment (Link below) .  Know the material well enough for a closed notes quiz. 

 

https://sites.google.com/site/manifestdestinyandexpasion/home

 

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11/17, Tuesday- Due: "Listen, Study, and Watch" from the  Manifest Destiny Assignment (Link Above)-Know the material well enough for a closed notes quiz.  

 

Expansion Map and Questions from Monday in class due- this will be assessed based on how neat, clean and thorough your map and answers to the questions have been completed.   

 

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11/18, Wednesday- Due:  Slavery Town Meeting, be prepared. Also Notes on American Pageant- Chapter 16 The South and the Slavery Controversy from the beginning to The South Lashes Back

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11/19, Thursday- Due:  1) Notes, Finish notes on American Pageant-  Chapter 16 The South and the Slavery Controversy  & 2) Slavery Town Meeting Quiz (Passes will not be accepted for this quiz it will be closed notes and based on the characters in the town meeting and the chapter reading)

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11/20, Friday- Due: 1) Notes:  American Pageant, Ch. 18 Renewing the Sectional Struggle, up to "Defeat and Doom for the Whigs", and highlight the most important information in Nixon's Piano Article,if annotating will help you understand the content of the article better than highlighting, you may choose to do so. (At least highlight and have knowledge on the article, do not do the questions).  To work with others in class today, you will have to know of the presidents and their relationship to the issue of slavery as presented in the article. 

 

 Nixons Piano Reading

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11/23, Monday- Due: Notes: American Pageant, Ch. 18- Finish notes on Renewing the Sectional Struggle

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12/1, Tuesday- Due: Notes on American Pageant, Ch.19- Drifting Towards Disunion

 

Antebellum DBQ due tomorrow!

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12/3, Thursday,  Antebellum Quiz (fill in blank-closed note) Prioritize your notes and study materials.  

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12/4, Friday- Antebellum Exam

 

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12/7, Monday- American Pageant Chapter Notes Due,  Girding for War: The North and South

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12/9, Wednesday- Preview (topic sentences, subheadings, visuals, chronology, etc.) the American Pageant Chapter, The Furnace of the Civil War.  Study and know the notes--  Download, print, review, and highlight the meat in the notes.  Bring them to class.

 

The Furnace of the Civil war 

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 12/10, Thursday- Organize your work from the last two Civil War Chapters, making sure the meat is highlighted.  Study the chapter 

Girding for War: The North and South in review and in preparation for today's class.  

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12/15, Tuesday-Read and Highlight the Lost Cause article , answer the questions.  Take notes on American Pageant Chapter 22, The Ordeal of Reconstruction

 

Lost Cause Article

 

Lost Cause Questions 

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12/18, Friday-Highlight the meat in all of your Civil War notes.

DBQ analysis (you will have 15 minutes to read the question, make a meat list, and review the documents.  All of your notes and the DBQ will be collected at the end of class).  

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12/21 Writing the DBQ

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12/22 Civil War and Reconstruction Multiple Choice Exam

 

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ASSIGNMENT OVER BREAK

 

Read and highlight Chapter 23 linked below.  You do NOT need to take notes.  You should know the information presented. It would be a good idea to create a content list from your highlighted notes.  Due Tuesday 1/5/16.

 

Chapter 23  

 

It is imperative to get ahead in the notes this week to begin preparation for the mid-term. 

 
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1/6- Wednesday- Read and take notes on the first half of American Pageant chapter, Industry Comes of Age 

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1/7- Thursday-Read and take notes on the second half of American Pageant chapter, Industry Comes of Age  

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1/8- Friday-Read and take notes from the chapter, America Moves to the City

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1/13- Wednesday, Note card (Family History) due/collected (as explained in class)  1) On Side One of the note card, in small print.  Squeeze in as much as you can about your family history as possible.  If possible, speak to the oldest living person in your family and anyone else who might have historical knowledge of your family.  Where did your family come from?  When did your family arrive in the United States?  2) On the Side 2 of the notecard, make a simple pie chart that shows your ethnic/national background/s as you have learned of it/them through conversations with parents and elders and/or as you know it.

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Thursday-1/14 Gilded Age Quest

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Friday-1/15- Mid-Term Organization and Preparation Due

   1)  Organize all of your US History Materials (Notes and Worksheets).

   2)  Organize Unit Content Lists and review sheets you have made this semester.  

   3)  Consider obtaining an AP review book or AP flash cards as recommended at the beginning of the course.

   4)  Prepare your study materials (this may include flash cards, review sheets, practice exercises that you create.)

 

EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT 

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The West 

 

If you do not have access to the textbook due to the cancellation of school use the chapter is attached below: 

Chapter 26 

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1/26- Tuesday- Read and take notes notes: American Pageant Chapter 26, The West and the Agricultural Revolution,"  up to page 613 for Wednesday.  

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1/27-  Wednesday- American Pageant Chapter 26, The West and the Agricultural Revolution p.613-621 for Thursday. There will be a quiz on our study of "The West" this week it will contain multiple choice and fill in the blank questions. 

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1/28- Thursday-1) Read and highlight the content, words, and phrases in the 1877 History Text (below) that you would not expect to find in a US History text today.  2) Annotate and analyze the images (below). Come to class prepared to offer your insight and commentary on both the history text and the images. Visit this link for the rest of the assignment (same username and password as before).

 

1877 US History Text 

 

American Indian Images 

 

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1/29 Friday-For homework print this text, highlight and annotate thoroughly.  At the bottom, list two things that you like or agree with about the article, and two things that you disagree with or dislike. Be prepared to discuss on Monday. 

 

**It is also recommended that you work ahead on the Imperialism Packet due next week. 

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 2/1--Closed note quiz on The West (matching, multiple choice, fill in the blank)

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2/3- Wednesday- Notes the Imperialism Packet due.  Use (this link) to study.   

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2/5 -Friday- Imperialism Organizer review due it should be filled out entirely.  Use your highlighted notes and include as much detail as possible.   

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2/8- Monday- Progressive Era Packet Notes Due (Work ahead on this assignment!) 

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2/9- Tuesday- Prepare for the Progressive Cafe by researching your character.

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2/10, Wednesday-  Progressive Cafe: Bring your persona, your act, and your finished worksheet to the cafe. Progressive Cafe Assignment (check here for your person and keep him/her a secret.) 

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 2/11- Thursday- Progressive Cafe Quiz- Focus on the people in the cafe, the chapter, and the review sheet.  

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 2/16-Tuesday-Essay Exam/MiniDBQ- Imperialism and Progressivism (the West will not be on the exam). There will be 4-5 documents, you will only have to use 2 in your essay.  More information on the Progressive Era for your studies.

 

 

****Extra PowerPoint on Populism 

 

 

WWI and 1920s 

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________2/17--Wednesday -- DUE Chapter 33 "Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad- From section "A Precarious Neutrality" to the end (p. 697-end). 

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 2/18- Thursday-DUE Chapter Notes- "The War to End all War" chapter. (It is highly recommended that you work ahead)

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   2/19-Friday-Check answers for worksheet done today in class. Closed Note Multiple Choice Quiz on "War to End All War"  chapter Monday.

 

Mobilizing for WWI Answer Sheet 

 

Intro to WWI Answer Sheet 

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 WWI REVIEW MATERIALS: 

Effects of WWI

WWI Finale

 

2/23-Tuesday- Take notes on "American Life in the “Roaring 20s” chapter due tomorrow.  

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2/24- Wednesday- Visit our 1920s review page and : 1) Listen to the Red Scare, New Culture, and 20's Economy Podcasts- Identify the content covered in your notes and put stars next to those things referenced.  2) Familiarize yourself with the people on the site and the music offered.  Same username and password as usual.

 

 ***If the review page podcasts do not work for you go to http://74.220.207.112/~mrreedne/podcasts/podcasts.htm  and listen to the podcasts Red Scare, New Culture, and 20's Economy Podcasts in the upper right hand corner. 

 

Women in 1920s DBQ- Annotate each document, fill out the chart.  Do not write the essay.  Due tomorrow. 

 

1920s PPT with Chart Answers 

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2/25- Thursday- Due tomorrow: A) Read American Chapter "Politics of Boom and Bust"-  You do not need to take notes on it but you do need to master the content.  B) Quiz yourself with the questions from this chapter (and the Roaring 20s chapter) on both Quizlet and with the multiple choice questions provided on the review site.  

C) Listen to the 1920s Politics podcast on the 1920s review page and begin studying for the WWI/1920s Exam.  A review sheet for WWI and a Quizlet set are linked from this page.

Optional 1920s review sheet   Intolerant 1920s Handout 

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2/26-Friday-  Study For World War I & 1920s Quest Monday (Multiple Choice and one free response question)

Warning:The next major chapter (The Great Depression/ New Deal) due is a very large, very meaty chapter.  Get ahead on the notes well in advance of their due date. 

 

Great Depression and WWII:

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3/2-Tuesday-Notes DUE on Pageant Sections- President Hoover's First Moves through Routing the Bonus Army in Washington ** This is part of Politics of Boom and Bust--you only have to take notes on this section p.766-774.**

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3/3-Thursday- Notes DUE on American Pageant Chapter 34- The Great Depression and the New Deal.  This chapter is long and has lots of details in it.  Start early on this one!

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3/4-Friday

In Class: Webquest Link: https://sites.google.com/site/reliefrecoveryreformnewdeal/

 

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3/7-Monday- DUE Highlight the meat in your notes from all Great Depression notes and review.

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 3/8--Read Brinkley Article. 

 

New Deal PowerPoint 

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3/9- WWII Packet notes due.   

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3/10- Thursday- View the media offered here --you can skip the bottom video with the cartoons. Same username and password as usual. 

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3/11- Friday-  Thoroughly annotate the Evanson Letters/ Camp Harmony Internment Documents.  For a copy,click here.

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3/15-Tuesday-  Great Depression/World War II Exam 

 

 WWII PPT from Class

 

 

My friend Dr. Jeb Barrett studies long term effects of climate change on microorganism populations of the Antarctic Dry Valleys.   You can ask Jeb and his colleagues questions about their research as well as...well anything you want about life in Antarctica.

 

The assignment:

1. Use the Biologists In Antarctica blog to post your questions.

    a.  Submit at least one well thought out question regarding the research.  

    b.  Submit at least one well thought out question about climate change in general.

    c.  Submit at least one well though out question about the logistics of research in Antarctica.

 

2.  Upon finding responses to your questions, write me a ONE page reflection (that includes your questions) and your experience talking with these scientists.  What did you learn about their research?  What interested you the most?  Did you experience lead you to more questions or give you ideas for you own future plans?  What about climate change?   

 

To inform you about their research PRIOR to submitting questions, see the Biologists in Antarctica links posted on the LYNX page. One is an article to help you better understand what Dr. Barrett does.  The other is the blog.  You can find your way around once you're there :) 

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