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Homework for the week of April 3 - 7

Homework for the week of April 17 - 21

Homework for the week of April 24 - 28

Homework for the week of May 1 - 5

Homework for the week of May 8 - 12

Homework for the week of May 15 - 19

Homework for the week of May 22 - 26

Homework for the week of May 29 - 31

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April 3 - 7

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday

Roundtable Discussion for the 1960s and 1970s.  Be prepared to participate in the roundtable.

1. 1030 – 1033

2. Watch this short video about Gorbachev’s rise to power Soviet Union http://tinyurl.com/nnpusz3  and this report about Pope John Paul II’s first visit to Poland because it’s just cool.  http://tinyurl.com/kxecumk

3. Read the excerpt from Gaddis on Gorbachev and the negotiations with Reagan at the end of the Soviet Union.

3. Answer questions 27 - 30

1. Read Chapter 20, p. 534 – 549. 

2. Answer questions 1 – 6 for Chapter 20

Tuesday

Review Session 8:10 – 8:50: Religion in American History

1. Read p. 894 – 910

2. Answer questions 5 - 9

1. Read p. 1034 – 1040

2. Read the excerpt from Postwar about the collapse of Communism

2. Watch this video on the end of the Soviet Union.  http://tinyurl.com/n9rgav2

3. Answer questions 31 - 33

1. Read p. 550 – 561

2. Answer questions 7 – 14 for Chapter 20.

Wednesday

1. Read p. 912 – 918 AND p. 921 – 931 2. Answer questions 10 – 12

1. Read the obituary for Margaret Thatcher

2. Read p. 1020 – 1021 AND 1040 -1050

3. Answer questions 34 - 39

1. Read p. 564 – 577 in the textbook from Chapter 21.  You can skim this chapter for the parts indicated in the question.

2. Answer questions 1 – 2 for Chapter 21 on Environmental Policy

Thursday

1. Read p. 931 – 940 and skim p. 942 - 958

2. Answer questions 13 - 16

1. Read p. 997 on “Toward European Unity” and p. 1050 – 1057

2.Reat the two articles on the future of Europe

3. Answer questions 40 - 41

1. There are four budget simulators on the Lesson Units page of my website.  Try at least two of them to see how you can do on balancing the budget.  Take notes on what you do that is successful.  Then ponder whether any of your proposed cuts could get through Congress and be signed by the president.

2. Check out this slide show of “50 Dead-Simple Ways for the US to Cut Its Budget.” http://tinyurl.com/6zof72f   As you scroll through them, pick out a few and try to figure out why these are in the budget based on what you now know about how our government works.

Friday

1. Read p. 949 – 962

2. Answer questions 17 - 18

Review Session: 2:50 -4:30 Political History

Review Charts Due by 10:30 Thursday night

Test on Public Policy

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April 17 - 21

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday
Teacher Work Day Teacher Work Day Teacher Work Day
Tuesday

DBQ Due

DBQ Due

Do the Multiple Choice test for HW.   This will count as a triple HW assignment. Please DO NOT write on the test.
Wednesday

Test

Test

Organize your notes and get ready to review.   Work on your HW for Thursday/Friday

Thursday

Review Session 8:10 – 8:50: Expansion of the Federal Government

1. Answer review questions 1 – 7.  Treat each question as a long-essay question that you’re brainstorming for.  Provide a thesis and then supporting information.

2. Review colonial history up to the Revolution.

3. Bring in treats to help you get through some intensive review.

 

Answer Review Questions 1 - 7

Topic to Review: Articles of Confederation, Constitutional Convention, The Constitution, and Federalism, Public Opinion and Participation., Political Parties, and Elections

Friday

Review Session: 2:50-4:30: Political History

1. Take the practice Multiple Choice Test.  Please do NOT write on the test.

2. Bring in materials on the Renaissance to review

3. Bring in snacks to help you get through a long period of review

Answer Review Questions 1 - 7

Topic to Review: Articles of Confederation, Constitutional Convention, The Constitution, and Federalism, Public Opinion and Participation., Political Parties, and Elections

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April 25 - 28

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday

1. Answer review questions 8 - 11

2. Review through Madison’s presidency

1. Write out your answers to review questions 1 - 5

2. Review units 2 and 3: The Reformation and  Absolutism and Constitutionalism

1. AP Practice Test – Completing this will count as a triple HW grade so be sure to do it.  Try to take no longer than 45 minutes to do it. Please do NOT write on the test.

2. If you have extra time, you might want to start on the questions for Tuesday.

Tuesday

Review Session 8:10 – 8:50: Women’s History I

1. Answer review questions 12 – 14

2. Review up through Jackson’s presidency

1. Write out your answers to review questions 6 - 8

2. Review unit 4: Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment

Answer Review Questions 8 – 13

Topics to Review: Media, Interest Groups, and Congress

Wednesday

1. Answer review questions 15 – 21

2. Review through WWI

Review Session: 2:50-4:30 Minorities in America

1. Write out your answers to review questions 9 - 12

2. Review units 5 and 6: French Revolution and Napoleon and Industrialization and Ideologies

Answer Review Questions 14 - 17

Topic to Review: Presidency and Bureaucracy

Thursday

Review Session 8:10 – 8:50: Women’s History I

1. Answer review questions 22 – 25

2. Review through WWII

1. Write out your answers to review questions 13- 15

2. Review units 7 and 8: Reforms and Revolutions and Nationalism, Unification, and Imperialism

1. AP Practice Test – Completing this will count as a triple HW grade so be sure to do it.  Try to take no longer than 45 minutes to do it. Please do NOT write on the test.

2. There will be a review session after school from 2:50 – 4:15  Bring in your questions

Friday

Review Session: 1:15 – 3:00: Foreign Policy

Community Work Day Community Work Day

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May 1 - 5

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday

Keep reviewing

Keep on reviewing

Answer Review Questions 18 - 20

Topics to Review: Judiciary, Civil Liberties and Rights, and Policy

Tuesday

Review Session: 8:10 – 8:50: Environment and Geography with Mr. Palmieri

1. Answer questions 26 – 29

2. Take practice MC test.  PLEASE do not write on the test.  This is a triple HW grade.

3. Review 1950s to present

1. Write out your answers to review questions 16 - 18

2. Review units 10 and 11: Dictatorship, Depression, and WWII and the Post-War era

Keep on reviewing; bring in questions

Wednesday

Review Session 8:10 – 8:50    Immigration with Mrs. Newmark

Keep on reviewing.  Bring in any questions that you might have or areas you would like to review

1. AP Practice Test – Completing this will count as a triple HW grade so be sure to do it.  Try to take no longer than 45 minutes to do it. Please do NOT write on the test.

2. There will be a review session after school from 2:50 – 4:15  Bring in your questions

Thursday

Review Session 8:10 – 8:50    Student Choice with Ms. Klein

Go through the DBQ question and perform all of the following tasks:

1. Read through the DBQ and do the following preliminary brainstorming

a. Write an “appropriate, explicitly stated thesis that directly addresses all parts of the question.”

b. Make a preliminary outline of the arguments you would make.  In that preliminary outline, indicate how you will use each of the docs persuasively as evidence to argue your thesis.

c. Do HIPP analysis of at least four docs

d. For at least 3 of the docs, note nuances of the docs that you could bring out to show your understanding of the docs

e. Note at least 3 pieces of outside information that you could bring in to an essay.

f. Note what you would write to earn the contextualization point.  Remember that this should be around 2-4 sentences and contain specific outside info.

g. Note what you would say to earn the synthesis point. Remember that this should be around 2-4 sentences and contain specific points that you would make.

Advanced Placement Test

Friday

Advanced Placement Test

1. Complete your assignment for the Ideologies Bracket Challenge.

Let’s party!

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May 8 - 12

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday
 

Prepare the Synthesis activity 

 
Tuesday  

Keep on reviewing 

 
Wednesday  

Keep on reviewing 

 
Thursday  

Keep on reviewing 

 
Friday  

Advanced Placement Test

 

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May 15 - 19

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday
     
Tuesday      
Wednesday      
Thursday      
Friday      

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May 22 26

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday
     
Tuesday      
Wednesday      
Thursday      
Friday      

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May 29 - 31

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday
     
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Wednesday      
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