St. John Bosco High School

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Homework

AP US HISTORY (Period 5 & 6)

Instructor
Mr. Mario Cordero
Term
Fall 2012
Department
Social Studies
Location
234
Description
An accelerated lecture course intended to introduce students to college-level work and expectations. Familiarizes students with the significant events and issues of American history and develops the process of critical analysis necessary to interpret these facts. The course covers the major historical periods of United States history from 1492 to the present, and students will be expected to grasp basic factual knowledge and related themes. In addition, students will be exposed to historical debate on selected issues, focusing on areas of disagreement among historians. Critical thinking and essay writing skills will be strengthened throughout this challenging course. Participants may take the Advanced Placement Exam in May for college credit. (Prerequisite: Refer to “Advanced Placement Policy” on page 19)
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Upcoming Assignments

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Past Assignments

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Attached are four documents to be used as a study guide for the APUSH Final Exam.

The test will be 80 multiple choice taken directly from the 300 questions on the Word doc below. In addition, you will have several short essay responses of the 30 essay questions on the Word doc. Also attached are three DBQs. You will be given one of the three to respond to in a COMPLETE essay.

Be sure you have a new Scantron, at least 3 clean sheets of paper, pens, and pencils.

Please see me if you should have any questions.


Thanks,

Mr. Cordero

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Attached is the study guide for Chapter 19. I will choose 25 multiple choice questions and 3 - 5 short answer questions.

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Please actively read the attached article, Robber Barons and Rebels. We will be having a quiz on the material.

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chapter 18 study guide attached.

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Please watch Tombstone with Val Kilmer by Wednesday, November 21st. Please prepare for a short quiz on the movie.

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Please watch "Open Range" with Kevin Costner by Monday, November 19th. Prepare for a short quiz on the movie.

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Attached are both the study guides for the Chapter 17 Test.

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Print out the attached "2005B Free Response Questions" Only print out the DBQ section and bring to class for your essay section of your Chapter 15 quiz.  Please noticed the additional attached documents (scoring commentary and guidelines).  Review them in preparation for your essay.
 
Also attached is the objective study guide for Chapter 15.

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Chapter 14 Quiz - Thursday, October 18th.
                              Study Guide Attached
 
Chapter 14 Homework Questions
Please complete the attached answers on a seperate piece of paper.  Respond in complete sentences.

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Prepare for Chapter 12 Test focusing on the attached study guide.

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Study for Chapter 11 The Growth of Democracy Quiz
 
Study guide attached.

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  1. Complete Chapter 10 Short Answers
  2. Review Chapter 10 Study Guide.  Notice the answers to the 80 objective questions at the end of the document.  Twenty of the questions will appear on the quiz Monday.  Please be able to respond in a concise manner to the 14 short answer questions at the end of the document. You will be assessed on one or more of the questions. 
  3. Chapter 10 Test on Monday the 24th.

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Chapter 9 Discussion Questions Study Guide Attached.

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  1. Chapter 9 Discussion Questions
Captains, go to the attached docurment, copy the page with your groups question, and digitalize your response in 14 point Times New Roman bullet points.  Email me at mcordero@bosco.org your final product.  Make sure your answer is all on one sheet.  Due by Saturday 8pm.
 
      2.   Actively read Chapter 9.  Take notes as you progress through the chapter.  By Sunday 12 noon I will have the typed responses to the 9 review questions you have to know for the essay section of your test.  Also below is an attached Lecture PowerPoint for Chapter 9.
 
      3.   Chapter 9 Quiz next class.

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Please review the attached Chapter 8 Lecture PowerPoint.  Also, attached is a free response question from the 2008 APUSH EXAM.  Make sure you familiarize yourself with the rubric and content support.  Also, be sure to read the sample responses and the AP GRADER comments at the end of the documents.
 
Next class there will be a short objective quiz on Chapter 8.  There also might be a written essay assignment/assessment as well.

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UNIT 1 EXAM - 9/4/12
 
  1. Study the attached Unit 1 Study Guide
  2. Review the attached DBQs

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  1. Study the attached Chapter 6 Lecture PowerPoint.
  2. As you follow the presentation, fill out the attached Chapter 6 Outline.  Be sure to be able to answer the review questions.

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Read chapter 5, complete review questions handed out to you last class (attached if needed), and read Drawing the Color Line.
 
Quiz on above information next class.

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  1. Print out syllabus and parent letter and place them in your binder.  Make sure to complete the infomational sheet.
  2. Please be sure to have all materials ready for next class.
  3. Print out Chapter 4 Learning Outline
  4. Print out APUSH Writing Docs

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  1. Print out course syllabus which will be posted on my SJB website by noon Sunday.  Please review, sign parent sign.
  2. Actively read Columbus, Indians, and Human Progress utilizing the Cornell Note-Taking Method.  Article is on my SJB site.
  3. Review AP Test Prep Chapter 2, pgs. 56-57
  4. Review AP Test Prep Chapter 3, pgs. 88-89
  5. Print out 1 5 x 7 picture of one place in America you want to visit.
* Next class, please prepare yourself for your first assessment which will cover the content of tonight’s homework.

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APUSH SUPPLY LIST
 
* Syllabus will not be posted online today.  Instructions will be given tomorrow in class.