May 1-5, 2017

Mon: June’s final exam — AP-style MCQs (periods 1-9)
hw: graphic organizers (30 minutes)
Tue: final exam scoring and exams | APUSH results at SMHS | year-long test and exam scores | tests, exams, and AP equivalence | individual conferences | individual work on graphic organizers | maps review
hw: graphic organizers and Crash Course highlights (30 minutes)
Wed: modified class — AP Lang Exam | individual work on Gilder-Lehrman timelines, essential exam information with video links, graphic organizers, or Crash Course highlights | open Q+A
hw: graphic organizers and Crash Course highlights (30 minutes)
Thu: Game On slides | Final Cram and AP Exam overview | open Q+A with presidential chronology slides
hw: Final Cram handout and presidential chronology slides (30 minutes) | sleep!
Fri: AP U.S. History Exam
hw: none
Teacher notes: Tuesday: midyear w/o DBQ, DBQ scores, all written tests, equivalences, final thoughts

Targeted AP Exam review; AP U.S. History Exam
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April 17-21, 2017

Mon: period 4 historical thinking | period 4 review quiz | period 4 sample exam questions
hw: review period 5 key concepts | review summaries and notes for chs 17-22 | review online Reconstruction DBQ and read sample color-coded DBQ
Tue: period 4 sample exam questions | period 5 historical thinking | period 5 review quiz | period 5 sample exam questions | Bracketology | Words, Words, Words
hw: review period 6 key concepts | review summaries and notes for chs 23-26
Wed: period 6 historical thinking | period 6 review quiz | period 6 sample exam questions | Where in the USA? | Ps & Qs part 1
hw: review period 7 key concepts | review summaries and notes for chs 27-35
Thu: period 6 sample exam questions | period 7 historical thinking | period 7 review quiz | period 7 sample exam questions | Bracketology | Ps & Qs part 2 | open Q+A
hw: re-review periods 4, 5, 6, and 7 based on quiz performance
Fri: chs 1-41 comprehensive true-false review test
hw: based on your personalized study plan, complete a minimum of 7-10 additional hours of notebook studying, bringing your total to a minimum of 12-15 hours
Teacher notes:

AP Exam review
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April 10-14, 2017

Mon: 41A quiz | sample DBQ | DBQs returned | the Biggest Themes | issue: globalization
hw: read 41B | continue reviewing periods 8 and 9 key concepts
Tue: 41B quiz | the Biggest Themes | issue: 21st-century diversity | issue: post-Cold War foreign policy
hw: BB41 | review periods 8-9 key concepts | review summaries and notes for chs 36-41
Wed: Name the Author (cont.)  | periods 8-9 historical thinking  | period 8 review quiz | period 9 review quiz | sample periods 8 and 9 exam questions
hw: review periods 1-2 key concepts | review summaries and notes for chs 1-5
Thu: periods 1-2 historical thinking | periods 1-2 review quiz | sample DBQ on rise of slavery to 1750 | sample periods 1 and exam questions
hw: review period 3 key concepts | review summaries and notes for chs 6-10
Fri: sample DBQ on rise of slavery to 1750 | period 3 historical thinking | period 3 review quiz | sample period 3 exam questions
hw: review period 4 key concepts | review summaries and notes for chs 11-16 | re-review periods 8, 9, 1, 2, and 3 based on quiz performance
Teacher notes:

America Confronts the Post-Cold War Era; AP Exam review
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April 3-7, 2017

Mon: 40A (notes) quiz | 40A Q+A, video, practice, slides
hw: highlight 40A notes | read 40B | take-home DBQ (due Thursday)
Tue: 40B (notes) quiz | 40A sample essay on Religious Right and Second Great Awakening | 40A Q+A, slides | 40B slides, video, cartoons
hw: highlight 40B notes | read 40C | take-home DBQ (due Thursday)
Wed: no class — SAT testing
hw: see Tuesday
Thu: 40C (notes) quiz | 40B cartoons | grading Reagan | Presidential Cold Warriors | 40C slides, video | Name the Author (continued)
hw: highlight 40C notes | BB40 | read 41A | begin reviewing key concepts, chapter summaries, and key terms for periods 8-9
Fri:  no class — teacher work day
hw: see Thursday
Teacher notes:

The Resurgence of Conservatism
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March 27-31, 2017

Mon: 39A (notes) quiz | civil rights CCOT returned | 38C video, context, synthesis, practice | 39A slides, Q+A, video, practice
hw: BB38 | highlight 39A notes | read 39B | continue studying for MCQ and SAQ test on chs 36-39
Tue: 39B (notes) quiz | 39B videos, practice | 39B MCQ content coverage
hw: highlight 39B notes | read 39C | read period 8 colored themes | read period 8 key concepts
Wed: 39C (notes) quiz | AP Exam payment info | 39B MCQ content coverage | 39C and 36-39 Name the Author
hw: highlight 39C notes | BB39 | final review for MCQ and SAQ test | notebook check Thursday
Thu: 36-39 MCQ and SAQ test
hw: using your phone, tablet, or a computer, look over chapter summaries and key concepts at the top of the (P)Review page of this course website
Fri: MCQ test analytics and SAQ review (2016 and 2017) | exam preparation discussed | exam prep calendar discussed | practice review quiz | APUSH reader interviews | take-home DBQ discussed
hw: read 40A | 4th-quarter take-home DBQ test (due Thursday, April 6)
Teacher notes:

The Stormy Sixties; The Stalemated Seventies
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March 20-24, 2017

Mon: 37B quiz | 36C Cold War dinner party winner | 37A snowday work collected and reviewed (37A Q+A) | 37B slides and Q+A
hw: turn in textbook
Tue: return snowday work | 37B slides and Q+A | College Board essay samples
hw: highlight 37B notes | BB37 | read 38A notes
Wed: 38A (notes) quiz | College Board essay samples | 37B slides and Q+A | 38A slides, Q+A, video, and practice
hw: highlight 38A notes | read 38B notes
Thu: 38B (notes) quiz | return prewrites | 38A slides, Q+A, video, and practice | 38B slides, Q+A, video, and prewrites
hw: highlight 38B notes | complete civil rights CCOT prewrite | read 38C notes
Fri: 38C (notes) quiz | civil rights CCOT prewrite | 38 MCQ | 38C slides, Q+A, video, and practice | 38 MCQ
hw: highlight 38C notes | BB38 | begin studying for chs 36-39 test | read 39A
Teacher notes: BB38 postponed 1 day

The Eisenhower Era; The Stormy Sixties
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March 13-17, 2017

Mon: 36A quiz | MCQ test analytics | LEQ rubric scoring as test review | 36A slides and Q+A
hw: Happy Housewives intro paragraph
Tue: snow day
hw: see Monday
Wed: HTS points based on rubric scoring | 36A slides and Q+A | Happy Housewives POV | 36A slides and Q+A
hw: highlight 36A notes | read 36B
Thu: 36B quiz | review snowday make-up work | Happy Housewives intros reviewed | POV returned | 36A slides and Q+A | 36B slides and Q+A | 36B video: intro Cold War | cartoons
hw: highlight 36B notes | read 36C
Fri: 36C quiz | 36B video: intro Cold War | cartoons | 36C slides and Q+A | the Dot Game | 36C slides and Q+A | Cold War dinner party
hw: highlight 36C notes | BB36 | read 37A
Snow-day make-up work:
1. 37A quiz in Blackboard
» See handouts and emailed slides for:
2. 50s and 20s compared
3. causation: consumerism
4. Conformity, Rebellion, or Left Out
5.
turning point: race relations
hw: highlight 37A notes | read 37B
Teacher notes: not used: Little Boxes

The Cold War Begins; The Eisenhower Era
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March 6-10, 2017

Mon: 34A and 34B (notes) quiz | Periodization assignment collected and reviewed | Foreign Policy Milestones returned and reviewed (32) | minor note revisions | 34A video clips | 34A quickie essay argumentation | 34B video clips | SAQ practice | 34B video clips
hw: BB34 | finish essay argumentation work | read and highlight 35A notes | continue studying for chs 31-35 tests
Tue: 35A (notes) quiz | 34B video clips  | return 34 Periodization | collect and review quickie essay argumentation | 35A video clips | DBQ document connections
hw: read and highlight 35B notes | continue studying for chs 31-35 tests
Wed: 35B (notes) quiz | Quickies returned | DBQ document connections | 35B video clips | SAQ practice | Just the Facts
hw: BB35 | study for chs 31-35 MCQ test
Thu: chs 31-35 MCQ test
hw: review LEQ rubric | review SAQ how-to
Fri: chs 31-35 LEQ and SAQ test
hw: read 36A
Teacher notes:

FDR and the Shadow of War; America in WWII
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February 20-24, 2017

Mon: 32B quiz | DBQ test reviewed | 31 SAQ discussion | 32A Q+A | 32B Q+A
hw: highlight 32B notes | continue working on Foreign Policy Milestones handout
Tue: distribute and explain ch 34 work | period 7 key concepts out | 32B Q+A | Quotes and Consistency questions | 32 DBQ work | 33 video clips
hw: BB32 | finish working on Foreign Policy Milestones handout | read 33A
Wed:  33A quiz | collect Foreign Policy Milestones and show sample | 32 DBQ work | 33 video clips | Judging “Alphabet Soup”
hw: highlight 33A notes | read 33B (see correction)
Thu: 33B quiz | Judging “Alphabet Soup” | cartoons | slides: cycles of activism | Left and Right | turning point practice samples | SAQ practice samples | synthesis practice samples
hw: highlight 33B notes | BB33 | read and highlight 34A and 34B notes  (quiz Monday) | complete ch 34 Periodization handout | complete ch 34 Chronology and CCOT handout | read period 7 colored themes | read period 7 key concepts | begin studying for chs 31-35 tests
Fri: no class — Career Day
hw: see Thursday
Teacher notes: ch 34 Chronology and CCOT handout needs revision | 34 SAQ, turning point, and synthesis practice dropped due to time limitations

The Politics of Boom and Bust; The Great Depression and the New Deal
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February 13-17, 2017

Mon: chs 27-30 DBQ test — take-home due to snow day
hw: read 31A
Tue: 31A quiz | collect suffrage puzzle and DBQ | MCQ test analytics | DBQ sample response | DBQ sample outline | 31A Q+A
hw: begin highlighting 31A notes
Wed: DBQ practice reviewed | This Week and Upcoming pages of website | 31A Q+A with Inherit the Wind clips, synthesis, and SAQ practice | MCQ practice
hw: highlight 31A notes | read 31B
Thu: 31B quiz | 31A Q+A | MCQ practice | 31B slides with film clips | SAQ practice
hw: finish highlighting 31A notes | highlight 31B notes | BB31 | read 32A
Fri: 32A quiz | MCQ practice reviewed | 31B slides | 31 SAQ discussion | 32A Q+A | Name the Author | 32A Q+A
hw: highlight 32A notes | read 32B | begin work on Foreign Policy Milestones handout
Teacher notes:

The Roaring Twenties; The Politics of Boom and Bust
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February 6-10, 2017

Mon: 30A quiz | 29B topic sentences | 29B Q+A | 30A Q+A | MCQ practice
hw: highlight 30A notes | continue studying for chs 27-30 MCQ and DBQ tests | read 30B
Tue: 30B quiz | MCQ practice | 30B slides and cartoons | additional cartoons | begin DBQ prewrite practice
hw: highlight 30B notes | Long Road to Suffrage puzzle | BB30
Wed: additional cartoons | DBQ prewrite practice | HIPP | thesis and context
hw: study for chs 27-30 MCQ and DBQ tests (first half of period 7)
Thu: snow day
hw: see Wednesday
Fri: chs 27-30 MCQ test
hw: review chs 27-30 | review DBQ rubric, DBQ how-to handouts, and online DBQ sample on (P)review page of website | complete Long Road to Suffrage puzzle | IF MONDAY IS A SNOW DAY, (1) COMPLETE TAKE-HOME DBQ AND (2) READ 31A
Teacher notes:

World War I
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January 30-February 3, 2017

Mon: 28A quiz | SAQ and MCQ practice reviewed | Left and Right scored | 28A Q+A
hw: highlight 28A notes | complete Two Eras of Reform
Tue: 28A Q+A | slides: Cycles of American History | Two Eras of Reform collected after LE outline | DBQ practice: The Jungle
hw: read 28B
Wed: 28B quiz | review Two Eras of Reform | review LE outline organization | 28B Q+A | MCQ practice | SAQ discussion
hw: highlight 28B notes | BB28 | read 29A
Thu: 29A quiz | MCQ practice | SAQ discussion | 29A Q+A with HIPP | synthesis discussed | Long Road to Female Suffrage puzzle
hw: highlight 29A notes | read 29B
Fri: 29B quiz | MCQ returned | 29B Q+A | causation research | topic sentences
hw: highlight 29B notes | BB29 | begin studying for chs 27-30 (first half of period 7) MC and DBQ tests | read 30A
Teacher notes:

Progressivism and Theodore Roosevelt; Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad
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January 23-27, 2017

Mon: 27A quiz | 23-26 DBQ reviewed | May AP scoring demonstrated | midyear grade scale | midyear exam LE reviewed | Writing About Imperialism questions and documents
hw: begin highlighting 27A notes
Tue: snow day
hw: see Monday
Wed: Writing About Imperialism sample prewrite and paragraphs | 27A Q+A | DBQ categories activity
hw: finish highlighting 27A notes | read 27B
Thu: 27B quiz | DBQ categories activity shared | 27B Q+A | cartoon analysis
hw: highlight 27B notes | BB27
Fri: DBQ categories returned | cartoon analysis | Types of Imperialism questions | SAQ and MCQ practice
hw:  read 28A | read political spectrum handout
Teacher notes:

Empire and Expansion; Progressivism and Theodore Roosevelt
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January 9-13, 2017

Mon: 26A quiz | collect 25 DBQ documents, questions, and quotes | return and review MCQ and SAQ practice | 26A slides and Q+A
hw: highlight 26A notes | read 26B | resume studying for chs 23-26 (period 6) MC and DBQ tests
Tue: 26B quiz | midyear prep data | 26A slides and Q+A | 26B Pass the Paper questions
hw:  highlight 26B notes | read 26C | continue studying for chs 23-26 (period 6) MC and DBQ tests
Wed: 26C quiz | 26B Pass the Paper questions | Populism slides | Farming in the Gilded Age simulation | The Populist Movement and the Value of Third Parties
hw: highlight 26C notes | BB26 | study for chs 23-26 (period 6) MC and DBQ tests | bring notebook to class
Thu: chs 23-26 (period 6) MC test | notebook check
hw: review how-to DBQ handout, DBQ rubric, and DBQ writing samples | bring notebook to class
Fri: chs 23-26 (period 6) DBQ test | notebook check
hw: follow study plan #1 or #2 as you prepare for midyear exam: chapters 1-26 (periods 1-6) | read 27A | read Writing About Imperialism handout
Teacher notes:

The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution
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January 2-6, 2017

Mon: no class — holiday break
hw: see Thursday, December 23
Tue: 24B quiz | MC practice reviewed | DBQ assignment collected and sample DBQ paragraphs | 24C slides | 24C notes reviewed | 24B Q+A
hw: highlight 24B notes | BB24 | read 25A
Wed: 25A quiz | 24B Q+A | 25A images and Q+A | MC and SA practice
hw: highlight 25A notes | read 25B | read and complete Background and Quotes: DuBois and Washington
Thu: 25B quiz | 25A images and Q+A | MC and SA practice | labor DBQ reviewed | review DuBois and Washington quotes | guided DBQ simulation with writing practice: DuBois vs. Washington
hw: highlight 25B notes | read 25C
Fri: 25C quiz | sample DBQ responses | MC and SA practice | 25C slides: art reflects culture | supplemental images from Gilded Age “story book”
hw: highlight 25C notes | BB25 | begin studying for chs 23-26 (period 6) MC and DBQ tests | read period 6 themes | read period 6 key concepts
Teacher notes: 25C textbook reading eliminated — revise and expand notes for next year

Industrialization; America Moves to the City
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December 19-23, 2016

Mon: chs 17-22 and period 5 key concepts MC test | review DBQ prep steps
hw: read 23A
Tue: 23A quiz | MC test analytics | review SAQ practice | SAQ practice (22, part C) | 23A slides | Read It, Meme It + 23A Q+A
hw: highlight 23A notes | read 23B notes
Wed: 23B (notes) quiz | review SAQ practice (22, part C) | Read It, Meme It + 23A slides | MC practice | quick review of 23B notes | introduce 24C vacation work
hw: highlight 23B notes | BB23 | read 24A
Thu: 24A quiz | 23A slides | MC practice | quick review of 23B notes | 24A slides | begin coverage of 24B
hw: highlight 24A notes | temporarily skip 24B and read 24C | complete timed reading quiz within Blackboard on 24C | read and highlight 24C notes | read handout, How Do I Use Documents in a DBQ? | reread Reconstruction DBQ sample on (P)Review page of this website | read labor docs A-I (handout) | complete ch 24 document analysis in Blackboard | complete ch 24’s DBQ Body Paragraph Practice | begin reviewing for midyear exam (chs 1-26) | read 24B
Fri: no class — holiday break
hw: see Thursday
Teacher notes: behind pace due to DC trip and numerous field trips; last year’s memes used as a time saver; consolidated content

The Gilded Age; Industrialization
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December 12-16, 2016

Mon: snow day 22A quiz | 22A Q+A and intro to DBQ requirements
hw: highlight 22A notes | read 22B
Tue: 22A quiz | 22A Q+A and intro to DBQ requirements | introduce DBQ prep steps and DBQ booklet
hw: highlight 22A notes | read 22B
Wed: 22B quiz | 22A Q+A | 22B Q+A | introduce DBQ prep steps and DBQ booklet | Question for DBQ prep steps 1-4
hw: highlight 22B notes  | DBQ prep steps 1-4 | read Doing the DBQ
Thu: share prep steps 1-4 | read DBQ | complete DBQ prep step 5 | begin HIPP analysis on selected docs | read sample DBQ response
hw: BB22 | read period 5 key concepts | begin studying for Monday’s MC test on chs 17-22 and period 5 key concepts
Fri: read sample DBQ response | Reconstruction historiography slides | History of Mississippi excerpts | Gone with the Wind overview | excerpts from Gone with the Wind | SAQ practice
hw: read period 5 themes | study for Monday’s MC test on chs 17-22 and period 5 key concepts
Teacher notes: eliminated Doing the DBQ reading, due to revised DBQ prep worksheet

Reconstruction; introduce DBQ
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December 5-9, 2016

Mon: chs 15-19 LE and SA test | notebook check
hw: read 20A
Tue: 20A quiz | LE test review | SA test review | two party system diagrammed | 20A Q+A
hw: highlight 20A notes | read 20B
Wed: 20B quiz | 20A Q+A | 20B Q+A | PBS The Cause (39:25 – )
hw: highlight 20A and 20B notes | BB20 | read 21A
Thu: 21A quiz | PBS The Cause (47:15 – 51:15 ; 108:15 – 110:00) | MC practice | MC practice reviewed | 21A Q+A | HIPP examples | context and synthesis diagrams illustrated 
hw: context and synthesis diagrams completed | highlight 21A notes | read 21B
Fri: 21B quiz | notebooks returned | HIPP examples (again) | context and synthesis diagrams shared | context and synthesis diagrams illustrated completed | 21B Q+A | Race Against Time
hw: highlight 21B notes | BB21 | read 22A | check online for possible snow-day work
Teacher notes: HIPP examples, new and unnecessary, resulted from classwork during DC trip

Girding for War: The North and the South; The Civil War
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November 28-December 2, 2016

Mon: 18A quiz | DC make-up work collected | SAQ collected | hw check and periodization | 1st intro paragraph (chs 14-16) reviewed | synthesis reviewed | 17B Q+A and maps and images | interpretations of Civil War causation explained | 18A Q+A
hw: highlight 18A notes | read 18B notes
Tue: 18B quiz | SAQ practice reviewed | 2nd intro paragraph (chs 14-16) reviewed | 18B Q+A | graphing nationalism and sectionalism | road to the Civil War (chs 8-17) | MC practice
hw: highlight 18B notes | BB 18 | read 19A
Wed: 19A quiz | MC practice reviewed | 3rd intro paragraph (chs 14-16) reviewed | 19A Q+A | context and synthesis evaluated | PBS The Cause (16:15 – 24:15) | SAQ practice 
hw:  highlight 19A notes | read 19B | begin studying for chs 15-19 long-essay and SAQ test
Thu: 19B quiz | SAQ practice reviewed | 19B Q+A | PBS The Cause (24:15 – 39:00) | The Road to War handout completed | Civil War causation interpretations: students and historians
hw:  highlight 19B notes | BB19 | continue early studying for chs 15-19 long-essay and SAQ test | review long-essay rubric requirements
Fri: LE intro and outline | sample LE evaluated | chs 15-19 Name the Author | chs 15-19 Name the Date
hw: study for chs 15-19 long-essay and SAQ test
Teacher notes: SAQ practice dropped and used for LE + SA test

Renewing the Sectional Struggle; Drifting Toward Disunion
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