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    • Monday May 13th - 

      1. Collect Period 7/8/9 Review Packet
      2. Start Lincoln
      3. Write-up due Monday May 20th
      4. Write only due if you are looking to improve your grade
    • Tuesday May 14th ("flex day") - 

      1. Continue Lincoln
      2. Write-up due Monday
    • Wednesday May 15th - 

      1. Army Presenter
    • Thursday May 16th - 

      1. Finish Lincoln
      2. Write-up due Monday
    • Friday May 16th - 

      1. The Presidents: Reagan, H.W. Bush and Clinton
      2. The Presidents Video Notes
      3. Write-up due Monday
    • Monday May 20th -

      1. Lincoln write-up due
      2. George H.W. Bush to Clinton Guided Notes
    • Tuesday May 21st ("flex day") - 

      1. Start Cinderella Man
      2. Video questions due Thursday
    • Wednesday May 22nd - 

      1. Continue Cinderella Man
      2. Video questions due tomorrow
    • Thursday May 23rd - 

      1. Finish Cinderella Man
      2. Collect video questions
    • This forum was created to encourage meaningful dialogue among the students enrolled in my APUSH classes.  If you are struggling with some concepts pertaining to this unit  you may use this forum to ask questions.  Other students are encouraged to respond.  Keep in mind that I will be monitoring all the forum discussions so keep the discussions classroom appropriate and related to current topics please.


    • Monday April 1st - 

      1. APUSH Exam Format
      2. Hand out and discuss the LEQ Rubric
    • Tuesday April 2nd ("flex day") - 

      1. The Thesis - Day 1
      2. Guided Notes
      3. Thesis Practice
    • Wednesday April 3rd - 

      1. The Thesis - Day 2
      2. Practice Thesis
      3. Go over thesis with rationale
      4. Peer edit/re-write practice thesis
    • Thursday April 4th - 

      1. The Thesis Day 3
      2. Practice Thesis
      3. Go over thesis with rationale
      4. Peer edit/re-write practice thesis

    • Friday April 5th - ASSEMLBY SCHEDULE 

      1. The Thesis Day 4
      2. The Thesis Graded Practice

    • Monday April 8th - 

      1. Contextualization Day 1
      2. The Introductory Paragraph Guided Notes

    • Tuesday April 9th ("flex day") -

      1. Contextualization Day 2
      2. Introductory Paragraph Test Friday

    • Wednesday April 10th - NO SCHOOL - STUDENT FREE DAY

      1. Introductory Paragraph Test Friday

    • Thursday April 11th - 

      1. Contextualization Day 3
      2. New prompt to practice
      3. Review Hamilton/Jefferson
      4. Introductory paragraph test tomorrow

    • Friday April 12th - 

      1. Contextualization Day 4
      2. Finish Hamilton/Jefferson review
      3. Introductory Paragraph Test

    • Monday April 15th - 

      1. Go over Introductory Paragraph Test
      2. Rewrite - 
      3. Andrew Jackson review
      4. Timed LEQ introductory paragraph/outline writing Friday
    • Tuesday April 16th ("flex day") - 

      1. Andrew Jackson review
      2. Timed LEQ introductory paragraph/outline writing Friday

    • Wednesday April 17th - 

      1. How Democratic was Andrew Jackson APUSH Test Review Writing
      2. Discuss the topic sentence
      3. Write for the period
      4. Timed LEQ introductory paragraph/outline writing Friday
    • Thursday April 18th - 

      1. Jackson Writing Review
      2. African-Americans and Women in America 1800-1848/Comparison Chart
      3. Timed LEQ introductory paragraph/outline writing tomorrow

    • Friday April 19th - 

      1. Review African-Americans/Women in America 1800-1848/Comparison Chart
      2. Timed LEQ introductory paragraph/outline writing - Take home Due Monday
    • Monday April 22nd - 

      1. Tom Richey sample LEQ responses
      2. Review Period 5 (Technology, Manifest Destiny, the post war economy and the Spanish-American War)
      3. Full LEQ Wednesday - 3 choices from Period 5
    • Tuesday April 23rd ("flex day") - 

      1. Civil War Prompt
      2. Finish Period 5 Review (The Civil War and Reconstruction) 
    • Wednesday April 24th - 

      1. Full (5 point) Timed Period 5 LEQ
    • Thursday April 25th - 

      1. DBQ Rubric
      2. Tom Richey DBQ - The Documents
      3. Tom Richey DBQ Donts
      4. Start Period 6 DBQ 
    • Friday April 26th - 

      1. Tom Richey DBQ Video part 3
      2. Period 6 take home DBQ documents
    • Monday April 29th - 

      1. Period 6 Practice DBQ Time
      2. Peer Edit
      3. Due tonight by midnight
      4. Full DBQ Friday
    • Tuesday April 30th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 7/8 Review - African-Americans/Women
      2. Write a modified DBQ tomorrow
      3. Full DBQ Friday
    • Wednesday May 1st - 

      1. DBQ tips and tricks
      2. Write a modified DBQ on Women OR African-Americans
      3. Full DBQ Friday
    • Thursday May 2nd - 

      1. Tom Richey 1920s Economics Review
      2. Full DBQ tomorrow
    • Friday May 3rd - CAR SHOW SCHEDULE

      1. Full DBQ test
    • Monday May 6th - 

      1. DBQ Review
      2. Period 1/2 Review
      3. APUSH Test Friday
    • Tuesday May 7th ("flex day") - 

      1. Collect Period 1/2 Multiple Choice/SAQ Test
      2. Review Period 3/4
      3. APUSH Test Friday
    • Wednesday May 8th - 

      1. Collect Period 3/4 Multiple Choice/SAQ Test
      2. Review Period 5/6
      3. APUSH Test Friday
    • Thursday May 9th - 

      1. Collect Period 5/6 Review Packet
      2. Review Period 7,8,9
      3. APUSH Test tomorrow
    • Friday May 10th - 

      1. APUSH Test
    • This forum was created to encourage meaningful dialogue among the students enrolled in my APUSH classes.  If you are struggling with some concepts pertaining to this unit  you may use this forum to ask questions.  Other students are encouraged to respond.  Keep in mind that I will be monitoring all the forum discussions so keep the discussions classroom appropriate and related to current topics please.


    • Monday February 26th - 

      1. Period 8 Part 1 HW due
      2. Period 8 Part 1 Quiz
      3. Period 8 Lesson 1 - HIPP a JFK Speech
    • Tuesday February 27th ("flex day") - 

      1. Finish Period 8 Lesson 1
      2. Period Lesson 2 - Communism Spreads to Asia
    • Wednesday February 28th - 

      1. Finish Period 8 Lesson 2
      2. Work on Period 8 Homework
      3. Period 8 Part 2 HW due tomorrow 
    • Thursday February 29th - 

      1. Period 8 Part 2 HW due
      2. Period 8 part 2 HW quiz
      3. Period 8 Lesson 3 - Origins of Vietnam

    • Friday March 1st - 

      1. A History of Rock and Roll
      2. Read and discuss
      3. Compare writing
      4. Period 8 Part 3 HW due Monday

    • Monday March 4th - 

      1. Period 8 Lesson 4 - Vietnam and Congress Executive Power Shift
      2. HW - Period 8 Part 3 quiz tomorrow
    • Tuesday March 5th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 8 Part 3 Quiz
      2. Finish Period 8 Lesson 4
      3. Civil Rights from Rosa Parks to March on Washington
    • Wednesday March 6th  - 

      1. Period 8 Part 4 HW due
      2. Period 8 Part 4 Quiz
      3. Start Letter from a Birmingham Jail - Read/listen to the first half
    • Thursday March 7th - 

      1. Finish Letter from a Birmingham Jail - Read/listen to the 2nd half
      2. Letter from a Birmingham Jail - Start Tasks 1,2 and 3
    • Friday March 8th - 

      1. Work on Tasks 1,2,3
      2. Letter from a Birmingham Jail - Task 4
    • Monday March 11th - 

      1. Work on Task 4 - Due before your letter to MLK is due
      2. Assign and work on Task 5 - Return Letter to MLK due Sunday by midnight 3/17
      3. HW - Period 8 Part 5 HW due tomorrow
    • Tuesday March 12th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 8 Part 5 HW due
      2. Other Movements Google Slides
      3. Task 5 - Return Letter to MLK due Sunday by midnight
    • Wednesday March 13th - SAT DAY 

      1. Period 8 Part 6 HW due tomorrow - No Quiz
    • Thursday March 14th - 

      1. Period 8 Part 6 HW due
      2. Period 8 Lesson 5 - Nixon, Watergate and the Election of 1980
    • Friday March 15th - 

      1. Period 9 Lesson 1 - New Conservatism and the Reagan Revolution
      2. HW - Period 9 Part 1 HW due Monday
      3. MyAP open from 3:40pm today until midnight Monday 3/18
    • Monday March 18th - 

      1. Period 9 Part 1 HW due - NO QUIZ
      2. Review Period 8/9
      3. MyAP open until midnight tonight
      4. Period 8/9 Test tomorrow - 1 SAQ/2 Options; 30 questions/30 minutes
      5. Period 7-9 Midterms Thursday/Friday
      6. Take home graded work by Friday - End of the 3rd Quarter
    • Tuesday March 19th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 8 Test
      2. Period 8 SAQs - 2 options, choose 1
      3. Period 8 Multiple Choice Test - 30 questions/30 minutes
      4. Take home graded work by Friday - End of the 3rd Quarter
    • Wednesday March 20th - 

      1. Review Periods 7-9
      2. 3rd Quarter Midterm Period 7-9 SAQs - 3 options, choose 2 tomorrow
      3. 3rd Quarter Midterm Period 7-9 Multiple Choice Test Friday - 40 questions/40 minutes
      4. Take home graded work by Friday - End of the 3rd Quarter
    • Thursday March 21st - 

      1. Period 7-9 SAQs - 3 options, choose 2
      2. Period 7-9 Multiple Choice Test tomorrow - 55 questions/55 minutes
      3. Take home graded work by tomorrow - End of the 3rd Quarter
    • Friday March 22nd - END OF THE 3RD QUARTER

      1. Period 7-9 Multiple Choice Test - 40 questions/40 minutes
      2. Take home graded work by the end of the period - End of the 3rd Quarter
    • This forum was created to encourage meaningful dialogue among the students enrolled in my APUSH classes.  If you are struggling with some concepts pertaining to this unit  you may use this forum to ask questions.  Other students are encouraged to respond.  Keep in mind that I will be monitoring all the forum discussions so keep the discussions classroom appropriate and related to current topics please.

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    Part 1 1896-1919
    Part 2 1919-1945

    • Monday January 15th - NO SCHOOL - MLK DAY

      1. Period 7 Part 1 Homework due Thursday
    • Tuesday January 16th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 7 Lesson 1 - The Election of 1896
    • Wednesday January 17th - 

      1. Period 7 Lesson 2 - Muckrakers and Progressive Reforms
      2. Period 7 Part 1 HW due tomorrow
    • Thursday January 18th - 

      1. Junior Grad Checks
      2. Period 7 Part 1 HW due tomrorow
    • Friday January 19th - 

      1. Period 7 Part 1 HW due
      2. Period 7 Part 1 Quiz
      3. Review Period 7 Lesson 2 Muckrakers
      4. Period 7 Lesson 3 - TR, Our First Progressive President
    • Monday January 22nd - 

      1. Handout Progressive Problem Solvers Chart - Reading note for the reading quiz tomorrow
      2. Finish Period 7 Lesson 3 - Classifying Historical Information
      3. Start Period 7 Lesson 4 - Bull Moose and Our Last Progressive President
      4. HW - Period 7 Part 2 HW due tomorrow

    • Tuesday January 23rd ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 7 Lesson 2 HW due
      2. Period 7 Lesson 2 Quiz
      3. Finish Period 7 Lesson 4
      4. Yellow Journalism in Cuba
      5. The Panama Canal
    • Wednesday January 24th - Back to School Night (Minimum Day)

      1. Period 7 Lesson 5 - Arguments for and Against War
      2. HW - Period 7 Part 3 HW due tomorrow
    • Thursday January 25th - 

      1. Period 7 Period 3 HW due
      2. No Reading Quiz
      3. Period 7 Lesson 6 - From Imperialism to World War I
      4. Period 7 Part 1 Test Tuesday
    • Friday January 26th - 

      1. Period 7 Lesson 7 - World War I on the Homefront
      2. HW - Period 7 Part 4 due Monday
      3. Period 7 Part 1 Test Tuesday
    • Monday January 29th - 

      1. Period 7 Part 4 HW due
      2. Period 7 Part 4 Quiz
      3. Effects of World War I
      4. 14 Points/Treaty of Versailles Ven Diagram
      5. Period 7 Part 1 Test tomorrow 
    • Tuesday January 30th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 7 Part 1 Test
      2. 1 SAQ/2 options
      3. 30 Multiple Choice Questions/30 Minutes
      4. Assign Period 7 HW Parts 5-8
    • Wednesday January 31st

      1. Pearl Harbor
      2. The Last Word/How We Got Here - Pearl Harbor
    • Thursday February 1st - 

      1. Period 7 Lesson 8 - On the Homefront: Support for World War II
    • Friday February 2nd - 

      1. Finish Period 7 Lesson 8
      2. World War II Battles in Europe
      3. Gilded Lehrman Essay and Questions
    • Monday February 5th -

      1. Finish the War in Europe Battles
      2. Japanese Internment
      3. The War Clip
      4. Korematsu v. The United States
      5. World War II Battles in the Pacific
      6. Navajo Code Talkers
      7. The War: Episode 7 - A World Without War: Its Hell Up There
      8. HW - Period 7 Part 5 due tomorrow

    • Tuesday February 6th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 7 Part 5 HW due
      2. Period 7 Part 5 quiz
      3. Finish Korematsu v. US
      4. Period 7 Lesson 9 - Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Justified or Not?

    • Wednesday February 7th  - NO SCHOOL - STUDENT FREE DAY

      1. Period 7 Part 6 HW due Friday

    • Thursday February 8th - 

      1. Finish Period 7 Lesson 9
      2. The Fallen of World War II
      3. Effects of World War I at Home/Handout
      4. Period 7 Part 6 HW due tomorrow 
    • Friday February 9th - ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE

      1. Period 7 Part 6 HW due
      2. Period 7 Part 6 quiz
      3. Start 1920s Mass Culture activity
    • Monday February 12th - NO SCHOOL - LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY

      1. Period 7 Part 7 HW due tomorrow
    • Tuesday February 13th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 7 Part 7 HW due
      2. Period 7 Part 7 HW Quiz
      3. Finish 1920s Mass Culture activity
    • Wednesday February 14th - 

      1. Assign 3rd Quarter Extra Credit
      2. Causes of the Great Depression
      3. Who's on First?
    • Thursday February 15th - 

      1. Period 7 Lesson 10 - Hoover, FDR and the Election of 1932
      2. Period 7 Part 8 HW due tomorrow
    • Friday February 16th - 

      1. Period 7 Part 8 HW due
      2. Period 7 Part 7 HW Quiz
      3. Finish Period 7 Lesson 10
      4. Period 7 Lesson 11 - Critics from the Left and Right
    • Monday February 19th - NO SCHOOL - PRESIDENTS DAY

      1. Period 7 Part 2 Test Friday
      2. 1 SAQ - 2 options/choose 1
      3. 30 Questions/30 Minutes
      4. MyAP open Wednesday 3:45pm until Thursday midnight
    • Tuesday February 20th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 7 Lesson 12 - Change Over Time: The Role of Women
      2. Period 7 Part 2 Test Friday
      3. 1 SAQ - 2 options/choose 1
      4. 30 Questions/30 Minutes
      5. MyAP open tomorrow 3:45pm until Thursday midnight
    • Wednesday February 21st - 

      1. Finish Period 7 Lesson 11
      2. Civil Rights from Dred Scot to World War II
      3. Period 7 Part 2 Test Friday
      4. 1 SAQ - 2 options/choose 1
      5. 30 Questions/30 Minutes
      6. MyAP open from 3:45pm today until tomorrow midnight
    • Thursday February 22nd - 

      1. Finish Civil Rights from Dred Scott to World War II
      2. Study for Period 7 Part 2 Test
      3. Period 7 Part 2 Test tomorrow
      4. 1 SAQ - 2 options/choose 1
      5. 30 Questions/30 Minutes
      6. MyAP open until midnight tonight
    • Friday February 23rd - 

      1. Period 7 Part 2 SAQ - Choose 1, 2 options
      2. Period 7 Multiple Choice Test - 30 questions/30 minutes
      3. Assign Period 8 Homework
      4. Period 8 Part 1 HW due Monday
    • This forum was created to encourage meaningful dialogue among the students enrolled in my APUSH classes.  If you are struggling with some concepts pertaining to this unit  you may use this forum to ask questions.  Other students are encouraged to respond.  Keep in mind that I will be monitoring all the forum discussions so keep the discussions classroom appropriate and related to current topics please.

    • Monday November 27th - 

      1. Period 5 Test Review
      2. Go over Period 5 Practice SAQs
      3. Share and work on Period 6 Homework Slides
      4. Period 6 Part 1 HW due Wednesday 
    • Tuesday November 28th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 6 Lesson 1 - Republican Vision
      2. Period 6 Part 1 HW due tomorrow
    • Wednesday November 29th - 

      1. Collect Period 6 Part 1 HW
      2. Finish, discuss and collect Period 6 Lesson 1 - The Republican Vision
      3. Period 6 Lesson 2 - The Transformation of the West
    • Thursday November 30th - 

      1. Period 6 Lesson 2 Transformation of the West - Day 2
      2. HW - Period 6 Part 2 HW due tomorrow
    • Friday December 1st - 

      1. Period 6 Part 2 HW due
      2. Period 6 Lesson 3 - Railroad Revolution
    • Monday December 4th - 

      1. Finish Period 6 Lesson 3
      2. The Men Who Built America - Episode 2: Oil Strike
      3. Video Questions
      4. HW - Period 6 Part 3 HW due tomorrow
    • Tuesday December 5th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 6 Part 3 HW due
      2. Period 6 Lesson 4 - Immigrants Old v. New - Day 1
      3. Immigration Chart due Friday
    • Wednesday December 6th - 

      1. Period 6 Lesson 4 - Day 2
      2. Immigration Chart due Friday
    • Thursday December 7th - 

      1. Start Period 6 Lesson 5 - Labor v. Robber Barons
      2. Work on Immigration Chart - Due tomorrow
    • Friday December 8th - 

      1. Finish Period 6 Lesson 5
      2. Work on and finish Immigration Chart
      3. HW - Period 6 Part 4 HW due Monday

    • Monday December 11th - 

      1. Period 6 Part 4 HW due
      2. Period 6 Part 4 Quiz
      3. Period 6 Lesson 6 - Farmers Protest
      4. Friday is the last day I will accept late/missing work
      5. Take home graded work by the end of the period Friday
    • Tuesday December 12th ("flex day") - 

      1. Period 6 Lesson 7 - Political Corruption
      2. HW - Period 6 Part 5 HW due tomorrow
      3. Friday is the last day I will accept late/missing work
      4. Take home graded work by the end of the period Friday
    • Wednesday December 13th - 

      1. Period 6 Part 5 HW due
      2. Period 6 Lesson 8 - The New South
      3. MyAP is open from 4pm today to midnight tomorrow
      4. 5% extra credit for completing; Test corrections due ASAP
      5. Friday is the last day I will accept late/missing work
    • Thursday December 14th - 

      1. Study for Period 6 Tests
      2. MyAP is open until midnight
      3. 5% extra credit for completing; Test corrections due ASAP
      4. Period 6 Multiple Choice test tomorrow - 55 questions/55 minutes
      5. Period 6 Practice SAQs - Monday; 3 options, choose 2
      6. Period 1-6 SAQ Final - Next Thursday
      7. Period 1-6 Multiple Choice Test - Next Friday
    • Friday December 15th - 

      1. Period 6 Multiple Choice Test
      2. Period 6 Practice SAQs - Monday
      3. Period 1-6 SAQ Final - Thursday
      4. Period 1-6 Multiple Choice Test - Next Friday
    • Monday December 18th - 

      1. Period 6 Practice SAQs
      2. Period 1-6 SAQ Final - Thursday
      3. Period 1-6 Multiple Choice Test - Friday
    • Tuesday December 19th ("flex day") -

      1. Review for Finals
      2. Period 1-6 SAQ Finals Thursday - 4 choices , pick 3
      3. Period 1-6 Multiple Choice Friday - 55 questions/55 minutes
    • Wednesday December 20th - 

      1. The Role of the Supreme Court
      2. Period 1-6 SAQ Final - tomorrow
      3. Period 1-6 Multiple Choice Test - Friday
    • Thursday December 21st - 

      1. Period 1-6 SAQ Final
      2. Period 1-6 Multiple Choice Test - Tomorrow
    • Friday December 22nd - 

      1. Period 1-6 Multiple Choice Final

    • This forum was created to encourage meaningful dialogue among the students enrolled in my APUSH classes.  If you are struggling with some concepts pertaining to this unit  you may use this forum to ask questions.  Other students are encouraged to respond.  Keep in mind that I will be monitoring all the forum discussions so keep the discussions classroom appropriate and related to current topics please.