The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle
DEVELOPING CONFIDENCE BY TAKING PRACTICE EXAMINATIONS
PRACTICE EXAM 1 AP U.S. HISTORY - Section I
PRACTICE EXAM 1 AP U.S. HISTORY - Section II
ANSWERS TO PRACTICE EXAM 1
PRACTICE EXAM 2 AP U.S. HISTORY - Section I
PRACTICE EXAM 2 AP U.S. HISTORY - Section II
ANSWERS TO PRACTICE EXAM 2
LAST week of school!!!
Tuesday- JUNE 16,2017-
The final exam will be comprehensive, meaning it will include everything we have discussed this year. It will be administered online.
Please use the ONBOARD sign on directions at the bottom of this page.
Reminder: Any student taking the AP Exam is excused from taking the Final Exam.
Friday June 16
Pending approval from the administration,any student who wants to be excused from the auditorium may come to class to participate in our International Foods Day.
To participate, you MUST bring in a dish to share with your classmates. Music or videos are welcome also.
Tuesday-JUNE 20 LAST DAY OF SCHOOL.
Extra Credit Opportunities
- Movie: Attend an after school movie with the History Club. Periodically, throughout the school year, the History Club will gather to watch films after school in room 109. Attend one of these events to earn extra credit. (5-10 points, based on the length of the film)
- Article: Read and analyze a history article approved by Mr. Moore. Begin by printing the article and marking up the text. Next, write a thesis analysis of the article by hand (one page minimum, not typed). Describe what the author's thesis was and the evidence they used to support their argument. Finally, discuss your reaction to the article. Refer to each unit page on the class website for a list of pre-approved articles. You must select an article that pertains to the unit we are currently studying. (5-15 points, based on length of the article and the quality of the analysis)
- Podcast/Lecture: Watch and analyze a history lecture/podcast approved by Mr. Moore. Begin by listening to the lecture/podcast and taking notes as you listen. Next, write a one page thesis analysis of the article. Describe what the historian's main argument was and the best evidence they used to support their argument. Finally, reflect and discuss your reaction to the lecture. Refer to each unit page on the class website for a list of pre-approved lectures and podcasts. You must select a lecture that pertains to the unit we are currently studying. (5-15 points, based on length of the lecture/podcast and the quality of the analysis)
- Political Debate: Watch and analyze a political debate. Print and complete this worksheet as you watch the debate. (5 points, based on the analysis of the debate; maximum 1 debate per quarter)
- Book: Read a book related to class and write a 2 page review/analysis of the book. The book review guidelines are similar to the article review guidelines. Emphasize analysis rather than summary. Discuss the things you liked, disliked, learned and would like to learn more about. You must select an article that pertains to the unit we are currently studying. Check in with Mr. Moore prior to writing a review of the book. (20-30 points, depending on the length of the book and quality of the review)
Enjoy your summer
It's been a great year!!!
They call the snow leopard the ghost cat. Never lets itself be seen. Beautiful things don't ask for attention.
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