Spring Semester Assignments:
Date Assigned / Description & Task (Category) / Due Date
GREETINGS! I TRUST YOUR BREAK WAS RESTFUL AND ENJOYABLE... NOW IT IS TIME TO GET BACK TO WORK! Here is your reading schedule for Spring Semester 2019! The AP Euro Exam is May 8, so how many days of school do we have left to "get it done" and master the material and skills needed for your success? There is no time to waste, enjoy the ride!
01/07/19: Get ready to rumble! Last night off, we start tomorrow / 01/08/19
01/08/19: Download Ch 20 SG and powerpoints (print in grayscale, 3 slides per page). Read & take notes p.596-603 / 01/09/19
01/09/19: Read & take notes p.604-609; Download the Ch 20 Primary Sources from the Study Guide or Handouts tabs, read & annotate Section 1 docs - Edward Baines on Britain's Industrial advantages AND Adam Smith's Division of Labor, answer Qs and be prepared to discuss tomorrow / 01/10/19
01/10/19: Finish the in-class SAQ on "Why GB led the way in the 1st Industrial Revolution." Make sure you fully answer EACH part of the prompt. Read & take notes p.609-623; Read & annotate Section 2 primary sources on the New Science of Political Economy, Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, Thomas Malthus on Population and Section 3 "The Dark Side," Sadler Commission Report, JP Kay's Moral & Physical Dissipation, and Engels' The Condition of the Working Class... answer the Qs and be prepared to discuss tomorrow / 01/11/19
NEWSFLASH: JANUARY 10, 2019 - MANDATORY AP STUDENT - PARENT MEETING @7PM IN THE JWPAC (GHS AUDITORIUM)... BE THERE WITH AT LEAST ONE OF YOUR PARENTS TO LEARN MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AP PROGRAMS / CLASSES AND EXAMS!
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AP Bio @ 7pm: Mendelian Genetics
APUSH @ 7pm: Conquest of the West
AP Euro @ 9pm: Congress of Vienna (OUR CHAPTER 21)
AP Human Geo @ 7pm: Political Geography
AP Stats @ 8pm: TBD
01/11/19: Complete Chapter 20 Primary Source reading / annotating for Monday discussion; make progress on Ch 20 SG, finishing in advance would be best! / 01/14/19
01/14/19: Complete Chapter 20 SG projects, due on Wednesday 1/16; Know how each of the Ch 20 Primary Source readings represented a fundamental aspect of the 1st Industrial Revolution (highlight and annotate the main ideas on each document / 01/15/19
01/15/19: Review the Chapter 20 Urbanization powerpoint and bring Qs to class tomorrow of anything unclear; Read and annotate as necessary the Congress of Vienna "Summary of Issues" and "Background Essay" to prepare for the Congress of Vienna simulation / 01/16/19
01/16/19: Work on your assigned group task to become an expert on behalf of your assigned country. Be prepared to promote your solutions to the assigned problem. Be prepared to participate on Round 1 of negotiations / 01/17/19
01/17/19: Prepare your negotiation strategy with your group / country delegation. Be prepared to participate in Round 2 of the negotiations / 01/18/19
01/18/19: 1. Download the Chapter 21 SG & related powerpoints; 3. Read & take notes p.624-634, be prepared to discuss what occurred in each country during next class session / 01/22/19
01/21/19: Martin Luther King Jr Holiday = NO SCHOOL... Honor Dr. King by attending an event, watching a Civil Rights film or engaging with a person from a different ethnic or racial group than yourself! If nothing else, review on your own.
01/22/19: Read & take notes p.634-641, complete in-class activity & GIST for the Congress of Vienna/ 01/23/19
01/23/19: 1. Turn in Congress of Vienna GIST, this is an individual assignment; 2. Read & take notes p.641-649 / 01/24/19
01/24/19: Read & take notes p.649-656b; Take sample quizzes online; complete Ch 21 SG projects / 01/25/19
01/25-27/19: 1. Complete the Ch 21 SG; 2. Complete the "mini-poster" project on your assigned topic, be prepared to share out in class / 01/28/19
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01/28/19: Complete your Ch 21 SG projects, turn in by Wednesday 1/30/19; 2. Review the Ch 21 power-point and bring any Qs to class tomorrow for discussion / 01/29/19
01/29/19: In-class DBQ activity, complete it /01/30/19
01/30/19: 1. Ch 21 SG due; 2. Complete Thinking Map Summary of Ch 21 Presentation info; 3. Download Ch 22 SG, read & take notes p.657-669, begin Ch 22 SG projects / 01/31/19
01/31/19: 1. Read & take notes p.669-676 / 02/01/19
02/01-03/19: 1. Hand-write the full DBQ essay on "Manchester" begun in class, turn in Monday. NO LATE WORK ACCEPTED; Read & take notes p.677-680 PLUS articles on Marxism (read & annotate the articles - Marx on Free Trade & Marx Yesterday & Today), be prepared to discuss in Socratic Seminar style / 02/04/19
02/04/19: 1. Read & take notes p.680-689b; Complete Ch 22 SG projects / 02/05/19
02/05/19: Prepare for Socratic Seminar on Ch 21-22 content Qs... KNOW source material on the big "isms: of your readings... Here are the Qs up for discussion: 1. How did the practice of 19th c. capitalism trigger socialist and Marxist ideologies? 2. How did utopian socialism attempt to better the human condition? Which ideas are plausible? Which are not? Explain. 3. Consider the revolutions of the 1830s & 1840s, why did revolutions occur in some places and not in others? 4. How do 19th c. conservatives and liberals compare? How do these ideologies relate to today's issues? 5. Why did realism & Romanticism co-exist during this time? How did each reflect the times?
02/06/19: 1. Read & annotate the Opposing Viewpoints: Response to Revolution Two Perspectives, be prepared to discuss tomorrow; Continue Ch 22 SG projects, take practice quizzes / 02/07/19
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02/07/19: 1. Download, read & annotate handout on Victorian Etiquette for Ch 22, be prepared to discuss tomorrow; 2. Download & view "Victorian Home" mp4 on Handouts tab (or another equivalent video, there are a ton on youtube about Victorian GB and be prepared to discuss Victorian Britain in seminar fashion tomorrow / 02/08/19
02/08-11/19: 1. Read, annotate and answer Qs on Opposing Viewpoints - Bismarck v Louis-Napoleon, be prepared to discuss at next class; 2. Complete the Ch 22 SG projects; 3. Review Ch 22 content material, study & prepare for Ch 20-21-22 Exam, take practice quizzes, use Green Book or other source material / 02/12/19
02/11/19: Lincoln Day Holiday = NO SCHOOL... Review Period 2 content since it is his era, industrialization would be good.
02/12/19: Review Ch 20 content material in preparation for upcoming exam / 02/13/19
02/13/19: Review Ch 21 content material in preparation for upcoming exam / 02/14/19
02/14/19: Prepare for Ch 20-21-22 EXAM, final practice, review - whatever works for you! / 02/15/19
02/15/19: Ch 20-21-22 EXAM, be ready!!!
02/15-18/19: 1. Download Ch 23 SG, review project options; 2. Read & take notes on p. 690-696, stopping at Women & Work heading / 02/19/19
02/18/19: Washington Day Holiday = NO SCHOOL... Review Period 1 content since it is his era, Enlightenment anyone?
NEWSFLASH! KEEP IN MIND THE GRADE BUMP PREVIOUSLY DISCUSSED IS AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF YOUR INSTRUCTOR, WHO HEAVILY WEIGHS YOUR EFFORT AND ENGAGEMENT IN CLASS. IF YOU ARE NOT ENGAGED, FAIL TO COMPLETE YOUR WORK OR HAVE OTHER ISSUES YOU MAY NOT BE ELIGIBLE. THE IDEA IS TO DO YOUR BEST EVERY DAY, STUDY HARD, TAKE THE TEST AND POSSIBLY GET AN ADDITIONAL REWARD FOR YOUR ACHIEVEMENT.
02/19/19: 1. Read & take notes p.696-701 & 707-712 Woman Q & Family life; 2. Continue Ch 23 SG projects / 02/20/19
02/20/19: 1. Read & take notes p.701-707 & 712-716 "Mass" aspects; 2. Continue Ch 23 SG projects /02/21/19
02/21/19: 1. Complete reading, annotations of in-class handouts on women's challenges in the late 1800s, answer Qs; 2. Read & take notes p.716-722b; 3. Complete Ch 23 SG projects / 02/22/19
02/22/19: Ch 23 assessment - be ready for anything MC, SAQ or LEQ - to be completed in class today / 02/22/19
02/22-24/19: 1. Download Ch 24 powerpoint and SG; 2. Read & take notes p. 723-735; review project options and begin / 02/25/19
02/25/19: 1. Read & take notes p.735-744; 2. Continue Ch 24 SG projects / 02/26/19
02/26/19: 1. Read & take notes p.745-749; 2. Continue Ch 24 SG projects / 02/27/19
02/27/19: 1. Read & take notes p.750-755; 2. Continue Ch 24 SG projects / 02/28/19
02/28/19: 1. Complete Ch 24 New Imperialism DBQ document analysis handout, be prepared to discuss tomorrow in class; 2. Read & take notes p.755-759b; 3. Continue Ch 24 SG projects / 03/01/19
03/01-03/19: 1. Complete Ch 24 SG projects / 03/04/19
03/04/19: 1. Read & annotate article on the British East India Company, answer Qs & be prepared to discuss / 03/05/19
03/05/19: 1. Complete the chart AND analysis section (backpage) of the Analyzing Imperial Motives activity, be prepared to discuss in class during Socratic Seminar
03/06/19: Socratic Seminar Chapter 24 content; Prepare for Chapter 24 Long Essay Question Exam by reviewing chapter content on own and reviewing the rubric; Topics to review in preparation include Feminism, Political Crisis Points, Imperialism, Art movements, the Second Industrial Revolution's impact on the working class; Print the rubric and bring it to class tomorrow / 03/07/19
03/07/19: Chapter 24 Exam - Long Essay Question. You may have the LEQ rubric on your desk. Write the full essay in class, due at the end of the period / 03/07/19
03/07/19: 1. Download and print the Ch 25 SG; 2. Read & take notes Ch 25 p.760-765 / 03/08/19
03/08-10/19: 1. Read & take notes Ch 25 p.765-781 (inset) / 03/11/19
03/11/19: 1. Read & take notes p.781-787 (plus insets) / 03/12/19
03/12/19: 1. Read & take notes p. 787-789; 2. Know WW1 chronology / 03/13/19
03/13/19: 1. Read & take notes p. 789-795b; Know POV of different countries in negotiations of Versailles Treaty, impact on Germany & border changes (map) / 03/14/19
03/14/19: 1. Complete WW1 Poetry activity; 2. Consider creating / writing / typing the WW1 Sensory Poem as EXTRA CREDIT (due upon return from spring break) / 03/15/19
03/15/19: RALLY DAY, special schedule, 20 minute classes... Take the night off!
03/16-25/18: FINISH REVIEWING THE CH 25 POWER-POINT AND KNOW EACH PHASE OF WORLD WAR 1! Spring Break! Relax but also study and review on your own. KNOW Chapter 25 content. Take practice tests and quizzes for each part of the exam. Use every resource you can!
Bored yet? If you wish to get an overview of the Russian Revolution, including life before 1917 and life during the post-Bolshevik Revolution turmoil, watch Doctor Zhivago (1965 Academy Award winning film). It is long but it touches on a lot of stuff! The book it was based on by Boris Pasternak was banned in the Soviet Union... I wonder why... tell me! Also, if you are interested in getting a visualization of the conditions in WW1 consider watching the films All Quiet on the Western Front (1970s version) and / or Gallipoli...
IF YOU ARE STUDYING OVER BREAK, FOCUS ON THE AP EURO KEY CONCEPT OUTLINE STUFF IN THE FRONT OF YOUR TEXTBOOK. THAT INFORMATION IS YOUR EXAM!!! / 03/26/18
03/26/19: 1. WW1 Poetry Extra Credit due today! 2. Review WW1 content on own / 03/27/19
03/27/19: Read, annotate & complete supplemental reading (Ch 25 / Facing History) on the Armenian Genocide of 1915, complete Qs at end / 03/28/19
03/28/19: Review content on US entry into WW1... original government position, key events that led to USA involvement, USA role in Allies victory and aftermath... review in textbook, power-point and on-line; 3. Take practice quizzes on-line / 03/29/19
03/29-31/19: Review phases of Russian Revolution and its impact on WW1 and the nation of Russia - Government changes, Russian Civil War / 04/01/19
04/01/19: 1. Versailles Treaty review and simulation activity, evaluate the treaty goals, process and outcome from multiple perspectives - GB, France, Italy, USA, Germany - who are the winners and losers, why? / 04/02/19
04/02/19: 1. Ch 25 Socratic Seminar on WW1, etc. during Periods 0 & 1. P4 on field trip; 2. Review Ch 25 content ALL / 04/03/19
04/02/19: FIELD TRIP TO LA MUSEUM OF THE HOLOCAUST. BUS LEAVES AT 9AM AND RETURNS DURING 6TH PERIOD
04/03/19: Ch 25 SAQ Exam, comprehensive across entire chapter - KNOW YOUR STUFF;
04/03/19: 1. Read, annotate & answer Qs on article "Rhymes of History" & be prepared to discuss; 2. Download Ch 26 SG, read & take notes p.796-805; 3. Download & print Ch 26 power-point as needed / 04/03/19
04/04/19: 1. Read & take notes p.805-815 on Rise of Fascism & Nazism / 04/05/19
04/05-07/19: 1. Complete handout on Weimar Republic: Fragility of Democracy; 2. Read & take notes p.815-822 / 04/08/19
04/08/19: 1. Read & take notes p.822-831b; 2. Complete the Ch 26 SG; 3. Complete on-line comprehension activities, practice tests to solidify your content knowledge
04/09/19: Zero Period meets today 855-1010; Periods 1,3,5 on special testing schedule!
04/09-10/19: For Period 0 & 1: 1. Download & print Ch 27 SG; 2. Read & take notes p.832-840; 3. Begin to review Fall Semester content on your own / 04/11-12/19
04/10/19: Periods 2,4,6 on special testing schedule
04/10/19: For Period 4: . Download & print Ch 27 SG; 2. Read & take notes p.832-840; 3. Begin to review Fall Semester content on your own / 04/11-12/19
04/11/19: Zero Period meets today 855-1010; Periods 1,3,5 on special testing schedule!
04/11/19: For Period 0 & 1: 1. Read & take notes p. 840-848; 2. Make progress on Ch 27 SG projects; 3. Begin to review Fall Semester content on your own / 04/15/19
04/12/19: Periods 2,4,6 on special testing schedule
NEWSFLASH! EXAM PREP TIME IS UPON US. WHETHER YOU ARE FINISHED WITH CONTENT OR NOT YOU SHOULD SPEND TIME EVERY DAY REVIEWING FOR THE EXAM. THERE IS TOO MUCH INFO TO CRAM. BREAK IT UP INTO CHUNKS, BY TOPIC, BY COUNTRY, BY TIME PERIOD, BY THEME... WHATEVER WORKS FOR YOU! HERE IS A LINK WITH SOME USEFUL TIPS TO HELP YOU GET READY: www.albert.io/blog/ap-european-history-tips/
04/12/19: For Period 4: 1. Read & take notes p. 840-848; 2. Make progress on Ch 27 SG projects; 3. Begin to review Fall Semester content on your own / 04/15/19
04/15/19: 1. Finish reading & annotating Stalin Five Year Plan documents & Goldberg article, prepare to discuss; 2. Read & take notes p.848-855; 3. Continue Ch 27 SG projects; 4. Review for AP exam on own, pick a topic & KNOW IT! / 04/16/19
04/16/19: 1. Read & take notes p. 855-866b; 2. COMPLETE Ch 27 SG projects; 3. Review Ch 26 Great Depression powerpoint, consider causes & responses of countries to the Great depression; 4. Review for AP Exam on own, pick a topic & KNOW IT! / 04/17/19
04/17/19: 1. Download & print Ch 28 SG; 2. Read & take notes p.867-876, begin SG projects; Review for AP exam on own, pick a topic & KNOW IT! / 04/18/19
NEWSFLASH! TODAY IS SENIOR CAST TESTING, SPECIAL SCHEDULE, SEE SCHOOL WEBSITE... NO ZERO PERIOD TODAY!
04/18/19: 1. Read & take notes p.876-881; 2. Continue Ch 28 SG projects; 3. Review for AP exam on own, pick a topic & KNOW IT! / 04/19/19
04/19-21/19: 1. Read & take notes p.882-889; 2. Continue Ch 28 SG projects; 3. Review for AP exam on own, pick a topic & KNOW IT! / 04/22/19
04/22/19: 1. Read & take notes p.889-900b; 2. COMPLETE Ch 28 SG projects; Review for AP exam on own, pick a topic & KNOW IT! / 04/23/19
04/23/19: Ch 25-26-27 Socratic Seminar as prep for exam / 04/23/19
04/24/18: NO SCHOOL TODAY, ARMENIAN GENOCIDE REMEMBRANCE DAY... IF you wish, review WW1 content, how does genocide happen under the cover of war? Would it have happened in that way had the Ottoman Empire not joined the Central Powers?
04/25/19: Chapter 25-26-27 MC Exam, be prepared /04/25/19
04/25/19: 1. Download Ch 29 SG & Cold War Era power-point; 2. Read & take notes p.901-914; 3. Begin Ch 29 SG projects; 4. Review AP topics on your own, take practice tests / 04/26/19
04/26-28/19: 1. Read & take notes p.914-826b; 2. Complete Ch 29 SG projects; 3. Review AP topics on your own, take practice tests / 04/29/19
04/27/19: BIG AP EURO REVIEW SESSION FOR THOSE WHO ARE SERIOUS AND WANT TO WORK TOGETHER. WE WILL MEET FROM 1-5PM, SITE TBA DEPENDING ON HOW MANY SIGN UP... SIGN UP TBA AFTER SPRING BREAK / 04/27/19
04/29/19: 1. Download & print Ch 30 SG and Cold War Era power-point; 2. Read & take notes p. 927-937; 3. Begin Ch 30 SG projects; 4. Review AP topics on your own, take practice tests / 04/30/19
04/30/19: 1. Read & take notes p.937-945; Continue Ch 30 SG projects; 3. Review AP topics on your own, take practice tests / 05/01/19
05/01/19: 1. Read & take notes p.945-960b; 2. Complete Ch 30 SG projects; 3. Review AP topics on your own, take practice tests / 05/02/19
05/02/19: Wrap up the Cold War, review 28-29-30 chapter content on own, prepare for assessment tomorrow / 05/03/19
05/03/19: 1. RAPID FIRE Ch 28-29-30 ASSESSMENT IN CLASS -Matching, MC & SAQs / 05/03/19
05/03-05/19: 1. Complete final SG - Chapter 29 & 30 due Monday 5/6, no lates! 2. Prepare for Ch 28-29-30 MC Exam / 05/06/19
05/06/19: Ch 28-29-30 MC Exam, last AP Euro content in-class MC assessment, YAY!
05/06/19: Final after school review session 330-5 in 4318, voluntary / 05/06/17
05/06-07/19: Prepare for AP Euro Exam on own by reviewing content from each of the four periods as you see fit - look at the CB course requirements in front of your textbook, use your notes, review your previous SAQs, review & KNOW the writing rubrics... FOCUS BUT DO NOT STAY UP INTO THE EARLY AM, GET SLEEP AND EAT HEALTHY!!!
05/08/19: Exam Day, chill in class, last minute consults... relax but be "on edge" in test focus mode! GOOD LUCK!!
05/08/19: AP EURO EXAM ON CAMPUS, 1130-430... BE PREPARED AND BE ON TIME... PAY ATTENTION FOR UPCOMING ANNOUNCEMENT, FOLLOW DR A VIA TWITTER TO STAY INFORMED / 05/08/19
05/09-12/19: No assignments to complete
05/14-31/19: 1. Complete Post Exam Controversial Issue LEQ and upload to www.turnitin.com by the due date of 5/31/19 8AM. NO LATE WORK will be accepted since you have ample time to complete this research paper in MLA format. Instruction sheet on Class Handouts tab. A 10% bonus will be applied to the assignment grade IF successfully uploaded by the end of the day 5/21/19. A 5% bonus will be applied to the assignment grade IF successfully uploaded by the end of the day between 5/22-24/19; 2. Participate in a minimum of TWO controversial issues debates off the assignment sheet, completing the written assignment as required; 3. Here are the Class IDs and Enrollment key for this assignment on www.turnitin.com:
-Period Zero = Class ID 21236133, enrollment key = Koala019
-Period 1 = Class ID 21236160, enrollment key = Koala119
-Period 4 = Class ID 21236177, enrollment key = Koala419
Make sure you submit your work to the correct class in order to receive credit for the assignment. IF submitted to the wrong class you will not receive any credit. Do your best work and follow through to complete everything correctly and at an advanced standard!
Debate schedule will be announced in class for each topic set, the first is set for Friday May 17. Again, see the assignment sheet for details / 05/31/19
NEWSFLASH! BRING YOUR TEXTBOOK AND THE GREEN WORKBOOK (IF YOU HAVE NOT WRITTEN IN IT, PLUS ANSWER KEY) TO CLASS ON MONDAY. WE WILL RETURN THEM TO LIBRARY DURING CLASS!
05/13-23/19: Controversial Issues prep and "debates" in class. You need to actively participate in a minimum of TWO debates from either question set. Active participation means "leading" and making multiple informed comments with evidence as needed to support your position. Question Set #1 debate 05/17/19 and Question Set #2 debate 05/22/19. Your notes & summary paragraph for each day's debate is due the day after the debate is completed / 05/24/19
NEWSFLASH! EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY FOR A LIMITED TIME, FROM 05/23/19 THROUGH 05/30/19. YOU CAN EARN MULTIPLE CHOICE GRADE EXTRA CREDIT BY COMPLETING ALL THE FINANCIAL LITERACY MODULES POSTED ON: www.everfi.com. You will need to register using your school email only and enter your appropriate class code: Period 0 = 9e1d424a; Period 1 = 88c2b986; Period 4 = a1d7201c. I will verify your completion in the morning on 05/31/19. Take advantage of this once in a semester offer!
05/24/19: SPECIAL ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE TODAY, SEE GHS WEBSITE FOR TIMES. Pathways to Careers lesson. We will have a class discussion after the presentation of the multiple ways a person can get to a fulfilling career. Enjoy the long weekend. / 05/24/19
05/27/19: MEMORIAL DAY = NO SCHOOL
05/28-31/19: Prep work for in class College Admissions activity, Is Affirmative Action Necessary in America Today? I wonder if this info from the US Census Bureau would be useful in determining "acceptance" in admission or jobs? https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2019/05/college-degree-widens-gender-earnings-gap.html?utm_campaign=20190529msacos1ccstors&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery; Maybe this will help too: https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/05/24/college-scandal-this-bay-area-student-newspaper-nixed-a-popular-map-of-where-seniors-are-bound-for-college/?utm_source=Essential+California&utm_campaign=50d26ccfa0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_12_12_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6e35f7f85b-50d26ccfa0-79514857
06/03/19: Socratic Seminar style debrief of the class activity / 06/04/19