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February, 2018

  1. APUSH Feb. 26 – March 2 Have you registered for AP exams? * change

    February 21, 2018 by Marcie Gorsuch

    Over the break,  read chapters 11 and 12.  As you read, complete the outlines from the textbook for both chapters and be ready to turn those in on Wednesday. You have the information for this week in the packet handed out before the break in case you want to look ahead.

    Reminding APUSH students to sign up for their AP exams.  The link is below.  Deadline is February 28th at 4PM.  

    Here are the important dates for the registration process:

    • Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. – Registration begins
    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. – Registration ends

    *Watch the Crash course, US History #12 over the Market Revolution.  If you have time, go ahead and watch the Crash course over Jackson,too.

    Elective registration is this week! Make sure that you have reviewed your choices and made your selection before you are called from Eng/Social Studies classes this week.

    Monday –   Review activity regarding the Compare/Contrast of Federalist Era (Wash/Adams) & Age of Jefferson (Madison, Monroe). Afterwards, we completed the outline on JQAdams.

    Also, you have  the Presidential outlines  over J. Q. Adams (esp. “corrupt bargain” and Andrew Jackson using the Flag, over the break so that you can review that information as you read. We will review the information in class.

    Tuesday –  ELECTIVE REGISTRATION during class and we will begin small group research for presentations over Jackson’s presidency. Listen carefully. You will have a few minutes to review your group assignments and then we will begin to present the information as time allows in class.  If you have not already done so, watch the Crash course on Andrew Jackson’s Presidency. #14. (Ch. 10 in the Flag)

    * After school help available today 3:45 – 4: 45

     Wednesday   –  Multiple choice quiz over Ch. 11 and 12 (Approx. 15 questions per chapter- You may use your handwritten notes on the outlines (your outline notes or the ones available to print from the textbook website for each chapter.)

    We will continue with our coverage of Andrew Jackson – You will complete an evaluation of his presidency using specific evidence and a review of his Presidency.

    You should be reading chapter 13 in the Brick now.

    Thursday – we will begin Reform movements: 2nd Great Awakening (Religion) , Women’s Rights, Education, Utopian communities, Transcendentalists, Mentally Ill/ Prison Reform, Temperance (anti-alcohol), Abolition          You should be reading chapter 13 in the Brick now.

    Watch Crash (US History)  course # 15 Reform Movements in  Antebellum America and #16 on Women’s Rights movement/Seneca Falls

    Friday  –    We will finish Antebellum Reform movements covered in class. You will use the chart outline provided before the break to take notes as we review these movements.  The completed Antebellum Chart will be helpful as you complete the take home Reform matching quiz.  You have it in the packet that you received before the break.

    FRIDAY = Turn in your Reform quiz 1/2 and completed chart 1/2 for a quiz grade.  Complete reform movement presentations in class.

    Friday –   We will begin Manifest Destiny with a map of the expansion of the US during the Antebellum period. Over the weekend, prepare for the RQ on Chap. 14 on Monday.  Watch the Crash course  US  History #17 over Manifest Destiny /Expansion over the weekend.

     


  2. APUSH Feb. 12-16

    February 10, 2018 by Marcie Gorsuch

    Reminding APUSH students to sign up for their AP exams.  The link is below.  Deadline is February 28th at 4PM.  

    Here are the important dates for the registration process:

    • Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. – Registration begins
    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. – Registration ends
    • Monday, March 5, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. – Unpaid registrations will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.
    • Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. – Last day to cancel a registration and receive a partial refund. Exams will be ordered on March 7, and no refunds will be given after that date.
    • The exam window is May 7 to May 18. See the College Board website for the dates and times of the specific exams.

    REMINDER: If you failed the Unit test after test corrections, please send me an email.

    Over the weekend, you should have reviewed the Federalist info handed out in class and started your reading of ch. 9 for an RQ on Tuesday.  Review the practice questions related to the first few Presidencies.

    • Coupon for the week= Complete a one page, one sided Black History BioPoem.  You have the chance to earn 2 by completing 2 separate biopoems pages for Black History Month,   You will need to find  important African American leaders from American History and complete a one sided Biopoem page that has the following information. Wikipedia has a list of 100 greatest African Americans if you would like ideas.  This information should be typed,double spaced by topic, 18 font and centered under a picture of the person that you are spotlighting.  Your name and class period should be on the back side of this coupon. Let me know if you would like to use the computer lab before or after school.
    • Place the image at the top using 1/4 to 1/3 of the page
    • Title (BOLD) = name of the person you are highlighting
    • Occupation (ex. writer or minister)
    • 3 Adjectives that you would use to describe this person
    • Time period in history that this person is influential
    • Accomplishment /contribution(s) to American History ( you may use more than one line for this)
    • Birthplace
    • Famous quote or interesting fact about this person

    Monday – We will complete our coverage of the Federalist Era = Washington – 2 terms and J.Adams 1 term; First 2 political parties emerge = You should have reviewed that information on the two parties over the weekend. Handed out last Thursday with the Washington and Adams outlines and Federalist info.

    Tuesday – RQ ch. 9 to start class Jefferson’s Presidency beginning with Election of 1800, Louisiana Purchase, 1807 Embargo Compare his first and 2nd terms.

    By Friday, complete your Ch. 10 outline (70%)the multiple choice item quiz (30%)as you read the chapter.

    Wednesday  – Madison’s election and presidency discussed in class. response to Embargo as initiated by Jefferson, Hartford Convention, War of 1812, terms of the Treaty of Ghent .

    Thursday – Monroe’s election and presidency “Era of Good Feelings” discussed using outline  esp. Monroe Doctrine, , Henry Clay’s American System , Panic of 1819, *Missouri Compromise,  *Monroe Doctrine, Convention of 1818

    *Review session after school at 3:40 pm – 4:30

    Friday  – 7:45 AM Review Session *RQ 10 Outline(70%) due at the start of class and the 15 item quiz (30%).   Unit III test in class = Constitution goes into effect – Monroe’ Presidency  ( There will be no test corrections on this Unit test. )

    Over the break, you will need to complete the Antebellum Reform chart and the Ch. Outline handed out in class, after the test.  Be safe!


  3. APUSH Feb. 5 – 9th Book analysis due Tues. Feb. 6th!

    February 2, 2018 by Marcie Gorsuch

    Reminding APUSH students to sign up for their AP exams.  The link is below.  Deadline is February 28th at 4PM.  

    Here are the important dates for the registration process:

    • Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. – Registration begins
    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. – Registration ends
    • Monday, March 5, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. – Unpaid registrations will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.
    • Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. – Last day to cancel a registration and receive a partial refund. Exams will be ordered on March 7, and no refunds will be given after that date.
    • The exam window is May 7 to May 18. See the College Board website for the dates and times of the specific exams.

    * For those of you who did not complete corrections on Friday afternoon, please remember that all corrections must be done by Wednesday afternoon of this week.  Monday  340 pm – 430 pm next Tuesday 7:45- 8:10 am am/3:40 – 4:30 pm  Wednesday 7:45 – 8:10 am or Wednesday 3:40 -4:20pm

    REMINDER: If you failed the Unit test after test corrections, please send me an email.

    You should finish reading Chapter 7. Coupon opportunity for this week as announced. Before or after school or class, say/sing the preamble.. “We the people…”

    MONDAY – Quiz grade due on the  3 Documents  Common Sense , “Remember the Ladies” Declaration of Independence handed out last Wednesday. In class, video clip and then we will complete the information on the outline handed out in class and begin reviewing the decisions made at the Constitutional convention, instead of revising the Articles of Confederation, we will draft a new National Constitution (over 1 of the branches or the Bill of rights).  Constitutional vocabulary review in class. * Begin reading Ch. 8 for a RQ on FRIDAY.

    HAVE YOU FINISHED YOUR BOOK ANALYSIS? IT IS DUE Tuesday, FEBRUARY 6TH!

    TUESDAY- Turn in your Book analysis at the beginning of class.  Make sure it is stapled and ready to turn in at the beginning of class. We will review the outlines of the 3 branches and the Bill of Rights in class.

    WEDNESDAY –  Finish with outline as necessary.  Open note assessment on the Constitution handed out in  the last half of class.  This will count as .5 of a unit test.  Complete this independently, using your notes from class!  Both the .5 test copy and Accuscan should be filled in and completed by the start of class tomorrow.

    THURSDAY – TURN in your TAKE HOME .5 Constitution test at the bell to start class!   In class, video clip and outline on the electoral process and the domestic and foreign policies of the Washington Presidency and precedents (firsts). You should finish reading Chapter 8 for the RQ tomorrow.

    FRIDAY – RQ CH 8 :  The Federalist Era  Complete Washington’s presidency as needed (2 terms ) and move on to John Adams (1 term)  How do they compare? contrast?

    Over the weekend, read Ch. 9 and be prepared for a reading quiz on Monday.  Test on Friday next week!

     

     


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