Pre AP

GENERAL CLASS INFORMATION

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Click on the links below for general information about PreAP Social Studies.  It is the same information that you received at the beginning of the school year, but in case you misplace it you can always download it and print it here.

Syllabus  2015 Syllabus

Pacing Guide  2015 Pacing guide STUDENT VERSION

Online Map Help:   http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm    Click the region that we are currently on.  You should be able to do the Advanced Intermediate or Expert Level!

Semester Project Guidelines  Our World Project

Template for Five Themes portion of Our World Project FIVE THEMES GRAPHIC ORGANIZER

Template for Demographic Extremes portion of Our World Project  DEMOGRAPHIC EXTREMES

USEFUL WEBSITES

The websites below are excellent and may be very useful to you in PreAP.

Textbook Website:   Classzone

Online Learning Center.  Excellent resource for review notes on each unit.  Online Learning Center

Study Guides and Learning Strategies:  Study Help

National Geographic: (Check out the Photography, Environment, Travel and Adventure Links)  National  Geographic

 Help in formulating a THESIS STATEMENT:  http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/thesis_statement.shtml

 

Websites for obtaining current events for Cone of Light Applications:

 these are just a few, any major newspaper or news magazine has downloadable current articles–remember it needs to be a PRINT resource not on-line TV news

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/world/index.html

http://www.thepaperboy.com/

http://www.ajc.com/news/nation-world/

http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/default.asp

http://www.bbcworldnews.com/Pages/default.aspx

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