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AP US History Lesson Plans

Course Schedule: Schedule below is tentative and may change at the instructor’s discretion.

 

FIRST 9 WEEKS

 

August 7 – Intro to the Course – Summer Homework Discussion

  • Wednesday – Intro to course.
    • Summer work due. = 40 points
  • Thursday – Introduction to Document Analysis for American History
    • Chapter 21 and 22 discussion.
    • Return syllabus – signed = 5 points

 

August 12 – Re-read Ch. 22 – The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877.

  • Monday – Lecture Overview – Chapter 22
  • Tuesday – Lecture Overview – Chapter 22
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 22 Test = 15 points

 

August 19 – Read Ch. 24 – Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 24 Questions Due) = 20 points
    • (Take Home Test) = 10 points

 

August 26 – Read Ch. 25 – America Moves to the City, 1865-1900

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 25 Questions Due) = 20 points
    • (Take Home Test) = 15 points

 

September 3 – Read Ch. 26 – The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution, 1865-1900

  • Monday – Labor Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 26 Questions Due.) = 10 points

 

September 9 – Finish Reading Ch. 26 The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution, 1865-1900

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 26 Test = 25 points
    • (Ch. 26 Essay Due) =30 points

 

September 16 – Read Ch. 23 Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age, 1869-1896

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 23 Questions Due.) = 10 points

 

September 23 – Finish Reading Ch. 23 Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age, 1869-1896

  • Monday - Lecture
  • Tuesday - Lecture
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 23 Test = 25 points
    • (Ch. 23 Essay Due.) = 30 points

 

September 30 – Read all of Ch. 28 Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch.28 Test = 20 points
    • (Ch. 28 Questions Due) = 10 points

 

October 7 – Nine Weeks Testing

  • Monday – Book Discussion – Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Tuesday – AR Book Test – Uncle Tom’s Cabin = 10 points
  • Wednesday – 9 Weeks Testing = 125 points
  • Thursday – 9 Weeks Testing

 

 

SECOND 9 WEEKS

 

October 14 – Read all of Ch. 29 Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad, 1912-1916

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday –Ch. 29 Test = 20 points
    • (Ch. 29 Questions Due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Fall Break – NO SCHOOL

 

October 21 – Read Ch. 30 The War to End War, 1917-1918

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) =10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 30 Questions Due) =10 points

 

October 28 – Finish Reading Ch. 30 The War to End War, 1917-1918

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 30 Test = 20 points
    • (Ch. 30 Essay Due) =60 points

 

November 4 – Read Ch. 31 American Life in the “Roaring Twenties,” 1919-1929

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 31 Questions Due.) =10 points

 

November 11 – Finish Reading Ch. 31 American Life in the “Roaring Twenties,” 1919-1929

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 31 Test = 20 points
    • (Ch. 31 Essay Due) = 60 points

 

November 18 – Read all of Ch. 32 The Politics of Boom and Bust, 1920-1932

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 32 Questions Due) = 10 points

 

December 2 – Read all of Ch. 33 The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1933-1939

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 32 and 33 Test = 35 points
    • (Ch. 33 Questions Due) = 10 points

 

December 9 – Read all of Ch. 34 Franklin Roosevelt and the Shadow of War, 1933-1941

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 34 Test = 20 points
    • (Ch. 34 Questions Due) =10 points

 

December 16 – Semester Testing

  • Monday – Book Discussion – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Tuesday – AR Book Test – All Quiet on the Western Front = 10 points
  • Wednesday – 9 Weeks Testing = 125 points
  • Thursday – 9 Weeks Testing

 

 

THIRD 9 WEEKS

 

January 6 – Read Ch. 35 America in World War II, 1941-1945

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 35 Questions Due.) =10 points

 

January 13 – Finish Reading Ch. 35 America in World War II, 1941-1945

  • Monday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
  • Tuesday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
  • Wednesday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
  • Thursday – Ch. 35 Test = 20 points
    • (Ch. 35 Essay Due) = 30 points

 

January 20 – Read Ch. 36 The Cold War Begins, 1945-1952

  • Monday – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 36 Questions Due) = 10 points

 

January 27 – Finish Reading Ch. 36 The Cold War Begins, 1945-1952

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 36 Test = 30 points
    • (Ch. 36 Essay Due) = 40 points

 

February 3 – Read all of Ch. 37 The Eisenhower Era, 1952-1960

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 37 Test = 20 points
    • (Ch. 37 Questions Due) = 10 points

 

February 10 – Read Ch. 38 The Stormy Sixties, 1960-1968

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 38 Questions Due) = 10 points

 

February 17 – Finish Reading Ch. 38 The Stormy Sixties, 1960-1968.

  • Monday – President’s Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 38 Test = 30 points
    • (Ch. 38 Essay Due) = 30 points

 

February 24 – Read Ch. 39 The Stalemated Seventies, 1968-1980

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 39 Questions Due) = 10 points

 

March 2 – Finish Reading Ch. 39 The Stalemated Seventies, 1968-1980

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 39 Test = 15 points
    • (Ch. 39 Essay Due) =30 points

 

March 9 – Nine Weeks Testing

  • Monday –Book Discussion – The Grapes of Wrath
  • Tuesday – AR Book Test – The Grapes of Wrath = 10 points
  • Wednesday – 9 Weeks Testing = 125 points
  • Thursday – 9 Weeks Testing

 

 

 

FOURTH 9 WEEKS

 

March 23 – Read Ch. 40 The Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1992

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 40 Questions Due) =10 points

 

March 30 – Finish Reading Ch. 40 The Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1992

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 40 Test = 50 points
    • (Ch. 40 Essay Due.) = 85 points

 

April 6– Read all of Ch. 41 America Confronts the Post-Cold War Era, 1992-2011

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) =10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 41 Test = 35 points
    • (Ch. 41 Questions Due.) = 10 points

 

April 13 – STATE TESTING

  • Monday – Review for state testing OR state testing.
  • Tuesday – Review for state testing OR state testing.
  • Wednesday – Review for state testing OR state testing.
  • Thursday – Review for state testing OR state testing.

 

April 20 – STATE TESTING

  • Monday – Review for state testing OR state testing.
  • Tuesday – Review for state testing OR state testing.
  • Wednesday – Review for state testing OR state testing.
  • Thursday – Review for state testing OR state testing.
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April 27 – Read Ch. 42 The American People Face a New Century

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) = 10 points
  • Thursday – Video OR supplemental learning discussion.
    • (Ch. 42 Questions Due.) = 10 points

 

May 4 – Finish Reading Ch. 42 The American People Face a New Century

  • Monday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Tuesday – Lecture / Discussion
  • Wednesday – Document Assignment(s) Discussion (assignment due) =10 points
  • Thursday – Ch. 24 Test = 30 points
    • (Ch. 42 Essay Due) = 85 points

May 11 – Nine Weeks Testing

  • Monday –Book Discussion – Coming of Age in Mississippi
  • Tuesday – AR Book Test – Coming of Age in Mississippi = 10 points
  • Wednesday – 9 Weeks Testing = 125 points
  • Thursday – 9 Weeks Testing

 

May 18 – Semester Testing

  • Monday – Make-Up Testing
  • Tuesday – Make-Up Testing – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

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