Jacquelyn Whiting ~ A.P. U.S. History

 

Units of Instruction

1.        Colonial and Revolutionary Periods to 1783

2.        Building the New Nation, 1776-1824

3.        Emergence of the Democratic Culture, 1824-1860 

4.        Expansion, War, Reconstruction, 1840-1877

5.        Forging an Industrial Society, 1865-1900

6.        Struggling for Justice at Home and Abroad, 1890-1945

7.        Crises at Home and Abroad, 1945-1988

8.        Post-exam  activities

 
Syllabus


SUMMER ASSIGNMENT, 2011
Revolutionary War
Civil War
Growth, Expansion and Nativism


Timeline of U.S. History for chronology review
Key Terms for creating YOUR OWN flash cards
More Practice Multiple Choice
Podcasts from Gilder Lehrman for content review
Podcasts on the Presidents at iTunesU
Reading Strategies and Resources:
Primary Sources, Secondary Texts, Organizers: written source, map, cartoon

Visit the AP United States History Exam page for sample multiple-choice
questions and the 2010 free-response questions, scoring
guidelines, sample student responses with scoring commentary,
student performance Q&As, scoring statistics and grade
distributions.

NOTES from Pageant Chapters

REVIEW SESSION SCHEDULE AND RESOURCES

Post-AP Exam Activities

Consult this page for regular updates to our work schedule and links to activities, readings and other course information.

College Board

On-Line Resources:
Library of Congress and American Memory
100 Milestone Documents
White House
American Studies at University of Virginia
Yale Avalon Project

National Archives
Resources from PBS

Recommended Texts:
Howard Zinn, A People's History of the United States

Calendars: Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June

Rubrics:
analytical writing
exploratory
achievement