Sunday, August 28, 2011

Schedule August 29-September 2

Monday, August 29

Lecture:  English Colonization of North America (Part 1: Virginia)  Click on link to download a copy of the powerpoint)

Tuesday, August 30

Document Discussion:  "The Starving Tyme"
Lecture:  English Colonization of North America (Part 2:  New England)  Click on the link to download the powerpoint

Chapter 1 Reading Guide due tomorrow.

Wednesday, August 31

Video:  Massacre at Mystic  (plus viewing sheet)

Read Chapter 2.  Complete Reading Guide for Tuesday.

Thursday, September 1

Finish Movie.  Discuss.
Puritan Document Analysis

Friday, September 2

1.  Go over Chapter 1 Reading Guide
2.  Lecture:  From Puritans to an American Identity  Click on the link to download the powerpoint

Chapter 2 reading guide due on Tuesday.

Test over Unit 1 next Friday.

Friday, August 19, 2011

SCHEDULE August 23-August 26

Tuesday, August 23

1.  Introduction to AP United States History
2.  Distribute Course Materials

HW:  Read, "The Pristine Myth" and complete Reading Guide for tomorrow

Wednesday, August 24

1.  Quiz over "Pristine Myth"
2.  Discuss article
3.  Lecture:  "Native America" Part 1

HW: Read Omnivore's Dilemma (Chapter 1) and complete Article Analysis for Friday.  Note:  You may have a quiz over this as well.

Thursday, August 25

Lecture:  "Native America" Part 2

Reminder:  Omnivore's Dilemma due tomorrow.

Friday, August 26

Lecture:  "The History of Corn"

HW:  Read Prologue and Chapter 1 in American Nation.  Complete reading guide for Wednesday.


This unit covers chapters 1 and 2. The test for the Unit will be on September 9.

Welcome to a New Year!

Welcome to my class blog for Advanced Placement United States History.  Here you will find everything you will need to be successful in class.  Weekly schedules will be posted, along with due dates for assignments.  In addition, all assignments are downloadable as well.  This can come in handy if you are absent or you just want to get ahead.

I look forward to this year.  See you soon.

Mr. Janu