Abington Senior High  Mrs.  Lindinger 2011-12 Advanced Placement American Studies II
Course Description/Materials <ul><li>The United States 1898-the present </li></ul><ul><li>Social, political, economic deve...
Grading <ul><li>As an AP student, the majority of your grade will be reflective of the following assessments: </li></ul><u...
Homework/Late Work <ul><li>Terms/Objectives – for each chapter, you will complete a list of terms, and answer a series of ...
Absentee Policy/Extra Help <ul><li>Make-Up Work -  As soon as you return, check for missed in-class and homework assignmen...
Service Learning – Senior Project <ul><li>Mandatory  for all Seniors </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose:  for students to complete ...
<ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@myhistoryteach </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Abington Senior High Mrs. Lindinger 2011-12 Advanced Placement American Studies II
  2. 2. Course Description/Materials <ul><li>The United States 1898-the present </li></ul><ul><li>Social, political, economic developments </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation for the APUSH exam in May </li></ul><ul><li>Materials: </li></ul><ul><li>Text (left at home) </li></ul><ul><li>Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>(I recommend a binder) </li></ul><ul><li>Folder </li></ul><ul><li>Pen/pencil </li></ul><ul><li>ID </li></ul>
  3. 3. Grading <ul><li>As an AP student, the majority of your grade will be reflective of the following assessments: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unit Tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DBQs, FRQs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The remainder of your grade will come from your completion of homework, in-class assignments, and collaborative projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship - Your preparation and contribution to our class, as well as treatment of your teacher and peers </li></ul>
  4. 4. Homework/Late Work <ul><li>Terms/Objectives – for each chapter, you will complete a list of terms, and answer a series of questions (learning objectives) that will allow you to think deeply about the content of the chapter. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ pass” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The “lose a letter grade” policy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Turnitin.com </li></ul><ul><li>Cheating = Notification of administration and parents </li></ul>
  5. 5. Absentee Policy/Extra Help <ul><li>Make-Up Work - As soon as you return, check for missed in-class and homework assignments. Extra papers will be available in the classroom. If you have any questions, please see me. </li></ul><ul><li>Tests/Quizzes – If you are absent for a test or quiz you must see me to schedule your makeup. </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule an appointment for help Pd. 1, 4 or 6, before or after school! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Service Learning – Senior Project <ul><li>Mandatory for all Seniors </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: for students to complete PA’s graduation project requirement by completing service to their community </li></ul><ul><li>20 hours – the majority in one place </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Give Back Day – October </li></ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Log sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Formal Presentation (tri-fold board, PowerPoint) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In front of faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With evidence of work (ie. pictures, journals) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@myhistoryteach </li></ul>

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