Welcome back!  On Thursday all classes will go
over classroom policies and procedures.  On
Friday our AP US Government and Politics
classes will begin Chapter 1 in the economics
textbook. Our AP Psychology students will
conduct their first psychology experiment and
our AP US History students will begin learning
about the national test.  Next week our AP Gov
students will study Ch. 1-3 in economics; our
AP Psych students will study the history of
psychology (Sigmund Freud, Left) and our AP
US history students will study Chapters 1-2
Info on our AP U. S. History text
Info on our AP Psychology  text
A.P. U. S. History     A. P.  Psychology
A. P. U. S. Gov & Pol
For bonus points, students may research
any topic we are studying that wee
k from
the links included on these pages and then
summarize them in a paragraph.
Click here for the Stanislaus County
Library website

Columbia College: Political
Science 10
Related Links:
Social studies students should remain cognizant of current
events.  Below are links to some online news sources to assist in
your research:
Modesto Bee; MSN; CNN; Time; U. S. News and
World Report; New York Times; Washington Post, The Wall Street
Journal, Psychology Today and Psychology.net
Parents: if you would like to
review the California State
Educational Standards for 11th
grade Social Studies, click here.   
Click here to view released
questions from previous state
Click here to view a great Ellis
Island website where you might
trace some of your roots.
"Those who cannot remember the past
are condemned to repeat it."
George Santayana, 1905
Click here to use Holt's online atlas
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A. P. U. S. History: Thu: all remaining summer work is due; Mon: B:
3-9 and D: 1-23 (skim read); Tue: B: 9-23 and PHIA 1; Thu: B: 23-31;
Fri: Ch 1 Time line; B: 33-40 and D: 23-46; 51-52

A. P. Psychology: Fri: 1-8 and Ch. 1 Vocabulary (due Wed); Mon:
9-22; Wed: Study for Ch. 1 vocabulary quiz on Thu; Fri: Study for Ch.
1 test on Mon

A. P. Government and Politics: Thu: Econ, Ch. 1; Mon: Econ, Ch. 2;
Tue: study for Ch. 1-2 quiz on Wed; Wed: Econ, Ch. 3; Fri: Econ, Ch. 4
Click here to use Wikipedia
Mr. Pete Simoncini, Social Studies Teacher, Oakdale High School
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A. P. U. S.  History: We shall study the AP US History test and then
begin our study of Chapters 1-2 next week.

A. P. Psychology:  We shall study Chapter 1 with a vocabulary quiz
on August 17 and the Chapter 1 test on August 21st

A. P. U. S. Government and Politics: We shall study Chapters 1-2 of
the economics textbook, take a quiz over those two chapters on
August 20th, and study Chapter 3.
"The end of all education should
surely be service to others."
Cesar Chavez
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