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
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World Report; New York Times; Washington Post, The Wall Street
Journal, Psychology Today and
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George Santayana, 1905
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A. P. U. S. History:  Tue: B: 143-156; Wed: B: 158-168 & D: 109-135
(skim read); Thu: study for Ch. 4 DBQ on Fri; Fri: Ch. 6 time line (due
Mon), B: 168-178 and D: 135-143

A. P. Psychology: Fri, 23 Sep: Finish Ch. 3; thu: Study for Ch. 3 Test;
Fri: 109-117 & Ch. 4 vocabulary (due 4 Oct)

A. P. Government and Politics: Fri: Ch. 10; Tue: Ch. 11; Thu: Study
for Ch. 10-11 Quiz on Fri; Fri: Ch 13
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A. P. U. S.  History: This week we shall complete Ch. 5 and start
Ch.6, which discusses the events and personalities that led to the
writing of the U. S. Constitution.  On Friday our students will take a
DBQ examination over Chapter 4.

A. P. Psychology:  On Monday we shall study the central and
peripheral nervous systems
and the endocrine system.  On
Tuesday and Wednesday we shall delve into
the anatomy and
physiology of the brain.
 On Thursday we shall play computer
Jeopardy in preparation for Friday's test over Ch. 3.

A. P. U. S. Government and Plitics: On Monday and Tuesday we shall
shall study business indicators, Ch. 10.
 On Wednesday and
Thursday we shall discuss economic statistics and indicators (Ch.
11).  On Friday our students will take a quiz over Chapters 10-11.
This week our AP U. S. History classes will
study the American Revolution,
the road to the
Constitution, and the first U. S. government
under the Constitution (George Washington,
.)  Our AP Psychology classes will study
brain anatomy and
the endocrine system.  On
Friday our students will take the Ch. 3 test.
AP U. S. Government and Politics class will  
study key business indicators
(Ch. 10-11).
"The end of all education should
surely be service to others."
Cesar Chavez
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