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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k from
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summarize them in a paragraph.
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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
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trace some of your roots.
"Those who cannot remember the past
are condemned to repeat it."
George Santayana, 1905
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A. P. U. S. History:  Mon: B: 65-77 & D: 52-59 (do in class); Tue: PHIA
2 is due and read B: 78-89; Wed: Ch. 2-3 Timeline (due Fri); Thu: B:
90-97; Fri: Study for Ch. 1-3 Test on Tue

A. P. Psychology: Mon: Chap 2 Vocabulary is due on Tuesday; Thu:
41-50 and Naturalistic Observation homework

A. P. Government and Politics: Fri: Ch 5 (do in class on Mon); Tue:
Ch. 6; Thu: Study for Ch. 5-6 Quiz on Fri; Fri: Ch. 7
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A. P. U. S.  History: Monday is a reading day in the teacher's
absence.  On Tuesday we shall study the New England colonies and
the Restoration colonies.  We shall complete the latter topic on
Wednesday and then begin, on Thursday, our study of life in the
colonies (Ch. 3), which we shall continue on Friday.

A. P. Psychology:  On Monday our students will have a reading day
in the teacher's absence.  On Tuesday we shall complete our study
of experiments by actually doing one in class.  On Wednesday we
shall discuss correlational studies and surveys.  On Thursday we
shall discuss naturalistic observations and case studies and on
Friday we shall discuss ethics in research.

A. P. U. S. Government and Plitics: On Monday students will read
and prepare questions for Chapter 5.
On Tuesday we shall discuss
Ch. 5, Prices.  On Wednesday and Thursday we shall study Ch. 6,
Markets and on Friday our students will take their Ch. 5-6 Quiz.
This week our AP Psychology classes will
continue their study of psychological research
(Harry Harlow, left)
.  We shall cover
experiments, naturalistic observations and
other methods of research.  Our AP US History
classes will complete their study of the New
England colonies, study the Restoration
Colonies, and then delve into life in the
colonies (Chapter 3).  Our AP US Government
and Politics class will continue its study of
economics by discussing prices and markets.
"The end of all education should
surely be service to others."
Cesar Chavez
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