This week our AP Psychology classes will
continue their study of altered states of
consciousness, studying topics such as sleep,
dreams and hypnosis (left).  Our AP US History
class will continue its study of the Age of
Jefferson, take a DBQ examination, and study
the Era of Good Feelings.  Our AP US
Government and Politics classes will study the
United States Constitution and, at week's end,
will continue their ongoing discussions of
current events.
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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any topic we are studying that wee
k from
the links included on these pages and then
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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Island website where you might
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: Fri: B: 204-213 and D: 153-160; Mon: Ch. 7-10
time line (due Thu); Wed: study for Ch. 7 DBQ on Thu; Fri: B: 224-230
and Marshall Court chart (due Tue)

A. P. Psychology: Fri: 166-172; Tue: finish Ch. 5 vocabulary (due
Wed); Wed: 172-177; Thu: Study for Chapter 5 Vocabulary Quiz on
Fri; Fri: 178-181

A. P. Government and Politics: Mon: Complete Ch. 2; Thu: Current
Yellow groups
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A. P. U. S.  History: We shall study the presidencies of Thomas
Jefferson and James Madison, plus all of the technical innovations
and social changes of that era.  On Thursday our students will take
a DBQ examination over Chapter 7

A. P. Psychology:  We shall continue our study of sleep, dreams and
hypnosis during the week.

A. P. U. S. Government and Politics: On Monday and Wednesday, our
students will study the Constitutional Convention and then on
Tuesday and Thursday will, in small groups, discuss the
Constitution itself.  On Friday the Yellow groups will lead the current
events discussion.
"The end of all education should
surely be service to others."
Cesar Chavez
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