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Advanced Placement U.S. History

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Advanced Placement U.S. History- Syllabus



Description:

The AP U.S. History course is designed to provide students with the analytic
|Instructor         |Mr. Don Papa                                   |E-mail         |donsteven@yahoo.com                             |
|Phone             |415-749-3430 ext. 3413                         |Office Hours   |You may drop by room 413 before school, after   |
|                   |                                               |               |school, or during lunch to check on my         |
|                   |                                               |               |availability.                                   |
|Office             |Room 413                                       |               |                                               |


Textbook:

    • Nash, Gary, et al. The American People, 7th ed., New York: Pearson Education, Inc., 2006.

Supplemental Materials:
Other works consulted for handouts to supplement daily lessons, incorporate primary sources into course content, and to produce sample Document Based Questions (D.B.Q.s) and Free Response Questions (F.R.Q.’s) include:
    • Brooks, Neal and Ingrid Sabio. Study Guide to accompany Nash, et al. The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, New York: Pearson Education, Inc., 2004.
    • Dornbush, Krista. AP U.S. History, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006.
    • Hilton, Kenneth, Document-Based Assessment Activities for U.S. History Classes, Portland: J. Weston Walch Publisher, 1999.
    • McDuffie, J.A., et al. The Best Test Prep for the AP Exam, 7th ed., New York: Research and Education Association, 2006.
    • Meltzer, Tom and Jean Bennett, Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, New York: Princeton Review, Inc., 2006.
skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in U.S. history.   This course prepares students for introductory college courses by making demands upon them similar to...

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