11th Grade APUS HistoryCourse Description:
The AP U.S. History course focuses on the development of disciplinary practices and reasoning skills and an understanding of content organized around seven themes:
- American and National Identity
- Politics and Power
- Work, Exchange, and Technology
- Culture and Society
- Migration and Settlement
- Geography and the Environment
- America in the World
The course is divided into nine chronological periods (some units overlap chronologically due to the different concepts covered in each unit):
This course will prepare students for intermediate and advanced college courses by making demands upon students equivalent to those made by full-year introductory college courses. This course's goal is to get students to achieve college credits by receiving a passing score on May's APUS History exam. In addition, this will also prepare students to take June's US History Regents exam as well.
Grading Policy/Explanation: All assignments (assignments, projects, tests, quizzes, etc.) will be graded based on a points system. There is no weighted system/categories for different types of assignments.Update 5/13: The class has just wrapped up their APUS History exam, and is now preparing for the June Regents exam!