You'll have the weekend to read the document and think about your essay. The essay will be written in class on Monday and Tuesday, February 24th and 25th.
Here is the prompt and documents to read. Remember, the key to success is to NOT just paraphrase or quote the documents, rather use them to prove your assertion. Also, you must have "outside knowledge" which means information that you did not learn from the d
The test over chapters 16, 17, and 18 will be next week, on Wednesday for B day and Thursday for A day (thank you snow day for switching things for us.) The study guide is now available. Test corrections will be Friday lunch and after school and then the following Monday-Wednesday at lunch and after school.
Since I didn't have the timed writings with me before the snow days, they will probably not be returned until after the test. Rewrites will be due the following Wednesday, the same day test corrections end.
Remember Chapter 18 will be collected on Monday and Tuesday, as well.
Prompt: For whom and to what extent was the American West a land of opportunity from 1865 to 1890?
There are a lot of resources on the internet for this prompt. Remember that I have looked at most of them (such as sample responses) and will expect your response to be more than a plagiarized version of another person's work. Also, you are given the prompt so my expectations for your response will be higher than if you were actually taking the AP exam....thesis, evidence, org
We're in the home stretch before the holiday break.
1. Project Due - Tuesday, Dec. 3rd (paper by 11:59 pm and turn in artifact during English class Wed./Thur.)
2. Chapter 21 - Friday/Monday, Dec. 6/9th
3. Test - Friday/Monday, Dec. 6/9th (here is the test review)
4. Notebook check - Friday/Monday, Dec. 6/9th (this part should be super easy - it's our class work!)
5. Chapter 22 - Tuesday/Wednesday, Dec. 10th/11th
6. Timed Writing - Tuesday/Wednesday, Dec. 10th/11th - Assess the extent to which slavery was the main cause of disunion and the Civil War.