Thursday, April 27, 2017

Review Site Update

I received access to the Albert site and think you should be able to join my "class" using the code listed below.  If you have some time please go on and do some learning.

Class code: BAEENY

Review Session

Here is what we covered at the 4/27 review session--didn't get to the courts and bureaucracy


Wednesday, April 26


  1. Final Exam
  • Prepare for the AP exam--last weekend!
  • I'm still working on access the the Albert site at the moment.  I will update my blog with a post if I'm successful tomorrow.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24


  1. Current Event
  2. Finish going over the final exam review sheet (already linked)
    1. I would recommend finding someone that was in class that can help fill you in if you happen to have missed this
  3. Monetary and Fiscal Policy
    1. We watched a 9:00 crash course video and discussed monetary and fiscal policy
    2. Video is linked above
    3. We discussed the difference between these two, which happens quickly during this video.  Come and see me if you have questions.
HW: prepare for your exam Friday

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21


  1. Current Event
  2. Review and score the FRQ on civil rights/liberties as well as samples
  3. Final exam review sheet (details about the test and content to know linked below)
    1. APGOPO Final Review Sheet
HW: work through your review

Review Session on Congress

Here is the material we reviewed on the afternoon of 4/20.

Congress Review

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Wednesday, April 19

My apologies for my absence again today; it was not expected.  I hope the day went well and below I have attached the documents that were hopefully used during the class period.


  1. Civil rights and liberties key terms
    1. In class groups were asked to match the cut up terms with the correct definition using the completed list provided.  The list for reference is LINKED HERE
  2. Civil rights/liberties unit guide, multiple choice, and FRQ
    1. Read the unit guide, which is LINKED HERE. Feel free to print a copy of this to use and mark up if you can since the document you used in class was a class set.
    2. Multiple choice questions are LINKED HERE
HW: You have some reading to do on civil rights and liberties.  The pages are 98-108 There will be no reading quiz on Friday, however if you want a better chance of learning material that likely shows up on an exam I suggest doing it.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Monday, April 17


  1. Paper return
  2. Power point on the bureaucracy

Friday, April 14

Today (Friday) I had a child, and as a result was not in class.  Here is what should have happened and links to the materials that were provided.


  1. Bureaucracy outlines and corresponding questions
  2. Regulating Cigarettes Article/Questions
HW: read pages 457-461 (Section 14.2)

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12


  1. Current event
  2. Finish any remaining court case presentations (8th period we had a lot!)
  3. Supreme Court case quiz
  4. Judicial activism v. judicial restraint (period 8 didn't get to this)
    1. document LINKED HERE
  5. Religion in education (8th didn't get to this either)
    1. We will finish/start this on Friday

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10


  1. Current Event
  2. Continue SCOTUS case presentations
HW: study your cases for the quiz on Wednesday

Reminder: first review session is tomorrow (4/11) at 2:30

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7

Note: There are now many review materials for the AP exam available and they are linked for you on my review page, which is linked under the textbook link, or can be accessed directly HERE


  1. Current Event
  2. Court Case Presentations
    1. we heard many of the presentations on Supreme Court cases, but also still have many to complete next week.  
    2. Be ready to present Monday if you didn't get a chance to go today
HW: study the blue chart of court cases for the quiz, which is next Wednesday

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5


  1. Current Event
  2. Reading Quiz: 486-493
  3. SCOTUS case pre-test (not a graded assignment)
  4. "Key Court Cases" handout
    1. read these and begin memorizing them
    2. quiz on court cases will be next Wednesday (4/12)
    3. document LINKED HERE
  5. Court Case Research
    1. Directions are LINKED HERE
    2. We will present these cases on Friday (please email me a link to your slideshow/share it with me)
    3. If you weren't in class to get a case choose one from the list LINKED HERE
  • Have your court case emailed and be ready to present it on Friday
  • Read section 15.3 (pp. 493-498)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Monday, April 3


  1. Current Event
  2. Discuss/correct answers on questions related to the courts and the bureaucracy (the break assignment)
HW: read sections 15.1 and 15.2 (pages 486-493)