Agenda: Week of April 28 - May 2, 2014

Advanced Placement World History with Mr. Duez

AP Test Review & Preparation: Unit 3 and 4 Focus

MON: Item Analysis on AP Practice Test from last week; Group discussion of FRQ Planning from last Friday. Focus on DBQ. POV/Additional Doc/Grouping/Historical Context/Analysis/Thesis.
TUE: AP World Themes; Geographic locations; Unit 3 & 4 Quizzing. 
WED/THU: MOCK AP Test; Review CCOT; Prep for Friday -
FRI: FRQ Friday - 2006-2009: One of those AP FRQ sets will be presented to you to do a quick plan & write.

Monday April 28, 2014
Quote"Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend." - Corey Ford


1. DO NOW: Which question did you struggle with on FRQ Friday during your planning session?
2. Item Analysis: AP Practice Test results from last week. Students will mark a sheet to determine which period, question type, that they missed most often. Which did they do the best on?
3. FRQ Breakdown: Students will work together to look over their plans for the FRQ Planning that they did in class on Friday. 
AP World History's 7 Themes.
Tuesday, April 27, 2014
Quote: “If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them." - Phil Pastoret
1. DO NOW: Which Units are the toughest - which were the hardest for you on the AP Practice Test last week? Why?
2. AP World Themes; Geographic locations;
3. Unit 3 & 4 Quizzing.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 & Thursday May 1, 2014
Quote“I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true - hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it.” - Ray Bradbury

1. DO NOW: We are one week away, what can you do to prepare?
2. AP TEST Pre-Administration. First 30 minutes will be with test administrators and principals preparing your paperwork for the AP Test Next Week.
3. MOCK AP WORLD HISTORY TEST. 55 minutes - 70 Questions. Multiple Choice only.
AP World History Regions
Friday, May 2, 2014
Quote“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” - Thomas Edison

1. FRQ FRIDAY - Mr. Duez will pass out one of the full FRQ question sets from the years 2006-2009.
2. Item Analysis Practice Test - After completing the FRQ, students will discuss the most common missed questions from the Practice Test from last week.

Agenda: Week of April 21 - April 25, 2014

Advanced Placement World History with Mr. Duez
AP Test Review & Preparation: Unit 1 and 2 Focus
MON: Article due - Schama US & Europe; Group discussion;
TUE: Periodization activity; Quiz over Units 1 & 2
WED/THU: MOCK AP Test; Review CCOT; Prep for Friday -
FRI: 2002-2005: One of those AP FRQ sets will be presented to you to do a quick plan & write.
Mon-Tue: "Review Units"
Week of April 21: Units 1 & 2
Week of April 28: Units 3 & 4
Week of May 5: Units 5 & 6

Key Concept 1.1
Key Concept 1.2
Key Concept 1.3

Mock Test on Block Day (Wed/Thu)

"FRQ Fridays"
Fri. April 25: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Fri. May 2: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Fri. May 9: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
*All FRQ Questions From 2002-2011 +
Since Test Redesign: 2012 & 2013
Monday, April 20, 2014
Quote: "When somethings dark, let me shed a little light on it
When somethings cold, let me put a little fire on it
If somethings old, I wanna put a bit of shine on it
When somethings gone, I wanna fight to get it back again" 
- The Fixer, Pearl Jam. Lyrics by Eddie Vedder

1. DO NOW: Prepare Article Schama: European Failure & US
2. DISCUSSION: Socratic discussion over article.
3. REVIEW FOR AP TEST: Key Concept discussion 1.1 - 1.3
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam
Tuesday, April 21, 2014
Quote: "I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." - Kurt Cobain

1. DO NOW: Pick Up Periodization Handout
2. Periodization Activities: Cooperative groups work through identification and understanding of the major period/units of AP World.
3. REVIEW FOR AP TEST: Key Concept discussion 2.1 - 2.3
4. Quiz over Unit 1.
Kurt Cobain, Nirvana.
Wednesday, April 22, 2014 & Thursday, April 23, 2014
Quote: "An honest man's pillow is his peace of mind." - John Cougar Mellencamp, Minutes To Memories

1. DO NOW: Prep for MOCK AP Test - 70 questions in 55 minutes.
2. MOCK AP Test - 70 multiple choice questions in 55 minutes.
3. CCOT - Pass back last CCOT Timed Writing, discuss points of emphasis to improve upon.
Plan - layout of approach with the CCOT
World Historical Context
Mr. Duez grew up listening to DVE in Pittsburgh. Still Rockin Since 1969. Listen Here
Friday, April 24, 2014
Quote: "If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice." - Rush, Freewill. Lyrics by Geddy Lee; Alex Lifeson, & Neil Elwood Peart

1. DO NOW: Prep for Timed Writing Practice
2. FRQ Planning & Specific Historical Skill Analysis from one of the released FRQ set of prompts from 2002, 2003, 2004, or 2005.
Students will have the entire period to write out a plan. 
Thesis Statement for each question.
DBQ: Thesis, Grouping, Analysis, POVs, Additional Documents, Evidence, Context.
CCOT: Thesis, Continuities AND Changes, Evidence, World Historical Context.
COMPARATIVE: Thesis, Analysis, Evidence, Planning.

NEXT WEEK: Be prepared to review Units 3 & 4. These are two of the toughest and most densely packed units. So this is a big week!

Agenda: Week of April 7 - April 11, 2014

Advanced Placement World History with Mr. Duez
Unit 6 - The Most Recent Century
Chapter 23 Independence and Development in the Global South
MON: Quiz CH 23, Crash Course Decolonization & Nationalism
TUE: Review CH 22, Cold War & Comparing Chinese & Russian Communism
WED/THU: Indian Independence; South African Apartheid
FRI: Document Study
Targets Chapter 23 Independence and Development in the Global South

* To explore the breakup of imperial systems in the twentieth century
* To consider, through the examples of India and South Africa, how the process of decolonization worked
* To examine the challenges that faced developing nations in the second half of the twentieth century
* To investigate the potential clash of tradition with modernity in the developing nations, especially considering the case of Islam in Turkey and Iran

1.   In what ways did the colonial experience and the struggle for independence shape the agenda of developing countries in the second half of the twentieth century?
2.   To what extent did the experience of the former colonies and developing countries in the twentieth century parallel that of the earlier “new nations” in the Americas in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries?
3.   How would you compare the historical experience of India and China in the twentieth century?
4.   From the viewpoint of the early twenty-first century, to what extent had the goals of nationalist or independence movements been achieved?
Monday, April 7, 2014
Quote: “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” - Carl Jung

1. DO NOW: Prep for quiz Chapter 23 - Reading Check.
2. QUIZ: Reading Check CH. 23.
After the quiz: What obstacles confronted the leaders of movements for independence?
3. Video & DiscussionCrash Course WH: Decolonization & Nationalism
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Quote: "What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult." - Sigmund Freud

1. DO NOW QUESTION: How does the Cold War lead to a proxy "Third World" War?
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Comparing Russian & Chinese Communism (quick 10 min. wrap)
3. Notes, Video, Discussion: The Cold War (quick 10 min. wrap)
4. Video: Ferguson's China Triumph & Turmoil. Part I of III.
Ferguson looks at the biggest and fastest industrial revolution in history, compressed into just 40 years.
From the madness of Mao, to the newly minted billionaires, to the Mao-worshipers who believe tomorrow belongs to them. What would it be like to live in a Chinese dominated world? Or will the Red Dragon crash and burn, as it has in the past... through turmoil.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 -and- Thursday, April 10, 2014
Quote"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind." - Mahatma Gandhi

1. DO NOW"In what ways did the colonial experience and the struggle for independence shape the agenda of developing countries in the second half of the twentieth century?"
2. Notes, Video, Discussion:  Who was Gandhi? (Indian Independence Notes)
Trailer for the Movie Gandhi 5:09
Gandhi is a 1982 biographical film based on the life of Mahatma Gandhi, who led the nonviolent resistance movement against British colonial rule in India during the first half of the 20th century. The film was directed by Richard Attenborough and stars Ben Kingsley as Gandhi."

Video Clip 9:21: "In Search of Gandhi"
Gandhi, Mohandas K.: Usually referred to by “Mahatma” (Great Soul), Gandhi (1869–1948) was a political leader and the undoubted spiritual leader of the Indian drive for independence from Great Britain. (pron. moh-HAHN-dahs GAHN-dee)

3. Discuss: Why was Africa’s experience with political democracy so different from that of India?

Who is Nelson Mandela? (African Independence Notes)
Video Clip 8:23: "ESPY Awards 2009 Award for Courage: A short documentary for the ESPN Espy awards. This year the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage was presented to Nelson Mandela, and his work to unite his country through love of sport."

Mandela, Nelson: South African nationalist (b. 1918) and leader of the African National Congress who was imprisoned for twenty-seven years on charges of treason, sabotage, and conspiracy to overthrow the apartheid government of South Africa; he was elected president of South Africa in 1994, four years after he was finally released from prison. (pron. man-DEL-ah)

4. Discuss: What accounts for the ups and downs of political democracy in post-colonial Africa?
Friday, April 9, 2014
Quote: "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." - Nelson Mandela

1. DO NOW: Pick up handout - Document Study & Visual Sources CH 23. Read silently for 15 minutes.
2. Document Study in groups: Answer questions, jigsaw the documents. Present findings.

Quiz on Chapter 24 - Monday.
Test next Wed/Thu.

Chapter 23 - Document Study & Visual Sources

YouTube - Chapter 23 - Document Study & Visual Sources
Notes - Chapter 23 - Document Study & Visual Sources
Visual Source 23.3 -- Vietnamese Independence and Victory over the United States.

Chapter 23 - Ups and Downs of African Independence Movements

YouTube - Chapter 23 - Ups and Downs of African Independence Movements
Notes - Chapter 23 - Ups and Downs of African Independence Movements
Mozambique & Independence: mural depiction