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!