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AP French Final Project
Close out a year of advanced placement French with a mostly self-guided research and presentation project. Individuals propose their own topics, write lengthy reports, and present their information. All of this is done in French. This assignment page includes more specific requirements and point breakdowns, as well as basic guidelines for posting work online.
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 2 Downloads
A Nation Conceived in Liberty
Twelfth graders complete readings from the packet to explore themes in American history from the seventeenth century until the Civil War. For this American history lesson, 12th graders read and discuss their assigned document sets and prepare a presentation to give a synopsis of the documents.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
College Prep Algebra, Review for the Final Exam
This algebra worksheet, is a comprehensive review of college prep algebra. The 100 questions are organized by chapter and cover operations with integers, solving equations and inequalities, coordinate graphing concepts, exponents, polynomials, proportion, and radicals.
9th - 10th Math 8 Views 42 Downloads
Strategies for Developing Listening Skills in the AP Italian Course
Preparing your class for the Italian advanced placement exam? This article breaks down the different components of the test, paying particular attention to the listening portion. How are you going to build your class's listening comprehension before the exam?
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 21 Downloads
Preparing for the AP European History Exam
Only have a few weeks until the AP exam? Don't panic. Prepare your AP students for the European History exam using these detailed strategies. This instructional lesson plan summarizes ideas to prepare your scholars for the big test, including reviewing content, understanding exam strategies and format, and what to do the day of.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Practicing and Administering the Speaking Section of the AP World Language Exams
Will you be proctoring an advanced placement test this year? Optimize testing conditions and increase scores with these suggestions. Organized by scenario, this article is an easy read.
12th Languages 3 Views 5 Downloads
Pre-AP Strategies for Assessment Design in Latin Courses
As a Latin educator, do you know how to appropriately design assessments for your advanced learners? If you're teaching an honors or advanced placement course, read this article for some professional development.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 1 Download
2001 AP United States History Free-Response Questions
Rigorous and challenging, the AP Test for AP United States History contains a document-based question (with nine documents), as well as two additional free-response questions. Learners who are preparing for the test will appreciate the chance to review their skills, and teachers can use this activity to walk students through the multiple steps and skill sets required on an AP test.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 111 Downloads
Chemical Consequences of Burning Fossil Fuels
Future scientists are introduced to the chemical consequences of burning fossil fuels, learning that fossil fuel combustion leads to the formation of oxides of three nonmetals: carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur, all of which end up in the atmosphere and water.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 27 Downloads
Questions of War and Peace: Using Case Studies to Teach the History of American Foreign Policy
Students read three case studies to focus on how the United States dealt with foreign policy issues. In groups, they read about the decision to drop the atomic bomb, the commitment of troops to Vietnam and wwhether to send troops to Somalia.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 12 Downloads
Connecticut Wildlife: Biodiversity and Conservation Status of Our Vertebrate Populations
Students explore the different types of vertebrates found in their area. In this environmental science instructional activity, students perform a case study on the Common Raven. They analyze data collected from research and create charts and graphs.
11th - 12th Science 9 Views 24 Downloads
Reading the Landscape: Geology and Ecology in the Nineteenth Century American Landscape Paintings of Frederic E. Church
Students use the methodology described by Prown (1982) to interpret paintings. They determine artistic, historical, and scientific content and develop an understanding of aspects of nineteenth century American culture. They study the paintings for their internal content and evidence.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
Foundations of United States Government
Eleventh graders analyze the significant events in the founding of the United States. They read and analyze text, role-play famous Colonial Americans, write a biographical journal entry, and develop a thesis and write an essay in preparation for the Advanced Placement essay.
11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 45 Downloads
European Union Simulation: The European Council
Students participate in a simulation of the European Council in which they debate issues and adopt resolutions. After a lecture on the institutions of the European Union and the policymaking process, students choose a country to represent in the simulation.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 18 Downloads
EU Simulation: The European Council
Discover how government and the European Union works with this interactive activity. Small groups form to represent a country and create a profile. The instructor presents an issue to discuss and potential politicians then develop proposals accordingly.
12th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
The Diary of Anne Frank Vocabulary
In this The Diary of Anne Frank lesson, students receive definitions of 128 words found in The Diary of Anne Frank. Students match words with definitions and complete multiple choice questions using the words and definitions.
7th - 9th Language Arts 45 Views 185 Downloads
Political Culture: A Self-Evaluation
Students explore the concept of popular culture. In this popular culture activity, students take the provided survey on their opinions of political culture and beliefs. Students graph the survey results and discuss them.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 7 Views 23 Downloads
Functions, Graphs, and Limits
Students, with the assistance of their TI-89 calculators, create graphs and tables of values for functions. They then utilize this graphical and numerical information to explore limits and solve equations in a variety of formats and designs.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 18 Downloads
It's Alive! Part II: Mary Shelly's Frankenstein
Learners examine the novel "Frankenstein" for examples of cloning. They relate the story to the ethics of cloning and genetics today. They also compare the text with films that have been made about the novel.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 64 Downloads