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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.
Twelfth graders complete readings from the packet to explore themes in American history from the seventeenth century until the Civil War. In this American history lesson, 12th graders read and discuss their assigned document sets and prepare a presentation to give a synopsis of the documents. Students construct a document based question patterned after the Advancement Placement questions and devise a rubric for scoring their question.
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.
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? Teach your Italian speakers some of these strategies and give them several opportunities to practice.
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. You can easily adjust these ideas to any AP exam, and to your personal teaching style.
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.
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.
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. Students 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. Document F is not printed, but is described on Slide 6.
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. They explore how when each of these oxides are added to water, an acid forms, in addition to threatning wildlife in our streams, lakes, and rivers, acids react with building materials as carbonate containing rocks and some metals.
Students solve differential equations.  In this differential equations lesson, students use their TI-89 calculator to explore slope fields and find solutions to a differential equation.  They graph their solutions.
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. They discuss the variables involved when dealing with foreign policy issues and write a paper to end the lesson.
Students explore the different types of vertebrates found in their area. In this environmental science activity, students perform a case study on the Common Raven. They analyze data collected from research and create charts and graphs.
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.
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.
Young scholars 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. Young scholars complete a profile on their country, create a resume and develop proposals for each of the debatable issues.
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. Several handouts facilitate procedures and provide a format for activities. Teacher's lecture not included.
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.
Students explore the concept of popular culture. In this popular culture lesson, students take the provided survey on their opinions of political culture and beliefs. Students graph the survey results and discuss them.
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.
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.