AP® Psychology Cognition and Language

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I can remember what happened five years ago, but I can't recall what I did last week! High school psychology students analyze how memory, cognition, and language impact one another. Hands-on activities, memory exercises, and research brings them closer to understanding how the brain operates and recalls various information over time. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Lesson mentions recall memory of 9/11, which pupils today will not remember; plan a mini-lesson before the unit
  • Extend the lesson with research on the different learning styles
Classroom Considerations

  • Adjust historical timeline to compensate for those who were not alive during the event. 
Pros

  • Resource provides detailed lesson activities to use in class 
  • Materials include teacher resource on how to effectively teach language to AP Psychology scholars
Cons

  • None