U.S. History Session 1

Monday, June 16

  • Implementation of the AP U.S. History course and AP program
  • History and Social Science Vertical Teams
  • Pacing the course
  • Overview of the redesigned course and exam
  • Creation of AP Audit and pacing guide

Tuesday, June 17

Strategies for teaching the redesigned AP U.S. History course

  • Covering content
  • Document analysis
  • AP style writing
  • Scaffolding lessons

Wednesday, June 18

Strategies to prepare students for the redesigned 2015 AP exam

  • Multiple Choice questions
  • Short-Answer questions
  • Document-Based Question
  • Long-Essay Question

Thursday, June 19

  • Field trip TBA
  • Sharing of Best Practices
    • Lesson plans
    • Exam review activities
    • Practice exam

Friday, June 20 (half-day)

  • Computer exploration of websites
  • Reflections
  • Evaluations/certificates