Welcome to AP Government! This class is designed to prepare you for the AP exam. Each class day will focus on one unit from the Wilson text with the Cracking the AP book, Wilson quizzes, and quizlets to support it. All of the readings and homework assignments are included in the syllabus. It is very important that you bring your ipad every day. Please have it charged as well. In addition to the readings we will discuss current events so please look into different news sources and be ready to discuss. You will need to bring 2 to class per quarter to lead discussion.
3rd quarter January 31 1. Course Expectations 2. AP exam Pre-test 3. Review the 27 amendments online for test next class CRAP book pp. 49-53.
February 4 1. Constitutional Amendments Test 2. Read Chapter 4 in CRAP about essay writing.
February 6- Chapter 1 due 1. Wilson Quiz Chapter 1 2. Fraser AP government Chapter 1 quizlet (You must do all items in the Multiple Choice format only!!) 3. Complete the essay questions for Chapter 1-2
May 1- Landmark cases review 1. Finish Supreme Court case game 2. Test on Chapter 18 and 19
May 3-13 REVIEW! REVIEW! REVIEW! 1. All students taking the AP exam must take and receive a 60% on 3 out of 5 exams. Once you have done it on 3 then you are done. 2. Students not taking the AP exam must complete all of the following AP Government quizlets at 90% or better and get a signature for each.