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AP Government & Politics

Unit 1: Constitutional Underpinnings

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American Government, Sabato, 10th edition,
ISBN: 0-013-715162-4

Reading the 27 Amendments
Checks & Balances graphic

Year-Long Handouts for AP Gov

What is Federalism? Handout
Are You Conservative or Liberal?
Important Court Cases sheet

How to Outline video tutorial While I do not like the presentation of this, the content is quite good and helpful

Outlining History Texts Handout

FRQ Writing Handout
Answering the FRQs in AP Government Handout

AP Government and Politics Course Syllabus and Rules

AP Language & Composition

Unit 1: Beginning the Argument

"I Know Why a Caged Bird Can't Read"
"Caged Bird" Questions

Writing America: "Composing Rhetorically"

"AP Classes are a Scam" articles


Student Sample Paper

"Me Talk Pretty One Day" and "Superman and Me" readings

"I Know Why a Caged Bird Cannot Read" by Prose

How Do I Format My Paper? Handout

Class Rules and Policies

Year-Long Handouts for AP Lang

Rhetorical Terms and Glossary [We'll complete 5 per week]

Introduction to Argumentative Essay
Introduction to the Synthesis Essay

AP Generic Rubrics [we'll use these all year]

Quizlet Study Tools for our 120 Terms

S.O.A.P.S. Handout

How Do I Format My Paper? Handout

Class Rules and Policies

10 Language Arts

Unit 1: Ch-Ch-Changes

The Metamorphosis packet
"Lost in Translation" sheet for "The Metamorphosis"

Class Rules and Policies

Writing Formally Thesis Statements and Beyond

6+1 Scoring Guide

Diagramming Sentences Handout

Root Word List We'll use this throughout the year.
Root Words Study Stack Bookmark this page to review for our weekly root word quizzes.

Helps

Tutoring
AP Language & Composition

AP English Language Exam Review materials

Quizlet Study Tools for our RT Terms (I'll update as we cover these)
Quia.com Rhetorical Terms (this is fron another teacher)
Rhetorical Terms and Glossary

Rhetorical Terms Chart (You may want this list in addition to ours)
100 Key Terms in AP Language & Composition
Ethos, Pathos, Logos and Logical Fallacies
Handbook of Rhetorical Devices (some are a bit esoteric)

AP Government
AP Government Exam Review materials Excellent resources
Learnerator Practice MC--great review of all the sections of the course
Course Review worksheet in Word
HippoCampusAn excellent tutorial on AP Government and much more
The Constitution tutorial
15 half-hour video programs
Democracy in America 15 half-hour video programs

Key Terms Flash Cards: Unit 1-Constitutional Underpinnings

Key Terms Flash Cards: Unit 2-Political Beliefs/Behaviors

Key Terms Flash Cards: Unit 3-Interest Groups/Public Policy
Key Terms Flash Cards: Unit 4a-Institutions-Congress
Key Terms Flash Cards: Unit 4b-Institutions-Presidency
Key Terms Flash Cards: Unit 4c--Institutions--Bureaucracy
Key Terms Flash Cards: Unit 4d--Institutions--Federal Courts
Key Terms Flash Cards: Unit 5--Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Key Terms: ALL UNITS (up to now)

Key Constitutional Clauses
Key Legislation Flash Cards
Key Court Cases Flash Cards

Court Cases 1-10 set
Court Cases 1-15 set
Court Cases 1-20 set
Court Cases 1-25 set
Court Cases 1-30 set

Key Court Cases---up to our current week

Writing Sites
Online Writing Lab Perhaps the best site for grammar and writing help. Go here first.

Grammar Bytes! Interactive Grammar Review

Textbooks
Online Textbook book for Juniors
Username: dodea11stude
Password: You wrote this down in your planner

Online Textbook book for Sophomores
Username: dodea10stude
Password: You wrote this down in your planner

Essential Reference Information
Works Cited Page: EasyBib
Bartleby Full-Text Books Online
Encyclopedia Britannica
T
he Elements of Style Strunk & White
Book of Quotations

College Resources
ACT / SAT
Frontline: "Secrets of the SAT"
Quia.com's 100 Most Common SAT Words A great site that includes flashcards and games to help you know these words

 
Frivolous Fun
Colorblind Test Are you colorblind?
About Colorblindness
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