US History – Agenda

DAY 1:

Welcome and Introductions

Historical Thinking Skills and Reasoning Processes

Developing Student Understanding

Understanding the Unit Guides

Understanding the Themes

Exploring the Unit Guides


DAY 2:

Developments and Processes

Analyzing Primary Sources


Making Connections:  Comparison



Making Connections (continued)

Making Connections:  Chronological Reasoning

Argument Development

Sequencing the AP U.S. Course


DAY 4:

Sequencing the AP U.S. Course (continued)

Strategies for Teaching AP U.S. History

Assessing Student Understanding

Collaboration Time

AP Course Audit and Curricular Requirement