Congratulations on your Unit 4 test performance (I assume, I'm writing this before you take it). We are now in review mode between now and May 6th. One of the keys to this is reviewing all of our material both through reading assignments and in class reviews. This post, however is to focus on your reading assignments. You will receive around two packets a week as homework, and you are expected to do the following for each:
Step 2: Begin reading. As you read, highlight/underline important words (no more than 5 in a row). Construct a “Hulk Summary”
Step 3: Reread just what you highlighted…This can be a quick read.
Step 4: Connections - does the task remind you about your own experiences? Or other books and films? What are the similarities? Do you have any snarky comments? Jot them down in the margins
Step 5: Questions - note them down in the margins, and remember there is no such thing as a stupid question. Try to list more open questions than closed questions.
Since the Free Response questions are a little different than the current ones (post redesign) lets make a few adjustments:
Well, that's it for this week. I'll see you on Monday.
Mr. Geoffrion is a History Teacher, Podcaster, and AP Reader. If you are visiting this site, it is highly likely that you are one of his AP Euro students.