What We're Learning
Classroom Expectations
Exam Logistics
Grading Policies and Work Expectations
Ms. Z Trivia
100

Name 1 of the focus skills of this class.

  • Identifying and explaining developments and processes

  • Analyzing sourcing and situation of primary and secondary sources

  • Analyzing arguments in primary and secondary sources

  • Analyzing the context of historical events, developments, or processes. 

  • Using comparison, causation, continuity / change frameworks to analyze patterns between historical developments and processes

  • Developing strong, critical arguments

  • Writing with clarity and style

100

Name one of the five guiding expectations for the course.

Curiosity, respect, follow through, growth mindset, and advocating for yourself/others.

100

What day is the exam?

May 6th, 2022
100

How do practice assignments affect your grades?

They don't. But they're still super important. 

100

True or false: Ms. Z was born in Seattle, Washington.

F-A-L-S-E.

200

Name one of the focus themes of this class.

  • American and National Identity

  • Work, Exchange, and Technology

  • Geography and the Environment

  • Migration and Settlement

  • Politics and Power

  • America in the World

  • American and Regional Culture

  • Social Structures

200

True or false: totally fine to use cell phones during class!

F-A-L-S-E.

200

How long is the exam?

3 hours 15 minutes

200

What's the lowest possible grade you can get for a mastery assignment?

50%. 

200

True or false: Ms. Z hates dancing.

F-A-L-S-E.

300

What time period does this class cover?

1491 - 2021

300

How far in advance should you email (not text) Ms. Z if you need an extension on a mastery assignment?

24-48 hours before the assignment is due - but preferably even earlier!

300

Does the APUSH exam affect your grade in Ms. Z's class?

No. 

300

If you put your name on a mastery assignment and answer 1 of the 5 questions, what's the lowest possible grade you can get?

50%. 

300

What is Ms. Z's favorite flavor of ice cream? Is it: strawberry, coffee cookies and cream, butter pecan, cookie dough, or pistachio?

Coffee cookies and cream.

400

How many "periods" (or eras) are there in APUSH?

9!

400

What are some of the ways you can show respect in the classroom?

Keeping distractions away, using active listening, speaking from the I, owning your impact in this community, and having academic integrity.

400
On what scale is the APUSH exam scored? (In other words, what's the highest score you can get, and what's the lowest score you can get?)

1-5

400

True or false: not every mastery assignment can be revised.

F-A-L-S-E. Every mastery assignment CAN be revised. The details for revisions will vary based on the assignment. 

400

Who was Ms. Z's SOLO in-person student in US History F Block for the first 3 weeks of hybrid learning last year? 

The one and only, CJ. 

500

What is one of Ms. Z's guiding principles about what it means to be a historian?

Identity, story-telling / listening, and justice / joy.

500

How many hours of work should you expect to be putting into APUSH outside of class?

3-4 hours.

500

Name one of the 3 ways an APUSH exam can be used.

College credit, satisfy requirements, and admissions plus. Also, it's always good to push yourself! 

500

How often will we have quizzes in APUSH?

Once a week!

500

True or false: Ms. Z studied history in college. 

F-A-L-S-E.

Click to zoom
M
e
n
u