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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Summer Assignment 2018

Summer Assignment 2018 - Incoming Freshmen

Below is your summer assignment for Advanced Placement U.S. History.  Click on the link to view the instructions.   If you have any questions, please feel free to email Mr. Nelson at

Steps to complete the summer assignment.  The links are underneath each step.

1.  Download Summer Assignment instructions.

Summer Assignment instructions

2.   Download Outline.

Summer Assignment Outline

3.  Watch and take notes over Video

Summer Assignment Video

4.  Download and take notes over the summer reading

Summer Reading Assignment 

5.  Take the Summer Assignment Quiz

Summer Assignment Quiz

***There are bound to be errors, technical difficulties, and misunderstandings with anything.  Please keep in mind that anything and everything can be resolved when we communicate.  If you don't understand something, ask; if there are technical problems with the links, let me know; if there is an error in the assignment, send me an email.  The teachers of Signature school are here to help, not to hinder.  Take charge of your education, work with us, and we will have a wonderful year.  Good Luck***

Monday, April 2, 2018

Homework Packet: Vietnam and LBJ

Due Sunday at 11:59 pm.

Please take notes only on the subject matter located in the outline.  I do discuss more things, but you only have to write down the material in the outline.

Vietnam and LBJ outline

Vietnam Video

LBJ Video

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Homework Due next class

This video is due when you come into class next time:  Wednesday (Bday), Thursday (Aday). 
Rule change:
1.  You may use the outline but notes must be taken by hand.

1950s Culture Video

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Homework Packet #7: World War II

Homework Packet Rules:
Due:  March 11th at 11:59 pm
Extra Credit opportunity:  If you are finished with the homework packet early and show me the completed notes from the homework packet by Thursday, March 8th, before school, you will receive extra credit. 
Extra Credit Rules:
1.  I must have record of completion of all videos.
2.  You must show me your notes before the start of school.
3.  You must have the notes printed out to turn in.
4.  If you typed your notes, you must also send me a copy of your notes electronically.  
5.  If I detect any copying of notes from one another or use of any resources other than what I've listed below, you will receive 0 extra points and a 0 on the homework assignment.  

Good Luck!

WWII:  Pre-Intervention video

WWII:  Reading - 799-815 (outline included in the packet)
***You probably know already, but I will pay extra special attention to all reading portions***