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APUSH Summer Assignment

1. Click on APUSH “note-taking guide” and complete Cornell-style notes for chapters 1-2. No more than 2 pages front to back!

2. Read Kaleidoscope article and then complete the HAPPY chart on paper. Write out the historical context, audience, purpose, point of view and why/synthesis based on the article. Complete the question.  kaleidoscope of early america readingHappy analysis chart

3. Read pp. 10-13 only from “Encounter” and consider this question while you read: To what extent did indigenous populations in the Americas differ from each other?  Write a thesis answering this question on paper in blue/black ink. A thesis has 4 parts: it clearly answers the question, it is arguable, it is a road map and it includes 3-5 categories of evidence. You may have difficulty doing this because you might not have written a thesis statement before, but just TRYencounter reading

4. Study the 50 states.

5. Complete the “things to do to prepare for the school year” on your summer assignment sheet given to you at the end of the school year. It is also available on the front page of this website.