Past AP Government Assignments

Weeks One and Two - August 15-26

  • Constitutional Underpinnings - Part One
    • The Political Landscape
      • Answer the Study Questions from The Political Landscape Outline - In and Out of Class
      • Answer Multiple Choice Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Read John Locke's Social Contract Theory and the Declaration of Independence and Answer the Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Take The World's Smallest Political Quiz - In Class
        • Is it accurate?
      • Discussion on Answers to Questions - In Class
      • Political Landscape Quiz - In Class
        • Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Short Essay 
  • Current Events - Read or Watch the Following Articles and Videos
  • Journal Check
    • Answers to Questions, Reactions to Selected Articles and Videos, Sunday Talk Shows

Weeks Three and Four - August 29 - September 9

  • Constitutional Underpinnings - Part Two
    • The Constitution
      • Answer the Study Questions from The Constitution Outline - In and Out of Class
      • Answer Multiple Choice Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Read The Constitution and Federalist 51 and Answer the Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Constitutional Convention Activity - In and Out of Class
      • Discussion on Answers to Questions - In Class
      • The Constitution Quiz - In Class
        • Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Short Essay 
  • Current Events - Read or Watch the Following Articles and Videos
    • Articles
    • Videos
    • Current Events Quizzes
    • Current Events Game
  • Journal Check
    • Answers to Questions, Reactions to Selected Articles and Videos, Sunday Talk Shows

Weeks Five and Six - September 12 - September 23

  • Constitutional Underpinnings - Part Three
    • Federalism
      • Federalism Video and Questions
        • Watch the video and answer the discussion questions that follow.
      • Answer the Study Questions from Federalism Outline - In and Out of Class
      • Answer Multiple Choice Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Read Article IV of The Constitution and Federalist ? and Answer the Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Federalism Activity based on history of federalism court cases - In and Out of Class
      • Discussion on Answers to Questions - In Class
      • Federalism Quiz - In Class
        • Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Short Essay 
  • Current Events - Read or Watch the Following Articles and Videos
    • Articles
    • Videos
    • Current Events Quizzes
    • Current Events Game
  • Journal Check
    • Answers to Questions, Reactions to Selected Articles and Videos, Sunday Talk Shows
  • Constitutional Underpinnings Test
    • Multiple Choice and AP Free Response Questions

Weeks Seven and Eight - September 26 - October 7

  • Political Beliefs and Behaviors - Part One
    • Public Opinion and Political Socialization
      • Answer the Study Questions from Public Opinion and Political Socialization Outline - In and Out of Class
      • Answer Multiple Choice Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Activity-Polls ? and Answer the Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Discussion on Answers to Questions - In Class
      • Public Opinion and Political Socialization Quiz - In Class
        • Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Short Essay 
  • Current Events - Read or Watch the Following Articles and Videos
    • Articles
    • Videos
    • Current Events Quizzes
    • Current Events Game
  • Journal Check
    • Answers to Questions, Reactions to Selected Articles and Videos, Sunday Talk Shows

Weeks Nine and Ten - October 10 - October 21

  • Political Beliefs and Behaviors - Part Two
    • Voting and Elections
      • Answer the Study Questions from Voting and Elections Outline - In and Out of Class
      • Answer Multiple Choice Questions - In and Out of Class
      • 2016 Elections Activity and Answer the Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Discussion on Answers to Questions - In Class
      • Voting and Elections Quiz - In Class
        • Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Short Essay 
  • Current Events - Read or Watch the Following Articles and Videos
    • Articles
    • Videos
    • Current Events Quizzes
    • Current Events Game
  • Journal Check
    • Answers to Questions, Reactions to Selected Articles and Videos, Sunday Talk Shows
  • Political Beliefs and Behaviors Test
    • Multiple Choice and AP Free Response Questions

Weeks Eleven  and Twelve - October 24 - November 4

  • Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Mass Media - Part One
    • Political Parties and Interest Groups
      • Answer the Study Questions from Political Parties and Interest Groups Outline - In and Out of Class
      • Answer Multiple Choice Questions - In and Out of Class
      • 2016 Elections Activity and Answer the Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Discussion on Answers to Questions - In Class
      • Political Parties and Interest Groups Quiz - In Class
        • Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Short Essay 
  • Current Events - Read or Watch the Following Articles and Videos
    • Articles
    • Videos
    • Current Events Quizzes
    • Current Events Game
  • Journal Check
    • Answers to Questions, Reactions to Selected Articles and Videos, Sunday Talk Shows

Weeks Thirteen  and Fourteen - November 7 - November 18

  • Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Mass Media - Part Two
    • The Campaign Process
      • Answer the Study Questions from The Campaign Process Outline - In and Out of Class
      • Answer Multiple Choice Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Watch The Candidate and Answer the Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Discussion on Answers to Questions - In Class
      • The Campaign Process Quiz - In Class
        • Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Short Essay 
  • Current Events - Read or Watch the Following Articles and Videos
    • Articles
    • Videos
    • Current Events Quizzes
    • Current Events Game
  • Journal Check
    • Answers to Questions, Reactions to Selected Articles and Videos, Sunday Talk Shows

Weeks Fifteen  and Sixteen - November 21 - December 2

  • Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Mass Media - Part Three
    • The News Media
      • Answer the Study Questions from The News Media Outline - In and Out of Class
      • Answer Multiple Choice Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Watch All the President's Men and Answer the Questions - In and Out of Class
      • Discussion on Answers to Questions - In Class
      • The News Media Quiz - In Class
        • Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Short Essay 
  • Current Events - Read or Watch the Following Articles and Videos
    • Articles
    • Videos
    • Current Events Quizzes
    • Current Events Game
  • Journal Check
    • Answers to Questions, Reactions to Selected Articles and Videos, Sunday Talk Shows
  • Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Mass Media Test
    • Multiple Choice and AP Free Response Questions

Weeks Seventeen  and Eightteen - December 5 - December 16

  • Exam and Exam Prep
  • Current Events - Read or Watch the Following Articles and Videos
    • Articles
    • Videos
    • Current Events Quizzes
    • Current Events Game
  • Journal Check
    • Answers to Questions, Reactions to Selected Articles and Videos, Sunday Talk Shows