Sunday, December 8, 2013

Agenda: Rest of Semester Weeks of Dec. 9 - Dec. 13 and Dec. 16 - Dec. 20, 2013

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Fall Final Review
Week at a Glance:
MON: Documentary: "A Brilliant Madness"
TUE: AP Test Review
WED/THU: AP TEST - 100 questions 70 minutes. Corrections on this test will be due on Monday.
FRI: Time to work on corrections of the AP Test in class. Review for the final exam.

MON: CORRECTIONS ON MOCK AP TEST ARE DUE IN CLASS. Examples of FRQ to practice; AP Test Review
Monday, December 9, 2013
Quote: “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” ― Vince Lombardi Jr.

Learning Targets & Essential Questions:
* How low do things get for John Nash?
* How does Nash explain his ability to recover later in life?

1. DO NOW: Copy discussion questions from the board for the video. (same as the questions above)
2. Video/Notes/Dicussion - A Brilliant Madness, part 2.
3. Mr. Duez will pick up the questions & answers for a grade.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Quote: "If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail." - Abraham Maslow

Learning Targets & Essential Questions:
* Understand what is needed for the Video Project (optional extra credit)
* Match the percentages with the parts of the AP Test.

1. DO NOW: Match the percentages with the parts of the AP Test.
2. Video Project - Examples & Discussion.
3. In groups students will compete to answer questions for review.
**MOCK AP TEST is next class.**
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 & Thursday, December 12, 2013
Quote: "You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life." - Steve Jobs

Learning Targets & Essential Questions:
* Fall Semester Review!

1. DO NOW: Prep for the Mock AP Test for the fall semester.
2. MOCK AP TEST - Fall Semester. 100 questions in 70 minutes.
Mr. Duez will scan the tests so that students can start to correct the questions they missed. Corrections are due on Monday.
Friday, December 13, 2013
Quote: "A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother." - Author Unknown

Learning Targets & Essential Questions:
* Mock test corrections.

1. DO NOW: What was the hardest part of the MOCK AP test last time?
2. Students can begin working on corrections in class.
3. Plan party for next Tuesday!
Monday, December 15, 2013
Quote: "A smile is the shortest distance between two people." - Annonymous

Learning Targets & Essential Questions:
* Semester Review

1. DO NOW: Have corrections ready to turn in at the beginning of the period.
2. Review - Episode of Frazier - Students will write down a list of everything mentioned in the show that we discussed this semester.
3. Discussion of the lists and how these psychological components impacted Frazier.
Tuesday, December 16, 2013
Quote: "In the end there doesn't have to be anyone who understands you, just someone who wants to." - Anonymous

Learning Targets & Essential Questions:
* Party

1. DO NOW: Celebrate a great semester!

Final Exam is next class. The remainder of the period will be spent on answering any questions regarding it.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18, 2013
7:25 - 8:39  -- 1st Period Exam
8:46 - 10:02 -- 5th Period Exam (ADA 9:15)
10:09 - 11:25-- 7th Period Exam

THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2013
7:25 - 8:31 -- Advisory
8:38 - 9:58 -- 2nd Period Exam
10:05 - 11:25--3rd Period (ADA 10:50)

FRIDAY, DEC. 20, 2013
7:25 - 8:31 -- Advisory
8:38 - 9:58 -- 4th Period Exam (ADA 9:00)
10:05 - 11:25--6th Period Exam

Have a Happy Holidays!