When you are short on time, need a sub plan, or simply want a good assessment that is not a multiple choice test, consider using primary sources such as the State of the Union. They are usually chock full of great examples of political ideology, roles of the President, and powers of the President. I […]Read More Roles of the President, Political ideology, and the State of the Union
If you are feeling super overwhelmed, are new to AP Gov, or just need some inspiration, start here!Read More New to AP Government? Start here!
Originally written: March 7, 2019 (while I was in the classroom. I’ve left the original wording to help teachers) Updated: March 15, 2022 Check out the podcast link To start, my class is a semester long. This semester, I have 17 less instructional hours than I did from last semester. I am grappling with field […]Read More The Content Dragon
Oh man…this is a vast topic, and I’ll try to do it justice. I made a massive calendar with students in the classroom before and after school. I’d make elaborate powerpoints and make sure I “covered” everything… I taught AP Government in a semester, and I was trying to make sure my first semester kids […]Read More Tips for Review for the AP Test
Here is a starting place or a review place. I took the CED, things I’ve used in class, and experience with grading FRQs to create this. I’ve linked posts on the title for you! Remember to look at the documents through the lens of the title. First, consider HOW you teach these documents, especially if […]Read More Required Foundational Document Resources
Here is a starting place or a review place. I took the CED, things I’ve used in class, and experience with grading FRQs to create this. Light gray is a video, yellow is the Constitutional clause that’s important, and blue is other important information) **August 3, 2022 Note: Roe v. Wade has been overturned, and […]Read More Required Supreme Court Cases, Constitutional Clauses, & the Kitchen Sink