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AP Comparative CPS

AP Comparative Government (APCPS)

(Comparative Political Systems)

Updated 2-21-2018


Class Downloads

Class Syllabus


Current Event
Evaluation



Textbook Website
Hauss - Classroom Textbook

Current Event
Format

Textbook Resources
(with practice tests)
this isn't our class text,
but find the chapter online that
corresponds to the one
that we are studying

College Board Website
APCPS
Practice Exams

College Board
Released Exams

Power Point
Class Notes

Links to all
CPS Briefing Papers



Opposing Viewpoints
Presentation Order Click Below
Hour 3

Score Sheet (Rubric) for Pro/Con


Current Events Presentation Order Click Below
Hour 3

Current Event Evaluation




Homework Calendar

January/February


Week Number
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

1/22
Week 1

Topic:
Introduction to CPS

Hauss Chapter:
1

Outline Notes
Chapter 1

Power Point Notes
Chapter 1 Ppts

Other Resources
Teacher Web Site 1
Teacher Web Site 2
Teacher Web Site 3
Teacher Web Site 4


Introduction
to Class

Distribute Books

Grading Policies and Procedures

Opposing Viewpoints
(pick Wednesday 1/24)

Assign Current Event
Due Friday for Everyone
(1/26)

Current Event Format

Topics:
Britain
Iran
China
Russia
Nigeria
Mexico
Continue Introducation
If necessary

Notes
Hauss - Chapter 1

Assign Chapter 1 Terms
Due the day of the Test
Notes
Hauss - Chapter 1

Continue Introducation
If necessary

Opposing Viewpoints
(pick by TODAY 1/24)
Notes
Hauss - Chapter 1
Current Event
Due TODAY for Everyone

Current Event Format

Topics:
Britain
Iran
China
Russia
Nigeria
Mexico

Explain CE Presentation
Format
(starts Wednesday 2/1)

Discuss
Current Events Order

CEs Start
Thursday 2/1

1/29
Week 2

Topic:
Introduction to CPS

Current Event Topic
Democratitization
Hour 3

Hauss Chapter:
1

Chapter 1
Terms
Due the day of the Test

Outline Notes
Chapter 1

Power Point Notes
Unit 1/Introduction

Other Resources
Teacher Web Site 1
Teacher Web Site 2
Teacher Web Site 3
Teacher Web Site 4

Ppt Notes
Chapter 1

World Map
Due Wednesday 1/31
STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Summary/Opinion/2 Qs
DUE Monday 2/5
Foreign Policy Only

Laptops in Class
Opposing Viewpoints

Early Release Day
Dismissal 11:10AM

Current Events
Start Today

Laptops in Class
Opposing Viewpoints

Ppt Notes
Chapter 1

World Map
Due TODAY
CEs Start
Wednesday 2/1

Laptops in Class
Opposing Viewpoints
(if necessary)

Assign Chapter 1 Terms
Due the day of the Test

Ppt Notes
Chapter 1

Begin
Democratization BP Ppt
(if time permits)
Assign
Democratization Paper
and
Democratization Questions
Due Wednesday 2/7

Links to all
CPS Briefing Papers

February/March


Week Number
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

2/5
Week 3

Topics:
Introduction to CPS
Democratization
Globalization

Current Event Topic
Democratization
Hour 3

Hauss Chapter:
1

Assignments:
Democratization Paper
and
Democratization Questions
Due Wednesday 2/7

Links to all
CPS Briefing Papers

The Economist
Class Questions
Due Friday 2/10

Chapter 1
Terms
Due the day of the Test

Outline Notes
Chapter 1

Power Point Notes
Unit 1/Introduction
Democratization

Other Resources
Teacher Web Site 1
Teacher Web Site 2
Teacher Web Site 3
Teacher Web Site 4

AP TEST
REGISTRATION STARTS TODAY
ENDS 2/23
CLICK HERE
AP Comparative Government and Politics


Assign
The Economist
Class Questions
Due Friday 2/10

Democratization
YouTube Video

Continue Notes
Democratization BP Ppt

STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Summary/Opinion/2 Qs
DUE TODAY 2/5
Foreign Policy Only

Chart on 6
Focus Countries

Due Thursday 2/8

Questions

Laptops in Class
or
Bring Your Own Device

Continue Notes
Democratization BP Ppt
Begin
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 1
Hour 3

Democratization Paper

Democratization Questions
Due TODAY 2/7

Links to all
CPS Briefing Papers

Chart on 6
Focus Countries

Due Thursday 2/9

Questions

Laptops in Class
or
Bring Your Own Device

Continue Notes
Democratization BP Ppt
Chart on 6
Focus Countries

Due Friday 2/9
Questions

Continue Notes

Democratization BP Ppt
THE TEST IS MOVED TO WEDNESDAY 2/14

The Economist
Class Questions
Due TODAY 2/9

Chart on 6
Focus Countries

Due Today 2/9
Questions

Democratization
YouTube Video
(same as Monday,
Review)
2/12
Week 4

Topics:
Introduction to CPS
Democratization
Globalization

Current Event Topic
Democratization
Hour 3

Hauss Chapter:
1

Assignments (After Test):
Globalization
Briefing Paper


G BP Questions
Due Thursday 2/22

Links to all
CPS Briefing Papers

Chapter 1
Terms
Due the day of the Test

Outline Notes
Chapter 1

Power Point Notes
Unit 1/Introduction
Democratization

Other Resources
Teacher Web Site 1
Teacher Web Site 2
Teacher Web Site 3
Teacher Web Site 4

AP TEST

REGISTRATION
ENDS 2/23
CLICK HERE
AP Comparative Government and Politics

Continue Notes

Democratization BP Ppt

Discuss Demo BP
TBA Test 1
(Hauss Chapter 1, and
Democratization Paper)
Multiple Choice and Short Answer

Chapter 1 Terms Due Today


Assign
Globalization
Briefing Paper


G BP Questions
Due Friday 2/23

Links to all
CPS Briefing Papers

Begin Great Britain


United Nations Notes

In-class UN "Quiz"
we'll do this together
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 2
Hour 3


United Nations Notes

Kesselman
Text
Assign 1.1
The End of History
Due
Monday 2/26

Write a Precis
Precis Writing

2/19
Week 5

Topic:
Great Britain

Current Event Topic
Great Britain
Hour 3

Hauss Chapters:
4 (Great Britain)

Links to all
CPS Briefing Papers

Chapter 4 - Britain
Terms

Outline Notes
Chapter 4

Power Point Notes
Chapter 4

Britain

Other Resources
Teacher Web Site 1
Teacher Web Site 2
Teacher Web Site 3
Teacher Web Site 4




















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No School











Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 3
Hour 3

United Nations Notes

Chapter 4 Notes

Britain
Ppt 1
Ppt 2

Chapter 4
Terms
Due the day of the test












Chapter 4 Notes

Britain
Ppt 1
Ppt 2

YouTube Links
History
Parliament

An Introduction
to Parliament


Intro to British
Institutions





AP TEST

REGISTRATION ENDS TODAY
2/23
CLICK HERE
AP Comparative Government and Politics


Globalization
Briefing Paper


G BP Questions
Due TODAY 2/23

Chapter 4 Notes

Britain
Ppt 1
Ppt 2



2/26
Week 6

Current Event Evaluation
Great Britain
Hour 3

Topic:
Great Britain

Hauss Chapters:
4 (Great Britain)

Links to all
CPS Briefing Papers

Chapter 4
Terms

Outline Notes
Chapter 4

Power Point Notes
Chapter 4

Britain
Ppt 1
Ppt 2

History
Intro to Parliament
British Institutions

Other Resources
Teacher Web Site 1
Teacher Web Site 2
Teacher Web Site 3
Teacher Web Site 4

Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 4
Hour 3

Kesselman
Text 1.1
The End of History
Due TODAY 2/26

Chapter 4 Notes

Britain
Ppt 1
Ppt 2

YouTube Links
History
Parliament

An Introduction
to Parliament


Intro to British
Institutions

Assign Kesselman
The Rise of Competitive
Authoritianism

Precis Due Friday 3/2
Precis Writing

Laptops in class
Britain Online

Early Release Day
Dismissal 11:10AM

Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 5
Hour 3


Laptops in class
Britain Online

Britain
Ppt 1
Ppt 2
Laptops in class
Britain Online
(if necessary)

Britain
Ppt 1
Ppt 2

March


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
3/5
Week 7


Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 6
Hour 3
Evening Parent-Teacher
Conferences
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 7
Hour 3
3/12
Week 8

Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 8
Hour 3
3/19
Week 9
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 9
Hour 3

3/26
Week 10


Opposing Viewpoints
Topics 10, 11
Hour 3

End of Third
Marking Period






No School




No School

April/May


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

4/2

No School - Spring Break
4/9
Week 11


Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 12
Hour 3
4/16
Week 12
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 13
Hour 3
4/23
Week 13



Early Release Day
Dismissal 11:10AM

Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 14
Hour 3
4/30
Week 14
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 15
Hour 3

May/June


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
5/7
Week 15
5/14
Week 16



AP Comparative Government and Politics Test
May 17th
AM

5/21
Week 17
5/28
Week 18

No School

June


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
6/4
Week 19
6/11
Week 20

Final Exams
Hours 1-2
Final Exams
Hours 3-4
Final Exams
Hours 5-6

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