Last Week's Quizzes

I've graded your quizzes from Monday, January 8th, and will be giving them back ASAP. I've typed up some points you could have made for your reference and attached it to the Agenda for January 14th - 15th. They are not in paragraph form, and you weren’t expected to have everything I listed. Some of you had specifics I didn’t, which were fine if they were historically accurate and on topic. I’m giving you these so that when you get your papers back, I don’t have 50 students following me shaking their quizzes asking what they SHOULD have said. 

EdPuzzle Videos / Required Viewing Playlist

There are two new EdPuzzle assignments posted on Google Classroom. Both are due Sunday (11/17/17) before Midnight. 

Remember, you must be logged into Chrome w/ your student account to view them. It's easiest if you get to them via Google Classroom. Don't wait until Sunday to look at these - I won't be delaying or excusing anything based on last-minute technical confusions. 

Keeping Up With The Calendar

Our Trimester Exam was a scaled-down test and the Short Answer questions were not in the same format as the actual APWH Exam. My hope is that most of you found it a bit easier than the first time around, but at the same time we need to get back to preparing for the real thing.

Voluntary Academic Detention (11/6 - 11/7)

I'll be here Monday and Tuesday after school from 3:00 - 4:00. If you wish to come in and work on one of those days, and if you arrive on time and stay until dismissed, and if you use the time well, I will accept ONE late assignment or redo from you from any time this trimester at no late penalty. 

If you wish to stay both days, you may submit one for each day.


HIPPO / Document Analysis - There are still document options posted to the Agenda (look on weekend slots). You can turn these in as late as the day you take the Trimester Exam, but keep in mind that if there are problems with your work there will be zero time left to discuss or correct it. Feel free to come in BEFORE then before or after school to discuss, but arrive prepared - DO THE PARTS YOU CAN DO, then come ask for help.

Make-Up Days for Periods One and Two Exams

If you missed one or both parts of the big ol' scary tests we took this week (due to an EXCUSED ABSENCE), you may take a make-up version during these blocks:

Monday (10/2/17) 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Tuesday (10/3/17) 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Wednesday (10/4/17) 6:45 - 7:45 am

If you do not take advantage of one of these times or make other arrangements prior to these, you'll receive a zero for whatever you've missed. See me with any questions. 

Dialectic Journals / Putting On Your AP Pants

From here forward, you may safely assume that you are responsible for all material in your textbook and in the required viewing videos, in addition to whatever we cover in class. I'll try to give you a general idea of what chapters you should be on and I'll check your DJs from time to time, but it's time to put on our AP Pants and HANDLE IT. 

Moving to Google Classroom

Well, it looks like most of your teachers are using Google Classroom, and that it's a format with which you are comfortable. So, partly to make things easier for you, and partly to eliminate any excuses for not knowing what's going on or how to access information and materials for this class, I'm going to start posting assignments and announcments to GC as well as putting them here.  

The Classroom is the same for all sections this 2017-2018 school year. It's called - get this - "Mr. Koehn's Classroom" and you can get the Class Code from me in class or by emailing me. 


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