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Back to School Night. September 24, 2009. Mrs. Michele Lettington. ext. 2250. mlettington@whrhs.org. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW H. What is Con Law?. The course is designed to give students a view of the law through the lens of the Supreme Court Nationalization of the Bill of Rights

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Back to School Night

September 24, 2009

Mrs. Michele Lettington

ext. 2250

mlettington@whrhs.org

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What is Con Law?

  • The course is designed to give students a view of the law through the lens of the Supreme Court
    • Nationalization of the Bill of Rights
    • The Rights of a Person Accused of a Crime
    • Right to Privacy
    • Freedom of Speech and Expression
    • Equal Protection
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ASSESSMENTS:

  • Briefs of the Cases – Nightly Homework
  • Class Participation – TEST GRADE
  • Unit Tests
  • Supreme Court Simulation
    • Lawyer’s Brief – TEST GRADE
    • Oral Argument – TEST GRADE
    • Majority Opinion – FINAL EXAM
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Study Aides

www.oyez.com

Extra Help

Everyday after school except most Wednesdays.

mlettington@whrhs.org

Ext. 2250

www.whrhs.org

Contact

Website

http://www.whrhs.org/faculty_web/mlettington/

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Back to School Night

September 24, 2009

Mrs. Michele Lettington

ext. 2250

mlettington@whrhs.org

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ASSESSMENTS:

  • Homework Assignments – 10 – 15 points
  • Tests – 100 points
  • Study Guides – 30 points
  • Research Paper – 200 points
  • Presentation – 200 points
  • Quizes – 10 – 50 points
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What do we study?

  • The History of Europe from 1450 – The Present
    • The Renaissance
    • The Reformation
    • The Age of Absolutism
    • The Enlightenment
    • The French Revolution and Napoleon
    • The Unification of Germany and Italy
    • The Industrial Revolution
    • World War I
    • Between the Wars and World War II
    • The Cold War
    • Globalization
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Extra Help

Everyday after school except most Wednesdays.

mlettington@whrhs.org

Ext. 2250

www.whrhs.org

Contact

Website

http://www.whrhs.org/faculty_web/mlettington/

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Back to School Night

September 24, 2009

Mrs. Michele Lettington

ext. 2250

mlettington@whrhs.org

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Advanced Placement

Modern European History

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What is Advanced Placement?

  • A College Level Introductory Class

What are the advantages?

  • Can provide students with college credit or higher course placement depending on thei99r score and on the college they attend
  • Writing Skills
  • Organizational and Time Management Skills
  • World History SAT II – 80% European History
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What do we study?

  • European History from 1450 – Present
    • Political, Economic, Religious, Social, Intellectual, Artistic, Technological and Geographical
    • Renaissance, Reformation, 17th Century State Making, Enlightenment, French Revolution and Napoleon, Industrial Revolution, The Rise of Nationalism, World War I, World War II, Russian Revolution, Cold War, Globalization
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Assessments:

  • Tests = 100 points
  • Study Guides = 30 points
  • Homework = 10 – 50 points
  • Essays (In Class) – 100 points
  • Research Papers – 200 points
  • Presentations – 200 points
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THE AP TEST

  • Friday May 7, 2010 – 12:00pm
  • ½ Multiple Choice – 80 questions in 1 hour
  • ½ Free Response Questions
    • 1 Document Based Question – 1 hour including 15 minute reading period
    • 2 additional Essays – 30 minutes each
  • Grades will come out in July
  • All students must take a Comprehensive Exam – if they do not to take the AP Test, they must sit an Exam during the June Exam period.
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Students can visit one of the selected European Artists’ Exhibits at either the Met, the MoMa, the Jane Vorhees-Zimmerli Museum at Rutgers, or the Philadelphia Art Museum

Extra Credit

Birdsall S. Viault’s Modern European History

Princeton Review’s European History AP

Study Aides

Everyday after school except most Wednesdays.

Extra Help

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Website

http://www.whrhs.org/faculty_web/mlettington/

mlettington@whrhs.org

Ext. 2250

www.whrhs.org

Contact

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Back to School Night

September 28, 2006

Mrs. Michele Lettington

ext. 2250

mlettington@whrhs.org

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WHAT DO WE STUDY?

US History from 1898 - Present

  • World War II
  • Civil Rights
  • Cold War
  • Vietnam
  • Post Cold War and It’s Legacy
  • Imperialism
  • Progressivism
  • World War I
  • The Roaring 20s
  • The Great Depression
  • World War I
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ASSESSMENTS:

  • Homework Assignments – 10 – 15 points
  • Tests – 100 points
  • Study Guides – 30 points
  • Research Paper – 200 points
  • Presentation – 200 points
  • Quizes – 10 – 50 points
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Extra Help

Everyday after school except most Wednesdays.

mlettington@whrhs.org

Ext. 2250

www.whrhs.org

Contact