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2011 AP Psychology First Semester Calendar

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									                                                                     AP Psychology
                                                               2011 First Semester Calendar
                                                             *Dates may be subject to change*

August
Monday                        Tuesday                        Wednesday                      Thursday             Friday
1                             2                              3                              4                    5

                                                               Professional Learning
                                                             Days/Teacher Workdays

8                             9                              10                             11                   12

        Pre-Planning

15                            16                             17                             18                   19

     First Day of School!!!   Activity: General Psychology   Zimbardo: Past, Present and                         Prologue Reading Quiz
                              Pre-Test                       Promise
Pg. 1-17
                                                             Psychology Camera Project
                                                             Announced

Topic: History and            Topic: History and             Topic: History and             Topic: History and   Topic: History and
Perspectives                  Perspectives                   Perspectives                   Perspectives         Perspectives
22                            23                             24                             25                   26

Activity: Critical Thinking   Activity: Hunting for Causes   Vocab Quiz: 1-20                                    Ch 1 Reading Quiz

Pg. 19-39                                                    Zimbardo: Understanding                             Activity: C is for Statistics
                                                             Research                       Pg 40-51

Topic: History and            Topic: History and             Topic: History and             Topic: History and   Topic: History and
Perspectives                  Perspectives                   Perspectives                   Perspectives         Perspectives
29                            30                             31

Movie: Freud Biography        Unit I Test Review: History,
                              Perspectives, and Research
Topic: History and            Methods
Perspectives
September
Monday                            Tuesday                          Wednesday                        Thursday                         Friday
                                                                                                    1                                2

                                                                                                    Unit I Test: History,            Psychology Camera Project is
                                                                                                    Perspectives, and Research       DUE
                                                                                                    Methods

5                                 6                                7                                8                                9

     Labor Day Holiday            Activity: Brain Scavenger        Vocab Quiz: 21-40                                                 Movie: The Office
        No School                 Hunt
                                                                   Zimbardo: The Behaving
                                  Pg. 53-65                        Brain                            Pg. 65-77                        Pg. 77-87

                                  Topic: Biological Basis of the   Topic: Biological Basis of the   Topic: Biological Basis of the   Topic: Biological Basis of the
                                  Brain                            Brain                            Brain                            Brain
12                                13                               14                               15                               16

Activity: Brain structures and    Activity: Diagram the Brain      Activity: Diagram the Brain      Zimbardo: The Responsive              Current Event Due
their functions/Bus Crash         Pt 1                             Pt 2                             Brain
                                                                                                                                     Ch 2 Reading Quiz
Pg. 87-91

Topic: Biological Basis of the    Topic: Biological Basis of the   Topic: Biological Basis of the   Topic: Biological Basis of the   Topic: Biological Basis of the
Brain                             Brain                            Brain                            Brain                            Brain
19                                20                               21                               22                               23

                                  Movie: The Brain                 Vocab Quiz 41- 60                Unit II Test Review:
                                                                                                    Biological Basis of the Brain
                                                                   Movie: The Brain

Topic: Biological Basis of the    Topic: Biological Basis of the   Topic: Biological Basis of the
Brain                             Brain                            Brain
26                                27                               28                               29                               30

 Unit II Test: Biological Basis   Movie: Prenatal, Birth, and      Activity: Meeting Santa
of the Brain                      the Newborn

                                  Pg. 95-99                                                         Pg. 100-113

                                  Topic: Development               Topic: Development               Topic: Development               Topic: Development
October
Monday                      Tuesday                    Wednesday                    Thursday               Friday
3                           4                          5                            6                      7

Activity: Beautiful         Movie: Sex, Gender, and    Vocab Quiz 61-80                                    Ch 3 Reading Quiz
Mother/Beautiful Daughter   Desire

Pg. 114-123                 Pg. 123-137

Topic: Development          Topic: Development         Topic: Development           Topic: Development     Topic: Development
10                          11                         12                           13                     14

                            Movie: The Teenage Brain   Unit III Test Review:        Unit III Essay Test:   Unit III Test: Development
                                                       Development                  Development
                                                                                                                Current Event Due
Topic: Development          Topic: Development
17                          18                         19                           20                     21

     Teacher Workday                                   Vocab Quiz 81-100
      Students Off
                            Pg. 197-203                Pg. 203-211                  Pg. 212-231            Pg. 231-235

                            Topic: Sensation and       Topic: Sensation and         Topic: Sensation and   Topic: Sensation and
                            Perception                 Perception                   Perception             Perception
24                          25                         26                           27                     28

Activity: What are you                                 Activity: Schindler’s List                          Activity: Can you catch?
looking at?
                                                       Pg. 249-256
Pg. 237-249                                                                                                Pg. 264-268

Topic: Sensation and        Topic: Sensation and       Topic: Sensation and         Topic: Sensation and   Topic: Sensation and
Perception                  Perception                 Perception                   Perception             Perception
31

Unit IV Test Review:
Sensation and Perception
November
Monday                       Tuesday                      Wednesday                       Thursday           Friday
                             1                            2                               3                  4

                                                          Unit IV Test: Sensation and                        Activity: Meet the Doze’s
                                                          Perception
                                                                                          Pg. 271-280        Pg. 280-286

                                                                                          Topic: States of   Topic: States of
                                                                                          Consciousness      Consciousness
7                            8                            9                               10                 11

                             Movie: Sleepwalking          Vocab Quiz: 101-120                                     Current Event Due

Pg. 286-292                  Pg. 292-298                  Pg. 298-311                                        Ch 7 Reading Quiz

Topic: States of             Topic: States of             Topic: States of                Topic: States of   Topic: States of
Consciousness                Consciousness                Consciousness                   Consciousness      Consciousness
14                           15                           16                              17                 18

Activity: Mouse Party                                     Unit V Test Review: States of                      Unit V Test: States of
                                                          Consciousness                                      Consciousness
Topic: States of             Topic: States of
Consciousness                Consciousness
21                           22                           23                              24                 25

                             Vocab Quiz 121-140                   Thanksgiving
                                                                     Break
Pg. 313-318                  Pg. 318-325

Topic: Learning and Memory   Topic: Learning and Memory
28                           29                           30

Zimbardo: Learning

Pg. 326-339                  Pg. 341-347

Topic: Learning and Memory   Topic: Learning and Memory   Topic: Learning and Memory
December
Monday                       Tuesday                      Wednesday                    Thursday                         Friday
                                                                                       1                                2

                                                                                       Activity: Classical Connection   Ch 8 Reading Quiz

                                                                                                                        Pg. 355-365

                                                                                       Topic: Learning and Memory       Topic: Learning and Memory
5                            6                            7                            8                                9

Zimbardo: Remembering and                                 Vocab Quiz 121-140           Activity: How good is your       Unit VI Test Review:
Forgetting                                                                             memory?                          Learning and Memory

Pg. 365-375                  Pg. 375-380                  Pg. 381-392

Topic: Learning and Memory   Topic: Learning and Memory   Topic: Learning and Memory   Topic: Learning and Memory
12                           13                           14                           15                               16

                             Unit VI Test: Learning and                                      Finals Review                       Finals Review
                             Memory

19                           20                           21                           22                               23

        Finals Review             First Semester Finals        First Semester Finals        First Semester Finals            Christmas Break

26                           27                           28                           29                               30

								
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