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  • AP Government and Politics

    Optional: Students can earn up to 5 bonus points by reading Miracle at Philadephia, by Catherine Drinker Bowen, over the summer. Three points are awarded for a 1‐2 page reflection of three important things you learned from the book. Two additional points can be earned by making a short (roughly two minutes) presentation in front of the class on what you learned. Additional points are available each quarter. For details, see Mr. Lasher’s webpage.

     AP World History

    Optional: Students can earn up to 5 bonus points per quarter by reading Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic Eyes, by Tamim Ansary. Three points are awarded for a 1–2 page reflection of three important things you learned. Two additional points can be earned by making a short (roughly two minutes) presentation in front of the class on what you learned. Other books are available for extra credit. See Mr. Warren for details. We will follow this reading schedule: 1st Quarter: Chapters 1-7; 2nd Quarter: Chapters 8-11; 3rd Quarter: Chapters 12-15; 4th Quarter: Chapters 16-17.

    Contact Information: Mr. Warren, jwarren@eriesd.org

    AP European History

    Optional: Students can earn up to 5 bonus points by reading The Prince, by Niccolò Machiavelli. Three points are awarded for a 1–2 page reflection of three important things you learned. Two additional points can be earned by making a short (roughly two minutes) presentation in front of the class on what you learned.

    Contact Information: Mr. Sheldon, bsheldon@eriesd.org

    AP US History

    Optional: Students can earn up to 5 bonus points by reading the six chapters that cover the period 1763 to 1828 in Freedom Just Around the Corner, by Walter McDougall. The chapters are: 1) Sons of Liberty and “Two-Bottle” Tyrants; 2) Patriots, Tories, Slackers, and Spies; 3) Federalists, Antis, Vestals, and Victims; 4) Master builders, Party Men, and a Rogue; 5) Reluctant Nationalists, Eager Imperialists; 6) Engineers, Pioneers, Peddlers, and Democrats. Three points are awarded for a 1–2 page reflection of three important things you learned. Two additional points can be earned by making a short (roughly two minutes) presentation in front of the class on what you learned.

     Contact Information: Mr. Franz, sfranz@eriesd.org