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AP Research

Summer Assignment
Welcome Scholars!
 

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I am super excited to start the year! The following is information that you need as we start the school year.
 
  • The course syllabus can be found on the left-hand side of this page.  We will go over this information, but you may need to refer to the syllabus throughout the year.
  • I will be posting our course calendar 1-2 weeks at a time. 
 

 

Tuesday, August 25

  • Mindful Moments
  • PREP Assignments:
    • Due Thursday, August 27: Using the questions posed by Booth et al. (2016) in chapter 3, develop questions based on 3.3.1-3.3.6. If there are more than one possible question to develop, you choose which to use as a springboard for your own question (or use them all).
    • Using these questions, you will be discussing how to develop your “So What” (3.4) in your discipline cohort.
    • Due Monday, August 31: Using the questions you created from 3.3.1-3.3.6 and the feedback offered by your cohort, follow the steps in 3.4 to develop your “So What.”
  • Discipline Cohorts assigned; Begin discussing how each disciple addresses the following: tense used, used of 1st period, types of questions being asked, types of methods used to answer questions, how information is used, how the academic paper is formatted, types of sources utilized
  • Discuss Chapter 3; discuss annotated bibliography (if necessary)
  • Work on summer project (due Thursday)
Thursday, August 27
  • Discipline Cohort Work: Discuss your questions developed from the reading; continue discussion of discipline specifics for the paper
  • Summer project presentations
  • Homework: Finish PREP assignment; be prepared to give an elevator pitch of your “So What” question on Monday.
 
Monday, August 31
  • Summer project presentations
  • Work in cohorts
Wednesday, September 2
  • Summer project presentations
  • Work in cohorts
Friday, September 4
  • Elevator Speeches
  • "The Danger of a Single Story"
 

1st Nine Weeks

September 9

  • Research question modeling - PPT
  • Clarified directions for PREP - Handout
  • Goal Setting – Handout
  • Colors of Understanding Activity, p. 7-8
  • Cohort Meeting – Social Sciences Group 1, Hard Sciences
  • September 11
  • Types of Researchers Activity
  • Research Question Criteria – specialized, p. 23
  • Research Question Speed Dating
  • Cohort Meeting – Social Sciences Group 2
September 15
  • ACT Bubbling
  • Read Chapter 7, The Craft of Research for Thursday
September 17
  • Discuss Chapter 7
  • Research Question Speed Dating
  • Cohort Meeting – Humanities, Medical
September 21
  • Introduction Work - Handout
  • Citation review – style specific
  • Source assignment (amended annotated bibliography due October 1)
  • Cohort Meeting – Social Sciences – Group 1 (will discuss previous two weeks’ goal setting and PREP folder)
September 23
  • Establishing Credibility, p. 45-48
  • Work on introduction and/or source location
  • Cohort Meeting – Hard Sciences (will discuss previous two weeks’ goal setting and PREP folder)
 
September 25
  • Terms to be used in the Review of Literature and Amended Annotated Bibliography
  • Work on introduction and/or source location
  • Cohort Meeting – Social Sciences – Group 2 (will discuss previous two weeks’ goal setting and PREP folder)
September 29
  • Constructing Meaning from Multiple Sources
  • Work on introduction and/or source location
  • Cohort Meeting – Humanities (will discuss previous two weeks’ goal setting and PREP folder)
October 1
  • Peer review Introduction and amended annotated bibliography
  • Cohort Meeting – Medical (will discuss previous two weeks’ goal setting and PREP folder)