A.P. Psychology

(updated September 28, 2009)

On this pageyou will find:
 
                                                1.) The supplies you will need
                                                2.) A calendar of class activities and assignments with due dates
                                                3.) Announcements
                                                4.) Attachments
 
If you need to email me, click on this link guthridge.lhs@gmail.com
 
 
 
SUPPLIES
 All students should have a folder for the exclusive use of A. P. Psychology.  This folder should be large enough to hold:
60 Question Chapter Review for each of nine (9) chapters.
Homework Assignments
Quizes (vary in size depending on number of chapters covered by quiz).
Vocabulary Terms (each student should keep a running vocabulary list of terms they are not familiar with)
 
Also several pens or pencils and on occasion a calculator will be useful.

 

 
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CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES

 

         

Lesson Plan

A.P. Psychology

Monday 9/21/2009

 

 

Topic/Unit Title – Chapters 5: Sensation and 6: Perception

 

Focus Question – None today, Chapters 5 & 6 Quiz

 

Pages/Materials Used – Chapter 5 & 6 Quiz 72 multiple choice questions

                                         

 

Sequence of Activities – Bell ringer – Question of the day from Match Wits with Mensa

                                          Give students a few minutes to look over their notes and study

                                           Guides for chapters 5 & 6

                                           Administer 72 question multiple choice quiz.

                                           Begin reading assigned reading.

 

Literacy Strategy – Check for student understanding as students read.

 

Literacy Activity – Have students read assignment and answer study guide questions as they read.

 

Knowledge Check – Randomly ask students to show me questions they have answered on their study guides from their reading.

 

Assignment – Read Chapter 7: States of Consciousness pgs. 264 –285.

                        Waking Consciousness – pgs. 265-268

                        Sleep and Dreams – pgs. 269-285

 

                                          

Lesson Plan

A.P. Psychology

Tuesday 9/22/2009

 

 

Topic/Unit Title – Chapter 7: States of Consciousness

 

Focus Question – During psychology’s history, what were the ups and downs of “consciousness”?

 

Pages/Materials Used – Chapter 7 Learning Objectives & Study Guide

                                         Waking Consciousness pgs. 265-268

      Sleep and Dreams pgs. 269-285..

                                         

                                   

 

Sequence of Activities – Bell ringer – Question of the day from Match Wits with Mensa

                                          Discuss Levels of Information Processing

                                          Discuss Daydreams and Fantasies

                                          Discuss Biological Rhythms

                                           Discuss The Rhythm of Sleep

                                          Discuss Why Do We Sleep?

                                           Discuss Sleep Disorders

                                          Discuss Dreams

                                           Preview the learning objectives to know what they are reading

                                          To learn, and answer the questions in the study guide as they

                                          Read their assignment.

 

Literacy Strategy – Checking for understanding as students read

 

Literacy Activity – Have students read assignment and answer study guide questions

 

Knowledge Check – Randomly ask students to show me study guide questions they have

                                      Answered from their reading.

 

Assignment – Read Chapter 7: States of Consciousness

                        Hypnosis pgs. 285-293.

                                          

       

Lesson Plan

A.P. Psychology

Wednesday 9/23/2009

 

 

Topic/Unit Title – Chapter 7: States of Consciousness

 

Focus Question – When is the use of hypnosis potentially harmful, and when can hypnosis be used to help?

 

Pages/Materials Used – Chapter 7 Learning Objectives & Study Guide

                                         Hypnosis pgs. 285 – 293.

                                          Video: Discovering Psychology, Updated Edition

                                          # 13: The Mind Awake and Asleep.

 

Sequence of Activities – Bell ringer – Question of the day from Match Wits with Mensa

                                          Show Video: # 13: The Mind Awake and Asleep.

                                          Discuss Facts and Falsehoods

                                          Discuss Hypnotic Age Regression: A True Story

                                          Discuss Is Hypnosis an Altered State of Consciousness?

                                           Preview the learning objectives to know what they are reading

                                          To learn, and answer the questions in the study guide as they

                                          Read their assignment.

 

Literacy Strategy – Checking for understanding as students read

 

Literacy Activity – Have students read assignment and answer study guide questions

 

Knowledge Check – Randomly ask students to show me study guide questions they have

                                      Answered from their reading.

 

Assignment – Read Chapter 7: States of Consciousness

                        Drugs and Consciousness pgs. 294-304

                        Near-Death Experiences pgs. 305 - 306

   

Lesson Plan

A.P. Psychology

Thursday 9/24/2009

 

 

Topic/Unit Title – Chapter 7: States of Consciousness

 

Focus Question – The philosopher Descartes wrote, “I am … lodged in my body as a pilot in a vessel.”  Was Descartes a dualist or a monist?

 

Pages/Materials Used – Chapter 7 Learning Objectives & Study Guide

                                         Drugs and Consciousness pgs. 594 – 304

                                         Near-Death Experiences pgs. 305 – 306.

                                          Video: Discovering Psychology, Updated Edition

                                          # 14: The Mind Hidden and Divided.

 

Sequence of Activities – Bell ringer – Question of the day from Match Wits with Mensa

                                          Show Video: # 14: The Mind Hidden and Divided.

                                          Discuss Dependence and Addiction

                                          Discuss Psychoactive Drugs

                                          Discuss Influences on Drug Use

                                          Go over Study Guide for Chapter 7.

                                           Preview the learning objectives to know what they are reading

                                          To learn, and answer the questions in the study guide as they

                                          Read their assignment.

 

Literacy Strategy – Checking for understanding as students read

 

Literacy Activity – Have students discuss reasons for incorrect answers to study guide questions they have missed.

 

Knowledge Check – Randomly ask students to show me study guide questions they have

                                      Answered from their reading.

 

Assignment – Get ready for Chapter 7: States of Consciousness quiz on Friday 9/25/2009..

                       

                                          

Lesson Plan

A.P. Psychology

Friday 9/25/2009

 

 

Topic/Unit Title – Chapters 7: States of Consciousness

 

Focus Question – None today, Chapters 7

 

Pages/Materials Used – Chapter 7 Quiz 43 multiple choice questions

                                         

 

Sequence of Activities – Bell ringer – Question of the day from Match Wits with Mensa

                                          Give students a few minutes to look over their notes and study

                                           Guide for chapter 7

                                           Administer 43 question multiple choice quiz.

 

Literacy Strategy – Check for student understanding as students read.

 

Literacy Activity – Have students read assignment and answer study guide questions as they read.

 

Knowledge Check – Randomly ask students to show me questions they have answered on their study guides from their reading.

 

Assignment – Read Chapter 8: Learning  Introduction pgs. 308-312

                        Classical Conditioning pgs. 312 – 322.           

      

Lesson Plan

A.P. Psychology

Monday 9/28/2009

 

 

Topic/Unit Title – Chapter 8: Learning

 

Focus Question – How have your emotions or behaviors been classically conditioned?

 

Pages/Materials Used – Chapter 8 Learning Objectives & Study Guide

                                         Introduction pgs. 309 – 312.

                                         Classical Conditioning pgs. 312 – 322.

 

Sequence of Activities – Bell ringer – Question of the day from Match Wits with Mensa

                                          Discuss Pavlov’s Experiments

                                          Discuss Acquistion

                                          Discuss Generalization

                                          Discuss Discrimination

                                          Discuss Cognitive Processes

                                          Discuss Biological Predispositions

                                          Discuss Applications of Classical Conditioning                               

                                           Preview the learning objectives to know what they are reading

                                          To learn, and answer the questions in the study guide as they

                                          Read their assignment.

 

Literacy Strategy – Checking for understanding as students read

 

Literacy Activity – Have students read assignment and answer study guide questions

 

Knowledge Check – Randomly ask students to show me study guide questions they have

                                      Answered from their reading.

 

Assignment – Review chapters 8: Learning – Operant Conditioning pgs. 322 – 335.

                                          

   

Lesson Plan

A.P. Psychology

Tuesday 9/29/2009

 

 

Topic/Unit Title – Chapter 8: Learning

 

Focus Question – Do you have any personal goals for this year, that by applying reinforcement principles, you may be more successful with?

 

Pages/Materials Used – Chapter 8 Learning Objectives & Study Guide

                                         Operant Conditioning pgs. 322 – 335.

 

Sequence of Activities – Bell ringer – Question of the day from Match Wits with Mensa

                                          Discuss Skinner’s Experiments

                                          Discuss Shaping Behavior

                                          Discuss Principles of Reinforcement

                                          Discuss Punishment

                                          Discuss Cognition and Operant Conditioning

                                          Discuss Biological Predispositions

                                          Discuss Applications of Operant Conditioning                            

                                           Preview the learning objectives to know what they are reading

                                          To learn, and answer the questions in the study guide as they

                                          Read their assignment.

 

Literacy Strategy – Checking for understanding as students read

 

Literacy Activity – Have students read assignment and answer study guide questions

 

Knowledge Check – Randomly ask students to show me study guide questions they have

                                      Answered from their reading.

 

Assignment – Review chapters 8: Learning – Learning by Observation pgs. 336 – 340.

                                          

    

Lesson Plan

A.P. Psychology

Wednesday 9/30/2009

 

 

Topic/Unit Title – Chapter 8: Learning

 

Focus Question – Who have been significant role models for you?

 

Pages/Materials Used – Chapter 8 Learning Objectives & Study Guide

                                         Learning by Observation pgs. 336 – 340.

                                          Video: Discovering Psychology, Updated Edition

                                          #8: Learning

 

Sequence of Activities – Bell ringer – Question of the day from Match Wits with Mensa

                                          Discuss Bandura’s Experiments 

                                          Discuss Applications of Observational Learning

                                          Discuss Positive Observational Learning

                                          Discuss Television and Observational Learning

                                          Show Video # 8

                                          Go over Chapter 8 Study Guide Questions                        

                                           Preview the learning objectives to know what they are reading

                                          To learn, and answer the questions in the study guide as they

                                          Read their assignment.

 

Literacy Strategy – Checking for understanding as students read

 

Literacy Activity – Have students read assignment and answer study guide questions

 

Knowledge Check – Randomly ask students to show me study guide questions they have

                                      Answered from their reading.

 

Assignment – Review chapters 9: Memory – The Phenomenon of Memory pgs. 342-346.

                                          

Lesson Plan

A.P. Psychology

Thursday 10/1/2009

 

 

Topic/Unit Title – Chapter 9: Memory

 

Focus Question – Do you have a flashbulb memory of an emotion-laden experience in your past?

 

Pages/Materials Used – Chapter 9: Memory Objectives & Study Guide

                                         The Phenomenon of Memory pgs. 342 – 346.

 

Sequence of Activities – Bell ringer – Question of the day from Match Wits with Mensa

                                          Discuss Memory Loss and Memory Feats

                                          Discuss Information Processing                    

                                           Preview the learning objectives to know what they are reading

                                          To learn, and answer the questions in the study guide as they

                                          Read their assignment.

 

Literacy Strategy – Checking for understanding as students read

 

Literacy Activity – Have students read assignment and answer study guide questions

 

Knowledge Check – Randomly ask students to show me study guide questions they have

                                      Answered from their reading.

 

Assignment – Review chapters 9: Memory – Encoding: Getting Information In pgs. 347-354.

       

Lesson Plan

A.P. Psychology

Friday 10/2/2009

 

 

Topic/Unit Title – Chapter 9: Memory

 

Focus Question – What would be the most effective way to learn a list of historical figures for a week?  For a Year?  

 

Pages/Materials Used – Chapter 9: Memory Objectives & Study Guide

                                         Encoding: Getting Information In pgs.347 – 354.

 

Sequence of Activities – Bell ringer – Question of the day from Match Wits with Mensa

                                          Discuss How We Encode:

                                                Automatic Processing

                                                Effortful Processing

                                          Discuss What We Encode:

                                                Encoding Meaning

                                                Encoding Imagery

                                                Organizing Information for Encoding                  

                                           Preview the learning objectives to know what they are reading

                                          To learn, and answer the questions in the study guide as they

                                          Read their assignment.

 

Literacy Strategy – Checking for understanding as students read

 

Literacy Activity – Have students read assignment and answer study guide questions

 

Knowledge Check – Randomly ask students to show me study guide questions they have

                                      Answered from their reading.

 

Assignment – Review chapters 9: Memory – Storage: Retaining Information pgs. 354-361 and Retrieval: Getting Information Out pgs. 361-364.

                                          

                                   

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