Unit 1: What’s Required and What’s Not (and a guide to other things that may help you)
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Like all of the Units in the course, when used with the required textbook, Unit 1 contains all the content you need and all assignments. Tips: Stay in the Unit to succeed.
1. Required: Read—and use consistently—the 1-page Course Schedule at the end of the Syllabus & Schedule! The Course Schedule tells you when each assignments is due, including when you should begin planning your work and when you must complete an assignment to earn extra credit. Tip from a prior (and very successful) student: Print the Course Schedule, hang it so you see it from your computer, and check off each assignment as you do it.
Before you begin with the first Chapter, notice what is in this Unit and in the Course Schedule. You see:
· The link to the Study Guide for Unit 1’s two-part exam, with the date when its content is visible
· 4 learning units (), one for each textbook Chapter.
· A statement that shows where you will see the 2 parts of Unit 1’s exam on the date in the Course Schedule
· Resources used throughout the Unit—with the current one being the forum Students Helping Students with History
2. Click on the Study Guide link and use it both to plan your
work for exams but see the things to notice in each chapters.
Reminder: one of the quizzes in Evidence Matters is part of the questions on Unit 1 Objective Exam.
3. Click on Chapter 16 () and then click on Figuring It Out (Learning is More Than Memorizing), which includes in this order:
· Links from Your Instructor – links made in response to students’ questions about how facts fit together
· Required: Chapter 16 InQuizitive - Click on it to start determining what you know and you don’t know—and where you need to read in your textbook.
for the chapter if applicable
Sources from This Era – Provides primaries
required for the Unit Exam.
5. Optional Resources from the Textbook Publisher – Includes brief video explanations of difficult content from the textbook author.
Required: If you
remained puzzled by a quiz question or if you want to earn points by helping
others, click on the Students Helping Students with History. Tip: You earn points by asking questions or answering them.
Repeat the steps above with each Chapter. Tip:
To succeed, do your work by the date in the Course Schedule. All chapters
include an InQuizitive session.
8. On the date
the Course Schedule lists for the 2 parts of the exam, confirm you can see both
parts of the exam. If you cannot see
the Unit 1 Written Exam when it is supposed to open, read the reminders next to
Required: Unit 1 Objective (mainly multiple choice and matching) and
Required: Unit 1 Written Exam.
Tip: The content—not the exact words—in the Unit Objective Exam comes from the Instructor’s quiz in Evidence Matters and the textbook. The Study Guide emphasizes areas you should examine.
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