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AP Government

AP GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: U.S.

Instructor: Ms. McCoy

Updated 5/21/2020

Summer Assignment 2020-21 (Printable PDF)

Welcome to AP Government and Politics! This course is intended for qualified students who wish to complete government studies in secondary school equivalent to a one-semester college introductory course and economic studies course that fulfill high school graduation and college acceptance requirements. Please refer to the checklist of the specific assignments. Please note that all assignments are due the first few days of school. Also, there will be a test covering all the material from  “Unit 1-Thinking Like an Economist” during the first week.

If you have any question regarding the summer assignment or course in general, please email me at,

mccoy.k@monet.k12.ca.us.

See you in the fall.

  • Ms. Kari McCoy
  • AP Government and Politics: U.S.
  • Beyer High School

ASSIGNMENT CHECKLIST

______ Join my Schoology Course McCoy's AP Government: Summer Edition  Code:  DFZH-5Q43-CFPJT

______ Check to make sure you can access the digital textbook through the “Student Applications” menu 

  • Select “Connect Ed” option 
  • Click on “IMPACT CA Econ Book/ “McCoy’s AP Gov:  CP Econ book” 
  • Use code: 7xwbZZgE

______ Read Chapters 1-3 and answer questions at the end of each chapter.  Questions must be answered in complete sentences to receive full credit.    Your homework will be uploaded to “turnitin.com” within the first few days of school, so questions must be answered in WORD or GOOGLE docs.  

______ Reading Questions -  DUE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL 

  • Chapter 1 assessment questions #1-13 
  • Chapter 2 assessment questions #1-15 
  • Chapter 3 assessment questions #1-14

Be prepared to take an exam on chapters 1-3 (Worth up to 100pts) the within the first two days of school.

Note to students: Quizlet, Wikipedia and similar websites are not considered credible sources and should not be used to answer homework questions. In addition, all work submitted must be your own.

REMINDER! Please keep in mind the any student who plans on dropping AP Gov after the first day of school may not be allowed to do so due to availability of seats in CP classes. Therefore, students will be expected to participate fully in class (turning in homework, taking exams, quizzes, etc.) until they are officially dropped from the class. Students will not be able to make up any missed assignments because they “thought they were going to drop” and did/could not.