AP Psychology Spring Semester 2018


Jan 23
Unit IX - Developmental Psychology (Jan 23 - Feb 9)
Unit IX Reading Schedule -
Modules 45-48: pages 462-498 Read by Jan. 26
Modules 49 & 50: pages 500-511 Read by Jan. 29
Modules 51 & 52: pages 513-523 Read by Jan 31
Modules 53 & 54: pages 526-548 Read by Feb. 2

Test Date - Feb. 9

Unit IX - Developmental Psychology Learning Objectives
Unit IX Vocabulary and Concepts Presentation - this will be a work in progress throughout the unit.

Jan 24
We finished looking at the notes from the previous day on the 3 major issues in developmental psychology.
Students began the developmental unit with an activity on age (based on decades).

Jan 25
Students drew in the chart on the stages of development according to Kohlberg, Erikson, and Piaget from the text (page. 463).
We also watched a video on Piaget's stages of development (the one with children exhibiting the stages).

Jan 26
Students completed an activity on Piaget's stages of Cognitive Development and games / toys.

Jan 29
There was a reading check on modules 45 - 48 today.
Students also received an activity to determine Piaget's stages of cognitive development by looking at scenarios and applying the knowledge.

Jan 30
Students will be afforded time to complete the activity from last class. Here is the key for the Piaget formative activity.
We will then cover attachment (Harlow and Ainsworth).

Jan. 31
We went over the reading check from Monday.
We then delved into gender and socialization with a group activity.

Feb 1
Students will work and complete the group activity from the previous day.

There will be a reading check on Monday, Feb. 5. It will cover modules 49 - 54.


Feb 2
Students will complete an activity on moral reasoning.

There will be a reading check on Monday, Feb. 5. It will cover modules 49 - 54.


Feb 5

Reading check for modules 49 -54.

We went over Kohlberg's levels of moral thinking today with an activity where you were given a scenario and had to come up with how the three levels of moral thinking would apply.

Feb 6
We will finish the Kohlberg activity today in class and move on to Erikson's stages of psychosocial development.

Feb 7
Erikson formative activity
Students will complete this activity in class.
Assessment of Friday - FRQ concepts are Erikson (stages of psychosocial development), Kohlberg (levels of moral thinking), and Baumrind (parenting styles)

Feb 8
Review for tomorrow's assessment

Feb 9
SNOW DAY!!!

Feb 12
Unit IX Assessment on Developmental Psychology

Feb 13
Unit X - Personality (Feb 12 - Feb 23)
Reading and Test Schedule for unit X -

Modules 55 & 56: pages 554-569 Read by Feb. 14
Module 57: pages 571-574 Read by Feb. 15
Module 58: pages 576-584 Read by Feb. 16
Module 59: pages 587-600 Read by Feb. 21
Test Date: Feb. 23

Unit X Learning Objectives
Unit X Notes Packet
Unit X Vocabulary and Concepts Presentation - a running document throughout the unit
Today we begin our study of Sigmund Freud

Feb 14 - 15
We covered slides 15 - 17 in class and students worked on creating a cartoon on defense mechanisms.

Feb 16
Students completed a reading check quiz fo modules 55 - 57.
After the quiz, we covered slides 18 - 21 in the ongoing presentation. Today was about humanism with a focus on Rogers and his person centered theory.

Feb 19
NO SCHOOL

Feb 20
Today students will complete an activity on reliability and validity of personality assessments.


Feb 21
We discussed the reliability and validity of personality assessments using the ongoing Google slides vocabulary and concepts presentation (from Feb 13). We also looked at the person - situation controversy on the presentation. (Slides 22 - 30). We also looked at the Big Five personality factors from the textbook today.

Feb 22
We will study positive psychology today. We will look at slides 31 - 39. A look at happiness from different cultures and through positive psychology.

Feb 23
Unit X Test today. It is multiple choice ONLY. NO FRQ this time.

Unit XI Testing & Individual Differences
Unit XI Learning Objectives
Unit XI Notes Packet