AS2: week 1, September 29th, 2017

Update: There is no textbook for this semester. I will provide handouts in class. My apologies for the mistake.


  • Send me an email introducing yourself.
  • Leave a comment on this blog, so that I know you have visited.
    Thank you.

Today’s class

  1. What do you know about US history?
  2. What do you want to know about US history?
  3. What do you think is important to know about US history?
  4. What are “Academic Skills”?
  5. How do you want to study in this class?
  6. How do you want me to help you?
  7. Draw a map of the USA.
  8. How many states are there? List as many as you can.  Place as many as you can on your map
  9. What mountains, rivers and other natural features of the USA do you know? List as many as you can. Place them on the map.
  10. List as many cities of the USA as you can.
  11. Take a movie list (download it here: AS2_USA_movie_list_v3 )
  12. Take a book list (easy reading list). Download it here: AS2_Easy_Reading_List

5 thoughts on “AS2: week 1, September 29th, 2017”

  1. Hi!
    I’m Inoue, I forget to introduce about me on e-mail.
    Actually, I’m not interested in American history so much, sorry. But your class is easy to understand for me. Therefore I’ll do my best in this semester!

  2. Hello, I am sorry to delay leaving the comment on this blog.
    In this semester, I would like to study the process of American history and the way to write a report and give a presentation. Thank you in advance.

  3. Hi!

    I’m Tominaga.

    I thought about America history, geography, culture and so on after a long time.
    I want to know about America like spring semester.

    Thank you.

  4. Good evening. I’m a member of ASⅡclass, Yokoyama, R.

    I’ve understood about textbook and I’m looking forward to learning American hisory in this semester.

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