This accelerated course is designed to prepare students for the Advanced Placement United States History exam. In-depth analysis of documents and writings from the precolonial period to the present develop students` research, analytical, and writing skills. The special topics course develops content understanding through critical thinking and writing skills, focusing on the events in United States History. The special topics course is not considered AP; therefore, its eligibility for UIL is not waived. The student must register in both courses listed above. Enrollment in designated GT courses will be limited to students who formally qualified for Gifted and Talented Services in LISD. If a GT course does not meet minimum enrollment requirements, it may need to be combined with the PAP/AP course offering.
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