Notetaking Guide
Having trouble taking notes? For helpful hints and tips see Z's Guide to Notetaking.

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Abridged Texts
Abridged Texts are available for some courses. These readings are shortened to assist with comprehension of main ideas. It is an excellent supplement to the course textbook. They are large files, so it is recommended that you right click on the link and “save target as” to download the file. Download time varies depending on connection speed. The following abridged texts are available:

The Americans: Course text for History of the United States from 1940 to Present. (5.2 mb PDF file)

Extra Credit
Looking for extra credit opportunities? Read Mr. Z's Extra Credit Options carefully and write a proposal. Make me an offer I can't refuse...

  • Small U.S. Map (for notetaking)
  • Other U.S. Outline Maps
  • U.S. Historical Maps
  • World Maps
  • Asia Outline Map
  • Eduplace Outline Maps
  • Enchanted Learning Outline Maps

  • Forms for Bibliography and Works Cited Entries
  • Online Citation Styles