Ms. Rubino's History Website
Regents Thematic Review
The link given here was downloaded from the Flushing High School Regents Review page. Thank you to Ms. Frank Bayer for being so thorough! Outlined in this document are the exam specifications as well as the basics information a student must know to pass the exam listed in simple bullet point fashion. Download this booklet to your phone, ipad, or computer and begin to make study tools to aid your ability to pass this exam. This exam format will be different in the school year 2018-19. Information will be updated as I receive it.
Regents Review Theme-Amendments.pdf
SPECIAL PRINT! Must be printed in color!
The Thematic Essay can be on ANY topic in American history, therefore preparation can be very difficult without a solid method of approach. Print up this Thematic Essay Topic list. It is color coded. A single topic, like Teddy Roosevelt, can prepare you to write an essay on as many as 10 different themes. Pick the topics that cover several themes. Study the era, and fill out the Thematic Essay blank grid to help you study.
Available Textbook- H.S. Level
This textbook is free and available on line for your use.
Regents Review Reading for study
This file will help you on all exams. Listed are test taking strategies:
Knowing the vocabulary of history is very important to understanding concepts and expressing your knowledge. Making foldables (see link above) are a fun way to aid your study.
Breaking down political cartoons:
Important people you must know:
Presidents and what they are known for:
The U.S. foundations of the Constitution:
Knowing the Geography of U.S. is very important, many regents questions are on geography:
WWI 1917 into the Roaring 20s
The Great Depression:
WWII development and war:
Post WWII world: pgs 267-277
Post WWII industrial society- living in a Global age:
Communism Containment abroad and Agreement at home
US Foreign Policy timeline:
Limits of power- political changes at home and abroad:
Struggle for Civl Rights- a decade of change:
Trending toward conservatism- 1970 through the 1990s:
Regents Review- American History
9/8 Download this PDF booklet of Major periods, Important People, and Events for your records. We will refer back to this information soon.
8th gr Major Periods and Important Dates in American History.pdf
You will need to regularly go to the "Student & Parent Resources" page and scroll down to the Regents Review button. That site has a multitude of MCQ to use for practice. We will begin doing MCQ for Regents Review toward the end of September. No time like the present to begin remembering information you were taught in the 6th and early 7th grade. :)
American History- booklet-We HAVE NOT YET BEGUN TO WORK WITH THIS BOOKLET
The booklet contains a lot of information. You need to focus on only what you are assigned for the week. Complete the work assigned! You are doing this so that you will be prepared for the tests in June.