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AP World History

Hello - and Welcome to AP World History. AP World will address all the topics the regular and Honors classes cover, but in a more in-depth, rigorous level. The purpose of this class is to offer an AP level class for sophomores to get them started in building academic skills that will help them with the rigors of upper level AP courses. The course will focus on developing writing and critical thinking skills by writing essays and reading and analyzing historical documents. 

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Notes

Detailed list of the CED Illustrative Examples

10/01/21

Make sure you are familiar with these for the test - these are specific things that College Board will test on.


Essay Rubrics

03/04/21

Rubrics will be used weekly to understand how to earn points on essays. 

Attachments

AP US History Scoring Calculator

02/12/21

You can use this scoring calculator to manipulate scores for the different sections of the test. This will allow you to see what types of points you will need to get what scores you are hoping for. 


AP US History Score Standards

02/12/21

This chart was published by college board a few years ago to help students understand what scores they need to achieve a 3 or 5 on the AP exam.


Writing Assistance

11/05/20

The attached files will help you with writing AP essays


AP World CED - Course Description and Essential Questions

11/05/20

Use this as a review guide to study for your test


Period Cram Packets

11/05/20

Informational Cram packets by time period


Chapter Review Link

11/05/20

Use the link to review content for each chapter of the book. The link will take you to a website that has chapter summaries, questions, review powerpoints and review questions. This link works for ALL chapters of our book, just simply replace the chapter number in the URL to view a new chapter (example below). 

 

This link will take you to chapter 3

http://nralego8.com/apwh/chapter3.pdf

 

if you replace the 3 and put a 4, it will give you the webpage for chapter 4

http://nralego8.com/apwh/chapter4.pdf

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Most Common Essay Topics on the Exam by Period

11/05/20

Period 0

  • Neolithic Era
  • River Valley Civilizations

 

Period 0

  • Han
  • Rome
  • Gupta (India)
  • Trade Routes: Silk Roads, Afro-Eurasian

 

Period 1/2

  • Mongols
  • Sudanic/Sub-Saharan Africa (Mali, Songhay, Ghana)
  • Islam (spread of religion)
  • Christianity (spread of religion)
  • Islamic Caliphates
  • Byzantine Empire

 

Period 3/4

  • Islam
  • Silver Trade
  • Columbian Exchange & triangle trade
  • Spanish in Americas/Caribbean (empire building & labor systems used)
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Migration & trade networks: Indian Ocean, Silk Roads, Trans-Saharan, Afro-Eurasian, Americas

 

Period 5/6

  • Industrialization & Imperialism (Japan, Europe, China, Ottoman, Russia)
  • Scramble for Africa
  • Revolutions: American, French, Haitian, Mexican
  • Labor system
  • Gender roles (East Asia, Latin America, Western Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa)
  • Trade networks: Latin America, east Asia, Eastern Europe, South & Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, North America

 

Period 7/8/9

  • Communist Party (China, Russia, Southeast Asia)
  • Green Revolution
  • Globalization/global economics
  • Trade networks: Indian Ocean, Trans-Saharan, Silk Roads
  • Islam in South Asia & North Africa
  • Effects of WWI (influenza, East Asia, Middle East, South Asia/India)
  • National identities (Middle East, Southeast Asia, US, Sub-Saharan Africa, Russia)

Writing Assistance

11/05/20

The attached files will help you with writing AP Essays


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