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AP European History. 2014-2015. WHY WORLD HISTORY?. WHY WORLD HISTORY?. Grades. Tests At least one / 1 or 2 chapters Most ~25 MC, 5-8 idents , 2 short or one big essay Quizes T&F at various times for various sections – will know in advance! Homework

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Ap european history

AP European History

2014-2015


Why world history

WHY WORLD HISTORY?


Why world history1

WHY WORLD HISTORY?


Grades

Grades

  • Tests

    • At least one / 1 or 2 chapters

    • Most ~25 MC, 5-8 idents, 2 short or one big essay

  • Quizes

    • T&F at various times for various sections – will know in advance!

  • Homework

    • Primay Sources – Will be discussed & collected

    • Book work – Usually not collected but is in your best interest to do it

  • At least one formal DBQ&FRQ/ Marking Period

    • First paper due in October – “coffee shop”

    • Euro DBQ’s are different than U.S. DBQ’s!

  • Projects / alternative assignments as the opportunity arises

  • Bonus

    • Hand writtenoutline for sections covered in Palmer, due at beginning of period


How to be successful in ap euro

How to be successful in AP Euro

  • Read the book

  • Read the book

  • Listen to what I am telling you

  • Ask questions

  • Don’t try to memorize everything in the book

  • Do the bonus outlines for the tests

  • Be flexible

  • Think for yourself, trust yourself

  • Be here (8thpdprobs)

  • Don’t focus on the grade, focus on the learning

  • Read the book


Technological considerations

Technological Considerations

  • TurnIt In

  • Google

    • Need to set up, we will use it

  • Moodle

    • If Google doesn’t work like I want

  • Online study guides

    • Encouraged to pick one and use it!

    • I prefer “http://socialscientist.us/nphs/euroguides.htm”


The test

THE Test

  • Friday 8 May at 12:00

  • Part I: 80 MC questions in 55 minutes

    • ~ ½ 1450 – Napoleon

    • ~ ¼ 19th century

    • ~ ¼ 20th century & beyond

    • About evenly divided between politics/diplomacy, social/economic, and cultural/intellectual


The test1

THE Test

  • Part II – Free response (15 + 120 minutes)

    • A. DBQ – 45%

      • Scored 1-9

      • 10-12 documents

      • Get up to an 8 w/o any outside information

    • B. & C. FRQ – 55%

      • TWO essays

      • Pick one of three choices for eac


Where are we going

Where are we going?

  • Chapter 1 test on Friday

  • Tests will be about 1 ½ - 2 weeks apart (longer for combined chapters)

  • Napoleon by Christmas

  • End of WW2 by mid/late April

  • Will do best to announce test dates at the beginning of the unit or earlier

  • Have a trip or going to be out? Let me know!


Handouts

Handouts

  • You should have the following:

    • PERSIA Guide (read it, know it, love it)

    • FRQ & DBQ Rubrics

    • Social History Guide (AP loves this for FRQ’s)


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