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AP World History Welcome Parents!
Debra Cave, B.S., M.Ed.
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AP World History
  • College-level
  • Global events and trends
  • Historical Thinking Skills
  • Thematic
  • Comparative
  • Periodization
  • Change Continuity
  • Balanced Coverage

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Historical Thinking Skills
  • Historical Arguments from historical evidence
  • Chronological Reasoning
  • Comparison and Contextualization
  • Historical Interpretation and Synthesis

4
Historical Periodization
Period Period Title Date Range Weight
1 Technological Environmental Transformations To c. 600 BCE 5
2 Organization Reorganization of Human Societies c. 600 BCE to 600 BCE 15
3 Regional Trans-regional Interactions c. 600 CE 1450 20
4 Global Interactions c. 1450-1750 20
5 Industrialization Global Integration c. 1750-1900 20
6 Accelerating Global Change Realignments c. 1900 - Present 20
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Theme One
  • Interaction between humans the environment
  • demography disease
  • migration
  • settlement patterns
  • technology

Example Period 4 1450-1750 Increasing Global
Interactions Changes and Continuities in the
Atlantic World due to the Columbian Exchange
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Theme Two
  • Interaction of cultures
  • religions
  • beliefs systems
  • philosophies
  • ideologies
  • science and technology
  • arts and architecture

Example Period 2, 600 BCE-600 CE, Organization
and Reorganization of Human Society Cultural
Diffusion on the Silk Roads Buddhism, sillk
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Theme Three
  • State-building, expansion conflict
  • Forms of governance
  • Empires, nations
  • Nationalism, revolts, revolutions

Example Period 5 Industrialization and Global
Integration Japans vs. Chinas Reaction to
Western Industrialization
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Theme Four
  • Creation, expansion, and interaction of economic
    systems
  • agricultural and pastoral production
  • trade and commerce
  • labor systems
  • industrialization
  • capitalism and socialism

Example Period 3 Regional and Trans-regional
interactions Serfdom, Slavery
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Theme Five
  • Development and transformation of social
    structures
  • gender roles relations
  • family kinship
  • racial/ethnic constructions
  • social/economic classes

Example Period 6, Accelerating Global Change
and Realignments Changing Role of Women
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Habits of Mind
  • Constructing/evaluating arguments analyzing POV
    and context.
  • Assessing continuity/change over time and over
    different world regions.
  • Understanding diversity of interpretation
  • Seeing global patterns connecting local
    developments to global processes.
  • Comparing within and among societies.
  • Exploring the relevance of world history to
    contemporary developments.

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The Exam
  • May 15, 2014.
  • Section I 70 Multiple Choice (55 min)
  • Section II Free Response (130 min)
  • A. DBQ (50 min)
  • B. Change Over Time (40 min)
  • C. Comparison Essay (40 min)

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Assignments
  • Unit Tests (100 pts)
  • Quizzes (25 pts)
  • Essays (50 pts)
  • Homework (25 pts)
  • Debates/Seminars/
  • /Presentations (25-50 pts)
  • Research Papers/Projects (100-200 pts)
  • Class Participation (varies)

13
What do I expect from students?
  • Be Prepared
  • Be realistic
  • Accept challenge
  • Self advocate
  • Give their best effort

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What can you expect from me?
  • High standards
  • Fair and reasonable
  • Support
  • Flexible
  • Accessible

15
Contact
  • debra.cave_at_apsva.us

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Online Grades
  • Check ParentVue

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How You Can Help
  • Get a Review Book
  • Discuss global issues
  • Play devils advocate
  • Read/discuss history
  • Watch/critique historical films
  • Contact me
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