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Title: A.P. World History Review


1
A.P. World History Review
  1. The Course Material
  2. The Test
  3. Review techniques

2
The APWH Course
  • Regions
  • Periodization
  • Point of View (POV)
  • Continuities and differences over time
  • Continuities and differences between peoples.
  • Analysis, not recitation or speculation
  • Use and interpretation of documents

3
Where can I find the World Regions?
  • Go on-line to
  • apcentral.collegeboard.com
  • Find World History course

4
What are the World Regions ?
  • In ASIA East, Southeast, South, Central, and
    Southwest Asia (mostly the Middle East)
  • In AFRICA North, West, East, Central, and
    Southern Africa
  • In EUROPE Western, Central, Eastern Europe and
    Russia (which includes Siberia)
  • In AMERICAS North, and Latin America Caribbean
  • In Australia and Oceania

5
PERIODIZATION
  • 8000 BCE to 600 CE
  • 600 CE to 1450
  • 1450 to 1750
  • 1750 to 1914
  • 1914 to Present

6
These will be covered when we look at the essays.
  • Point of View (POV)
  • Continuities and differences over time
  • Continuities and differences between peoples.
  • Analysis, not recitation or speculation
  • Use and interpretation of documents

7
THE TEST, When?
  • The morning of
  • Thursday 8 May

8
What are the parts of the test?
  • 70 Multiple Choice Questions
  • And Three Essays
  • DBQ (Document-Based Question)
  • CCOT (Change Continuity Over Time)
  • COMP (Comparative)

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Multiple ChoiceHow much time?
  • 55 Minutes
  • That is only 40 seconds for each!
  • Do not linger over any question you cannot
    understand. Come back to it if you have time.

12
Should I answer all questions?
  • MC Score Number correct
  • less ¼ penalty for each wrong answer.
  • No wild guesses but if you can eliminate two or
    more possible answers, then pick what looks best.

13
No Choice of Essays
  • You must answer all three essays
  • There is usually a choice
  • WITHIN
  • Essays unless the topic is very well treated in
    all textbooks.

14
How are the essays scored?
  • CORE SCORING
  • 7 points for basic core
  • 2 points for expanded core
  • You must earn all basic core points to be
    eligible for expanded core points
  • You cannot lose points.

15
D.B.Q.
  • 5-8 Documents
  • Use them to answer the Question!

16
DBQ Basic Core Points
  • 1 acceptable thesis
  • 1 using all documents understands
    almost all.
  • 2 appropriate evidence from all but 1 doc
  • or 1 for all but 2 docs.
  • 1 POV in at least 2 docs.
  • 1 analytical grouping of documents
  • 1 identifies the need for an additional doc

17
Acceptable Thesis ?
  • Does MORE than merely restate the question.
  • It really says something!

18
No laundry list
  • Use documents in a manner that proves you
    understand them.

19
Use the documents !
  • Dont just repeat the documents, use them to
    answer the question.

20
Analyze!
  • Constantly explain
  • why
  • things are as you say they are.

21
POV Point of View
  • In analyzing documents you must explain
  • WHY
  • The authors believe what they are saying in the
    document.

22
GROUPING DOCUMENTS
  • Place all documents with similar opinions in one
    paragraph.
  • Write real paragraphs.
  • Use all documents.
  • Again No laundry list.

23
ADDITIONAL DOCUMENT ?
  • What document, not given, would have helped you
    answer the question if it were given?

24
D.B.Q. Expanded CORE
  • Clear, complete analytical thesis
  • Use all docs persuasively
  • Lots of POV
  • Outside material
  • Multiple additional documents needed

25
C.C.O.T.Change and Continuity Over Time
  • Deals with a single category of people, a country
    or a region
  • Asks ANALYSIS of how that changed and/or remained
    the same (continuity)

26
CCOT Basic Core Points
  • 1 Acceptable thesis
  • 2 All parts addressed
  • or 1 pt. if only most parts addressed
  • 2 Supports full thesis with evidence
  • or 1 pt. if partially supported
  • 1 Uses evidence to explain continuity change
  • 1 Analysis of the process of CCOT

27
CCOT Expanded Core
  • Clear, analytical comprehensive thesis
  • ANALYSIS of all issues
  • Abundant evidence
  • Links with relevant trends of the times

28
COMP (Comparative) Essay
  • Compares two or more groups, countries or regions
    within a single time period

29
COMP Basic Core Points
  • 1 Acceptable thesis
  • 2 Addresses all parts of question
  • or 1 pt. if only partial
  • 2 Supports thesis with appropriate evidence or
    1 pt. if only partially
  • 1 At least one DIRECT comparison
  • 1 ANALYZES at least one reason for similarity
    or difference.

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THESIS STATEMENT
  • All three essays demand a thesis be stated in the
    FIRST paragraph.
  • What makes for a good thesis statement?
  • What is an UNACCEPTABLE thesis?

31
ANALYSISHow do you analyze?
  • To historically analyze is to explain WHY
    something is what you say it is or to explain HOW
    something caused something.
  • Analysis addresses cause and effect.

32
TIME ON ESSAYS
  • You get exactly 1 hr., 10 min.
  • total for all three essays.
  • 10 minutes to read
  • 50 minutes to plan and write DBQ
  • CCOT
  • COMP
  • DO NOT GO OVER TIME ON ANY ESSAY

33
HOW TO REVIEW
  • APCentral download curriculum outline
  • Use notes, textbook review books
  • One past test as practice
  • 4. Cooperative study
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