AP World History Prep is designed to help students understand and analyze world history from c. 1200 CE to the present. The class will cover a wide range of topics including cultural, political, and economic changes that have shaped our world. Students will have the opportunity to study and analyze primary and secondary sources and practice historical thinking skills.
Moreover, the course will feature a dedicated strategy component tailored for the multiple-choice segment of the AP World History exam. This section aims to equip students with effective test-taking strategies and techniques, enhancing their performance on multiple-choice questions. The emphasis will be on teaching students how to adeptly read and interpret questions, analyze and evaluate historical evidence, and apply historical thinking skills to provide accurate answers.
- Increase their scores on the DBQ, SAQ, and LEQ writing portions of the final exam compared to their practice exam scores.
- Increase their multiple choice question accuracy on the final exam compared to their practice exam scores.
- Articulate a more profound comprehension of World History through verbal and written reflections at the end of the course.
Students and their parents will receive brief feedback after each class regarding the student’s general participation in class. Students will also receive feedback on graded assignments via email.