Ap World Syllabus
Advanced Placement Apple History Advance Syllabus 2012-2013 Ms. Rebecca Layton Friendly High Academy Fort Washington, MD 20744 301-449-4900 Rebecca. [email protected] org Advance Description: The Advanced Placement Apple History (APWH) advance is an intensive, year long, assay of all-around history from the aeon of 8000 B. C. E. to the present. The purpose of APWH is to advance a greater compassionate of the change of all-around processes and contacts, in alternation with altered types of animal societies.
The advance highlights the attributes of changes in all-embracing frameworks and their causes and consequences, as able-bodied as comparisons amid above societies. This advance additionally builds an compassionate of cultural, institutional and abstruse precedents that, forth with geography, set the animal stage. The advance is burst bottomward into bristles above periods of study. They are: ? Foundations: 8000 B. C. E. to 600 C. E. ? 600 C. E. to 1450 ? 1450 to 1750 ? 1750 to 1914 ? 1914 to the present APWH Advance Themes: The APWH advance is guided by six accommodation which will accept according absorption throughout the course: . The dynamics of change and chain beyond the apple history periods covered in this course, and the causes and processes complex in above changes of these dynamics. 2. Patterns and furnishings of alternation amid societies and regions: trade, war, address and all-embracing organizations. 3. The furnishings of technology, economics and demography on bodies and the ambiance (population advance and decline, disease, activity systems, manufacturing, migrations agronomics and weaponry. ) 4. Systems of amusing anatomy and gender anatomy (comparing above appearance ithin and amid societies, and assessing change and continuity). 5. Cultural, bookish and religious developments, including interactions amid and aural societies. 6. Changes in functions and structures of states and attitudes appear states and political identities (political culture), including the actualization of nation-state (types of political organization). APWH Habits of Apperception or Skills: The APWH advance addresses habits of apperception or abilities in two categories: (1) those addressed by any accurate history course, and (2) those addressed by a apple history course.
Four habits of apperception are in the aboriginal category: ? Constructing and evaluating arguments: application affirmation to accomplish believable arguments. ? Application abstracts and alternative primary data: developing the abilities all-important to assay point of view, ambience and bent and to accept and adapt information. ? Assessing issues of change and chain over time, including the accommodation to accord with changes as a action and with questions of causation. ? Compassionate assortment of interpretations through assay of context, point of appearance and anatomy of reference.
Three habits of apperception accord in the additional category: ? Seeing all-around patterns and processes over time and amplitude while additionally abutting bounded developments to all-around ones and affective through levels of generalization from the all-around to the particular. ? Comparing aural and amid societies, including comparing societies’ reactions to all-around process. ? Being acquainted of animal commonalities and differences while assessing claims of accustomed standards, and compassionate culturally assorted account and ethics in actual context. Required Materials: ? Bentley, J. and Ziegler, H. 2003). Traditions and Encounters: A All-around Perspective on the Past. (3rd Ed. ). Boston: McGraw-Hill. ? Andrea, A. and Overfield, J. (2005). The Animal Record: Sources of All-around History, Volume I: to 1700. (5th Ed. ). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. ? Andrea, A. and Overfield, J. (2005). The Animal Record: Sources of All-around History, Volume II: Since 1500. (5th Ed. ). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. ? Laden, J. and Whelan, P. (2009). Kaplan AP Apple History . Kaplan Publishing Grading Criteria: Quarter grades will be computed according to the afterward factors: ?
Tests/Quizzes/Essays/Projects50% ? Homework25% ? Classwork/Participation25% Conduct: Acceptance are accustomed to chase all rules in this chic that accord to those declared in the Prince George’s County Code of Apprentice Conduct. Punctuality is a call and apathy to chic will aftereffect in accident of accord points. Assignment absent because of an unexcused absence may not be fabricated up. Assignment absent because of an absolved absence charge be fabricated up aural the anniversary the apprentice allotment to school. It is the albatross of the apprentice to align for accomplish up work.
All assignments charge be handed in on time; backward assignment will not be accepted. Methodology: This advance is conducted application a array of methods: lecture/discussion, simulations, accommodating acquirements activities, presentations and absolute study/research. All acceptance are amenable for account the assignments afore advancing to chic so that they may actively participate. A array of blur clips and videos are additionally acclimated throughout the course. Unit I: Foundations 8000 B. C. E. to 600 C. E. Anniversary One Topics: Agricultural Revolution Apple Cartography Geographic Determinism- Jared Diamond Discussion/Debate
Readings: Advance Introductions/Overview, Chapter 1 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Comparative Graphic Organizer: Early Civilization Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 1 Timed Writing: Comparative Essays on Early Civilizations Jared Diamond Take-Home Essay Weeks Two and Three Topics: Civilization Discussion/Debate Early Civilizations (Complex Societies) Economic Specialization/Trade Bantu/Aryan Migration Religion Readings: Chapter 2 (Bentley) Chapter 3 (Bentley) Chapter 4 (Bentley) Chapter 5 (Bentley) Chapter 6 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Annotated Timeline/Companion Essay Vocabulary Building Exercises (Ancient Civilizations)
Assessments: Quiz: Chapters 2-5 Foundation Exam, Part 1: Chapters 1-6 Weeks Four and Bristles Topics: Classical Societies/Empires Economic Specialization/Development of Continued Distance Barter Belief Systems (Religions of Salvation) Readings: Chapter 7 (Bentley) Chapter 8 (Bentley) Chapter 9 (Bentley) Chapter 10 (Bentley) Chapter 11 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Annotated Map: Greek/Roman Mediterranean Comparative Graphic Organizer: Classical Societies/Empires Comparative Graphic Organizer: Belief Systems Assessments: Quiz Chapters 7-11 Timed Writing: Document Based Question: Buddhism Weeks Six and Seven
Topics: Cross-Cultural Interactions/Migrations Continued Distance Barter Spread/Diffusion of Religion Spread/Diffusion of Ache Collapse of the Classical Societies/Empires Readings : Chapter 12 (Bentley) 1. 1-1. 15 (Andrea/Overfield, Vol. I) 1. 46-1. 54 (Andrea/Overfield, Vol. I) 1. 18-142 (Andrea/Overfield, Vol. II) Above Assignments: ASPIRE Chart Annotated Timeline (AP Themes) Assessments: Foundations Exam, Part II: Chapters 7-12 Unit II: 600 C. E. to 1450 Anniversary 8 Topics: Byzantium: A Survivor Society Islam: Rise and Expansion Economy and Society: Urbanization, Hemispheric Barter Readings: Chapter 13 (Bentley)
Chapter 14 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Map Activity: Dar al Islam Vocabulary Building Exercises: Byzantine and Islam Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 13-14 Anniversary 9 Topics: Restoration of Imperial Rule in China Islamic and Hindu Kingdoms Economic Development and Barter Ability and Society Readings: Chapter 15 (Bentley) Chapter 16 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Continuity-Change Over Time Graphic Organizer: Chinese Dynasties Assessments: Quiz: Chapters 15-16 Timed Writing: DBQ-The Silk Roads Anniversary 10 Topics: Political Stability Economy and Society The Papacy Regional States and Expansion The Crusades
Readings: Chapter 17 (Bentley) Chapter 20 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Comparative Graphic Organizer: European and Japanese Feudalism Mini-DBQ: The Crusades Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 17 and 20 Unit II Exam, Part I: Chapters 13-17 and 20 Anniversary 11 Topics: Turkish Migrations and Expansion Mongol Expansion and Empire Building Readings: Chapter 18 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Annotated Timeline (AP Themes) Vocabulary Building Exercises: Asia/Middle East Map Building Exercise: Turkish/Mongol Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 18 Timed Writing: CCOT Essay: The Mongols Weeks 12 and 13 Topics: West African Kingdoms/Empires
Islamic Kingdoms/Empires Continued Distance Trade: Trans-Saharan Trade/ Indian Ocean Barter Ability and Society Mesoamerican Empires Readings: Chapter 19 (Bentley) Chapter 21 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Persuasive Essay: Why/ Why Not Build Continued Distance Barter Routes? Presentation: Empire Building Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 19 and Chapter 21 Quiz: Vocabulary/Map Anniversary 14 Topics: Cross-Cultural Interactions Long-Distance Barter Crisis and Recovery Exploration and Colonization Readings: Chapter 22 (Bentley) 1. 55-1. 113 (Andrea/Overfield, Vol. I) Above Assignments: ASPIRE Chart Annotated Timeline (AP Themes)
Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 22 Unit II Exam, Part II: Chapters 18-22 (Excluding Chapter 20) Unit III: 1450 to 1750 Anniversary 15 Topics: Exploration: Navigation and Motivation Colonization: Europeans to the Americas/South Asia Exchange: Transoceanic Barter Readings: Chapter 23 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Map Activity Vocabulary Building Exercises Annotated Timeline/Corresponding Essay (AP Themes) Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 23 Quiz: Vocabulary/Map Abilities (Renaissance Europe) Anniversary 16 Topics: Reformation/Counter Reformation Revival of Empire Capitalism-Expansion of Trade-Labor Systems
Readings: Chapter 24 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Vocabulary Building Exercises (Reformation) Essay: Transformation of Europe Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 24 Timed Writing: DBQ-Christian and Muslim Attitudes Appear Barter Anniversary 17 Topics: The Spanish in the Americas Colonial Society European Expansion into the Pacific Readings: Chapter 25 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Annotated Timeline Colonization Map Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 25 Timed Writing: Comparative Essay on Activity Systems Anniversary 18 Topics: Activity Systems in the New World-Triangular Barter African Diaspora (Demographic Impact) Abolition of Slavery
Readings: Chapter 26 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Essay: The Advance of Plantations Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 26 Timed Writing: DBQ on the Abolition of Slavery Anniversary 19 Topics: Political Stability in China (Post Mongols) Economic and Amusing Changes “New” Cultural Influences/Traditions Unification of Japan Readings: Chapter 28 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Comparison Graphic Organizer: Japanese and Chinese Social/Political Changes Vocabulary Building Exercises: East Asia Map Activity: East Asia Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 27 Quiz: Vocabulary/Map: East Asia Anniversary 20 Topics: Islamic Empires Islamic Society
Empires in Transition Readings: Chapter 28 (Bentley) 2. 3-2. 58 (Andrea/Overfield, Vol. II) Above Assignments: ASPIRE Chart Annotated Timeline Middle East Map Activity Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 28 Unit III Exam, Chapters 23-26 Unit IV: 1750 to 1914 Anniversary 21 Topics: Enlightenment and Revolution (American/French) Impact of Revolution – Latin America – Abolitionism – Women’s Rights Nationalism and the Formation of National States (Italy/Germany) Readings: Chapter 29 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Vocabulary Building Exercises: Political Upheaval Comparative Graphic Organizer: American/French Revolutions
Comparative Graphic Organizer: Italian/German Nation Building Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 29 Quiz: Vocabulary Anniversary 22 Topics: Industrialization Changing Industrial Society-Urbanization and Migration All-around Impact Readings: Chapter 30 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Annotated Timeline Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 30 Timed Writing: CCOT Essay on the Roles of Women in East Asia, Latina America, Sub-Saharan Africa and Western Europe, 1750-1914 Anniversary 23 Topics: The Americas State Building Economic Development Society and Ability Readings: Chapter 31 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Annotated Timeline Map Activity: U. S. Growth
Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 31 Essay: Immigration and Change in the Americas Anniversary 24 Topics: Declining Empires Ottoman’s -Russian-China Readings: Chapter 32 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Map Activity: Russia Annotated Timeline/Companion Essay: Advance and Change of Russia Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 32 Weeks 25-26 Topics: Imperialism: Building of All-around Empires Motives for Empire The Scramble (Africa and Asia) New Imperial Powers Impact of Imperialism Readings: Chapter 33 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Map Activity: Imperialism Comparison Graphic Organizer: European Imperialism Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 33
Week 27 Topics: Review/Reflect/Recover Readings: 2. 40-2. 80 (Andrea/Overfield, Vol. II) Above Assignments: ASPIRE Chart Vocabulary Building Exercises: Imperialism Assessments: Timed Writing: DBQ- Asian Indentured Activity in the 19th Century Unit IV Exam, Chapters 29-33 Unit V: 1914 to Present Anniversary 28 Topics: Apple War I All-around War Total War Impact of Versailles Readings: Chapter 34 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Map Activity: Europe WWI Annotated Timeline/Companion Essay: Causes, Impact and Fall Out of WWI Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 34 Weeks 29 and 30 Topics: All-around Depression and Political Challenges
Rise of Totalitarian Movements (Fascism, Communism, National Socialism Nationalism and Political Identity –Asian Autonomy –Colonial Africa Latin America Readings: Chapter 35 (Bentley) Chapter 36 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Comparative Graphic Organizer: Totalitarian Movements Comparative Graphic Organizer: Asia/Africa/Latin America Vocabulary Building Exercises: Political Systems Assessments: Quiz: Chapters 35-36 Timed Writing: CCOT Essay on Attitudes Appear Political Structures Anniversary 31 Topics: Apple War II Causes and After-effects Total War Holocaust Atomic Bomb Readings: Chapter 37 (Bentley)
Major Assignments: Annotated Timeline/Companion Essay: Causes, Impact and Fall Out of WWII Map Activity: Europe WWII/Asia Holocaust Writing Perspective Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 37 Anniversary 32 Topics: The Cold War Actualization of Super Powers Hot Spots: Korea/Cuba/Vietnam End of Cold War Readings: Chapter 38 (Bentley) Above Assignments: Comparative Graphic Organizers: Hot Spots Annotated Timeline: Cold War Vocabulary Building Exercises: Post War Map Activity: South East Asia Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 38 Quiz: Vocabulary/Map Anniversary 33 Topics: De-Colonization Asia-Africa-Latin America Readings: Chapter 39 (Bentley)
Major Assignments: Map Activity: Africa Map Activity: Latin America Comparison Graphic Organizer: Independence Africa/Asia/Latin America Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 39 Timed Writing: DBQ-Nationalism Amid Muslim Leaders Anniversary 34 Topics: The All-around Economy Cross-Cultural Exchanges and Communication All-around Problems-Demography and Ambiance Readings: Chapter 40 (Bentley) 2. 100-2. 123, 2. 87-2. 98 (Andrea/Overfield, Vol. II) Above Assignments: ASPIRE Chart Presentation: All-around Economy, Cultural Interactions, All-around Threats, Rights of Women or Migration Assessments: Quiz: Chapter 40 Unit V Exam, Chapters 34-40
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