Countdown to APWH Exam

Tuesday, April 21, 2015


Concept 6.1: Science and the Environment 

Concept 6.2: Global Conflicts/Consequences

Concept 6.3: Global Economy, Society, Culture

Friday, April 17, 2015

China Under Communism

Using the reading over Revolutions in China, complete the China Under Communism handout. 

Receive 2 FREE STAMPS if completed by Thurs/Fri 4/23-24.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Cornell Notes: Crossing Boundaries (pgs 1052-1056)

Read Crossing Boundaries from the Bentley Textbook and complete a set of Cornell Notes for a STAMP that will be used to answer a Short Answer Question in class on Thurs/Fri 4/16-17.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Challenges in our World Today-Due 4/9-10

Create a poster on 4/7-8 over Challenges in Our World Today Prezi according to your assigned group:

1. Iranian Revolution/Women's Movements/Human Rights  #1-3,22-25
2. Gulf War/War on Terror/Middle East #4-9,20-21
3. End of Apartheid #10-15
4. Latin America/Globalization #16-19, 26-30
5. Communication/Transportation/Science/Green Revolution/Medical Innovations/Energy Tech #31-35
6. Population and Environment/Population Shifts #36-40

Answer these Challenges in Our World Today Questions using the posters around the classroom.

Turned in 4/9-10.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Cornell Notes: Global Economic Experiments (1030-1036)

Read Global Economic Experiments from the Bentley Textbook and complete a set of Cornell Notes for a STAMP that will be used to answer a Short Answer Question in class on Thurs/Fri 4/9-10.

Cold War Conflicts-Stamped 4/7-8

Read the Cold War Conflicts Packet and complete the Chart and Short Answer Questions for a Stamp on Tues/Wed 4/7-8.


Create a College Board account by April 30 and print out ascreen shot to receive a FREE STAMP!!!

AP® Students Will Get Scores Online in July

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      ◦ 2014 AP number (or student ID number if they provided it on their AP answer sheet)

Score Release Schedule
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6th 6-Weeks Crash Course Videos

Please watch and complete questions for 4 Crash Course World History Videos.  

4 will earn you a 100 in the gradebook.

Complete the Crash Course Video Questions by Sunday,  5/10.






Monday, March 23, 2015

6th 6-Weeks Reading Calendar

6th 6-Weeks Reading Calendar from
4/2-6-Chapter 37 (Cold War and Decolonization)
4/7-10-Chapter 38 (Contemporary World)
4/13-16-Chapter 39 (Globalization)

Sunday, August 24, 2014


APWH Movie Review
Extra Credit Opportunity
-To receive extra credit all 7 sections of the movie review must be completed.
-Reviews must be TYPED and formatted based on the requirements below.
-You may complete one movie review per 6-weeks. 
-Reviews are to be submitted to
turnitin.com NO LATER THAN the last day of the 6-weeks.
-You can receive a 100 in place of your lowest grade other than your STAMP SHEET.

For each movie review, please include all of the following information:

1. Name of movie
2. Year released
3. Director(s)
4. Main actors and their characters
5. Rating- “R” rated movies require a parent signature on the top of page 1.
6. The Summary & Review (750 words minimum; written in paragraph form; includes all of the following)

  • a.  Summary- a brief summary of the story, including the major characters and a POV STATEMENT about each.
  • b.  Setting/Connection to History- Explain the connection this movie has to World History. (In what place and time was the movie set?  What major events were occurring during this time period? Describe the global context).
  • c.  Movie Review- The purpose of a movie review is to inform a potential viewer about the movie by offering your judgment and commentary. Include in your review your opinions about what worked and what didn’t work in the film. Give positive commentary (praise for things you really liked about the picture) and/or criticism and recommendations on things you would have liked to see presented differently. Give specific examples from the movie to support your views. You need to address the historical accuracy of the film.
7. “Critics Corner”- Your overall rating of the movie. You may assign it a letter grade, + and –ok (—ex: A-).

  • Award it the grade you feel it deserves, but support the letter grade with commentary that justifies your opinion.

1st 6-Weeks Reading Calendar

1st 6-Weeks Reading Calendar from


9/2-5-River Valley Civilizations

Chapters 2,3,4,5

9/15-19-Mediterranean Empires

Chapters 6,9,10

9/22-26-Han China

Chapter 7

9/29-10/2-Maurya/Gupta India

Chapter 8

1st 6-Weeks Graded Assignments

  • 6 Glasses Study Questions
  • Student Information Form
  • Getafive.com Diagnostic Exam
  • SNAPSHOT I: Ancient Civilizations
  • Religions Mobile
  • Rome Ch. 10 Short Answer Writing
  • Map Activity
  • Han China Ch. 7 Short Answer Writing
  • Maurya/Gupta Ch. 8 Short Answer Writing
  • Unit 1 Key Terms
  • Crash Course Videos

1st 6-Weeks Stamped Assignments

  • Prehistory, Migrators and Nomads
  • Student Information Form
  • The Nature of Civilization Questions
  • Bronze and Iron Age Venn Chart
  • Ancient Egypt/Mesopotamia/India SPEC Chart
  • SOAPS/POV Assignment
  • Ancient China and Americas SPEC Chart
  • Classical Persia SPEC Chart
  • The Persian Press
  • Classical Han China SPEC Chart
  • 6 Glasses Comparison Venn Diagram

2nd 6-Weeks Reading Calendar

2nd 6-Weeks Reading Calendar from


10/13-17-Silk Roads

Chapter 11

10/20-10/24-Byzantine Empire

Chapter 12

10/27-31-Islamic Empires

Chapter 13&15

11/3-11/7-East Asian Empires

Chapter 14

2nd 6-Weeks Graded Assignments

  • Age of Empires Recipe
  • Grading of Empires
  • Connections Across Land Video Questions
  • SNAPSHOT II: Classical Civilizations
  • Intro to the Study of Women's History
  • Mental Map: Classical Age, A Cross Cultural Exchange
  • Islam Video Questions
  • Stamp Sheet
  • Key Terms
  • Crash Course Videos

2nd 6-Weeks Stamped Assignments

  • Classical India SPEC Chart
  • Buddhism in China DBQ Prewrite
  • Classical Greece SPEC Chart
  • Classical Rome SPEC Chart
  • SOAPS/POV Practice Exercise II
  • Matching Review Activity
  • Silk Roads Historical Marker
  • Byzantine SPEC Chart
  • Byzantine Empire Questions/Engineering an Empire
  • Constantinople Real Estate Ad
  • 5 Pillars of Islam Chart/Study Questions
  • Rise and Spread of Islam Questions
  • Abbasid Caliphate SPEC Chart
  • Questions about Islamic Civilization
  • Tang and Song Venn Chart

3rd 6-Weeks Reading Calendar

3rd 6-Weeks Reading Calendar from



Chapter 17

11/17-25-Western Europe

Chapters 16&19

12/1-5-Sub-Saharan African Kingdoms

Chapter 18

12/8-12-Renaissance and Reformation

Chapter 21&Ch. 23 up to pg. 569

3rd 6-Weeks Graded Assignments

  • Early Empires Video Questions
  • Crusades DBQ Essay
  • End of Feudalism Questions
  • Snapshot III: The World c.1000
  • Mental Map: Regional Networks of Exchange
  • Unit 3 Key Terms
  • Stamp Sheet
  • Crash Course Videos

3rd 6-Weeks Stamped Assignments

  • Tang Dynasty SPEC Chart
  • Feudal Japan SPEC Chart
  • Feudal Japan Questions/Timeline
  • Yuan Dynasty SPEC Chart
  • The Rise of the Mongols Questions
  • Feudalism Venn Diagram
  • Crusades DBQ Prewrite
  • Development of Feudalism in Western Europe Notes
  • Dev. of Feudalism Activities
  • Feudal Europe SPEC Chart
  • Africa: Mansa Musa, Independent Study
  • Africa Investigation
  • Ghana SPEC Chart
  • Renaissance & Reformation Questions
  • Renaissance & Reformation Venn Diagram

4th 6-Weeks Reading Calendar

4th 6-Weeks Reading Calendar from


1/7-10-Chapters 20&22

1/13-17-Chapter 26

1/20-24-Chapter 27

1/27-1/31-Chapter 28

2/3-7-Chapter 29

2/10-14-Chapter 30

4th 6-Weeks Graded Assignments

  • Winter Break Test
  • PBS Islam, Part III: The Ottoman Empire
  • Snapshot IV Gunpowder Empires
  • French Revolution Fill in the Blank
  • Egalite for All Video Questions
  • Ideas Shape the World Video Questions
  • Historical Figure CCOT Prezi
  • Revolutions Test
  • Guided Readings
  • Unit 4 Key Terms
  • Stamp Sheet

4th 6-Weeks Stamped Assignments

  • Winter Break Questions
  • DBQ Prewrite: Women in the Middle Ages
  • Aztec vs. Inca Independent Study/SPRITES Chart
  • Tokugawa Japan SPEC Chart
  • Qing Dynasty SPEC Chart
  • CCOT Pre-Write Homework Activity
  • Ottoman Empire SPEC Chart
  • Mughal Empire SPEC Chart
  • More Practice CCOT Pre-Write Gunpowder Empires
  • The Russian Empire Questions
  • Personal CCOT Pre-Write Activity
  • Personal Portion of CCOT Prezi
  • Revolutions: Compare and Contrast
  • Urban Game Student Guide
  • Industrial Revolution Questions
  • Industrial Revolution PICTOWORD
  • Adam Smith and the Industrial Revolution

5th 6-Weeks Reading Calendar

5th 6-Weeks Reading Calendar from


2/17-21-Chapter 32

2/24-28-Chapter 33

3/3-7-Chapter 34

3/10-14-Chapter 35

3/24-28-Chapter 36

3/31-4/4-Chapter 37

5th 6-Weeks Graded Assignments

  • Imperial Designs Video Questions
  • Snapshot V
  • Mankind: Revolutions Video Questions
  • Imperialism DBQ Essay
  • Mankind: Speed Video Questions
  • Interwar Years PhotoStory
  • World War II Map Activity
  • Imperialism and World Wars Test
  • Unit 5 Key Terms
  • Stamp Sheet

5th 6-Weeks Stamped Assignments

  • Industrial Revolution Pictoword
  • Adam Smith & the Industrial Revolution
  • Industrial Revolution Questions
  • Imperialism Questions
  • Analyzing Imperial Motives
  • Imperialism DBQ Prewrite
  • World War I Questions
  • First World War Activities
  • Interwar Years Rough Draft
  • Russian Revolution Conditions and Results
  • French and Russian Revolutions Compared
  • 20th Century Revolutions Questions
  • 20th Century Totalitarians Questions
  • World War II Questions

6th 6-Weeks Reading Calendar

6th 6-Weeks Reading Calendar from


4/7-11-Chapter 38

4/14-17-Chapter 39

6th 6-Weeks Graded Assignments

  • People Shape the World Video Questions
  • 13 Days Viewing Guide
  • Challenges in our World Today Questions
  • Anti-Genocide Brochure
  • Globalization and Economics Video Questions
  • Global Pop Culture Video Questions
  • Word Association Review
  • STAAR Pictoral Review
  • History of the World in Two Hours Video Questions
  • Stamp Sheet
  • Advice Wordle

6th 6-Weeks Stamped Assignments

  • Globalization CCOT Pre-Write
  • Genocide Comparison Practice
  • POV Practice II
  • DBQ Grading