AP World History Summer Information2014-2015Welcome to AP World History!Course Description:AP World History is a high school equivalent of an introductory level college course. It introduces students to the cultural, economic, political and social developments that played a fundamental role in shaping the world in which we live. Primary sources, college-level textbooks, outside readings, lecture, discussion, and projects will be used to develop an understanding of world history. Analytical thinking and writing skills will be stressed. Students will complete mandatory work during the summer prior to their sophomore year that will includereading and writing assignments. Students will be required to take the AP World History exam inMay and the NYS Regents exam in Global History and Geography in June.Summer AssignmentsRead chapter 1 from the Bulliet textbook:oCreate a set of bulleted, detailed notes with the essential information (an example from chapter 8 is attached).
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