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AP World History Unit 3: Land-Based Empires 1450-1750 SP

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Wendy Wawrzyniak
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(70)
This is a 4-lesson class that will cover the content from Unit 3 of AP World History – Land-Based Empires 1450-1750 with a focus on thematic connections and historical thinking skills.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Advanced Level
Follows College Board Advanced Placement Curriculum
Aligned with Advanced Placement (AP) Standards
4 lessons//4 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
European, East Asian, & Gunpowder Empires Expand
Explain how and why various land-based empires developed and expanded from 1450 to 1750.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Empires Administration Empires and Belief Systems
Explain how rulers used a variety of methods to legitimize and consolidate their power in land-based empires from 1450 to 1750.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Comparison of Land-Based Empires Understanding/applying context
Explain continuity and change within the various belief systems during the period from 1450 to 1750. Compare the methods by which various empires increased their influence from 1450 to 1750.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Writing a DBQ and LEQ
Describe the points of the essay rubric Apply the skills of historical thinking to write an AP-style essay.
  • Explain how and why various land-based empires developed and expanded from 1450 to 1750. Explain how rulers used a variety of methods to legitimize and consolidate their power in land-based empires from 1450 to 1750. Explain continuity and change within the various belief systems during the period from 1450 to 1750. Compare the methods by which various empires increased their influence from 1450 to 1750. Describe the points of the essay rubric Apply the skills of historical thinking to write an AP-style essay.
I have been teaching AP World History since 2011. In addition, for 2 years, I have offered AP DBQ prep classes on Outschool (rated 5 stars) and there are also a handful of learners who I tutor on Outschool specifically in the area of AP World History (rated 5 stars.)
Homework Offered
Approximately 25 pages of reading will be assigned each week. In addition, students will be expected to answer practice multiple choice questions and write answers to 3-6 short answer questions.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Students will be graded on multiple-choice completion. Written responses will be graded based on the college board rubric for SAQs. Students will be given written feedback to strive for mastery of the content and skills.
Grades Offered
Students are encouraged to purchase a recent review book: Princeton, 5 Steps to a 5, Barrons, OR AMSCO Advanced Placement World History Modern (1200-present).
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Students will be directed to read from one of the review books listed in the sources. I strongly recommend AMSCO, but you may choose another. These books are available in print and as an e-book.
OER Project will be used for supplemental reading and links to some videos for enrichment. Google Forms will be used for assessment. Students need only enter their first name.
College Board AP World History Framework
Princeton Review
Barrons Review
5 Steps to a 5
Amsco AP World History Modern
OER AP World History Project
Joined June, 2020
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Florida Teaching Certificate - Social Studies/History
With many years of teaching experience and a Master's Degree in education, I can pretty much teach anything to anyone! My students have ranged from beginners through AP (Advanced Placement) and IB (International Baccalaureate) high school... 
Self-Paced Class

$15

weekly or $60 for all content
4 pre-recorded lessons
4 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 2 learners
Ages: 14-18

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