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AP World History Unit 4 FLEX Class: Transoceanic Interconnections c. 1450-1750

Wendy Wawrzyniak
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(66)
This is a 4-week flex schedule class that will cover the content from Unit 4 of AP World History – Transoceanic Interconnections c. 1450-1750 with a focus on thematic connections and historical thinking skills.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 11
Week 1
Explain how cross-cultural interactions resulted in the diffusion of technology and facilitated changes in patterns of trade and travel from 1450 to 1750.
Describe the role of states in the expansion of maritime exploration from 1450 to 1750.
Explain the economic causes and effects of maritime exploration by the various European states.

Week 2
Explain the causes of the Columbian Exchange and its effects on the Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
Explain the process of state-building and expansion among various empires and states in the period from 1450-to 1750.
Explain the continuities and changes in economic systems and labor systems from 1450 to 1750.
Explain changes and continuities in systems of involuntary labor in the period from 1450 to 1750.

Week 3
Explain how rulers employed economic strategies to consolidate and maintain power throughout the period from 1450 to 1750.
Explain the continuities and changes in networks of exchange from 1450 to 1750.
Explain how political, economic, and cultural factors affected society from 1450 to 1750
Explain the similarities and differences in how various belief systems affected societies from 1450 to 1750.
Explain the effects of the development of state power from 1450 to 1750.

Week 4
Explain how social categories, roles, and practices have been maintained or have changed over time.
Explain how economic developments from 1450 to 1750 affected social structures over time.

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).

I strongly recommend the AMSCO book, as I can provide page numbers that correspond to the content.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
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
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(66)
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


weekly or $55 for all content
1 pre-recorded lesson
4 weeks of teacher feedback
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 3 learners
Ages: 14-17

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