MAY 16TH, 2013AP WORLD HISTORYEXAMThank to Mr. Nathan Roher for providing information for this PowerPoint!
INFORMATION FORMAY 16TH-TEST DAY• Arrive at 7:15 a.m.• Bring photo i.d.! Drivers’ license or school i.d.
INFORMATION FORMAY 16TH-TEST DAY• Bring your favorite pens for essays and a favoritepencil• Bring water, snack, and a jacket/sweatshirt.• Watch (cannot use cell phone for time)• You will need a signed permission slip from yourparents if you want to go home after the exam.Otherwise… BACK TO CLASS!
Wednesday night . . . Review how to score points on theessays! Sleep as much as you can the nightbefore the test. Eat a normalbreakfast (maybe eat somethingthat will get your brain and body ingear.)
Information for May 16th-TEST DAY Do NOT bring your cell phones to thetesting site. If you feel you must carryit, turn your cell phone OFF and place inthe secure bin (that proctors will provide)until all tests are complete and turned in. Proctors will have to cancel your test scoreif you turn on your cell phone or use it atany time during a break or while othersare testing.
THE MULTIPLE CHOICE SECTION70 Question / 55 minute multiplechoice section. (50 % of your“grade”)• Eliminate answer choices to make“educated guesses” on the onesyou are not sure about.• Record your answers as you go.Don’t wait until the end to fill in youranswer sheet.
THE MULTIPLE CHOICE SECTION• The questions are generallychronological from 1 to about 35with earlier time periods first.• The chronology “restarts” aboutquestion 35.• Images, charts, maps, graphs,and reading analysis – be readyto work for the answer on these.
THE MULTIPLE CHOICE SECTION•On complicated questions,make sure you see theTRUE/FALSE in each answerchoice.•Remember, this test is notdesigned for you to know all theanswers to all the questions.
THE ESSAYS“Free Response Section”•Mandatory 10 minute readingperiod.There is a 10 minute reading period for you to readthe “free response” essay prompts and the DBQdocuments. Spend that time in reading andprewriting for your DBQ.
THE ESSAYS“Free Response Section”• You will then have 120 minutes to writeresponses to the 3 essays.• Part A - DBQ Essay Writing• Part B - Comparative• Part C - Continuity & Change• Time management is critical.• The time remaining in the test may NOT be announced.• Make sure that YOU HAVE ANSWERED THE PROMPTS!
GO FOR THE POINTS!“I can change you! I can turn you into the Dragon Warrior!And I will!”
GO FOR THE POINTS ON THE DBQ !• Answer THE prompt!• Group docs in how many ways?• 3 or 4 At least two docs in a group, somedocs can be in more than one group.• Use / show understanding of all the docs.• Give evidence from all docs to answer theprompt.• Analyze the POV of how many docs?• THREE and explain!• Give how many additional docs?• TWO and explain
GO FOR THE POINTS ON THECOMPARATIVE ESSAY!Answer ALL ELEMENTS of THE prompt!What 5 things score on a Comparative Essay?• Thesis• Address a similarity and difference• Direct Comparison x2• Analysis – Causes of Sims or Diffs x2• Evidence x5
GO FOR THE POINTS ON THECONTINUITY AND CHANGE ESSAY!Answer ALL ELEMENTS OF THE prompt!What 5 things score on a CCOT?• Thesis• Address Continuities AND Changes• World historical context – causes of thecontinuity or change outside the region x 1.• Analysis - causes of the continuity orchange inside the region x 2.• Given evidence x5
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