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Pre-AP World History I

Course Description:

Pre-AP World History and Geography to 1500 A.D. (C.E.) is an advanced course in world history from pre-history to 1500 A.D. (C.E.) Students will explore the historical development of people, places, and patterns of life from ancient times until 1500 A.D. (C.E.) in terms of the impact on Western Civilization. Students will review and strengthen map and globe skills, strengthen skills in interpreting and using information, and strengthen historical thinking skills. This class will delve deeper into content, introduce AP World History themes, introduce comparative essay writing, and develop document-based essays reflecting points of view. Techniques for technical essay writing and use of document-based questions are a focus in this challenging course. The intent is to introduce prerequisite skills necessary to be successful in an AP World History course.

Teachers:

Scott Jester