G 359

AP European History

 
Ms. Crumlish  
   

Contact Information

Email acrumlish@d211.org
Phone 847.755.1826
Free Periods 3rd (10:05 - 10:55), 5th (11:55 - 12:45), 7th (1:40 - 2:35)
   

Course Overview

 
  AP Euro is an introductory-level college humanities course that examines the cultural, economic, social and political history of Europe from 1450 to the present.  The course is also designed to develop the student’s basic inquiry and analytical skills through reading, writing, discussions and a variety of other class activities.  At the conclusion of the course, the student will be prepared to take the AP European History Test, possibly earning college credit.
   
 

Required Text

  Civilization in the West (Kishlansky, Geary, O’Brien) 5th edition, 2003
   
 

Evaluation

 

Each Quarter:

 

2 tests (objective)

2 free response essays

1 DBQ essay

 

Grading Scale

 

100 – 97 = A+   89 –  87 = B+   79 – 77 = C+   69 - 67 = D+
96 – 93 = A   86 – 83 = B   7673 = C   66 - 63 = D
92 – 90 = A-   82 – 80 = B-   7270 = C-   Below 63 = F
   
  Course Schedule
Unit Topic Chapters
1 Introduction/Review of Middle Ages 9, 10
2 Renaissance through Reformation 11, 12, 13
3 The Early Modern World 14, 15
4 The Ancien Regime 16, 17
5 Enlightenment 18, 19
6 French Revolution 20
 

1st Semester Final

 
7 Revolution, Reform and Romanticism 21, 22
8 Modernization 23, 24, 25
9 1914 to 1945 26, 27
10 Modern Times 28, 29, 30
Post AP Exam Unit
 

2nd Semester Final

 
 
 
   
 

Final Exam Essay Themes

   

Helpful links for G359

  Writing expectations and styles for G359
  The DBQ Rubric
  AP Central
  Civilizations in the West (companion website to text)
  European History Study Stacks (interactive flashcards, matching, hangman, games etc.)
  Artchive (excellent source for artwork)
  European Geography Map Game (brush up on countries - contemporary map)
  Art of the Western World (Great video resource on art, narrated by Michael Wood.  Last video "In Our Time" is shown in Unit 10.)