Advanced Placement | Honors

Summer assignments are a prerequisite for many of our honors and AP classes. Even if your class is not listed, there may be an assignment and you should contact the teacher. NOTE: assignments may not be up to date - check the date on all handouts to make sure you are doing 2013-14 work!

World History AP
Summer 2013 


Mr. Sprinkle -
Ms. Jones -

1.   Acquire the Cracking the AP World History Exam book (ISBN 978-0-307-94491-7)

a.  Read the section on how to write a DBQ.

b. Take notes on this section.

2.  Read Chapters 1-5 in the Textbook: World Civilizations:  The Global Experience (check out from PDHS library before June 15, 2013)

a.  Answer the 16 questions in the attachment Textbook Questions:  Chs 1-5 (Questions may be answered with or without the textbook.  Students will need to research the answers if they do not get a textbook).

b. There will be a test on Chapters 1-5 on Monday, September 9th, 2013. (approximately 50 questions)

3.  Complete the Geography assignment, to be turned-in the first day of school.

4.  Read the book Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage (ISBN 978-0-8027-1588-3) prior to the first day of school.

a.  Answer the questions that are attached under the title, Edible History Assignment.

b. This assignment is due Tuesday, September 3, 2013.