AP World History Summer Readings for 2016-2017 School Year

AP World History Summer Reading as per Mr. Meiners is to read the first two chapters linked below. I am providing the Reading Material for first 5 Chapters. I recommend you read them all.

Chapters 1-5-Stearns-Searchable.pdf

Review the PowerPoints for detailed notes on the Readings.

PowerPoints of Chapters 1-5
APWH Ch 1 Human Prehistory to the Early Civilizations.pptx
WHAP Ch 2 Classical Civilization China.pptx
‚ÄčWHAP Ch 3 Classical India.pptx
WHAP Ch 4 Classical Civilization in the Mediterranean.pptx
WHAP Ch 5 Classical Period Directions Diversities and Declines.pptx 

For EXTRA information, I encourage you to watch these videos. They are very detailed and excellent for AP World History Review.

John Green's Crash Course in World History 

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I had my students watch these three videos to introduced the analytical processes used in Social Sciences to delve deeper into content matter.

Documentary Series of Jared Diamond's book, "Guns, Germs, and Steel."
 
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