Summer Assignment Ap European History

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Summer Assignment AP European History

Total Points:
120 points

Step One:
1. Pick up a copy of the AP Euro textbook from the library next week (5/31 to 6/9). 2. Check out the class website: http://teacherweb.com/CA/HarborHighSchool/Mayer/apt1.aspx 3. If you have questions or if you cannot complete any of the following assignments-email Ms. Mayer at jmayer@sccs.net.

4. Not completing the following assignments by the first day of school may result in being dropped from this course.
Step Two:
1) Read Chapters 12 (379-409) and 13 (411-449). Make sure to take frequent breaks during your reading so you stay focused, suggestion is taking a break every 3 pages. 2) Fill out the annotated timeline reading notes for both chapters. 3) Make a separate vocabulary sheet for each chapter (12 & 13) defining the key terms at the end of each chapter.

4) Read the article “Primary Sources and How to Read Them” and take Cornell notes on the article.
5) Read the article “A New Era of Human Interconnectedness: The Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries” and take Cornell notes on the article.
6) Do not wait till the last minute! Take the time to make sure the work you are turning in is high quality, thoughtful, and thorough.
Step Three:
1) When you come back in the Fall, have these items completed and ready to turn in: a. Annotated Timeline notes for Chapter 12 (30 points) and 13 (30 points) b. Vocabulary sheets for Chapter 12 (15 points) and 13 (15 points) c. Cornell notes for “Primary Sources and How to Read Them” (15 points) d. Cornell notes for “A New Era of Human Interconnectedness: The Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries” (15 points)

Rubric for Annotated Chapter Notes

5 Points

10 Points

20 Points

30 Points

*Includes some general
information
of key events, movements
people
*missing vocabulary
*missing dates
*missing notes on
images/graphs, maps,
timelines etc.
*brief overview of the
reading: 2 pages or less
for a whole chapter

*Includes some dates
*Includes some
vocabulary
*Includes some mention
of key events,
movements, and peoplelacking important
descriptions
*missing most of the main
information
*general overview of the
reading: 3 pages and less
for a whole chapter
*no notations

*Includes most dates
*Includes most of the key
vocabulary
*Includes most of the key
events and movements
*Includes some notes on
images/graphs, maps,
timelines
*some notations (words in
bold, some highlighting
etc.)
*missing some main points
*5 pages or less for a
chapter

*Includes all dates
associated with main
events
*Includes key vocabulary
*Includes descriptions of
important events,
movements, people
(especially cause and
effects)
*Includes notes on
images/graphs, maps,
timelines etc.
*highlighted (designated
colors for info)

Key:

$ = Economic P= Political M= Movement W=War
Ism= Ism
E=Event
A=Art S=Social C=Cultural
SE= Series of Events (include $, P, M, S)

Chapter: _________
Word
Example: Great Famine
Key word: SE

Vocabulary

Definition
Poor harvests led to scarcity in wheat,
oat, and hay, led to starvation during
1315-1322.

Pg 380

Cornell Notes Style

Time Period:_______
Context
Early Europe: reduced caloric intake
meant increased susceptibility to
disease (infants, elderly, children).
The Great Famine was especially
hard for France, in Burgundy, 1/3 of
the pop. Died. Combination of low
crop yield, disease, decreased
population, shortage of labor etc. all
led to the Great Famine.

Section Titles, Key
Vocabulary, Questions
about the Reading

Title of Reading, Author
Notes on the Reading

*Turn section titles into
questions to help guide
your notes

Summary of the Reading

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