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The Ultimate Survival Guide to AP World History

Text Book, Note Cards,Thesis Statments ect.

ALyse Harris

on 26 September 2012

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Transcript of The Ultimate Survival Guide to AP World History

The Ultimate Survival Guide To AP World History Text Book Reading Note taking 4 Steps 1. Browsing
-Look through the chapter
-read headings, sections and subsections
-look at maps, drawings, paintings, graphs, charts etc.
don't read, just look 2. Skim and scan
-read opening remarks
-read first paragraphs
-find thesis for chapter and section
-read captions 3.Careful Reading
--read chapter all the way through
-read in one sitting 4. Skim and scan with Notes
- take notes with heading matching the chapter
- take notes on things you need to remember
- don't rewrite the book 1. BROWSING

- look through the chapter
- READ headings, sections, and subsections
- LOOK AT maps, drawings, pictures, graphs, and charts
- FIND the thesis, for chapter and sections
- DO NOT read the whole chapter 2. SKIM AND SCAN

- READ Opening remarks of the Chapter
- READ first Paragraphsof each subject
- Read Captions 3. CAREFUL READING
- READ the chapter from
start to finish
- READ all captions
-TAKE NOTES on headings
- WRITE things you need to remember
- DO NOT rewrite the whole chapter Chapter Thesis Note Taking Skills Outline Chapter Thesis: Wittern across in your own words Found in first few paragraphs of chapter Section Heading: Write out heading Write main Ideas of heading Bullet all factual data Sub Section Heading: Write out heading Write main idea Bullet all factual data Vocabulary: Write word and definition Repeat key terms in context Add important phrases, new terms, concepts,ideas People/ Places/ Events: Write description Write significance Questions: Write questions Try to connect Question with information Note Cards Note cards are a learning aid. Note Cards are used To create Connections Create Cards on Bold Words 3 Steps 1. Make Note Cards from bolded words
- make all cards uniform (same Size) 2. Put word or phrase on the front of the card
with page number. 3. Back of the card:
A. Definition
B. significance
C. Analysis of Significances Concept Definition Significances Analysis Document Analysis SOAPSTONE Speaker Occasion Audience Purpose Subject Tone Who is the speaker
- Class
-Political party What prompted the author
to write this Who is this for ? Why is this written? What is the subject of
this piece? What is mood? Source: Sir Edward Crecy provides perspective on the Muslim fighting style during the Battle of Tours. 732 The Moslems struck their enemies and laid waste to the country and took captives without number ... everything gave way to their swords ... All the nations of the Franks trembled as that terrible army ... attacked Tours ... and the fury and cruelty of the Moslems towards the inhabitants of the city were like the fury and cruelty of raging tigers. * You can find the Speaker and the Subject in the byline. Speaker Occasion Audience Purpose Subject Tone Sir Edward Crecy Muslim Conquest of Europe The Literate French To inform the Franks of
battle tactics and the war in
their country. Perspective on the Muslim
fighting style Scary Byline Document By Alyse Harris
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