AP U.S. History

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This workshop for new and experienced teachers reviews course materials and outlines, content-related handouts, student samples, and scoring guidelines that focus on pedagogical techniques and content-specific strategies that you can use in the classroom.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Design and implement an AP U.S. History course.
  • Develop activities and assessments to build students’ proficiencies in the historical thinking skills.
  • Implement strategies to prepare your students for the AP Exam.
  • Devise or revise a syllabus to align with course requirements.
  • Make equitable access a guiding principle in designing instruction.

Workshop materials provided

You will receive a copy of the Workshop Handbook, and additional resources such as:

  • AP U.S. History Course and Exam Description
  • AP Course Audit information
  • AP U.S. History Practice Exam
  • Sample Responses from the AP U.S. History Practice Exam
  • AP U.S. History exam free-response materials (student samples, scoring guidelines, and commentary)