Ch 23: AP U.S. History: Test-Taking Skills and Prep

About This Chapter

Watch online video lessons and receive test-taking tips for the multiple choice and essay sections of the AP U.S. History exam. These lessons are just a portion of our AP U.S. History course.

Test-Taking Skills and Prep - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The AP U.S. History exam is made up of several different kinds of questions. The lessons in this chapter can give you the strategies needed to successfully take the AP U.S. History exam. You'll start by looking at how to properly approach the multiple choice section, which covers American history from 1600 to the present. Lessons also show you how to master the document-based essay question by efficiently and accurate reading and interpreting the sources provided. Finally, you'll learn how to approach the short-answer questions. By the close of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Eliminate and answer AP U.S. History exam multiple choice questions
  • Identify both early and recent U.S. history topics that may be on the exam
  • Analyze and interpret historical sources used on the document-based essay
  • Plan and write short-answer responses

Video Objective
How to Master Multiple Choice Questions on the AP U.S. History Exam Understand ways to think about and prepare to answer this kind of question on the exam.
How to Master the Document-Based Essay Question on the AP U.S. History Exam Identify strategies and techniques for assessing documents and formulating an approach to document-based essays.
How to Master the Short-Answer Questions on the AP U.S. History Exam Discuss methods for developing responses to short-answer questions on the AP test.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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