Ch 26: Test-Taking Skills and Prep: AP US History Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The AP U.S. History: Test-Taking Skills and Prep chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach test-taking skills in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the AP U.S. History: Test-Taking Skills and Prep chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

DayTopicsKey Terms and Concepts Covered
MondayAnswering multiple-choice questions on the AP U.S. History ExamStrategies for answering multiple-choice questions, including the process of elimination; number of questions and time requirements
TuesdayBreakdown of the multiple-choice questions on the AP U.S. History Exam Breakdown of topics by era and subject matter
WednesdayAnswering the document-based question on the AP U.S. History ExamTime requirements and test objectives
ThursdayDocument-based questions on the AP U.S. History Exam: types of materialsArticles, diaries, letters, visual materials and other documents found in the AP essay question
FridayAnswering short-answer questions on the AP U.S. History Exam Amount of time to complete the short-answer section, format of the free-response essay question and importance of critical thinking and prior knowledge

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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Other Chapters

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