Whap Schedule Essay

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AP WORLD HISTORY Mr. Salz 2013-14 Our Advanced Placement World History course will cover history throughout six chronological periods elaborated in the syllabus. Nevertheless, we will endeavor to integrate all time periods through comparisons and continuities and changes over time. While it will be necessary to learn a vast array of facts, we will be learning those facts as a basis for critical thinking. We will use the historical thinking skills or habits of mind to break down nineteen Key Concepts from the College Board. Our extensive use of primary and secondary sources will largely involve only short excerpts, in order to allow us to compare point of view and carry on thorough document analysis. After reading the primary sources, we will complete DBQ exercises, carry on debates, and participate in graded discussions. The class will also make extensive use of maps from the textbook in order to learn geography and to understand human, cultural, and religious migrations. Furthermore, visual sources, such as statues, art, pictures, and posters, will play a large role in class discussion and lecture. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically

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