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Saturday, November 12

  1. page AP World History Fall Seminar edited AP WORLD HISTORY FALL SEMINAR RICE UNIVERSITY JAY HARMON 5800 ACADEMY WAY THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS…
    AP WORLD HISTORY FALL SEMINAR
    RICE UNIVERSITY
    JAY HARMON
    5800 ACADEMY WAY
    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS 77384
    jharmon@twca.net
    harmonhistory.com
    ANALYZE DOCS
    Check West file
    Prep Books & Sources
    Cracking the....
    Five Steps to a Five
    Fast Track to a Five
    Kaplan
    Crash Course-World History (Jay Harmon)
    Peter Stearns-World History the Basics
    Internet History Sourcebook
    CNN Millennium Series on YouTube
    Engineering an Empire
    The World That Trade Created by Topik
    IDEAS
    Order footbinding shoes, Chinese brick from eBay
    Essay---Muslim and Christian views on trade
    Rubric quizzes.
    PERIODIZATION EXCERCISE: Copy a Table of Contents of 2 textbooks and analyze it

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Tuesday, August 2

  1. page World History EOC Day 2 edited ... {AssessCurr-WorldHistory.pdf} {STAAR-AssessingProcessSkills.pdf} No released exam until 2…
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    {AssessCurr-WorldHistory.pdf}
    {STAAR-AssessingProcessSkills.pdf}
    No released exam until 2014
    May have some sample questions in August or September

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    {AssessCurr-WorldHistory.pdf}
    {STAAR-AssessingProcessSkills.pdf}
    PROJECT SHARE
    http://projectsharetexas.org/

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  3. page World History EOC Day 2 edited ... STAAR: State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness--> Testing program 76 questions; 68…
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    STAAR: State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness--> Testing program
    76 questions; 68-Assessment/8- field test
    8000 BCE-1750: 18 questions
    1750-present: 20 questions
    Geography & Culture: 10 questions
    Government & Citizenship: 10 questions
    Economics, Science & Tech: 10 questions
    Skills will be integrated into at least 30% of the questions

    Negative qualifiers in questions: not, except--> not bolded or underlined
    Skills and Content are integrated
    ...
    45% Application
    45% Analysis
    14 SEs are not assessed (30B is one of them; most of them are skills questions; 18F--> b/c if there is a set answer, then you aren't letting students formulate generalizations; also opinion based)
    PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES
    PASSING RATE: not set yet, but it will be set before the exam; should be set by December; said that the passing standard would be set for 3 years (commissioner can reassess and raise/lower the standards as needed)
    passing standard will have a ceiling and a floor. If they fall in that range, then they don't have to retake. However, there will be a cumulative Social Studies total score that they must meet.
    LEVEL III: Advanced Academic Performance
    LEVEL II: Satisfactory Academic Performance
    LEVEL I: Unsatisfactory Academic Performance
    TEA STAAR WEBSITE: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/staar/
    {Blueprint-WorldHistory.pdf}
    {AssessCurr-WorldHistory.pdf}
    {STAAR-AssessingProcessSkills.pdf}

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