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AP® World History Crash Course® – A Higher Score in Less Time!
2nd Edition – Fully Aligned with the Latest AP® Exam Framework for 2018 and Beyond
REA’s AP® World History Crash Course® is the top choice for the last-minute studier or any AP® World History student who wants a quick refresher on the course.
Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® World History exam yet? Do you wish there was a fast and effective way to study for the exam and boost your score?
If this sounds like you, don’t panic. REA’s Crash Course® for AP® World History is just what you need. Go with America’s No. 1 quick-review prep for AP® exams to get these outstanding features:
Targeted, Focused Review - Study Only What You Need to Know
REA’s all-new 2nd edition addresses all the latest test revisions taking effect through 2018. The book covers the full range of AP® history reasoning skills (formerly described by the College Board as historical thinking skills), including “contextualization,” “comparison,” “causation,” and “continuity and change over time,” which requires test-takers to be conversant in patterns across world history.
Our Crash Course® review is based on an in-depth analysis of the revised AP® World History course description outline and sample AP® test questions. We cover only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time.
Expert Test-taking Strategies and Advice
Written and researched by Jay Harmon, a seasoned AP® World History teacher and former member of the College Board's AP® World History Test Development Committee, the book gives you the topics and critical context that will matter most on exam day. Crash Course® relies on the author’s extensive, strategic analysis of the test’s structure and content. The author presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering all AP® World History question types. By following his advice, you can boost your score in every section of the test.
Are You Ready for Test Day? Take REA’s Online Practice Exam
After studying the Crash Course®, go to the online REA Study Center to reinforce what you’ve learned with a format-true full-length practice test. Our practice exam features timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic diagnostic scoring that pinpoints what you know and what you don’t. We give you balanced coverage of every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® World History exam, so you can be sure you’re studying smart.
Whether you’re using the book as a refresher in the final weeks before the exam, looking for a great way to stay on track in your AP® class throughout the school year, or want to bolster your prep for the exam with proven score-raising techniques, Crash Course® is the quick-review study guide every AP® World History student should have.
When it’s crunch time and your Advanced Placement® exam is just around the corner, you need REA’s Crash Course® for AP® World History!
About the AuthorJay P. Harmon
earned his B.S. and M.Ed. from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He began his teaching career in 1982 and has taught in public and private schools in Louisiana and Texas.
Mr. Harmon has taught AP® European History, AP® United States History, and AP® World History. He was an exam essay reader in AP® European History and AP® United States History and has been a table leader and question leader in AP® World History since the exam was first administered in 2002. He served on the AP® World History Test Development Committee from 2003 to 2008. His AP® European History and AP® World History websites (www.harmonhistory.com) have been go-to resources for students and teachers for more than a decade.
Since 1998, Mr. Harmon has served as a consultant to the College Board®, holding workshops and summer institutes in the United States and abroad. He has also contributed to the development of several history textbooks.