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AP Art History Crash Course, 2nd Ed., Book + Online: Get a Higher Score in Less Time

AP Art History Crash Course, 2nd Ed., Book + Online: Get a Higher Score in Less Time

by Gayle A. Asch, Matt Curless

Paperback(Second Edition, Revised)

$14.95

Overview

REA's Crash Course for the AP® Art History Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time
2nd Edition - Completely Aligned with Today's Exam

Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject.

Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® Art History exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score?

If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® Art History is just what you need.

Our Crash Course gives you:

Targeted Review - Study Only What You Need to Know
The Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the new AP® Art History course description outline and actual AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Written by an AP® Art History teacher, the targeted review prepares students for the 2016 test by focusing on the new framework concepts and learning objectives tested on the redesigned AP® Art History exam.

Included are high-value summaries of all 250 artworks in the official AP Art History image set tested on the exam.

Easy-to-read review chapters in outline format cover all the artistic traditions students need to know, including Global Prehistory, Ancient Mediterranean, Europe and the Americas, Asia, Africa, and more. The book also features must-know Art History terms all AP® students should know before test day.

Expert Test-taking Strategies
Our experienced AP® Art History teacher shares detailed question-level strategies and explains the best way to answer the multiple-choice and free-response questions you'll encounter on test day. By following our expert tips and advice, you can boost your overall point score!

FREE Practice Exam
After studying the material in the Crash Course, go to the online REA Study Center and test what you've learned. Our free practice exam features timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® exam, so you know you're studying the smart way.

Whether you're cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for extra review, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exams - this is the study guide every AP® Art History student must have.

When it's crucial crunch time and your Advanced Placement® exam is just around the corner, you need REA's Crash Course for AP® Art History!

About the Authors

Gayle Asch has been teaching Art in the New York City public schools since 1993. She currently teaches at the elite Bronx High School of Science. Ms. Asch received her B.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, an M.A. from the College of New Rochelle and her M.S. from Mercy College.

Matt Curless received both his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Master of Arts in Education from the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati. Since 1995, Mr. Curless has taught a wide range of art courses, including Art Foundations, Drawing & Painting, Photography, Computer Graphics, Web Design, Yearbook, and his favorite, AP® Art History. He has been a Fine Arts faculty member with the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program for the past 14 years. He has been an Art and Technology teacher at Glen Este High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, since 1999.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738612003
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 10/02/2015
Series: Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
Edition description: Second Edition, Revised
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Gayle Asch has been teaching Art in the New York City public schools since 1993. She currently teaches at the elite Bronx High School of Science. Ms. Asch received her B.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, an M.A. from the College of New Rochelle and her M.S. from Mercy College.

Matt Curless received both his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Master of Arts in Education from the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati. Since 1995, Mr. Curless has taught a wide range of art courses, including Art Foundations, Drawing & Painting, Photography, Computer Graphics, Web Design, Yearbook, and his favorite, AP® Art History. He has been a Fine Arts faculty member with the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program for the past 14 years. He has been an Art and Technology teacher at Glen Este High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, since 1999.

ABOUT OUR EDITORS

Lauren Schoellhorn is a social studies teacher in the Rockwood School district in suburban St. Louis, Missouri. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Science Education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2005 and her Master’s in Social Science Education from Webster University in 2012. During her teaching career, Mrs. Schoellhorn has taught AP® Art History, AP® World History, U.S. history, and psychology. She is also an adjunct professor at Webster University in St. Louis.

Alexis Culotta, Ph.D., is a professor of Art History at Chicago’s American Academy of Art, as well as an adjunct lecturer at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Read an Excerpt

REA’s AP Art History Crash Course is the first book of its kind for the last minute studier or any AP student who wants a quick refresher on the course. The Crash Course is based upon a careful analysis of the new 2016 AP Art History Course Description outline and available AP test questions.

Written by two AP Art History experts with years of experience teaching AP Art History, our easy-to-read format gives students a crash course in the major facts, terms, and concepts needed for success on the Art History exam. The targeted review chapters prepare students by focusing only on the material tested on the new 2016 exam.

Unlike other test preps, REA’s AP Art History Crash Course gives you a review specifically focused on what you really need to know to ace the exam. Part I discusses how to prepare for the exam and includes a glossary of must-know AP Art History terms. Part II is the content review section. These concise chapters cover all the important historical, religious, political, and cultural influences that affected the creation of art from prehistory through the present. Also included is information about all 250 works of art the College Board requires students be familiar with for the new AP Art History exam. Each image is explained in context, so you’ll be prepared on test day!

Finally, the Crash Course concludes with test-taking strategies for the multiple-choice and free-response sections of the exam.

No matter how or when you prepare for the AP Art History exam, REA’s Crash Course will show you how to study efficiently and strategically, so you can boost your score!

To check your test readiness for the AP Art History exam, take REA’s FREE online practice exam either before or after studying this Crash Course. To access your practice exam, visit www.rea.com/studycenter and follow the on-screen instructions. This true-to-format test features automatic scoring, detailed explanations of all answers, and diagnostic score reporting that will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses so you’ll be ready on exam day!

Good luck on your AP Art History exam!

Table of Contents

About Our Authors
About Our Editors
About the AP Art History Images
About This Book
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Keys for Success on the AP Art History Exam
Chapter 2: Key Terms
Chapter 3: What You Need to Understand About the Artworks
Chapter 4: Global Prehistory
Chapter 5: Ancient Mediterranean–Mesopotamia, Egypt,Greece, Persia, Etruria, and Rome
Chapter 6: Early Europe and Colonial Americas
Chapter 7: Later Europe and Americas
Chapter 8: Indigenous Americas
Chapter 9: Africa
Chapter 10: West and Central Asia
Chapter 11: South, East, and Southeast Asia
Chapter 12: The Pacific/Oceania
Chapter 13: Global Contemporary
Chapter 14: Strategies for Success on the Multiple-Choice Questions
Chapter 15: Strategies for Success on the Free-Response Questions

ONLINE PRACTICE EXAM............ www.rea.com/studycenter

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