Let's look at what the College Board says..." CONGRATULATIONS!
So, CLICK HERE for a file on the DBQ rubric and how you will be scored at the Reading in July.
The above text is EXACTLY what you will see on the AP World Exam in May. As for the AP World History Exam, we've got one stop left.
The long essay question on the AP World History exam assesses your ability to apply knowledge of history in a complex, analytical manner.
In other words, you are expected to treat history and historical questions as a historian would.
You will need a thesis, use the skill they're asking for, back it up with evidence and Boom. Below are two examples given from their course description: https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digital Services/pdf/ap/" Basic setup: They'll give you THE RUBRIC, then ask you a question.
You will need a thesis, use the skill they're asking for, back it up with evidence and Boom.
This process is called historiography—the skills and strategies historians use to analyze and interpret historical evidence to reach a conclusion.
Thus, when writing an effective essay on the AP World History exam, you must be able to write a strong, clearly developed thesis and supply a substantial amount of relevant evidence to support your thesis.
You will have one of these in any of the Social Science AP Exams you take.
Luckily (as of 2017), they are now are streamlined so that they all have the same rubric. Below is what the College Board says about the DBQ: You get 7 documents (@least 1 visual).