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AP Art History Crash Course
     

AP Art History Crash Course

by Gayle A. Asch, Art History Art History Study Guides
 
REA's Crash Course for the AP® Art History Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time

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

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REA's Crash Course for the AP® Art History Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time

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, Focused Review - Study Only What You Need to Know
The Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the 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. Our easy-to-read format gives you a crash course in: ancient through medieval, beyond European artistic traditions, and the Renaissance through the present day. All art images referenced in the book are available online in full-color.

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!

Take REA's 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!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738610047
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Publication date:
01/20/2012
Series:
Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
Edition description:
First
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

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 AP Art History Course Description outline and actual AP test questions. The review chapters are completely aligned with the 2012 test changes.

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 will prepare you for test day by focusing on important topics frequently seen on the Art History 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 50 must-know AP Art History terms. Parts II through VIII include review chapters that target what you need to know about Ancient Art through Twentieth-Century Art and Art Beyond the European Tradition.

Part IX starts with a chapter that lists the Top Ten Sculptures, Works of Architecture, Painting and Engravings and Top Ten Key Facts. All of these will help you focus your study. 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, either before or after studying this Crash Course, take our online practice exam. To access your free practice exam, visit www.rea.com/ArtHistory and follow the on-screen instructions. This true-to-format test features automatic scoring, detailed explanations of all answers, and will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses so you’ll be ready on exam day!

Good luck on your AP Art History exam!

Meet the Author

Gayle Asch 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. His AP® Art History website has won national acclaim from teachers who use his PowerPoint presentations in their classrooms.

About our Editor
We would also like to thank Fran Bolte for her in-depth editing of this manuscript. Fran has been an Art teacher in public school systems in Indiana, Georgia, and Texas. She has taught AP® Art History for 10 years and served as a reader for the AP® Art History Exam for the last five years.

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