AP Achiever: American Democracy 7th Edition: Advanced Placement Exam Prep Guide / Edition 7

AP Achiever: American Democracy 7th Edition: Advanced Placement Exam Prep Guide / Edition 7

by Stephanie Larson
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McGraw-Hill Higher Education


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AP Achiever: American Democracy 7th Edition: Advanced Placement Exam Prep Guide / Edition 7

Designed to help Advanced Placement students succeed in their studies and achieve a ‘5’ on the AP Exam, AP Achiever for American Government provides additional mastery tips for success on the AP Exam. Features include:

——A thorough explanation of course expectations, exam parameters, and preparation suggestions, including comprehensive tips on writing essays for the free-response section of the AP Exam.

——A comprehensive chapter summary, “Take Note” sections alerting readers of important information that will be covered on the AP Exam, “Observations from the Past Exams” discussing chapter content that has been included on past exams, key terms, and “Making Connections to Previous Chapters” sections. Sample multiple-choice and free-response questions included in every chapter.

——Two complete timed practice exams with detailed answers parallel the AP Exam in terms of question type, style, format, and number of questions, helping students gear up for your final test day.

AP Achiever for US Government may be used independently or in conjunction with any US Government text. For the most benefit use in conjunction with McGraw-Hill’s leading text, The American Democracy, 7th Edition by Patterson.

*AP, Advanced Placement Program, and College Board are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073256634
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 02/15/2008
Series: AP American Democracy (US Government) Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Stephanie Greco Larson (Ph.D., Florida State University, 1987) is Professor and Chair of Political Science at Dickinson College. Her research and teaching focus primarily on media, public opinion, elections, and race and gender in American politics. She is the author of three books: Media & Minorities: The Politics of Race in News and Entertainment (2005), Public Opinion: Using MicroCase ExplorIt (2002), and Creating Consent of the Governed: A Member of Congress and the Local Media (1992).
She works extensively with the College Board helping to prepare high school teachers for AP U.S. Government and Politics. This includes leading workshops in the Middle States region, serving as Content Advisor to AP Central for three years, and grading AP exams since 1995. Her essays on teaching Introduction to American Government appear in College Board publications and P.S.: Political Science and Politics.

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