Resources for getting a 5 on the AP Exam
For a good content review get a 2015 or newer edition of the AMSCO review book:
For a brief content summary but great practice questions and study notes, check out BFW's Strive for a 5:
SPRING 2017 FINAL EXAM REVIEW!!! - The exam will be 145 multiple choice questions. About one third of the questions will use a document, image, chart, or other stimulus similar to the AP exam. There is NO written portion on the exam!!!
Curricular Framework - The College Board's official publication. Pay special attention to their definitions of themes, which include links to every different period - EXCELLENT resource to prepare for Comparison, Periodization, Continuity & Change, and Historical Causation questions. Especially useful: p. 18-28, 32-96, 122-153.
AP Exam Information
AP Central website
Rubrics for AP History and Historical Thinking Skills
AP Central Frequently Asked Questions
Gilder Lehrman (excellent) Study Guide - Timelines, documents, videos for every period of US History under the revised APUSH curriculum
albert.io APUSH Study Guide; political parties review
Review videos from the California Teacher of the Year. We also like John Green's Crash Course US History
Student made thematic review by period.
APUSH REVIEW SESSION SLIDESHOW
Kaplan review sessions (4 hours of review videos)
One method of notetaking that may help you process information in a new way is SketchNotes. Here's a Guide, and another!