AP World History



Welcome to the 2016-2017 AP World History class!! The materials for the summer reading assignment are listed below.  If you have any questions about the expectations of this assignment, please contact Mr. Greg Markowski at

Click here for the AP World History Summer Reading Assignment.

Click here for the AP World History Reading List for 2106-2017.

You will be reading Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond.  In order to analyze the text you are required to complete a dialectical journal for each chapter.  The procedure for the journals is included in this handout. *DIALECTICAL JOURNALS MUST BE SUBMITTED HANDWRITTEN IN A SPIRAL NOTEBOOK!  You must include a MINIMUM of 10 citations per chapter.  This assignment will be due on A Day, August 24 and B Day August 25!  There will be an assessment on the book on the first day back as well.  In addition to completing the required text, you are encouraged to select and begin reading one of the texts from the provided list contained in the Summer Reading Assignment document.  

We look forward to a productive and successful year!!

Thank you,

Greg Markowski