Advanced (AP) European History, aligned to the College Board AP© curriculum, is a course designed to introduce high school students to the subject with the rigor of college academics. Students will gain an understanding of and appreciation for our intellectual heritage as they explore events from the Renaissance to modern day. While this course is designed to challenge students, it is also meant to be fun and engaging with the purpose of whetting their appetites for further historical pursuits. Course materials cover a full year of study with an emphasis on not only learning historical content but also developing skills in critical thinking, reading and writing. The printed teacher’s edition with CD includes correlation to standards; syllabus; pacing guide; detailed daily lesson plans, editable assessments, editable class notes (in PowerPoint form), and complete student activity book. Lessons include class notes, activities and assignments designed to engage students in the content while introducing and reviewing essential skills.