Presentation on theme: "Bellringer Think about your personal timeline/periodization. Consider you’ve looked like over the course of your life, your temperament, and the things."— Presentation transcript:
1BellringerThink about your personal timeline/periodization. Consider you’ve looked like over the course of your life, your temperament, and the things you believe are important?What changed over those years, and what stayed the same about you? Why did those specific aspects change, and why did other elements about you stay the same?
2Change & Continuity Over Time Essay AP World History: Keys to the CCOTChange & Continuity Over Time Essay
3(like comparing, but across time rather than region) What is the CCOT essay?THE BASICSAn essay discussing characteristics that changed and stayed the same in a given region during a period of time.(like comparing, but across time rather than region)Change & continuity over time essays require describing the history of a place
4What is the CCOT essay? Has 5 REQUIRED elements Addressing both changes & continuitiesThesis statementSupporting the thesisUsing global historical contextAnalyzing the process of change/continuity
5AP = Address the PromptUnderstanding the question & answer the question as asked is fundamental to successCircle key words in the question:Time frameTopicRegionConsider:What time period is the question referencing?What do I know about this time period?What is the motive behind the question?
7Required Element: Answer the Question AP World History: Keys to the CCOTRequired Element: Answer the QuestionCCOT = address both changes & continuitiesMust have at least 1 accurate change & accurate continuity in body of essayChanges are easy, but…ContinuitiesShould BE true for majority (all?) of periodShould NOT be common knowledgeWords that show change:Changed, Modified, Altered, Varied, TransformedWords that show continuity:Continuous, Nonstop, Permanent, Constant, Unbroken, Remained, Lasted, Endured
8Required Element: Thesis Must restate location & time period from promptMust be analyticalie: directly answers the question by naming in what way the topic changed & remained the sameRemember:Lays out an argument2-4 controlling ideas
9Required Element: Support AP World History: Keys to the CCOTRequired Element: SupportGive multiple, specific examples to support thesis claims (requires that you know history)Evidence, Details, “Such as…”Names of people, goods traded, eventsTry to use evidence from entire time periodEarly in period? Middle of period? End of period?
11Required Element: Analysis of Process Explain how & why changes/continuities are happeningTry to aim for the root or underlying theme“Because”Common triggers:New technologyPopulation changeInteraction (invasion, trade, migration)Isolation
12Required Element: World Historical Context AP World History: Keys to the CCOTRequired Element: World Historical ContextExplain how broader region impacted area in questionORExplain how area in question impacted broader worldabout making connectionsRemember that changes & continuities in a particular region do not happen in a vacuuman exercise in scope (local-national-regional)
16Practice CCOT - ReviewAnalyze the cultural and political changes and continuities in ONE of the following civilizations during the last centuries of the classical era.China, 100 CE to 600 CERoman, 100 CE to 600 CEIndian, 300 CE to 600 CE
17Required Element: Thesis - examples In the classical era between 100AD and 600AD, the Roman civilization experienced many political and cultural changes and continuities. The Roman government went from a republic to Empire dominance that crumbled in But cultural aspects of the Roman Empire remained the same.Between 100 CE and 600 CE, the Roman empire underwent a change in government as the empire collapsed due to corruption within. Also, the influence of Christianity increased greatly. However, the “Eastern Roman Empire”, the Byzantines, kept the culture going.
19Required Element: Answer the Question Establish a baseline before describing the changes that occurWhen planning consider that change often happens in steps
20American music through the ages – Practice CCOT - MusicAmerican music through the ages –Dani CaliforniaBased on the music video, analyze the changes and continuities in American music between 1950 and today.
21Practice CCOT - Superman Based on the article, analyze the changes and continuities in Superman between 1940 and today.
22Practice CCOT - ReviewAnalyze the changes and continuities in Indian Ocean commerce between 650 and 1750.
23Practice CCOT - ReviewAnalyze the social and economic transformations that occurred in the Atlantic world as a result of new contacts among Western Europe, Africa, and the Americas from 1492 to 1750.
25What is the CCOT essay? Steps to Answering the Question Know how the essay is gradedBreak down the questionRemember the Rule of 3Use solid paragraph structure
26Step: #1 Know Rubric Notice: Split rubric= must get all 7 core points before earning expanded pointsFocus on 7 core pointsScored based on value-added= points are not deducted, they are only awarded for positive contributions
27Step: #2 Understand Question Read the question accurately & planUnderline directive word= describe v. compare v. analyze v. evaluate v. to what extentEstablish boundaries for writing= time period & regionRecall prior knowledge= note any info that you remember within the boundariesAnalysis?do not simply look at a situation simply at face value but look for connections between informationthe recognition of patterns, relationships, or hidden meaning
28Step: #3 Rule of 3 3 controlling ideas in thesis 3 body paragraphs 3 supporting details per paragraph3 examples of context – 1 per paragraph3 causes of change or continuity – 1 per paragraph
29Step: #4 Paragraph Org Topic sentence introducing change or continuity ContextBaselineEvidence (beginning, middle, end of period)Cause of change/continuity
30Finished Product – Formal Essay There are requirements specific to AP, but keep in mind this is about becoming a good writerProper Organization & AccuracyIntroduction, 3 body ¶‘s, ConclusionUse topic sentencesRestates thesis in conclusionProper Style & ConventionsDon’t use I, me, you, or abbreviationsAim for proper spelling and punctuation because errors can cloud your argument
31Review Chapter 16 - Thesis Analyze the changes and continuities in the world economic network between 1450 and 1750.Analyze the changes and continuities in Europeans’ relationships with outside cultures between 1450 and 1750.Analyze the changes and continuities in empire building between 600 and 1750.
32AP World History: Keys to the CCOT Practice CCOT - HWComplete 1 practice CCOT essayNeed: Thesis, 3 pictures with captions to support thesis, 1 context, 1 reasonOptions:Trace the CCOT in a major river from mountain source to its mouth at the sea Trace the CCOT in the metamorphosis from tadpoles to frogsTrace the CCOT in supermanTrace the CCOT in your life(a river flows from the mountains, through the forest, past the farms, into the city and out to sea. How does the river change/stay the same? You can't just talk about the mountains and the sea)
33BellringerConsider when you were born. What did you look like? What was your temperament? What was important to you?Consider yourself at age 5. What did you look like? What was your temperament? What was important to you?Consider yourself at age 15. What do you look like? What’s your temperament? What’s important to you?What changed over those years, and what stayed the same about you? Finally, why did those specific aspects change, and why did other elements about you stay the same?