Test 1 Study Guide

 Raines-­‐ APAH Summer Assignment / Test One Study Guide Revised 2015 1. Information from College Board Website: Go to: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/exploreap/the-­‐rewards Be able to answer this question: What are some reasons for participating in the Advanced Placement program? Go to: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/takingtheexam/ap-­‐calendar When will the 2016 CB (College Board) APAH (Advanced Placement Art History) Exam be given? If you are planning to take other CB AP Exams, when will those exams be given? (Put these dates in your planner if you plan to take the exams in 2016) Go to: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/teachers_corner/228262.html Why and how has the College Board redesigned the AP Art History course? Will a score of 3 or higher guarantee college credit for all colleges and universities in the US? Use the “AP Credit Policy Search” to see what score a college or university of your choice requires for college credit? How many college credit hours can be earned? AP Art History Course and Exam Description (2015-­‐2016) Go to: https://secure-­‐media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-­‐art-­‐history-­‐course-­‐and-­‐exam-­‐
description.pdf Please retain a copy of the entire Framework document (pp. 9-­‐174) (either digital format or print the pages and put them into a three-­‐ring binder) because we will be using it throughout the course. Please answer the following questions. You may want to include direct quotes. If you choose to do so, please use quotations and include the page number in parentheses at the end of the quote. Note: Exam refers to the CB APAH Exam, not the Mid Term or Final Exam for this course Introduction/ Overview (pages 9-­‐10) How many “Big Ideas” are given as part of the new curriculum overall? How many “Learning Objectives”? Learning Objective 3-­‐4, page 20 With regard to artworks, what is “attribution”? Content Outline (pp. 24-­‐26) How many “Content Areas” is the new APAH Curriculum made up of? How do “enduring understanding” statements and “essential knowledge” statements relate with the overall content areas and particular artworks that are part of the curriculum? What does an asterisk in these statements mean? What percentage of the course content is Non-­‐Western Art, or Art Beyond the European Tradition? What identifying information is included for each of the artworks in the image set? Do you need to know the size of each artwork or museum in which it is housed for the APAH exam? What percentage of the course curriculum is on “African Art”? Which content area has the largest percentage of information that will be on upcoming CB APAH tests? On the CB APAH Exam, will you be asked specific questions about artworks outside the image set? May you use artworks beyond the image set to answer any questions on the APAH Exam? According to the information given, will the images on the image set always be used on all APAH Exams in the future or will the image set change? The AP Art History Exam (pp. 191-­‐193) How much time will be given to take the CB APAH Exam? Section of CB APAH Exam: Type(s) and number of What percentage of the overall questions: test score is this section worth? One Two Sample Exam Questions (pp. 194-­‐241) Sample Question Six-­‐ What Content Area number and Learning Objective does the question refer to? 2. Information from Word Documents provided: “Elements of Composition, Principles of Design, and Modes of Representation”: Begin to learn this material now (suggestion: make flashcards or study guide). Use this information to fill out the “formal qualities” section (IV.) of your Research/ Note Taking Template due on the first day of class. “Media and Processes of Art”: Learn the bold and italicized words and definitions (suggestion: make notecards or a study guide) “Terms Used by Art Historians” Know each of these (suggestion: make flashcards) “Methods of Art Historical Analysis” First three (in bold) are the most important! Know all but: Biography/ Autobiography, Viewer Response, Semiotics, Deconstruction “Information to Know About an Artwork” Use directions to complete Research/ Note-­‐ Taking Template due the first day of class. Understand Credit Line, Form, Content, Context