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Title: Advanced Placement World History


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Advanced Placement World History
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Purpose of AP Parent Night
  • To give students and parents an understanding of
    what is expected of students in a college level
    class

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Expectations
  • Read a college level textbook (approx ½ hr a
    night) prepare for weekly chapter quizzes
  • Write approx three in-class essays per quarter
  • Study for tests (one every three weeks)
  • No group projects, presentations, posters or
    drawings

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What is Advanced Placement History?
  • It is the history of everything that ever
    happened in Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America
    and the Middle East with an emphasis on 600 AD to
    the present

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Why should a student take Advanced Placement?
  • To develop skills and study habits necessary to
    succeed in college
  • To prepare for the AP exam
  • High AP exam scores help students get into
    competitive colleges

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Who should take Advanced Placement classes?
  • Students with excellent reading skills
  • Students with good study habits
  • Students who are willing to work hard, and devote
    extra hours to reading and studying

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What can students expect to do in Advanced
Placement history?
  • lecture notes
  • essays
  • document based questions
  • reading quizzes and tests

8
Successful students
  • Work every day
  • Request respond to feedback
  • Take responsibility for their success or failure

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The Advanced Placement Exam
  • 70 multiple choice questions (55 min)
  • Essays 2 hrs, 15 min
  • 1 document based question
  • 1 change over time
  • 1 compare/contrast

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What will the Summer Assignment Look Like?
  • Read World Civilizations, The Global Experience
    (4th edition, AP) Read Chapters 1-6, complete
    rubric worksheet reading assignment
  • Second day back
  • Turn in Reading assignment essay rubric
    worksheet
  • Write a four-paragraph compare and contrast essay
    in class take a quiz on Chapters 1-6.

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Common problems
  • The student has always done well with little or
    no help from parents...until now.
  • The student is having trouble with the quizzes

12
Concerns
  • Teacher student accountability
  • They are only 15!
  • A journey, not a destination

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Mrs. Peralescontact information
  • Email ahlina_at_luhsd.net
  • website http//luhsd.net/ahlina
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