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AP Human Geography 8 th Grade Parent Meeting. April 7, 2014. Frequently Asked Questions . What is AP Human Geography? Connects Geography with Culture AP class designed for ninth grade Is AP Human Geography Hard? It is difficult---a lot of reading/vocabulary Between 30-60 minutes per night.

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Ap human geography 8 th grade parent meeting

AP Human Geography8th Grade Parent Meeting

April 7, 2014


Frequently asked questions
Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is AP Human Geography?

    • Connects Geography with Culture

    • AP class designed for ninth grade

  • Is AP Human Geography Hard?

    • It is difficult---a lot of reading/vocabulary

    • Between 30-60 minutes per night


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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I be successful in AP Human Geography?

    • Study between 30-60 minutes per night

    • Ask teacher questions

    • Take notes on assigned reading

    • Be able to Infer answers using information from notes/reading

  • Know YOUR learning style &

  • what works for you!!!


Gpa class rank
GPA/Class Rank

  • Grades in AP classes are weighted more heavily when calculating GPA and class rank

  • An 85 in an AP class is equivalent to a 93 in a CP class

  • An 80 in an AP class is equivalent to an 88

  • A 72 in an AP class is equivalent to an 80

  • A 95 in an AP class is like making a 103 in a CP class


Getting ready for next year
Getting Ready for Next Year

Expect These Types of Assignments

  • Read Chapter 12 by next Thursday

    • Yes, it might be 80-100 pages

    • Don’t wait until next Wed. to read the chapter

    • You’ll be overwhelmed

  • You’ll have a Vocab Test in 4 weeks

    • Yes, it might be on 50-60 terms

    • Don’t simply memorize each definition

    • Be able to define them in your own words

    • That’s FOUR WEEKS…start getting ready as soon as they are assigned…don’t Procrastinate


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Getting Ready for Next Year

  • Check out Ms. Tierney and Mr. Clark’s website

  • Understand Importance of Staying Caught Up

  • Other Resources

    • Kaplan Book

    • Summer Reading

  • You Know How Busy You Are!!!!


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