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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


Frequently asked questions1

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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