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Healy Benefits of AP US History

Introducing Parents and Students to AP US History
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Susan Healy

on 26 October 2016

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Transcript of Healy Benefits of AP US History

Introduction to AP US History
Ms. Healy

Objectives for Meeting
Overall Goals of AP Course
Overview of Typical Unit
Challenges of AP
Benefits of AP
Resources for Help
Overall Goals for AP US History
Prepare for
Success in
College
Build
Confidence
And
Character
Become
Comfortable
With
High-Stakes
Exams
Challenges of AP US History
More Homework Than Other Classes
Harder Tests Than Other Classes
Lots of Reading
Longer Writing ASsignments
Dedication Required: If you want to do well on the AP Exam = 1 Hour of Homework/Night
confidence: be willing to take risks - say it out loud
balance: Prom, sports, drama, orchestra, Band, clubs, job
Extra-Curriculars:
Trying to Find the
Right Balance
Moving from Extrinsic
to Intrinsic Motivation
Benefits of AP US History
Improve Reading & Writing: Key to Success in College
H.S. will be easier from here on out
Prep for SAT/ACT: Writing Portion is Timed & Similar to DBQ (Thesis and Supporting paragraphs)
Smooth Transition into College
Exposure to AP curriculum is a much better predictor of college success than a high school GPA or test scores
sharpen independent work habits:
Ap Students demonstrate willingness to meet rigorous challenges
Improve Reading Skills
Improve
Writing
Skills
Promote
Love
Of
History
what to expect
Quiz On
every
reading
assignment
One assignment
20 - 30
Pages
Of
Textbook
Reading
prepare
talking
points
Brief
Lectures
On
Chronology
&
Themes
DBQ
&
Essay
Practice
Primary
Source
Analysis
Technology
Integration & research
Multimedia
&
Historic Video
Multiple
Choice
Exam
Essay
Exam: FRQ
APUSH Ms. Healy
shealy@mpsd.org
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