Ap Human Geography - Essay

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Welcome to AP Human Geography
Ms. Anderson
Phone: 548-4051 room 112
E-mail: panderso@hs.spotsylvania.k12.va.us

Course Description: The new college-level social studies course provides students with the opportunity to identify and analyze contemporary concerns and problems from local, national, and global perspectives in Human Geography. Using geographical tools and skills, we will explore issues such as population distribution and composition, cultural patterns and processes, political organization, land use, industrialization and economic development, and urbanization. The AP Human Geography student will take the World Geography Standards of Learning test (SOL) and is eligible to take the AP Human Geography exam. Attendance is
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▪ Textbooks, resource books, and other supplemental materials will be used for this course. The student is responsible for all school material and will be held accountable for any carelessness and/or damage. ▪ Attendance is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. The student will be responsible for class attendance and assignments. In the event of an EXCUSED ABSENCE, the student will be responsible for any make-up work. Please check SCORE for missed assignments. ▪ WEEKLY WHITE BOARD: There will be a posted weekly assignment board in class showing daily activities and upcoming assignments. This is to maintain daily contact of expectations and assignments. ▪ LATE WORK: Assignments are to be turned in on the due date at the BEGINNING of class. After that through the next block is 40 points off. Any other late work after that block will be taken at 40% credit. If there is an emergency, contact me BEFORE the due date to discuss extension options. ▪ EXTRA CREDIT: Extra credit will be available on SCORE. There will be opportunities for projects, reports, summaries of films, books, &/or websites, and bonus points. Please note, the student is responsible for all required assignments. Extra credit will not replace a required assignment. ▪ Extra credit and extension options should not be abused.

SCORE and PASS: • SCORE will be in continuous use for information, due dates, deadlines, class information, and assignments. Please check your SCORE page often. •
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