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 Georgie Niles   Phone: 360-412-4800  Facebook: Georgie Niles’ High School Social Studies Page  Twitter: MaztaTeacher.

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2  Georgie Niles   Phone:  Facebook: Georgie Niles’ High School Social Studies Page  Twitter: MaztaTeacher

3  What former students say  What you will learn (You ♥ history!)  Writing the college way (analytical writing)  Curriculum is set and unchanging  Big time payoff at the end (pass or no pass on the Exam)

4  American Pageant, 12 th edition (text, supplied by NTHS)  United States History: Preparing for the advanced Placement Examination (AMSCO, $18-$20) AMSCO Book  Cost of the Exam – last year was $87

5 Definition According to Webster Strict precision; Exactness

6  It’s a lot of work  I do a lot of other things during the year  I may not pass the test/I don’t test well  I may be overextending myself  I’m not prepared to make that kind of commitment  It will hurt my GPA

7  Three hours and five minutes long  80 multiple choice – 55 minutes  Essay Writing – 115 minutes › 15 minutes for reading DBQ & FRQ’s › 1 Document Based Question (DBQ)  45 minutes for writing › 2 Free Response Essays  35 minutes each for writing  Scored on a scale of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

8  University of Washington › 4 or 5 will replace 5 credits of a US History 101 course  Eastern Washington University › 3 or 4 will replace 5 credits of a US History 101 › 5 will replace 10 credits of US History 101 & 305  Washington State University › 3, 4, or 5 will replace 3 history credit hours

9  University Of Washington › Approximately $2,450  Eastern Washington University › Approximately $$1635-$3270  Washington State University › Up to approximately $3936 *Rates are subject to change without notice

10 PARENT NOTE: This is a college level class, if your child appears to be overextended, they probably are.  True and honest involvement is the only solution  It takes time to adjust  Student accountability is a priority  Class vs. Test

11  Recognize when your child is stressed  Ask questions about class, reading & lectures  Help your child plan their study time for the week  Be a study partner &/or flash card buddy  ORGANIZING YOUR TIME.ppsx ORGANIZING YOUR TIME.ppsx  Ms. Niles' Web Page Ms. Niles' Web Page

12  Copies of the class outline and syllabus will be available for you on your way out.outline


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