AP Human GeographyGrand Oaks High SchoolCourse SyllabusInstructor:Mrs. Rebecca CoulterRoom:1111Email:[email protected]Phone:281-939-0000Conference:Orange 3, Blue 4- 9:02-10:40 DailyClass Rules:1.Be Prompt2.Be Prepared3.Be Polite4.Be Patient5.Be ProductiveConsequences:1.Warning2.Student Conference3.Parent Contact4.Office ReferralWhat is AP?An AP class is taught as a college course, but taken in high school. An AP class differs from an honors class because thetextbook and materials are college level. Additionally, student have the opportunity to earn college credit by making aqualifying score on the AP exam taken in May. All students will move at the pace required to be ready for the test, and Ihope all students will take the AP exam on May 4, 2021.What is Human Geography?This is not a History class nor do we talk much about physical geography. Rather, we discuss population trends, culture,politics, agriculture, industry, and urbanization. This course will consist of quizzes, reading, note taking and projects.What are the Expectations of an AP Human Geography student?While these expectations are high, I will help you transition to high school AP classes in a careful way. You will bechallenged, but you will also be supported. The class is meant to give you a solid base to further your academic career atGrand Oaks High School. Together we can have a great year if you will take on the challenge to work hard and put forth therequired effort to make the most of this opportunity.•You should be a good reader.•You should be a good writer.•You should take notes in class and at home.•You should be self-motivated; there will be assigned readings to be completed outside of class.•You should be an independent worker and be able to manage your studies.•You should be comfortable participating in class discussions and presenting you your teachers and peers.