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REA'S CRASH COURSE FOR THE AP* HUMAN GEOGRAPHY EXAM – GET A HIGHER SCORE IN LESS TIME

Late getting started? Facing too many AP* tests? Use this course to learn the most in the least time!

Study Only What You Need to Know
REA’s Crash Course for the AP* Human Geography exam is based on an in-depth analysis of the Advanced ...

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Overview


REA'S CRASH COURSE FOR THE AP* HUMAN GEOGRAPHY EXAM – GET A HIGHER SCORE IN LESS TIME

Late getting started? Facing too many AP* tests? Use this course to learn the most in the least time!

Study Only What You Need to Know
REA’s Crash Course for the AP* Human Geography exam is based on an in-depth analysis of the Advanced Placement* Human Geography exam and actual AP* Human Geography test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your study time.

Expert Test-Taking Strategies
Developed by an Advanced Placement* teacher with many years of classroom experience, this Crash Course presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering both the multiple-choice and free-response questions. By following the AP* author’s advice, you can boost your score in every section of the AP* Human Geography test.

Key Geographic Models and Theories You Must Know
Knowing the right terminology can make a real difference in your AP* score. Our expert advice includes the key geographic models and theories you need to know before taking the AP* Human Geography exam.

Free Practice Exam
Our full-length online AP* Human Geography practice exam includes every topic and type of question found on the actual exam. It offers timed testing, automatic scoring, and detailed explanations of answers. It even provides helpful diagnostics to pinpoint where you’re strongest and where you need to focus.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738609324
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 9/15/2011
  • Series: Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 150,454
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Christian Sawyer, Ed.D., is a nationally-recognized Social Studies teacher who has implemented and taught AP® Human Geography and other social studies courses at both the high school and college levels for nearly a decade.

Dr. Sawyer’s work in advocating for broader geographic awareness led to his recognition as a 2006 National Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the National Council for the Social Studies; the 2006 Tennessee Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the Tennessee Council for the Social Studies; a White House Fellows Regional Finalist; a 2008 Tennessee Distinguished Educator; the recipient of the “2008 Educator Award” from the Nashville Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities; and a “Local Hero” by Vanderbilt University. Dr. Sawyer has written and edited English and Social Studies curriculum for the Modern Red Schoolhouse Institute and other publishers, including his test preparation book on AP® Human Geography, published by Research & Education Association.

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

REA’s AP Human Geography Crash Course is the first book of its kind for the last-minute studier or any AP student who wants a quick refresher on the course. The Crash Course is based on a careful analysis of the AP Human Geography Course Description outline and actual AP test questions.

Written by an AP teacher, our easy-to-read format gives students a crash course in Human Geography. The targeted review chapters are grouped by topics, offering you a concise way to learn all the important ideas, facts, and terms before exam day.

Unlike other test preps, REA’s AP Human Geography Crash Course gives you a review specifically focused on what you really need to study in order to ace the exam. The introduction discusses the keys for success and shows you strategies to help you build your overall point score.

Part Two is a complete crash course in Human Geography. These 10 chapters focus on the subjects tested on the AP exam and cover everything from the Nature and Perspectives of Geography to Cities and Urban Land Use.

Part Three focuses exclusively on test-taking tactics for the AP Human Geography exam. The author provides expert advice on how to master both the multiple-choice and free-response sections. Each chapter gives you specific strategies for success that will help you raise your overall point score.

No matter how or when you prepare for the AP Human Geography exam, REA’s Crash Course will show you how to study efficiently and strategically, so you can boost your score!

To check your test readiness for the AP Human Geography exam, either before or after studying this Crash Course, take our free online practice exam. To access your free practice exam, visit www.rea.com/crashcourse and follow the on-screen instructions. This true-to-format test features automatic scoring of the multiple-choice questions and detailed explanations of all answers. Our diagnostic analysis will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you’ll be ready on exam day!

Good luck on your AP Human Geography exam!

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Table of Contents


About This Book 
About Our Author
Acknowledgments

INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1:
Seven Keys for Success on the AP Human Geography Exam
Chapter 2: Key Geographic Models and Theories

KEY CONTENT REVIEW
Chapter 3:
Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Chapter 4: Population
Chapter 5: Migration
Chapter 6: Cultural Patterns and Processes
Chapter 7: Religion
Chapter 8: Language
Chapter 9: Political Organization of Space
Chapter 10: Agriculture and Rural Land Use
Chapter 11: Industrialization and Economic Development
Chapter 12: Cities and Urban Land Use
Chapter 13: Strategies for Success with Multiple-Choice Questions
Chapter 14: Strategies for Success with the FRQs

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