History / Social Studies
 
Information on the History/Social Studies Groupings
 
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History/Social Studies Groupings

AP/H requires students to have:

·         At least a 95% average in History/Social Studies Accelerated courses.

·         A minimum of 80% in US 1 H to take US 2 AP

·         A minimum of 88% in World History H to take US 1 H.

·         At least a 95% in 8th grade History/Social Studies for World History Honors

o   Received Advanced Proficient on 7th grade NJ ASK

·         A minimum of 83% in US 1 H or 90%  in US 1 Accelerated to take an AP elective

 

 


                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

 

An AP/H Level class requires students to have the above average as well as -

·         A continuing, viable interest in History/Social Studies

·         A high ability to compose well-written analytical essays, research papers, and document based questions supported by discipline specific content/evidence 

·         A high proficiency in reading and understanding complex history/social studies materials to interpret text and compare/contrast primary and secondary sources

·         A high level of confidence, demonstrated by higher order and independent thinking in history/social studies topics

·         A high degree of class participation to include effective listening as well as highly articulate speaking skills

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Accelerated expects students to have:

·         At least a 75% average in History/Social Studies Accelerated courses or a minimum of 83% in College Prep

·         At least a 80% in 8th grade History/Social Studies for World Cultures

 

 


                                                                                   

 

 

An Accelerated class expects students to have the above averages as well as -

·         A demonstrated interest in History/Social Studies

·         A demonstrated proficiency in composing well-written analytical essays, research papers, and document based questions supported by discipline specific content/evidence

·         A demonstrated proficiency in reading and understanding complex history/social studies materials to interpret primary and secondary sources

·         A good degree of confidence, demonstrated by higher order and independent thinking in history/social studies topics

·         A good degree of class participation to include effective listening as well as articulate speaking skills

 

                                                                                   

College Prep accepts students who have:

·         A passing average in History/Social Studies College Prep courses/8th grade

 

 

 

 


                                                                                   

 

A College Prep class accepts students who have the above average as well as -

·         An interest or developing interest in History/Social Studies topics

·         An ability to compose analytical essays, research papers, and document based questions supported by discipline specific content

·         An ability or growing ability to read and understand complicated primary and second sources

·         A fair degree of class participation to include effective listening as well as speaking skills

 

 

 
                                                
                                                                                                                          
 
 
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