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AP Human Geography Extra Credit

UNIT MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS

Unit One Pagers: See instructions in your unit packet or on the APHG blog. You must bring your assignment on the day of the test. Electronic copies will not be accepted. 


You will receive 1 extra credit point towards your multiple choice score - 1 point equals approximately 2% of your grade

Unit One Pager Templates

SECOND SEMESTER OPPORTUNITIES

By completing a combination of the assignments below you will be able to raise your final semester grade by 5% or a half grade step. You can only complete enough assignments to equal a 5% increase however I encourage you to read, watch films, and learn as much as you can. 
First Semester Assignments Due: Submitted by Midnight on Friday June 5, 2020
 


Film Reviews = 1%
​You can watched a film from the approved film list below and then write a one page paper on how that film illustrated 3 or more different chapters of Geography (think about how it connects to the units we have studied in our year). Your one page film review must be 1 inch margins, 12 point font, with 1.5 space in between the lines. You must include the title and date of the film as part of your heading for the one page paper.

 

  • Happy People: A Year on the Taiga (on Netflix)

  • Bend it Like Beckham

  • My Fair Lady

  • Hotel Rwanda 

  • Kite Runner

  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding

  • Seven Years in Tibet

  • The Color of Friendship

  • Hundred Foot Journey


Book Review = 2 %
You can choose to read any of the books listed below and write a two page book review on how the book illustrated principles of Geography or how it depicted life in a foreign country. Your two page book review must be 1 inch margins, 12 point font, with 1.5 space in between the lines. You must include the title and author of the book as part of your heading for the two page paper. 
The books below that have an * next to them I own copies of that you can check out from my classroom bookshelf. The Liberty High School Library and King County Library System has most if not all of the other books as well.
 

  • Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

  • Kite Runner (novel about growing up in Afghanistan - if you read this book you cannot also watch the movie and receive points)

  • City of Joy (about the culture of the poor in India)

  • I am Malala (one girl’s fight for education for girls in Pakistan)

  • Fields of Toil: A Migrant Family’s Journey

  • How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

  • Reading Lolita in Tehran

  • We Just Want to Live Here: An Unlikely Teenage Friendship in Two Jerusalems 

  • Longitudes and Attitudes; The World in the Age of Terrorism 

  • They Poured Fire on Use from the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan

  • Outcasts United: The Story of How a Refugee Soccer Team Changed a Town

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Current ofs Electricity and Hope

  • The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of Origins of the Ebola Virus

  • ​The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water

  • The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World

  • What I am Wearing: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People that Make Our Clothes 

  • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

  • Does My Head Look Big in This? (novel about an Australian-Palestinian girl growing up in Melbourne)

  • A Thousand Splendid Suns (novel about women in Afghanistan)

  • Factfulness (Non-Fiction by Hans Rosling about the state of the World)


Web Quests = 1%

  1. Gender Webquest: Use the link of the APHG Extra Credit page to complete the webquest about Gender. This assignment will not be printed you will turn it in electronically. 

  2. Squatter Settlements Webquest: Use the link of the APHG Extra Credit page to complete the webquest about squatter settlements. This assignment will not be printed you will turn it in electronically. 

  3. Megacities Webquest: Use the link of the APHG Extra Credit page to complete the webquest about Megacities. This assignment will not be printed you will turn it in electronically. 



Projects = 2%

For each project you complete you can earn a 2% increase. You will find a link to each of these projects on my website under the link APHG Extra Credit. A description of each project is below. Projects should be printed out

  1. Largest Cities: Follow the instructions on the linked page. Make sure you answer all questions and clearly label the map. 

  2. U.S. and Global Energy Resources: View the linked videos and explore the websites provided. Answer all question and complete the chart. 

  3. Development Report: Using the links and information provided, complete all three parts.