AP Seminar: First Year

AP Seminar: First Year

AP Seminar: First Year

Grade Level: 10 (by invitation), 11
Prerequisite: Preferred concurrent enrollment with AP Language and Composition
Two Semesters (FY)
Year one of a two year program.

AP Seminar, is a foundational course that engages students in cross-curricular conversations that explore the complexities of academic and real-world topics and issues by analyzing divergent perspectives. Using an inquiry framework, students practice reading and analyzing articles, research studies, and foundational literary and philosophical texts; listening to and viewing speeches, broadcasts and personal accounts; and experiencing artistic works and performances. Students learn to synthesize information from multiple sources, develop their own perspectives in written essays , and design and deliver oral and visual presentation, both individually and as part of a team. Ultimately, the course aims to equip students with power to analyze and evaluate information with accuracy and precision in order to craft and communicate evidence-based arguments.

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