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AP Japanese Language and Culture

In this workshop, you will review materials, course outlines, content-related handouts, student samples, and scoring guidelines that focus on specific pedagogical techniques and content-specific strategies that you can use in the classroom.

Learning outcomes

After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Align your instruction with the goals of the AP Japanese Language and Culture course.
  • Identify the skills and knowledge that the exam will assess, and identify the tasks and materials for which students might need more preparation.
  • Draft a syllabus that meets the curricular requirements for the course.
  • Make equitable access a guiding principle in designing instruction.

Workshop materials provided

You will receive a copy of the Workshop Handbook, and additional resources such as:

  • AP Japanese Language and Culture Course Description
  • AP Course Audit information, including sample syllabi and a Syllabus Development Guide
  • AP Japanese Language and Culture exam free-response materials (student samples, scoring guidelines, and commentary)
  • Teacher’s Guide
  • Curriculum Module containing strategies and activities for the curriculum theme Science and Technology

Note: Curriculum modules reflect important topics in AP courses and are meant to provide you with resources and classroom ideas. However, the focus of a curriculum module does not mean that a particular topic will appear on the AP Exam.

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