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Grading Categories and Percentages

AP US History Grade Categories

Daily Class Work & Quizzes = 60%
     * Lowest Grade is Dropped

Tests (Unit Multiple Choice Exams) = 20%

Essays (Writing Assignments) = 20%
     * Includes a writing journal

Government & Politics Grade Categories

Daily Class Work and Quizzes = 50%
     * Lowest Grade is Dropped

Exams (Unit MC Exams) = 40%

Writing (Includes Writing Journal) = 10%