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-The exam will be March 19 in the Library and Library Lab (301). Since March 19 is an X Schedule, it will only be a 45 minute class. It is a cumulative exam that covers the summer assignmentthe [[http://apcs.mathorama.com/index.php?n=Main.MagpieLab|Magpie Chat-bot Lab]], [[http://apcs.mathorama.com/index.php?n=Main.PictureLab|Picture Lab]], [[http://apcs.mathorama.com/index.php?n=Main.ElevensLab|Elevens Lab]], The Java Methods Book  and chapters 2 to 5 of the eimacs "Be Prepared for he AP Exam" There will be 20 minutes to answer 10 multiple choice questions, and 30 minutes to answer 2 free response questions, each portion is worth 100 points (double the chapter tests). The 5 practice tests in your emacs account are an excellent way to prepare yourself.+The last two class of the quarter are both short (Friday and X schedules), so Multiple choice portion of the exam will be Friday March 12, and the Free response portion will be Tuesday March 16 It is a cumulative exam that covers the entire course from the summer assignment until Unit 10 of the College Board's Course and Exam Description ([[https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/pdf/ap-computer-science-a-course-and-exam-description.pdf?course=ap-computer-science-a|CED]])
  
-A good way to review the free response questions is [[https://mathorama.com/wiki/doku.php?id=starter_code_for_old_ap_questions|past AP Questions]] like [[http://apcs.mathorama.com/index.php?n=Main.APQuestionScrambleWord|ScrambleWord]], the homework problems from [[https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/apc/ap_frq_computerscience_12.pdf| 2012]], [[https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/pdf/ap18-frq-computer-science-a.pdf?course=ap-computer-science-a|2018]],  and the others from [[https://mathorama.com/wiki/doku.php?id=starter_code_for_old_ap_questions|past years]].  +{{::screen_shot_2021-03-07_at_8.05.53_am.png?400|}}
  
-good way to review the multiple choice is [[https://codingbat.com/java]] and to  go back and review the multiple choice questions at [[http://eimacs.com]] and statements written in bold print in the text.  To review the free response, be sure to consult the [[http://apcs.mathorama.com/index.php?n=Main.StudyGuideForChapter2|Chapter 2 Study Guide]] and the  [[http://apcs.mathorama.com/index.php?n=Main.StudyGuideForChapter3|Chapter Study Guide]].  Don't forget that you don't need a computer to practice writing code at [[http://codingbat.cs.vt.edu/codingbat/java|javabat.com]].  The free response will emphasize writing methods that deal with int, double, and String and arrays of int, double, and String that might need a loop, as well as making classes and implementing interfaces.  Practice writing loops, methods, and class declarations like the ones mentioned on the [[http://apcs.mathorama.com/index.php?n=Main.StudyGuideForChapter2|Chapter 2 Study Guide]], [[http://apcs.mathorama.com/index.php?n=Main.Semester1FinalStudyGuide|Semester 1 Study Guide]]  and [[http://codingbat.cs.vt.edu/codingbat/java| javabat]] exercises.+It is a good ideas to review the [[http://apcs.mathorama.com/index.php?n=Main.ElevensLab|Elevens Lab]] and the other Labs we have done throughout the yearThere will be 70 minutes to answer 36 multiple choice questions Friday, and 45 minutes to answer 3 free response questions Tuesday.  Each portion is worth 100 points (and the exam category is worth 20% of your grade)
  
-The College Board has posted free response questions for you to practice with [[http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/exam/exam_information/2000.html|here]].  +A good way to review the multiple choice is reviewing Questions from previous Progress checks at [[https://myap.collegeboard.org| AP Classroom]], and previous Chapter Tests (this year they were returned by e-mail) or  [[https://csawesome.runestone.academy/runestone/books/published/csawesome/index.html#google_vignette|Chapter 13 of Java2020-SFHS]]
  
-Finally, please remember to get a good night's rest and a healthy breakfast! Some elegant solutions to these are at [[http://www.skylit.com/beprepared/fr.html|Skylit]]the book publisher of our textbook.+good way to review the free response questions is [[https://mathorama.com/wiki/doku.php?id=starter_code_for_old_ap_questions|past AP Questions @mathorama]] like we have been doing in class and homework, or [[https://csawesome.runestone.academy/runestone/books/published/csawesome/index.html#google_vignette|Chapter 14-15 of Java2020-SFHS]].  Don't forget that you don't need computer to practice writing code at [[http://codingbat.cs.vt.edu/codingbat/java|javabat.com]]. 
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 +Your actual AP Exam will be Tuesday May 18, 2021 at 1 PM PDT from home using the  [[https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/digital-ap-exams/four-steps-before-test/download-install-app|Digital Exam App]] 
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 +St Francis High School will strive to have the May 6 date if conditions permit it 
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 +Finally, please remember to get a good night's rest and a healthy breakfast! 
  
 Good Luck! Good Luck!
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