AP Exam study guide - Steilacoom

AP Exam study guide - Steilacoom

AP Exam Study Guide AP English Language and Composition Multiple Choice Basic Information: Exam score: 45% MC / 55% essays First section on the test Time = 1 hour / 55 questions / typically about 4 passages (can be 3-5) Do Do NOT Get frustrated or run out of time Stay calm and pace yourself Leave questions blank Answer all the questions, even if you

Randomly guess (C for all) Eliminate possible wrong answers Overanalyze (second guess yourself) Stay with your first choice or doubt yourself Nap if you have extra time Only circle on booklet dont know for sure. Review unanswered questions / reread Qs Use the answer sheet as you go How To: TW 1. Read the prompt 2. Analyze and annotate the prompt 3. Underline the part of the prompt to respond to in your essay (thesis)

4. Write a thesis and make an outline 5. Set a time marker checkpoint 6. Write!! 7. Check outline during writing!! Remember, this is your road map!! 8. Re-read your work (if time permits) Synthesis TW Basic Information: 15 min reading time/40 min writing time, first essay you will see, must use at least 3 sources, 4-5 paragraphs long, about two sources per paragraph Do NOT Summarize the documents Use every document given Write authors argument or quote in topic or concluding sentence Make up your own prompt Do Use documents to support your own central argument

Use at least 3 documents (3-5 is great) Start and finish with your own thought Answer the prompt Additional Synthesis Notes The Key Features of Synthesis: Accurately reports information from the sources using varying phrases and sentences. Organized in such a way that readers (audience) can immediately see where the information from the sources overlap. Makes sense of the sources and helps the reader (audience) understand them in greater depth. Rhetorical Analysis TW Basic Information:

Extended version of a prcis Time = 40 mins 4-5 paragraphs Summarize AND analyze Do Do NOT Focus on only one word in the prompt Read the entire prompt Just summarize the authors writing Make sure your argument is central Use standard rhetorical devices Accurately read and analyze and choose the

Just state methods used and not explain Identify and explain the purpose for using why Write the authors argument (a quote) in your TS or CS Start writing without making a pre-write / outline strongest, most important RDs the methods TS and CS of each body para. should be your argument Make a road map and USE IT **Consider the elements of a rhetorical prcis Open TW Basic Information:

Typically a prompt with background information / not a source-based response 40 minutes 4-5 paragraphs or so Do NOT Go off topic Make all your references theoretical or vague Make up your own prompt Start writing without making a prewrite/outline Do Stay on topic: make an outline and follow it! Use credible and specific examples to support your points Answer the prompt Make a pre-write/outline!

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