AP English Language and Composition: How Your Essays Are Scored
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The AP English Language rhetorical essay can be nightmare inducing for some AP students, but there is no need for fear. In this exam review we will lay out helpful strategies to get you through the rhetorical essays in no time.
Acing the AP English Language and Composition Synthesis Essay
The AP English Language synthesis essay rubric also includes your ability to synthesize the information that you are given. The student must bring together at least three sources and his or her argument in order to receive a high score. These sources must not be merely summarized, but they must also be analyzed and utilized as a point of support within your argument.
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Mastering the skills you need to succeed on the AP English Language and Composition test takes practice. This updated manual presents extensive preparation for the Advanced Placement test with helpful features that include:BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TEST: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to one additional full-length online AP English Language and Composition test with all questions answered and explained.There is nothing sweeter than reading an essay prompt and instantly feeling inspired. For many of the more than 500,000 students who took the AP English Language and Composition exam this year, that 'a-ha' moment made them think of President Trump.The AP English Language and Composition exam consists of a multiple choice section and a free-response section. You will have 60 minutes to answer the multiple choice questions. Then you will have a 15 minute reading period to read the sources for the synthesis essay and to plan your response. You are then given 120 minutes to write your essays.In AP English Language classes, you will learn that nonfiction uses the same elements that fictional literature uses for different reasons. Where AP Literature might use imagery, diction or syntax for emotional effect or characterization, AP Language analyzes these same devices for their use in argument. You will learn about types and styles of essays, methods of persuasion and biographical elements that make up an author's argumentative style. In Literature you would study Jonathan Swift's essay "Modest Proposal" for its satire; in Language you would look at the events in Swift's life that occasioned the essay.