By Geraldine Woods
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Beginning with an examination assessment and how you can get the main out of an AP English category, this publication has all of it: lengthy- and short-range making plans suggestion, special chapters that debate the 4 major literary genres, and full-length perform assessments — entire with targeted solution motives and scoring publications. It is helping you excellent the talents you want to get your absolute best rating. bonus appendixes supply a whole checklist of teacher-recommended titles to choose between for the open-ended essay, in addition to a brief grammar evaluation to deal with the basics of more advantageous essay writing. realize how to:
• Get accustomed to the examination layout and the kinds of questions you’ll face
• determine what the questions are particularly asking
• Maximize your ranking on multiple-choice questions
• Write successfully and eloquently approximately poetry, prose, and drama
• organize for paired passages and craft a smart open-ended essay
• Annotate poetry and prose like an expert
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Finally, I outline an effective method for writing a literary essay, a task you face in class as well as on the AP exam. Preparing for Class, Solo-Style: Working on Reading Comprehension When I close up shop for the night and toss my books into the corner (or fling them if it’s been a bad day), I almost always read another book purely for relaxation. I’m aware of the contradiction, but here’s the thing: I love great literature. When I dive into a well-written book, I lose myself and my world. (Okay, I admit it.
Instead, congratulate yourself. You’re in great shape if you have a whole year to prepare for the AP English Literature and Composition exam. Here’s what you need to do now: ߜ Confer with your English teacher or with a guidance counselor about whether you should sign up for an AP English Literature course. ) ߜ Plan some quality summer reading. ) ߜ Annotate the books you read and begin keeping a reader’s notebook. ߜ Work on improving your vocabulary so that you’re prepared to decode the difficult reading passages on the exam.
Chapter 3 can also help you with some of the many tasks that I suggest in this chapter, such as planning your summer reading, annotating the texts that you read, starting a reading notebook, and working on your vocabulary. Take the time to peruse Chapter 3 when you’re tackling these helpful tasks. When it comes to test preparation, one size doesn’t fit all. Tailor the schedule to fit your learning style, your strengths and weaknesses, and your own particular daily grind. 22 Part I: Hamlet Hits the Answer Grid: An Overview of the AP Lit Exam and Prep Exam Minus One Year Just so you know: Everyone who’s beginning AP exam prep at the last minute hates you.