AP Success: English Language and Composition

AP Success: English Language and Composition

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AP Success: English Language and Composition by Margaret C. Moran

This title offer 4 full-length practice tests, including a diagnostic test to help students identify the areas in which they need improvement. In addition, detailed reviews of subject principles allow students to fully understand the skills that will help them score well on the test. Features include Red Alert test-taking strategies, flexible study planning, user-friendly design geared for the high school student, and answers with comprehensive explanations for all test items.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780768912623
Publisher: Peterson's
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Quick Reference Guideviii
Table of Literary Worksix
Red Alert
10 Strategies for Acing the Test1
10 Facts about the AP English Language and Composition Test3
Scoring High on the AP English Language and Composition Test6
Practice Plan for Studying for the AP English Language and Composition Test10
The Panic Plan15
Suggested Reading17
Why Take the Diagnostic Test?21
Diagnostic Test23
Answer Sheet24
Section I25
Section II39
Question 139
Question 241
Question 342
Answers and Explanations44
Suggestions for Essay Question55
Suggestion for Essay Question 256
Suggestions for Essay Question 357
Self-Evaluation Rubric for the Advanced Placement Essays59
Chapter 1About Answering Multiple-Choice Questions61
Practice Plan61
Basic Information about the Multiple-Choice Section62
Setting Priorities64
Analyzing the Types of Questions65
Attacking the Questions: Strategies for Acing the Multiple-Choice Questions67
Learn the Directions Now70
A Final Word of Advice: Educated Guessing71
Practice72
Sample Questions73
Answers and Explanations79
Practice Set 182
Answers and Explanations85
Practice Set 288
Answers and Explanations91
Practice Set 394
Answers and Explanations97
Practice Set 499
Answers and Explanations101
Chapter 2About Writing the Essays105
Practice Plan105
Basic Information about the Essay Section106
Strategies for Acing the Essays107
Analyzing Literature110
The Essay: A Quick Review112
Types of Essays on the AP Exam118
Some Practical Advice on Writing Your Essays124
Practice Essays124
Sample Essay125
Suggestions for Sample Essay127
Practice Essay 1130
Suggestions for Practice Essay 1132
Practice Essay 2133
Suggestions for Practice Essay 2135
Practice Essay 3136
Suggestions for Practice Essay 3137
Self-Evaluation Rubric for the Advanced Placement Essays138
Chapter 3Quick Review: Parts of Speech, Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage Tips141
Grammar for the Multiple-Choice Questions141
Some Practical Advice on Writing Your Essays145
98 Common Usage Problems161
Chapter 4A Quick Review of Literary and Rhetorical Terms171
Practice Test 1179
Answer Sheet180
Section I181
Section II195
Question 1195
Question 2197
Question 3198
Answers and Explanations200
Suggestions for Essay Question 1211
Suggestions for Essay Question 2212
Suggestions for Essay Question 3213
Self-Evaluation Rubric for the Advanced Placement Essays215
Practice Test 2217
Answer Sheet218
Section I219
Section II233
Question 1233
Question 2235
Question 3237
Answers and Explanations238
Suggestions for Essay Question 1249
Suggestions for Essay Question 2250
Suggestions for Essay Question 3251
Self-Evaluation Rubric for the Advanced Placement Essays253
Practice Test 3255
Answer Sheet256
Section I257
Section II270
Question 1270
Question 2271
Question 3272
Answers and Explanations273
Suggestions for Essay Question 1283
Suggestions for Essay Question 2283
Suggestions for Essay Question 3284
Self-Evaluation Rubric for the Advanced Placement Essays286

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