Includes expert advice on annotating poems and prose!
Fine-tune reading comprehension skills with ease
Get up to speed on all the topics and themes of the AP exam in a focused, step-by-step manner. Beginning with an exam overview and ways to get the most out of an AP English class, this book has you covered. With long- and short-range planning advice, detailed chapters that discuss the four main literary genres, and two full-length practice exams complete with detailed answer explanations and scoring guides, this book helps you perfect the skills you need to get your best possible score. As a bonus, two appendixes provide a full list of teacher-recommened titles to choose from for the open-ended essay, as well as a quick grammar review to address the fundamentals of superior essay writing.
Discover how to:
- Figure out what the questions are really asking
- Maximize your score on multiple-choice questions
- Write effectively and eloquently about poetry, prose, and drama
- Prepare for paired passages and craft a clever open-ended essay