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ARE YOU SERIOUS ABOUT GETTING A 5 ON THE AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION EXAM?

Get fully prepared with the AP English Language & Composition test prep AP teachers recommend. The Most Complete AP English Language & Composition Subject Review:

Everything you need to know for the Advanced Placement English Language & Composition exam, selected and presented by seasoned high school and college faculty with extensive AP English Language & Composition experience. The Best AP English Language & Composition Practice Exams Available:

3 full-length AP English Language & Composition practice tests based on official AP English Language & Composition exam questions released by the College Board - balanced to include every AP English Language & Composition topic and type of AP question you can expect on the actual AP exam. Total Explanations of AP English Language & Composition Exam Questions & Answers:

Each AP English Language & Composition practice test comes with detailed feedback on every question. We dont just say which answers are right - but why the others are wrong, so youll be prepared for the AP English Language & Composition exam! Proven Test Prep Methods:

REAs focused AP English Language & Composition content and practical advice has helped millions of AP students score higher. With our step-by-step plan, you can earn a 5 on the AP English Language & Composition exam and get the credit you deserve! Recommended by AP English Language & Composition Teachers:

For years, AP English Language & Composition teachers have relied on REA for effective, authoritative Advanced Placement study guides. Our authors include nationally known AP experts who have personally coached generations of successful Advanced Placement students. In our AP English Language & Composition test prep, weve combined the insights of high school teachers and college faculty into one powerful volume. Get the Worlds Most Advanced AP English Language & Composition Software:

REAs AP English Language & Composition TestWare combines a realistic AP test environment with the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available. With every AP English Language & Composition practice test you take, youll gain knowledge and confidence for the real AP exam. Automatic scoring and instant reports help you zero in on the topics and types of AP English Language & Composition questions that give you trouble now, so youll succeed on the AP English Language & Composition exam!

Book News Annotation:

Bureau et al., high school English teachers, provide a study guide for high school students taking the Advanced Placement exam in English Language and Composition that explains the test, reviews the knowledge needed, presents three practice exams (two are also on the CD) with explanations of questions and answers, and discusses preparation methods for critical thinking, answering questions, and writing essays. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Are You Serious About Scoring a 5 on Your Advanced Placement* Exam?

Then You Need REAs Test Prep for the AP* English Language & Composition Exam - with TestWare CD

REAs test prep for the AP* English Language & Composition exam gives you everything you need to score a 5! This eighth edition of our popular AP* test prep is completely up-to-date and aligned with the most recent Advanced Placement* English Language & Composition exam.

Written by Advanced Placement* English Language teachers and test experts, our AP* English Language & Composition test prep includes an expanded review of all must-know exam topics, including critical reading and writing, literature commentaries, and more.

Each chapter contains numerous examples, practice questions, and test-taking tips that help you study smarter and boost your AP* score. As an added bonus, a glossary of literary and rhetorical terms is included for additional reference.

Three full-length practice exams are featured both in the book and on CD. Our timed TestWare exams offer automatic scoring and on-screen detailed explanations of answers. The practice tests are composed of every type of question that can be expected on the actual AP* English Language & Composition exam, so you can target your strengths and weaknesses before the test.

REA has helped more than a million students succeed on their AP* exams. Teachers across the country consider our AP* titles to be invaluable resources and consistently recommend our books to their students.

About the Author

Susan Bureau is the English Department Head at Alvirne High School in Hudson, New Hampshire where she has taught AP* English Language and Composition for the past nine years. She has a B.A. in English from The University of New Hampshire.

Stacey A. Kiggins received her B.A. degree in Secondary English Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her M.A. degree in Initiatives in Educational Transformation, from George Mason University, Virginia. She is the English department chair at Thomas A. Edison High School in Alexandria, Virginia. She has taught a variety of English disciplines, including: Advanced Placement* Language and Composition, International Baccalaureate English, and Speech and Debate. Ms. Kiggins is the coach of a nationally recognized speech and debate team, and was the 2010 Virginia Association of Communications Arts and Sciences Speech Teacher of the Year.

Kristi McGauley is currently in her thirteenth year of teaching English. She joined Mandarin High School in November of 2005. Before arriving at MHS, she taught for seven years in a private school. Ms. McGauley graduated with a B.A. in English from Clearwater Christian College and earned her M.Ed. in Secondary English Education at the University of North Florida. She is chair of the schools literacy team.

Katherine A. Nesselrode graduated from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She was Nationally Board Certified in 2008. She has been teaching English for twenty-two years, currently at Mandarin High School in Jacksonville, Florida. She has taught high school English for 17 years and taught middle school English for the first five years of her teaching career. Each year, she tries to challenge her students in a different and hopefully more interesting manner. Her ultimate plan is get her students to grow as thinkers and as writers and especially as readers.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

About Our Authors 

About Research & Education Association 

Acknowledgments 

CHAPTER 1 Introduction 

About This Book and TestWare® 

How to Contact the AP Program 

About the AP English Language Exam 

AP Scoring and Grade Distribution 

Materials Needed for Test Day 

Overview of Test Format and Content, Timing, and Annotation 

CHAPTER 2 Reviewing Rhetorical Devices 

Terms to Know

Types of Questions 

Items to Notice as You Read 

CHAPTER 3 Documentation and Citation

CHAPTER 4 How to Approach the Multiple-Choice Questions

The Format of the Multiple-Choice Section 

The Passages 

Practice 

Grammar on the Multiple-Choice Section 

Types of Questions 

Tricky Question Formats 

Multiple-Choice Test-Taking Preparation and Strategies 

CHAPTER 5 The Essays 

Scoring the Essays 

Your Score 

Types of Essays 

Strategies for Answering Essay Questions 

Preparing for the Essay Questions 

CHAPTER 6 Glossary of Literary and Rhetorical Terms 

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION PRACTICE EXAM 1 

Practice Exam 1 

Detailed Explanations of Answers 

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION PRACTICE EXAM 2

Practice Exam 2

Detailed Explanations of Answers

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION PRACTICE EXAM 3

Practice Exam 3

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Appendix A – Punctuation

Appendix B – Spelling

Appendix C – Representative Authors and Texts

Index

Installing REAs TestWare®

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738609010
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Editor:
Wood, Sally
Author:
Bureau, Susan
Author:
Wood, Sally
Author:
Passananti, Dana
Author:
Staff of Rea
Author:
Nesselrode, Katherine A.
Author:
McGauley, Kristi R.
Author:
English Language Study Guides
Author:
Reedy, Tyler
Author:
Kiggins, Stacey A.
Author:
Advanced Placement
Author:
Raulston, Dwight
Subject:
Reference-Student Guides
Subject:
AP
Subject:
English Language and Composition
Subject:
Test Prep
Subject:
English language -- Composition.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Advanced Placement (AP) Test Preparation
Publication Date:
20110314
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 10 to 12
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
10 x 6.69 in 1 lb
Age Level:
15-17

Related Subjects

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"Synopsis" by , Are You Serious About Scoring a 5 on Your Advanced Placement* Exam?

Then You Need REAs Test Prep for the AP* English Language & Composition Exam - with TestWare CD

REAs test prep for the AP* English Language & Composition exam gives you everything you need to score a 5! This eighth edition of our popular AP* test prep is completely up-to-date and aligned with the most recent Advanced Placement* English Language & Composition exam.

Written by Advanced Placement* English Language teachers and test experts, our AP* English Language & Composition test prep includes an expanded review of all must-know exam topics, including critical reading and writing, literature commentaries, and more.

Each chapter contains numerous examples, practice questions, and test-taking tips that help you study smarter and boost your AP* score. As an added bonus, a glossary of literary and rhetorical terms is included for additional reference.

Three full-length practice exams are featured both in the book and on CD. Our timed TestWare exams offer automatic scoring and on-screen detailed explanations of answers. The practice tests are composed of every type of question that can be expected on the actual AP* English Language & Composition exam, so you can target your strengths and weaknesses before the test.

REA has helped more than a million students succeed on their AP* exams. Teachers across the country consider our AP* titles to be invaluable resources and consistently recommend our books to their students.

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