5 Steps to a 5 AP English Language, 2010-2011 Edition by Barbara Murphy5 Steps to a 5 AP English Language, 2010-2011 Edition by Barbara Murphy

5 Steps to a 5 AP English Language, 2010-2011 Edition

byBarbara Murphy, Estelle Rankin

Paperback | November 12, 2009

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A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score

We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence with

  • Full-length practice exams modeled on the real test
  • All the terms and concepts you need to know to get your best score
  • Your choice of three customized study schedules--so you can pick the one that meets your needs

    The 5-Step Plan helps you get the most out of your study time:
    Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program
    Step 2: Determine Your Readiness
    Step 3: Develop the Strategies
    Step 4: Review the Knowledge
    Step 5: Build Your Confidence

    Topics include: Introduction to the Analysis Essay; Introduction to the Argumentative Essay; Introduction to the Synthesis Essay; Comprehensive Review--Analysis; Comprehensive Review--Argument; and Comprehensive Review--Synthesis
    Also includes: Practice exams

    *AP, Advanced Placement Program, and College Board are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

Estelle Rankin taught AP English Literature for more than 25 years and was named AP Literature Teacher of the Year by the College Board. Barbara L. Murphy has taught English language and composition for more than 20 years. She has been an AP Reader since 1993.
Title:5 Steps to a 5 AP English Language, 2010-2011 EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.51 inPublished:November 12, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0071623280

ISBN - 13:9780071623285

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: The 5-Step Program
Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program
1. What You Need to Know About the AP English Language Exam
2. How to Plan Your Time
Step 2: Determine Your Test Readiness
3. Take a Diagnostic Test
Step 3: Develop Strategies for Success
4. Section I of the Exam - The Multiple-Choice Questions
5. Introduction to the Analysis Essay
6. Introduction to the Argumentative Essay
7. Introduction to the Synthesis Essay
Step 4: Review the Knowledge You Need to Score High

Chapter 5: Comprehensive Review -- Analysis
Chapter 6: Comprehensive Review -- Argument
Chapter 7: Comprehensive Review -- Synthesis
Step 5: Build Your Test-Taking Confidence

Practice Exam 1
Practice Exam 2
Part IV: Afterwords
Selected Bibliography