This AP Language and Composition class blog serves as an additional way for students to

  • analyze and interpret samples of good writing, identifying and explaining an author’s use of rhetorical strategies and techniques;
  • apply effective strategies and techniques in their own writing;
  • create and sustain arguments based on readings, research and/or personal experience;
  • write for a variety of purposes;
  • produce expository, analytical, and argumentative composition that introduce a complex central idea and develop it with appropriate evidence drawn from primary and/or secondary sources, cogent explanations, and clear transitions;
  • demonstrate understanding and mastery of standard written English as well as stylistic maturity in their own writings;
  • demonstrate understanding of the conventions of citing primary and secondary sources;
  • revise a work to make it suitable for a different audience;
  • analyze image as text;
  • evaluate and incorporate reference document into researched papers; and
  • accomplish the rigor needed for success in advanced English courses in college.1

1.2010 The College Board. Visit the College Board on the Web: www.collegeboard.com


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