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06.07 Evaluating Student Responses One of the best ways to grow as a writer is to evaluate other people’s writing. The more you read, the more easily you see what works and what does not. And once you see what works, you can emulate it in your own writing. Let’s take a look at how three students excelled in their responses to three different synthesis questions on the AP Language & Composition Exam. Sample One The student responded to the following prompt: In response to our society’s increasing demand for energy, large-scale wind power has drawn attention from governments and consumers as a potential alternative to traditional materials that fuel our power grids, such as coal, oil, natural gas, water, or even newer sources such as nuclear or solar power. Yet the establishment of large-scale, commercial-grade wind farms is often the subject of controversy for a variety of reasons. Carefully read the following six sources, including the introductory information for each source. Then

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