The Quick Review Strategy Perhaps youre short on time between now and test

The quick review strategy perhaps youre short on time

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The Quick-Review StrategyPerhaps you’re short on time between now and test day—maybe you have just a few days—and need to make the most of them. This quick and efficient approach helps you make the most of the small amount of time you have left to earn your best possible exam score!Step 1: Quickly read this chapter to learn the AP® English Literature and Composition Exam basics. Don’t spend too much time on it—you have some serious test preparation to get to!Step 2: Take and score the first practice test in this book. Carefully review the answer explanations for the questions you got wrong, making sure that you understand why you answered them incorrectly. Use your results to help gauge your strengths and weaknesses.Step 3. Review the book chapter material that focuses on the areas in which you are weakest, based on the results of your first practice test. Make careful use of the time that you have, spending time on the areas in which you most urgently need to build your skills.Step 4: Take and score the second practice test in this book. Carefully review the answer explanations for the questions you got wrong, making sure that you understand why you answered them incorrectly. Once again, use your results to help gauge your strengths and weaknesses. Hopefully, your list of weak areas is shorter this time!Step 5. Review the book chapter material that focuses on the areas in which you are weakest, based on the results you obtained on the second practice test. Make careful use of the time that you have, spending time on the areas in which you most urgently need to build your skills.Step 6: Take and score the third practice test in this book. Carefully review the answer explanations for the questions you got wrong, making sure that you understand why you answered them incorrectly. Once again, use your results to help gauge your strengths and weaknesses. Hopefully, your list of weak areas is now even shorter!Step 7. If time permits, review the book chapter material that focuses on the areas in which you are still showing weakness, based on the results of your third practice test. Make careful use of the time that you have left, spending time on the areas in which you most urgently need to build your skills.Step 8. Once again, if time permits, factor in some time each day to do some independent reading and/or writing. It’s a great way to build your skills and get your mind sharp for exam day!
16Part I: AP® English Literature and Composition Exam BasicsMaster the™ AP® English Literature and Composition ExamA Note for Parents and GuardiansIf you’re the parent or guardian of a student who is planning to take the AP® English Lit-erature and Composition Exam, your support and encouragement can go a long way toward test-day success!

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