Foreign Policy Spectrum
For each event:
Write a description, this should be a complete
paragraph with plenty of information.
Decide where on the Foreign Policy Spectrum the
event should be place, and X the box.
Explain your reason for plac
Strategies for Writers
Establish a pattern, then
give it a twist
Writers shape up their prose by building
parallel structures in their words, phrases, and
Parallel Structure (or parallelism) is a balance
Peer Review Activities
Dr. Laura Restivo
main idea/focus. Start by reading from the beginning. As soon as you know, write down the authors
purpose or overall main point in one sentence. How far into the essay did you have to read before you
Tips for Improving Syntax and Diction
Vary your word choice and your syntax with 5 tools: 1. the participle, 2. the absolute, 3. the appositive, 4.
adjectives shifted out of order, and 5. action verbs.
1. The Participle.
Think of the participle as an ing
AP Language & Composition: Academic Verbs
accentuate - to accent or emphasize
accept - to accept willingly
achieve - to carry out successfully
adopt - to take by choice into a relationship
advocate - to plead in favor of
affect - to produce an effect upon
Active / Passive Overview
Once a week, Tom cleans the
Once a week, the house is
cleaned by Tom.
Right now, Sarah is writing
Right now, the letter is being
written by Sarah.
Types of Hook Strategies
11 ways to hook an
Choose your strategy
up opposites to sharpen the
Its Californias fifth dry year in a rowbut not at
to the readers knowledge o
Chapter 4 Imperial Wars and Colonial Protest, 17541774
Chapter 5 The American Revolution and Confederation, 17741787
Chapter 6 The Constitution and the New Republic, 17877800
11 less than fty years the British went from consolidating their control along
Literary Terms Handbook. For each term, find two written examples from the outside world. You may
consult newspapers, online texts, novels, poems, etc. Log and date your findings in the first section of your
WN. Be sure to cite your sources in MLC format.