As many would say, with terrifying and sorrowful events, come great lessons to
be learned. Regardless of ones situation, it is certainly always possible to learn from
our ancestors mistakes, as well as prevent history from repeating itself. With this bein
E ENGSODA: AP English Language and Composition I Unit 5 I 5.1 Exam
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First Semester Final Exam - Helpful Terminology
Beiow is a list of terms and key words that you should know for the multiple-choice section of our exam.
ENG500A: AP English Language and Composition | Unit 4 | 4.2 Practice 3
Effects and Uses of Expository Writing
Choose a specific expository mode and write an essay on a topic of your c
1. Who is the author?
The author is Jane Goodall, a world famous British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist,
chimpanzee expert, and UN Messenger of Peace.
2. What is her purpose?
Goodalls purpose is to attract the audience to see
01.09 Introduction to Rhetorical Strategies
Intended Effect on Audience
Stewart is trying to draw the attention of
the reader to this certain sentence of washing windows
brushing boots, or tending gentlemans tables" beca
Directions: Read the following excerpt from Play in Education (1916) by Joseph Lee and answer
the questions that follow in two or three sentences each. Use evidence from the passage to support your answers.
The seriousness of play is shown in the standard
1. Who is the audience of the Declaration of Independence?
The audience is the English crown, written to formally request the colonist separation
from British rule.
2. In the first paragraph of the declaration, Jefferson states the reason for writing this
Dinnerstein, Leonard, and David M. Reimers. Ethnic Americans: A History of Immigration. 5th
ed., Columbia University Press, 2009, New York.
Hunt, Albert R. Facing the Fact on Illegal Immigration. New York Times, 19 July 2015,
Accessed 30 Aug.
What is the historical context of the passage?
Especially in the south, slavery was very prevalent during this time period. Stewart made
this lecture at the New England Anti-Slavery Society. The Virginia Slave Debate was also
going on, which was bringing
Dinnerstein, Leonard. Reimers, David M. Ethnic Americans: A History of Immigration.
Columbia University Press, New York. 5th edition, 2009.
Hunt, Albert R. Facing the Facts on Illegal Immigration. New York Times, July 19 th,
2015. Accessed 21
Major Works Data Sheet
In this column, choose five quotations
from the text, one focusing on each of the
following literary elements:
In this column, analyze the significance of
your quotations. Allow the f
Boston Massacre: The
Boston Massacre occurred on
March 5th, 1770, and five
American colonists were killed
by British Soldiers.
This event highly impacted its
citizens, for it surely added fuel
to the conflict between the
American and the British.
1) What is the historical context of Henrys speech? What is the basic question being debated at
the Virginia Convention?
a. In 1775, Patrick Henry brought upon the idea, as well as resolution, of America fighting
the British. Henry asks, Has Great Britain
1) Who is the writer?
a. The writer of this story is Justin Anthony Knapp, who published an Op-ed response
to James Madisons idea towards creating a free encyclopedia for his people.
2) Who is the audience?
a. Knapps targeted audience are the citizens of
04.05 Part B
1) The exam prompt is asking the students to thoroughly read Alfred M. Greens speech
and write an essay analyzing the methods used by Green to persuade African
Americans into joining the Union Forces during the Civil War.
2) Greens tone is no
Directions: There are two parts to this assignment. Follow the directions for each part and complete
the graphic organizer below.
Part 1Review question 1 from the 2005 AP English Language and Composition Exam. Answer
the following questions in complete se
03.08 Multiple Choice Test
= Missed questions
Upon rereading these questions, I was capable to acknowledge the types of questions, and the
repletion of their format; for many were ver
With this multiple choice practice, I can confidently say that I felt significantly more confidently
than I did when answering the past practices. Upon finishing answering these questions, I
thought I had gotten them al
03.01 Vocabulary and the Multiple-Choice Test
When answering these questions, I was very confident with my answers, for I thought I had fully
understood the reading. To my surprise, I did not do as
CC- I was pretty close with the AP reader because we both thought it was a well written essay.
Me and the AP reader both noticed this persons grammar and structural sentences were very
well written and placed. The writer talks a lot about what entertai
1. I was correct on the scoring for the CC but not the EE. I scored a 9 on the CC
because it seemed pretty perfect, providing good organization and support of
the writers argument. The gates of the transport unhinge and with it come
a shower of bulle
Test Prep Journal:
1) How do you feel about the reading demands of the course? What are some
important tips for managing the rigorous amount of reading it requires?
The AP Lang exam sounds a lot different than other standardized
tests, such as the SAT, w
Billow- a large undulating mass of something, typically cloud, smoke, or steam.
A billow of smoke rolled over the town.
Dilapidated- (of a building or object) in a state of disrepair or ruin as a result of age or
The house was dilapidated when th
1. What is the type of artifact that you photographed?
The artifact in the photograph is a headgear worn by Muhammad Ali.
2. Where in your town is this art located?
This artifact is located in the National Museum of African American History
Everybody makes mistakes, according to biologist Lewis Thomas in his
passage The Medusa and the Snail. Thomas was spot on with his description of
human error and learning from their flaws. The wrong choices need to be made
as frequently as the right ones
The wage gap in America is at fault for various social and economic issues among
women in the workforce. With women making as little as 65 cents to the mans dollar in some
parts of the country, it is becoming harder for working women and mothers to sustai
Arduous- involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring.
The lumberjacks work was arduous.
Assiduously- It means they're careful, methodical and very persistent
The detectives assiduously reviewed the clues.
Explain the connotative difference between the two words.
1. snooze, sleep
The connotation of snooze is to not be in a deep sleep, while sleep
has the connotation of having a fulfilling slumber or rest.
2. disturbed, distracted
Disturbed has the connotat
"The Masque of the Red Death"
1. Poe was a master "wordsmith." Through carefully chosen diction he is
able to create a psychological effect on his reader. What effect did his
description of "Red Death," in the very first paragraph of the story, have
6) Sentence Structure
Intended Effect on Audience
An allusion is a reference to a certain
thing that brings the reader some
perspective on what is going on. Here the
Overtime many mistakes have been made that have pushed discoveries that
have bettered our world. Without mistakes, we would never learn to do better and
improve in the future. According to Lewis Thomas, we are coded for error and we
have to make just
1. Pip speaks as a young boy of 10 to 12 years as well as is spoken of as a young
boy, here is an example: I drew a childish conclusion or infant tongue no
more explicit than Pip.
2. These long sentences instill thoughtfulness and cause us to imagi
PACE CHART Fall 2016
AP LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION
THESE LESSONS & ASSIGNMENTS
1.00, 1.01, 1.02, 1.03, 1.04, 1.05, 1.06, 1.07, 1.08, begin
reading the Crucible
1.09, 1.10, 1.11
1.12, 1.13, 2.00, schedule your DBA for next week
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