Lauren Peterson, M.S. Education

AP® Lang: The Dialectical Journal

AP® Lang: The Dialectical Journal

This resource is designed to provide structure, guidance, and inspiration for students to complete a series of dialectical journal entries based on their independent reading of longer works. The resources provided can be used with any text of various mediums, but this specifically is designed to give students a way...

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AP® Lang: A Lesson in Close Reading

AP® Lang: A Lesson in Close Reading

This resource is designed to provide a guided lesson on close reading, specifically imagery, figurative language, word choice, tone, and tonal shift and how these elements can enhance our understanding of a work.

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#APLangTop5 Session 4: Providing & Explaining Commentary

#APLangTop5 Session 4: Providing & Explaining Commentary

In this session of our #APLangTop5 Most Difficult Concept Series, we focus on concretely explaining what commentary is, why it matters in the context of each essay format, and how to scaffold instruction so that students understand how to create analysis and logical coherence within their responses.

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#APLangTop5 Session 3: Generating Evidence

#APLangTop5 Session 3: Generating Evidence

In the two sessions of the third installment of our series, “The Top 5 Most Difficult Concepts to Teach in an AP® Language Course...and how to conquer!", we focus on generating evidence for the argument essay and integrating source material in paragraphs for the synthesis essay question.

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