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Putting It Together: Researching, Organizing, and Writing the Synthesis Essay

Putting It Together answers the questions and encourages the writers by having them follow a student through the ENTIRE synthesis process—from the first day when the assignment is posted to the day the essay is returned with a grade.  And, during this journey, the writer will find practice with the needed skills to produce a highly rated synthesis essay – step by step for the student writer: Planning, Reserching, Organizing, First Draft, Revisions, Final Draft


5 Steps to a 5: The AP English Language and Composition Exam

Think of this text as a resource and guide to accompany the AP Composition course. This book is designed to serve many purposes. It will:

    • clarify requirements for the AP Comp exam

    • provide practice tests

    • show models and rubrics on which to model and evaluate the reader’s own work

    • anticipate and answer questions

    • enrich understanding and appreciation of the writing process

    • help to learn pacing when taking an exam

5 Steps to a 5: the AP English Literature and Composition Exam

* a unique plan for preparing for and taking
the AP English Literature exam

* sample tests modeled on actual AP exams

* hundreds of tips and strategies for the AP
exam in English Literature

Writing the AP English Essay: A Personal Trainer for the AP English Student

This text is similar to what a personal trainer can do in the gym: provide those eager and willing to learn with information and activities designed to increase writing endurance and to enhance, fine tune and shape the writing muscles being used in the AP English classroom and in college level writing assignments across the curriculum.

Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay

     Writing the College Application Essay will guide you through the maze that is the college application essay process. That's right – you who are the dreamers and the schemers.  You, who are the scholars and the athletes, the artists and the scientists, the idealists and the pragmatists. You who are the wonderers and the wanderers.  Each of you is unique.  Your take on your world is yours alone, yours now to share and explore with the colleges of your choice.

     The moment your college application essay is read by the admissions committee, you alone take center stage.  We will help you chose your part, rehearse your lines, and accept the applause.  We will provide you with models and activities that will allow you to both observe the process at work and become involved in each step of the process.