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Editorial Reviews. From the Inside Flap. (back cover); Five full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained; Detailed advice for answering . grapplingindo.com: Barron's AP English Literature and Composition with CD-ROM ( ): George Ehrenhaft Ed.D.: Books.
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Usually when I do practice from old AP exams I get most right, so there was something off about the practice section in this book. Major failures of this book, in my mind: Numerous sample questions on poetry and prose are included along with essay questions from previous exams. After receiving and scanning the book, the set up appears user friendly: Page 1 of Enter Your Email for Coupon. Iabakhu rated it really liked it Nov 05,
Intended for a juvenile audience. Page 1 of Customer Reviews Write a Review. Test Tips highlighted in the margins, wide margins for students to take their own notes, and lined spaces in areas for learners to enter examples.
The explanations are reminiscent of think aloud strategies. The range of literature is comprehensive from ancient drama to modern poetry - including one I recognize from Poetry This book appears to be an excellent optional study guide for next year's AP Lit stud ents. Order came on time and there's nothing much for me to say. Everything looks fine and the whole process was stress-free.
The only problem is I dislike this one hundred word minimum review. I like skiing, hiking, to take pictures What is the thesis? Does the author's documentation of sources qualify him to speak on this topic? Tone is the psychological quality of the words. What is the author's tone? Tone is largely revealed in these ways: Okay, this is an AP prep book. I don't think I need to say much more.
Some of the information here is helpful and will be copied, but it's nothing that I probably could have come up on my own Basically, if you're considering taking AP English Literature and Composition, your money would be far better spent reading real books rather than this. I suggest Ellison's Invisible Man and Gatsby , as they fit almost every free response question ever posed.
Believe me, I've tried. Major failures of this book, in my mind: The explanation for the multiple choice questions at the end of the practice tests is rather flimsy.
Sometimes it's as important to explain why a detractor is NOT the right answer as it is to explain why the right answer is "more right. The formatting of this book is not very copy friendly. I guess the editors wanted to present the practice tests in a similar format as the real AP test, but I really wish they had made it easier for teachers to copy pages without wasting a lot of paper. Of course, the intention probably isn't to copy. Dear publisher, it's for educational purposes! View all 17 comments.
May 12, Emily Rose rated it it was ok. For the little amount of time I used this book, I was not impressed. The multiple choice practice test I took was too difficult and not indicative of the real exam. I got about half of the questions wrong after sitting down and taking it timed, since most of the answer choices were too similar and the questions were all too specific. Usually when I do practice from old AP exams I get most right, so there was something off about the practice section in this book. Jun 13, Windy rated it it was ok Shelves: Lots and lots of them.
Or grammatical errors in the grammar section Also, I just want to point out that the gaping hole in my "Read" category is due to teaching AP Lang, AP Lit, sophomore English, sponsoring four clubs, and assisting in one sport.