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AP ENGLISH RESOURCES

    TEST PREP AND STUDY RESOURCES

  • The English Language & Composition Exam -- More About English Language & Composition...Exam Format: English Language & Composition--Exam Content, Multiple-Choice Questions, Free-Response Questions
    Also see other subject Exam Content & Questions at AP Central
  • The English Literature & Composition Exam
  • Rhetorical Strategies, Writing, and American Literature AP Resources
  • Resources for Composing Arguments
  • Doing CLOSE READINGS -- The "Mother of All" Literary Skills ;>)
  • MLA and Other Style Sheets
  • Multiple Choice Test Taking Strategies -- Google Search on this topic
  • Taking Multiple Choice Exams -- Based on Law School Exams, these tips apply to AP as well
  • Writing Multiple Choice Items which Require Comprehension
  • AP English Lit. Essay Questions, 1971-1997
  • AP English Exam, in Plain English -- Test-taking Tips, Practice Exams, and more...
  • Peterson's Test Prep Page
  • The Princeton Review
  • Advanced Placement Language Arts -- Richly useful site
  • A Glossary of Literary Terms
  • High School Standardized Test Preparation -- Flexible, well-constructed site from Chicago Public Schools with numerous tips ALL teachers should use in coaching and encouraging students.
  • Test Resources from About.com
  • Regents Exam Prep Center -- A rich New York state site
  • Open Response Test Item Websites
  • Open Response Sites
  • Writing Constructed Response Items
  • AP Lists of Language & Literature Sites
  • College Essay: Advice & Free Essays
  • Application Essay writing 101
  • College Application Checklist
  • Common App Online -- One Application works for over 250 colleges, including the most prestigious
  • The UC Personal Statement: A PowerPoint for Students

    GUIDES for LITERARY TEXTS and WRITING

  • AP Poetry Resources
  • On the Uses of Studying Literature
  • The Problem of Meaning in Literature
  • Elements of Literature
  • Literature Resources~British Literature
  • English Literature Resources
  • SparkNotes -- over 200 study guide titles written exclusively by Harvard students and recent graduates
  • NovelGuide -- the premier free source for literary analysis on the web
  • English Study Guides (Novels)
  • More Literature Study Guides
  • CyberGuides: Grades 9-12
  • Literary Resources on the Net
  • Advanced Placement Literature Links
  • 12th Grade AP English - 2002-2003
  • AP Existentialism & Camus In-Sites -- Great site to use in reading The Stanger and in understanding current philosophy and psychology
  • Introduction to Literature
  • ThinkQuest Internet Challenge: Book Web Quests
  • Shakespeare Web Quests
  • High School Hub: English -- Note literature study guides along the right margin
  • Mything Links
  • 20 Great American Short Stories
  • Outline of American Literature
  • Study Guides and Strategies -- Study skills are shown to result in higher readings skills than reading instruction!
  • Literary Resources on the Net -- Wide-ranging and deep!
  • Mr. Krucli's English Links -- Quite an array!
  • Dictionary for Students (Merriam-Webster)
  • Dictionary and Thesaurus (Merriam-Webster)
  • Vocabulary University
  • Academic Vocabulary List
  • An Abundance of Word Info about English-Vocabulary Sources -- Roots and suffixes from Latin and Greek are key to advanced vocabulary.
  • Literary Genre
  • Key Terms in Literature
  • Techniques in Fiction
  • Writer's Resource Center -- fabulously fertile site aimed at the real writer in you
  • NeuroSemantics® -- Ways for working with sentences that explore and model human excellence through transformative language experiences.
  • FreeTranslation.com -- Free translation of web sites and text for Spanish, French, and German to English and English to Spanish!
  • Careers.org
  • Careers for English Majors
  • Bull's Eye Business Writing Tips -- FREE weekly business writing tips will help you improve your business writing. An amazingly resourceful collection of tips and self-tests.
  • WritingEnglish.com -- Go the the bottom of this page for links to great, brief advice on cover letters, resumes, and common errors. The top portion advertises their for-a-fee service.
  • How To Interview -- "Your resume will get your foot in the door but your interview skills will decide whether you get the job or not."
  • Undoing Racism
  • Literature Circles
  • Rubrics for Assessment
  • Mastermind Groups
  • Conflict Resolution via Negotiation
  • Gifted and Talented Education
  • Assorted Projects

    Being Human

  • Creativity Techniques

  • Autobiography in Five Short Chapters

  • An Eschatological Laundry List ~ Sheldon Kopp

  • Zen Stories

  • Academic Cheating

  • WISDOM Project Resources

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