American Literature

AP Language

  • Welcome to AP Language.  All of the assignments and handouts are posted on Google Classroom.  I will send out reminders (most of the time) right before major papers are due.  To receive reminders, set up an account with Remind 101.  Please see me for the class codes.


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    Nine Week Plan (AP College Board)


    • Identify components of rhetorical situations

    • Identify and explain the claim and evidence in an argument

    • Explain how an argument demonstrates understanding of audience beliefs, values, and/or needs

    • Describe and explain the line of reasoning throughout an argument - Articulate effective commentary

    • Recognize and explain the use of methods of development to accomplish a purpose 



    • Develop A paragraph that includes a claim and evidence

    • Write a thesis that requires defense and previews the structure 

    • Demonstrates understanding of audience beliefs, values, and/or needs

    • Develop a line of reasoning and commentary that explains throughout the argument


    Italics are the ones that will bleed into Q2. These are pulled directly from College Board's Units 1-3