Looking to add new AP Language and Composition resources to your digital file cabinet? This bundle includes all of my paid AP Language and Composition products at a 20% discount.
Please check out the links below for previews and detailed descriptions of the products included. The bundle contains the following products:
AP Language and Composition Approved Syllabus
My College Board-approved syllabus from 2015-2016 includes a year-long unit outline complete with student learning outcomes and rationale for each unit.
AP Language and Composition Lesson Plan Template
This MS Word template includes drop-down menus for the calendar, standards, Bloom’s level, and DOK level, as well as segmented lesson plan areas and prompts for teacher reflection and data recording.
Cubing an Argument Writing Activity
This PowerPoint activity comes with instructions to guide students through a multi-faceted writing experience, pushing them to look at a concept in multiple ways.
THE GAME Argument Activity
Students compete to develop the most persuasive argument, using whatever strategies they can. This open-ended activity is great for introducing and assessing how well students can apply persuasive strategies.
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Analysis Writing Portfolio
This student-favorite portfolio assessment includes a student assignment page, rubrics, and a teacher model of an advertisement analysis. Artifacts include a political cartoon, advertisement analysis, and music video analysis.
My Best-Selling Assertion Journal BUNDLE
Teach students to analyze and argue using sets of quotations, grouped by topic. Many of the topics also align with the units identified in my syllabus.
Rhetorical Analysis and Literary Analysis Close Reading Templates
These graphic organizers provide a place for students to record a “snapshot” of a text for the purpose of rhetorical or literary analysis. They’re great for checking comprehension or leading into discussion or writing.
Thesis as Enthymeme BUNDLE
Teach students to craft sophisticated thesis statements through the lens of the enthymeme. This includes the note-taker, teacher notes, and PowerPoint—everything you need to teach the lesson!
Rhetorical Triangle and Device Sort Bundle
Engage your students in rhetorical analysis with three sorting activities. Students will learn the vocabulary of the appeals (ethos, pathos, logos) and devices (25 total), then identify and analyze them in snippets of text from Presidents, sports professionals, and Shakespeare's works.
AP Language and Composition Multiple Choice Survey and Data Tally Sheet
Students will use a rating scale to indicate their confidence with the text types included in the AP Language and Composition test and to rate the helpfulness of instructional strategies used during multiple choice practice. They are also prompted to advocate for their needs in two short-answer questions.
AP Language and Composition Proficiency Scales
These research-based (Marzano) proficiency scales for synthesis, rhetorical analysis, and argumentation will foster a growth mindset in your AP Language and Composition students while making strong essay writing achievable.
AP Language and Composition Thesis and Dissertation Project
Students will research a topic, then craft a college-level literature review, proposal, and thesis to synthesize their findings. This product includes authentic student examples for each major component.
AP Language and Composition Quick Reference Sheets
These student reference sheets for synthesis, rhetorical analysis, and argumentation are an easy-to-use tool that AP Language and Composition students will turn to again and again. Perfect for introducing the course, teaching each essay, or end-of-the-year review, these “cheat sheets” are available in an attractive, print-and-go format.
AP Language and Composition Multiple Choice Practice Pack
This set of three multiple choice practice passages includes a multiple choice prep assignment that works for any passage. Each passage has ten questions, presented in two versions (A and B key). A question stem page for each passage is also provided--great for having students work through their own thinking about the questions before giving them the answer options!
AP Language and Composition Argumentation Portfolio
Engage your students while gathering a body of evidence showing their growth in argumentation. This portfolio assignment includes instructions and rubrics for five artifacts that will highlight your students' strengths.
AP Language and Composition End-of-Year Survey and Reflection
This two-page survey is designed for the end of the school year. Students will use a rating scale to indicate their confidence with the content, skills, and pacing of the AP Language and Composition test and to rate their confidence with course content. They are also prompted to share their most important learning, biggest challenges, and advice for incoming students.
Perfect for transitions, sponge activities, or de-stressing, this collection of Brain Breaks is age-appropriate for middle and high school students.
Please do not purchase the products above in addition to this bundle—they’re all included!
**As of June 2017, this is a completed bundle (no longer growing). The included products will still be updated as they are revised.
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