AP English Language

STEP 3
Develop Strategies for Success

CHAPTER 7

Introduction to the Synthesis Essay

Rapid Review

• Read ALL information in the prompt.

• Carefully read and annotate the prompt and the given texts.

• Choose your position on the issue.

• Choose suitable texts from among those given to support your position (choose at least three).

• Plan your essay.

• Write your essay in the allotted time.

• Check your essay to make certain you have cited your sources.

• Proofread.