AP English Language

Develop Strategies for Success


Introduction to the Argumentative Essay

Rapid Review

• Create an argument.

— understand the position or assertion

— agree, disagree, or qualify

— support your point of view

• Work the prompt.

— read and deconstruct the assignment

— highlight

• Plan the essay.

• Address the opposition.

• Allow for final remarks.

• Write the essay.

• Read the sample essays and rubrics.

• Score your own essay.