AP English Language
Develop Strategies for Success
Introduction to the Synthesis Essay
• 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.