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1 Reading Strategies for AP Language Plus Answers for Multiple Choices

2 Answer to Multiple Choice Questions 1. A13. C 2. E14. A 3. B15. A 4. A16. B 5. E17. A 6. C18. E 7. E19. E 8. D20. C 9. C21. D 10. C22. A 11. A23. B 12. E24. B 25. D37. A49. E 26. D38. B 27. B39. D(2001) 28. C40. C 29. C41. C 30. B42. A 31. A43. D 32. B44. B 33. C45. A 34. B46. B 35. D47. C 36. C48. D

3 Three approaches 1. Skip the passage and go straight to questions. 2. Read part of the passage to get central idea and then go to questions. 3. Skim passage and then go to questions.

4 Test Construction Answer choices: 1.1 throwaway answer 2.1 general or vague answernot right, but not completely wrong where you must make a distinction DO NOT SKIP A QUESTION!!!!!

5 Kinds of Question 1. Main idea 2. Purpose or function of passage, paragraph, or sentence 3. Line reference questions: words in context, paraphrased idea, pronoun references, examples of what? 4. Who is the intended audience? 5.Tone 6. Paired (Ex. Angry and light- spirited)

6 Rhetorical Vocabulary 1. analogy 2. antecedent 3. metaphor 4. anecdote 5. paradox 6. parallel structure 7. juxtaposition 8.overstatement 9.understatement 10. metaphor 11. literal, figurative 12. syntax 13. euphemism 14. contradiction 15.

7 Tone words Tentative Prudent Fervent Emphatic Defensive Solemn(ity) Cynical (cynicism) Ardent Neutral Objective Nostalgic Somber Elegiac Prosaic Melancholic reverential


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