Here is the link to all AP Literature Open Ended Question Prompts (Q3) for our tournament. The directions are:
Choose a prompt. Dissect the prompt – know what is is asking for, specifically. Write a thesis claim. Prepare a 1 minute explanation of the prompt and thesis, covering why the thesis is a good response . . . → Read More: AP Lit: Open-Ended Question Prompts for March Madness
The notes from our work on writing a specific and powerful definition-style thesis that makes a specific claim are in our Google Docs shared collection for Unit 2 Notes. They may also be found linked below.
Writing a Specific, Powerful Thesis Claim with Keywords
Here is a video lecture about writing a thesis statement in essay writing. This video is the second of three on essential academic essay skills. Please leave any feedback as a comment.
Here is a video version of today’s lecture and discussion about dissecting a prompt prior to writing a thesis statement in essay writing. This video is the first of three on essential academic essay skills. Please leave any feedback as a comment.
The notes on writing a comparative thesis have been shared with you in Google docs and are linked below. I’d like feedback on whether you prefer the PowerPoint format or PDF format for notes, so please leave a comment if it matters to you.
Writing a Comparative Thesis
The notes from class work and discussion on writing a good thesis statement have been shared with you in Google docs and are linked below.
AP C – Thesis Writing
AP F – Thesis Writing
Consider reviewing these notes before tomorrow’s class in order to reap maximum benefit from our Question 3 practice exercises. The notes have been shared with you in Google docs and are linked below.
Writing a Good Thesis Statement