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Ap® english language and composition 2016 scoring guidelines responding to the prompt tangentially with unrelated, inaccurate, or inappropriate explanation for its appropriate evidence, adequately developed argument, and clear prose, the essay was scored a 6 sample: 3c score: 4 this essay inadequately argues a position on the. Essays of the three forms seen on the ap language exam: rhetorical analysis, argument, and synthesis these essays are frequently on topics being studied in class, but follow the format of the ap exam questions. Ap english language and composition writing the persuasive essay assembling an argument student packet writing the persuasive essay: assembling an argument student activity introduction one third of the ap english language and composition exam will require you to write below is a sample persuasive essay based on the prompt in the box.
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