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Stylistic Objectives from AP Central

Stylistic development is nurtured by emphasizing the following:

  • a wide-ranging vocabulary used appropriately and effectively
  • a variety of sentence structures, including appropriate use of subordination and coordination
  • logical organization, enhanced by specific techniques to increase coherence, such as repitition, transitions, and emphasis;
  • a balance of generalization and specific illustrative detail;
  • an effective use of rhetoric, including controlling tone, establishing and maintaining voice, and acheiving appropriate emphasis through diction and sentence structure

October 26, 2011Essential question: Does one need the internet to learn?What is today's essay prompt essentially asking? What larger ideas or debates does it relate to?Learning goal: Write an effective argumentative essay and recognize the traits of good writing in others' essays.