Open to high school students (rising 11th grade)
(July 10th-August 7th)
In this AP Language class students will learn how to master the different aspects of the AP Lang exam as well as improve their writing and analyzing skills. This class deals with pieces of literature (primarily nonfiction) ranging from memoirs to eulogies and students will learn how to carefully comprehend these pieces to the best of their ability. In addition, this class walks students through exactly how to write each of the 3 essays in the AP Lang exam; Rhetorical analysis essay, synthesis essay, and argumentative essay. Not only that, the course will also shift focus to allow students to practice their multiple-choice skills which will also be tested in the exam. The class itself will hold discussions, note-taking, and editing essay exemplars to heighten students’ literacy skills.
Schedule: Mondays 2-4pm (3-4pm optional/extra help/office hours)
Instructor for AP English Language and Composition
Gayatri Kondabathini is a former AP Lang student. Her essays have been chosen multiple times as examples for the AP classes and she has even scored a 6 on all the essays. She is a skilled tutor that understands students well and has also been a tutor for Math, French, History, and Science. In addition, she is a passionate learner and active in her community, especially as she has won a community service learning award in her high school.