AP Lit Skill Spotlight: Similes and Metaphors

Use songs to introduce similes and metaphors to move your AP Lit students from identification to analysis and understanding.

AP Skill Spotlight: Structure

Of all the skills in AP Lit's CED, structure is one of my favorites! My students look puzzled when they're asked to talk about structure, often because they don't know all that it entails. Structure can refer to a poem's: form, rhyme, meter, line breaks, shifts, patterns, punctuation, and syntax. Basically, anything you can say… Continue reading AP Skill Spotlight: Structure