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