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AP Seminar: English 10 


The College Board on September 18 facilitated a webinar on how to complete the audit process and gain access to the teacher resources.  Here is the link to that video:   https://mediastream.ksde.org/Media/CSAS/English10APSeminar.mp4


  • Steps to complete the AP Course Audit process:


Course Catalog Language for AP Seminar: English 10:

The AP Seminar: English 10 course exposes students to a variety of texts covering multiple genres, topics, and rhetorical contexts in a seminar-style setting. These courses foster students’ ability to summarize and explain the salient ideas in a text by analyzing an author’s perspective, rhetorical choices, and argumentative structure. Students evaluate a variety of literary, informational, and visual texts, and synthesize perspectives to develop evidence-based arguments. Students convey their findings through multiple written formats, multimedia presentations, and oral defenses.

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Please contact Joann McRell for additional information at  jmcrell@ksde.org or 785.296.2144.


KSDE has an English Language Arts listserv available for those interested in receiving information about upcoming trainings and current updates with standards and assessments. If you would like to be added to this list, please email Joann McRell at jmcrell@ksde.org.




Joann McRell

  • English-Language Arts Consultant

  • jmcrell@ksde.org

  • (785) 296-2144

Casey Barezinsky

  • Administrative Assistant

  • cbarezinsky@ksde.org

  • (785) 296-2078


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