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Rhetoric by Aristotle

The Forest of Rhetoric

Tropes and Schemes

Schemes and Tropes Flashcards

Language Glossary Flashcards

Multiple Choice Practice

Synthesis Essay Example

Released Free Response Prompts

AP's 2013 Essay Scoring Guidelines

Ethos, Pathos, Logos


Rooting Out Words
Grammar Gorilla
Paint by Idiom
The Plural Girls
Stay Afloat
Math Baseball
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Match each word in the left column with its synonym on the right. When finished, click Answer to see the results. Good luck!

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This is the archive for September 2011

Saturday, September 03, 2011

Prehistory Reading for Humanities

Excerpted from Philip Van Ness Myers, Ancient History, Revised Edition
(Boston: Ginn and Company, 1904), pp. 1-12]

The Antiquity of Man.
In ages long past, when both the climate and the outline of the continents were very different from what they are at present, primitive man roamed over them with animals now extinct; and that, about 5000 B.C., when the historic curtain first rises, in some favored regions, as in
the valleys of the Nile and the Euphrates, there were nations and civilizations already venerable with age, and possessing arts, governments, and institutions that bear evidence of slow growth through very long periods of time

The Prehistoric Age and the Historic Age: