Performance Task #2: Individual Written Argument & Presentation (35% of AP Score)
The College Board will provide stimulus material (texts) representing a range of perspectives focused on a single theme or topic. You will use these texts to identify a research question of your own; research, analyze, evaluate, and select evidence to develop a written argument of your own that you will present and then you will defend your conclusion. Your evaluation will be based on the following components:
- Individual Written Argument (IWA): 2,000 words
- Individual Multimedia Presentation (IMP): 6-8 minutes
- Oral Defense (two questions from the teacher)
- The presentation and oral defense will be scored by the teacher. College Board will score the papers.