AP Language and Comp (American Lit) Weekly Blog
Monday: Memorial Day- No School
Tuesday: Start Character Found Poems
Wednesday: Lit Circle Discussion #5
Thursday: Finish Character Found Poems
Friday: Lit Circle Reading Day HW: FInish novels over the weekend, Writer's Portfolio due Tuesday.
Monday: Finish Author presentations, Reading time
Tuesday: Work on Novel Maps
Wednesday: Counseling Presentation
Thursday: Lit Circle Discussion #3, Work on Novel Maps
Friday: Lit Circle Discussion #4, Finish Novel Maps (due at the end of the period).
Monday: Lit Circle Reading Period
Tuesday: Group Mini-Research Project Day 1
Wednesday: Lit Circle Discussion #1 (30 minutes)
Thursday: Group Mini-Research Project Day 2
Friday: Lit Circle Discussion #2 (20 minutes), Present Group Mini-Research Projects
In order to prepare for the Language and Comp AP Exam, review the handouts from earlier in the semester regarding rhetorical strategies, stylistic devices, and argument techniques. These are attached to the bottom of this post, in case you have misplaced them.
There is a new handout with tips for the Synthesis Essay attached below.
Monday: Gastby Ch. 6 Quiz
Tuesday: Review Ch. 5-6
Wednesday: Ch. 7
Thursday: Chapter 8-9
Friday: Gatsby Objective Test HW: Detailed Text Investigation Worksheet
Monday: Gatsby Ch. 1- Self Vs. Perceived identity
Tuesday: Gatsby Ch. 2- Character Symbolism HW: Multiple Choice Test corrections due Wed.
Wednesday: Gatsby Ch. 3- Quiz
Thursday: Gastby Ch. 4- Focus on Gatsby's character
Friday: Gatsby Ch. 5- Daisy and Gatsby's Reunion
Monday: Research Presentations
Tuesday: Research Presentations
Wednesday: Research Presentations
Thursday: Research Presentations
Friday: Research Presentations HW: Read Ch. 1 in The Great Gatsby.
Monday: Argument Development Timed Write- choose your best and turn it in.
Tuesday: No Class (HSPE Schedule)
Wednesday: Handout for AP Multiple Choice Test-Taking Tips and Strategies
Thursday: Practice AP Multiple Choice Test
Friday: Explain AP Multiple Choice Test Answer key and Revision Assignment, Research Portfolios due! (Assign Presentation Order)
Monday: Hurston/Wright Essay Discussion, Rhetorical Prompt Analysis
HW: Read Ch. 17 in Everything's an Argument, choose 5 slogans from #1 (at the end of the chapter) and analyze the slogans. Hurston/Wright Essay Reflection (if necessary), attached below.
Monday: Thesis/Method work (for research paper). HW: Hurston/ Wright comparison due tomorrow.
Tuesday: Rhetorical Analysis Packet HW: Research Paper Thesis and Method due tomorrow.
Wednesday: Basic Analysis of Rhetorical Prompt
Thursday: Work day on essay shaping. Bring notecards
Friday: In depth Rhetorical Prompt analysis.
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