AP 3 – Week of August 22, 2016

8/22 Monday – Welcome Back! Summer assignments are due. Learning Target: I will feel comfortable with and excited about AP English as I learn about others (and myself) and what is expected of me this year. 

Agenda: 1) Warm-up, 2) “An Attempt to Get to Know You.”, 3) If time permits, what is expected of you this year.

HW:1) Please be sure to have the following for Wednesday: post-it notes, 3 highlighters (different colors), a spiral notebook for journal writing, vocabulary, note-taking. 2) Choose a book for Independent Reading; first reading report is due Friday, September 30. Contract agreement is due on Wednesday.

8/23 Tuesday –  Learning Target: More of the same as yesterday as you get acclimated.

Agenda: 1) Warm-up, 2) Expectations and Procedures, 3) Start in class essay

HW: Same as yesterday and finish essay that is due in class tomorrow.

8/24 Wednesday (minimum day) – Contracts are due.  Learning Target: I will take a first look at my writing and how I can make improvements.

Agenda: Groups of three  will edit/revise and discuss their peers’ essays and then we will have a discussion about them.

8/25 Thursday – Learning Target: I assess my most recent writing, get more acclimated to what is expected in this class and begin studying ethos, logos and pathos in rhetoric.

Agenda: 1) Complete essay self assessment; debrief, 2) turn in essay with self assessment stapled to front, rough draft to the back,  3) review of syllabus, 4) introduce independent reading, 4) in class reading about ethos, logos, pathos from The Language of Composition, pages 7-21.

 

8/26 Friday –  TBA, depending on what is completed from yesterday.

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AP 4 – Week of August 29, 2016

8/29 Monday – Review of Level 1, 2 and 3 questions and how they apply to Three Girls. Discussion to follow. If time, begin All That You Love Will Be Carried Away by Stephen King (81-89).

8/30 Tuesday – TBA.

8/31 Wednesday – TBA.

9/1 Thursday – TBA.

9/2 Friday – TBA.

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AP 4 – Week of August 22, 2016

8/22 Monday – Welcome Back! Summer assignments are due. Learning Target: I will feel comfortable with and excited about AP English as I learn about others (and myself) and what is expected of me this year. 

Agenda: 1) Warm-up, 2) “An Attempt to Get to Know You.”, 3) If time permits, what is expected of you this year.

HW:1) Please be sure to have the following for Wednesday: post-it notes, 3 highlighters (different colors), a spiral notebook for journal writing, vocabulary, note-taking. 2) Choose a book for Independent Reading; first reading report is due Friday, September 30. Contract agreement is due on Wednesday.

8/23 Tuesday –  Learning Target: More of the same as yesterday as you get acclimated.

Agenda: 1) Warm-up, 2) Expectations and Procedures, 3) Start in class essay

HW: Same as yesterday and finish essay that is due in class tomorrow.

8/24 Wednesday (minimum day) – Contracts are due.  Learning Target: I will take a first look at my writing and how I can make improvements.

Agenda: Groups of three  will edit/revise and discuss their peers’ essays and then we will have a discussion about them.

8/25 Thursday – Learning Target: I assess my most recent writing, get more acclimated to what is expected in this class.

Agenda: 1) Textbook room,  2) Complete essay self assessment; debrief, 2) turn in essay with self assessment stapled to front, rough draft to the back,  3) review of syllabus, 4) introduce independent reading.

8/26 Friday – Learning Target: I will understand and look in depth at plot.  Review and discussion of the importance of annotation. We begin our unit on Plot with Joyce Carol Oates’ Three Girls (74-79 in Bedford textbook). In class reading followed by group discussion of questions 1-6 on page 80.

 

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English 4 – Week of May 9, 2016

5/9 Monday – Finish Super Size Me; class discussion, film sheet is due.

5/10 Tuesday – TBD.

5/11 Wednesday (minimum day) – Active reading. Get those book reports in!

5/12 Thursday – TBD.

5/13 Friday – Final papers are due!!

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AP 3 – Week of May 9, 2016

5/9 Monday – Prep for Wednesday’s AP test.

5/10 Tuesday – Prep for Wednesday’s AP test.

5/11 Wednesday – Good luck!

5/12 Thursday – Film TBA.

5/13 Friday – Film TBA.

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AP 4 – Week of May 9, 2016

5/9 Monday – Today we begin our final unit of the year, “Comedy in Film.” Film TBA

5/10 Tuesday – TBA; many seniors are out today, taking the AP Gov. test.

5/11 Wednesday (minimum day) – Film TBA.

5/12 Thursday – Film TBA.

5/13 Friday – Film TBA.

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AP 3 – Week of May 2, 2016

5/2 Monday – AP test prep: Your final practice rhetorical analysis (you may finish tomorrow if needed)

5/3 Tuesday – See above. If/when essay is completed, we will peer analyze.

5/4 Wednesday (minimum day) – Active reading or peer analysis, depending on where you are at.

5/5 Thursday – AP test prep: Final multiple choice practice test.

5/6 Friday – AP test prep: Final multiple choice practice test.

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