AP 4 – Week of February 27, 2017

2/27 Monday – Learning Target: Students will analyze how acts 1 and 2 of Hamlet translate to film, focusing on differences in structure and content. Agenda – 1) WOD #19: lassitude, 2) film version of Hamlet.

HW: Book report due tomorrow at 11:59 on Google Classroom.

2/28 Tuesday – Learning Target: Students will write a 7, 8 or 9 poetry essay. Agenda – 1) WOD #20: licentious, 2) in class poetry essay.

HW: book report due tonight at 11:59 pm.

3/1 Wednesday (minimum day) – active reading

3/2 Thursday – Learning Target: Students will review/discuss/critique and “grade” my peers’ writing from Tuesday’s essay, looking for ways to improve. Agenda – 1) WOD #21: muse, 2) discussion of college board sample poetry essay, 3) peer review analysis of Tuesday’s essays.

3/3 Friday – Learning Target: TBA. Agenda – 1) WOD #22: presumptuous, 2) TBA.

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AP 3 – Week of February 27, 2017

2/27 Monday – Learning Target: Students will closely discuss their analysis from the weekend of Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, focusing on the myriad rhetorical devices employed by King. Agenda – 1) WOD #19: lassitude, 2) review/discussion of weekend’s homework, 3) brief review of tomorrow’s synthesis essay.

HW: Prepare for tomorrow’s essay, book report due tomorrow at 11:59 on Google Classroom.

2/28 Tuesday – Learning Target: Students will write a 7, 8 or 9 synthesis essay. Agenda – 1) WOD #20: licentious, 2) in class synthesis essay.

HW: book report due tonight at 11:59 pm.

3/1 Wednesday (minimum day) – active reading

3/2 Thursday – Learning Target: Students will review/discuss/critique and “grade” my peers’ writing from Tuesday’s essay, looking for ways to improve. Agenda – 1) WOD #21: muse, 2) discussion of college board sample synthesis essay, 3) peer review analysis of Tuesday’s essays.

3/3 Friday – Learning Target: TBA. Agenda – 1) WOD #22: presumptuous, 2) TBA.

 

 

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AP 4 – Week of February 20, 2017

2/20 Monday – No school. President’s Day.

2/21 Tuesday – Learning Target: I will assess my reading comprehension level and gauge my progress in critical analysis on today’s practice AP multiple choice practice exam. Agenda – 1) WOD #16: akin, 2) Practice m/c test.

2/22 Wednesday (minimum day) – active reading.

2/23 Thursday – Learning Target – Same as Tuesday but we will also review and discuss the results. Agenda -1) WOD #17: corroborate, 2) finish m/c test, 3) review/discuss results with the goal of determining areas of strength and growth in preparation for the next test on March 21.

2/24 Friday – Learning Target: I will analyze the rising action in act 2 of Hamlet. Agenda – 1) WOD #18 – inexorable, 2) listening session/discussion/analysis of Hamlet, act 2.

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AP 3 – Week of February 20, 2017

2/20 Monday – No school. President’s Day.

2/21 Tuesday – Learning Target: I will assess my reading comprehension level and gauge my progress in critical analysis on today’s practice AP multiple choice practice exam. Agenda – 1) WOD #16: akin, 2) Practice m/c test.

2/22 Wednesday (minimum day) – active reading.

2/23 Thursday – Learning Target – Same as Tuesday but we will also review and discuss the results. Agenda -1) WOD #17: corroborate, 2) finish m/c test, 3) review/discuss results with the goal of determining areas of strength and growth in preparation for the next test on March 21.

2/24 Friday – Learning Target: I will analyze the rhetorical strategies employed by Martin Luther King, Jr. in his Letter from Birmingham Jail. Agenda – 1) WOD #18 – inexorable, 2) review main take aways from last weekend’s homework; in class reading of Letter from Birmingham Jail, 3) TBD.

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AP 4 – Week of February 13, 2017

2/13 Monday – Learning Target: I will, through a close analysis, determine how syntax can propel a narrative. Agenda – 1) WOD #12: din, 2) review of Act 1 study questions, 2) Listen to Act 2 of Hamlet.

HW: brainstorm and outline ideas for tomorrow’s essay.

2/14 Tuesday – Learning Target: I will write a 7, 8 0r 9 free response. Agenda – 1) WOD #13: edict, 2) in class essay.

2/15 Wednesday – active reading. February book review is due 2/28.

2/16 Thursday – Learning Target: I will, through review, discussion and close reading, examine what constitutes an “effective” free response as determined by College Board. Agenda – 1) WOD #14: indiscretion, 2) whole class review of Tuesday’s essay, 3) peer review and scoring.

2/17 Friday – Learning Target: TBD, Agenda – 1) WOD #15: admonish, 2) TBD.

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AP 3 – Week of February 13, 2017

2/13 Monday – Learning Target: I will, through a close analysis, determine how syntax can propel a narrative. Agenda – 1) WOD #12: din, 2) a close look at The Death of Benny Paret, focusing on his syntax and diction, 3) video of the 1962 Paret-Griffith fight, 4) review/discussion of tomorrow’s argument prompt.

HW: brainstorm and outline ideas for tomorrow’s essay.

2/14 Tuesday – Learning Target: I will write a 7, 8 0r 9 argument. Agenda – 1) WOD #13: edict, 2) in class essay.

2/15 Wednesday – active reading. February book review is due 2/28.

2/16 Thursday – Learning Target: I will, through review, discussion and close reading, examine what constitutes an “effective” argument as determined by College Board. Agenda – 1) WOD #14: indiscretion, 2) whole class review of Tuesday’s essay, 3) peer review and scoring.

2/17 Friday – Learning Target: TBD, Agenda – 1) WOD #15: admonish, 2) TBD.

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AP 4 – Week of February 6, 2017

2/6 Monday – SRI test. WOD #8: Sardonic.

HW: Prepare (annotate, etc.) for tomorrow’s in class literary analysis.

2/7 Tuesday – Learning Target: I will write an insightful literary analysis, with the intent of scoring a 7, 8 or 9. Agenda – 1) WOD #9: Lewd, 2) In class writing – literary analysis is due at the end of class.

2/8 Wednesday – Active reading.

2/9 Thursday – Learning Target: I will review and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Tuesday’s literary analyses. Agenda – 1) WOD#10: brazen, 2) Peer review and discussion of Tuesday’s writing.

2/10 Friday – Learning Target: I will continue to read, interpret and discuss Hamlet, beginning with 1.2 Agenda – 1) WOD #11: compunction, 2) listening to and discussion of Hamlet.

TBD

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