October 11

AP Literature October 12-16

Week 10

Monday, October 12

  1. Assess  Othello.

*Homework:  Group meeting Fri.

Learning goal(s): Analyze a range of writing, noting strategies to apply to improve your own; demonstrate mastery of standards addressed in Othello unit.

Tuesday, October 13

  1. Introduce research paper requirements.
  2. Death of a Salesman; alpha-box for American Dream; perform The Sandbox. 
  3. Review Theatre of the Absurd; view and analyze clips from Absurd plays; brainstorm absurd aspects of current society.
  4. Assign absurd plays; create and rehearse absurd plays to perform 

*Homework:  Absurd plays due Friday; research initial thesis and three secondary articles due Thursday at the end of the period.             

Learning Goal(s): Understand essential elements of theatre of the absurd and apply them to your own social commentary.

Wednesday, October 14—PSAT (2nd period will not meet.)

  1. Compose/rehearse absurd plays.
  2. Research secondary articles for research paper.

*Homework:  Absurd plays due Friday; research initial thesis and three secondary articles due Thursday at the end of the period.

Learning Goal(s): Understand essential elements of theatre of the absurd and apply them to your own social commentary. 

Thursday, October 15

  1. Media Center: Review secondary sources for your research novel; select relevant articles and create notecards with evidence for your thesis.
  2. Rehearse absurd plays.

*Homework:  Absurd plays due Friday. 

Learning goal(s): Synthesize available articles for your research paper.

Friday, October 16

  1. Collaborate with research groups to clarify reading and plan
  2. Perform absurd plays.

*Homework:

Learning goal(s): Develop collaboration with peers to deepen analysis and extension of a text; understand essential elements of theatre of the absurd and apply them to your own social commentary.

 


Posted October 11, 2015 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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