October 24

AP Literature October 26-30



Monday, October 26

  1. Warm-up: MCM Monday Poetry
  2. Review museum roles (materials handler needs to clean up folder and Schoology; recorders need to assist materials handler in cleaning up folder and Schoology and begin work on annotated bibliography; directors need to be checking in, maintaining momentum & community, heading off any problems now, and helping where you’re needed; reading coaches should shift to quote finders—theoretically, you’re the expert on the text, so located thematic connections, style passages, and author quotes; display designers need to look at all the ideas and plan a big picture display with cohesive thematic elements; multimedia designers need to get started building a webpage, ppt, Prezi, etc. or acquiring apps and digital components); collaborate with groups to solidify this plan
  3. Read/analyze Death of a Salesman Act I, focusing on guided reading questions and image trace.

*Homework:  Research paper due Wednesday.  

Learning Goal(s): Understand characteristics of modern theatre, including aburdism and existentialism; analyze character and theme.


Tuesday, October 27

  1. Compose and revise research papers, due tomorrow (Lab 113).

*Homework:  Research paper due Wednesday.

Learning goal(s): Synthesize your reading of a novel and your research of the literary criticism into your own interpretation and commentary on the novel.


Wednesday, October 28

  1. Warm-up: FRQ Open
  2. Continue analyzing Death of a Salesman Act I


Learning goal(s): Apply writing feedback to new topics


Thursday, October 29

  1. Warm-up: Theme Thursday (group therapy; connect parent-child relationships and future plans with those in DOAS; consider pre-reading questions)
  2. Continue analyzing Death of a Salesman Act I


Learning goal(s): Draw conclusions about symbols and themes by analyzing textual evidence.


Friday, October 30

  1. Warm-up: Fun Friday (Poetry/Puzzle comparison); in a group students will race to complete a 100 piece puzzle without the assistance of a picture; groups will debrief the experience, comparing and contrasting the frustrations and strategies used to solve the puzzle with those used to comprehend a poem on chart paper.
  2. Analyze poems in your puzzle groups; complete a TPFASST chart to summarize your interpretation, citing evidence to support analysis. Create five multiple choice questions for your poem (these will be used next week for MCM assessment).
  3. Collaborate with research groups to clarify reading and plan View sample presentations on the ipads and explore apps that could enhance your presentation.


Learning goal(s): Develop collaboration with peers to deepen analysis and extension of a text; create an engaging, interactive presentation to present your findings to the class.

Posted October 24, 2015 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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