January 4

AP Literature Jan. 5-8

WEEK 1

Monday, January 4—Student Holiday (Teacher Workday)

Tuesday, January 5

  1. Poker Night—A Streetcar Named Desire;simulate Mitch and Stanley’s poker night with Spit in the Ocean, Seven-card Stud, lemonade, and 40s music, including “Paper Moon”
  2. Welcome & introductions;read & discuss classroom management plan & syllabus.
  3. Answer questions onPre-Course Reading assignment (Streetcar and In the Lake due Monday, January 11).
  4. Introduce Schoology
  5. Introduce sun-shadow mandala dueThursday, January 7.

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; work on mandala and Required Reading assignment.

Learning Goal(s): Introduce yourself clearly and distinctly by providing organized evidence in a style appropriate to your peers.

              

Wednesday, January 6

  1. Collect signed syllabi.
  2. Review Streetcarre-read assignment due Monday, January 11 w/critical article from HHS Database
  3. Review Cobb Digital Library
  4. Completemultiple choice 1/2 length test (Five Steps to a Five—only 2 passages) 
  5. Workon sun-shadow mandalas

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; work on Streetcar re-read assignment due Monday, January 11.

Learning Goal(s): Use textual evidence to support your analysis of the explicit and inferred meanings of a play, including uncertainties.

 

Thursday, January 7

  1. Collect signed syllabi.
  2. Introduce Poetry Out Loud assignment and deadlines
  3. Presentsunshadow mandalas.
  4. ViewA Streetcar Named Desire; compare and contrast directors’ choices with the text.  

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; work on Streetcar re-read assignment due Monday, January 11.

Learning Goal(s): Use textual evidence to support your analysis of the explicit and inferred meanings of a play, including uncertainties.

 

Friday, January 8

  1. Computer lab visit:Research Streetcar article for annotated bibliography; summarize and assess the validity of the article’s argument. 
  2. Select two poems from Poetry Out Loud.

*Homework: Streetcar article with annotated bib and re-read assignment due for Socratic discussion Monday.

Learning Goal(s): Conduct further research to enhance your understanding of a literary text, realizing that different perspectives with a range of support exist.


Posted January 4, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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