January 8

AP Literature Jan. 11-15

WEEK 2

Monday, January 11

1. Prepare for seminar with small group discussion-in-a-cup.

2. Participate in Socratic discussion of Streetcar.

*Homework:  Review In the Lake of the Woods.

 Learning Goal(s): Use verbal interaction and collaboration with peers enhance your understanding of a literary text; refine your verbal collaboration skills.

 

Tuesday, January 12

1. Read aloud “Dulce Et Decorum Est”; introduce “horse” and “cart” metaphor for AP essays; compose theme statement using template; share within the group and combine into one quality statement for the group.

2. Complete TPFASTT chart/organizer together for “Dulce Et Decorum Est”

3. Complete TPFASTT Poetry Out Loud poems

*Homework: continue to work on Poetry Out Loud TPFASTT; finish reading In the Lake of the Woods as needed

Learning Goal:  Use textual evidence to support your analysis of the explicit and inferred meanings of a poem, including uncertainties; understand that texts may illustrate multiple themes with many implications.

 

Wednesday, January 13

1. Review “Dulce Et Decorum Est”

2. Discuss AP exam design & scoring; “Mastering the Multiple Choice” handout. (AP Lit Exam Strategies)

3. Review multiple choice answers, justifying responses and analyzing your thinking. Identify strengths and weaknesses.

4. Read/analyze “Now Goes Under” by Millay (from pretest); complete TPFASTT chart/organizer; compose theme statement using template

5. Review Millay poem and HOD passage from ½ length multiple choice exam (annotation strategy with punctuation, nouns/verbs/adj.&adv, stanza and line breaks); label levels of questions. Justify responses and analyze your thinking; identify strengths and weaknesses.

6.  Review levels of multiple choice questions and label the pretest questions for the Millay poem

7. Introduce In the Lake of the Woods pop-up museum research.

*Homework: Continue to work on Poetry Out Loud TPFASTT for both poems due Jan. 21; finish reading In the Lake of the Woods if needed

Learning Goal(s): Use textual evidence to support your analysis of the explicit and inferred meanings of a novel, including uncertainties; understand that texts may illustrate multiple themes with many implications.

 

Thursday, January 14

      1. Computer Lab Visit: Complete pop-up museum research for In the Lake of the Woods; collaborate and create a presentation of findings (present Tues. Jan. 19).

*Homework:In the Lake of the Woods presentations due Tues. Jan. 19.

Learning Goal(s): Use further research to enhance your understanding of a literary text; develop effective presentation skills.

 

Friday, January 15

      1. Computer Lab Visit: Research for In the Lake of the Woods;collaborate and create apresentation of findings (present Tues. Jan. 19).

*Homework:In the Lake of the Woods presentations due Tues. Jan. 19.

Learning Goal(s): Use further research to enhance your understanding of a literary text; develop effective presentation skills.


Posted January 8, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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