March 25

AP Literature March 28-April 1

WEEK 12

 Monday, March 28

  1. Warm-up: Review absurdity and how it manifests itself in current literature/film.
  2. Finish performing absurd plays.
  3. Ponder Death of a Salesman pre-reading questions; read/analyze Act One, focusing on image trace and guided reading questions.

 *Homework:  Prepare for group meeting Friday; research paper due Friday.

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

 

Tuesday, March 29

  1. Warm –up: Ponder Death of a Salesman pre-reading questions.
  2. Read/analyze Death of a Salesman Act One, focusing on image trace and guided reading questions.

*Homework:  Prepare for group meeting Friday; research paper due Friday.

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

 

Wednesday, March 30

  1. Computer Lab: Continue drafting research papers.
  2. Read/analyze Death of a Salesman Act One, focusing on image trace and guided reading questions.

*Homework: Prepare for group meeting Friday; research paper due Friday.

 Learning goal(s): Analyze a range of writing, noting strategies to apply to improve your own.

 

Thursday, March 31

  1. Warm-up: View Death of a Salesman opening scenes; review exposition elements (character, setting, conflict).
  2. Continue analyzing Death of a Salesman Act One, focusing on image trace and guided reading question.

*Homework:  Prepare for group meeting Friday; research paper due Friday.

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

 

Friday, April 1

  1. Warm –up: Turn in research papers.
  2. Collaborate with research groups to clarify research focus and plan museums.
  3. Compare/contrast film adaptation of Death of a Salesman with the original script.

*Homework:  Enjoy your break!

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 March 25, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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