July 29

AP Literature August 1-5

WEEK 1

Monday, August 1

  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 FA2016 syllabus APLit
  3. Answer questions on Pre-Course Reading assignment (Streetcar and In the Lake due Friday, August 5).
  4. Introduce Schoology
  5. Introduce sun-shadow mandala due Friday, August 5.

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; work on mandala and Required Reading assignment; create a folder to share with me via Google Drive (click here for instructions).

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

 

Tuesday, August 2

  1. Collect signed syllabi.
  2. Review Streetcar re-read assignment due Monday, August 8 w/critical article from HHS Database
  3. Review Cobb Digital Library access and literary criticism databases.
  4. Complete multiple choice 1/2 length test (Five Steps to a Five—only 2 passages)
  5. Review film terminology and film as text; analyze opening scene of A Streetcar Named Desire.

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; work on Streetcar re-read assignment due Monday, August 8.

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

 

Wednesday, August 3

  1. Collect signed syllabi.
  2. View A Streetcar Named Desire; compare and contrast directors’ choices with the text. (Glossary of Film Terms)

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; work on Streetcar re-read assignment due Monday, August 8.

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

 

Thursday, August 4

  1. Computer lab visit: Research Streetcar article for annotated bibliography; summarize and assess the validity of the article’s argument.

*Homework: Streetcar article with annotated bib and re-read assignment due for Socratic discussion Monday, August 8.

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

 

Friday, August 5

  1. Present sun-shadow mandalas
  2. Finish viewing portions of A Streetcar Named Desire; compare and contrast directors’ choices with the text.

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

Learning Goal(s): Understand how directors, interpretations of a source text affect an audience’s response and interpretation.

 


Posted July 29, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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