August 6

AP Literature August 8-12

WEEK 2

 

Monday, August 8

  1. Prepare for seminar with individual questions
  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, August 9

  1. Computer Lab Visit: Create shared Google Folder; set up Schoology (class ID F7V6K-2KZNJ) and Membean accounts; submit Streetcar precis to Turnitin.com (class ID 11014604; password sanford); complete pop-up museum research for In the Lake of the Woods; collaborate and create a presentation of findings (present Tues. Aug. 16).

*Homework: In the Lake of the Woods presentations due Tues. Aug. 16; practice Membean vocabulary 45 minutes by Sunday, August 14, 9:00 p.m.

 

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

 

Wednesday, August 10

  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. Compose an introduction and body paragraph in response to the poetry prompt.

*Homework: Review In the Lake of the Woods; practice Membean vocabulary 45 minutes by Sunday, August 14, 9:00 p.m.

 

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

 

Thursday, August 11

  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. Aug. 16).

*Homework: In the Lake of the Woods presentations due Tues. Aug. 16; practice Membean vocabulary 45 minutes by Sunday, August 14, 9:00 p.m.

 

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

 

Friday, August 12

  1. Meet with pop-up museum groups to plan Tuesday’s presentations.
  2. Model using Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  3. View Streetcar film

*Homework: Practice Membean vocabulary 45 minutes by Sunday, August 14, 9:00 p.m.; read/analyze assigned chapters from Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor; respond to discussion board on Schoology by midnight of Thursday; In the Lake of the Woods artifacts/pop-up museum presentations due Tuesday.

 

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

 


Posted August 6, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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