August 12

AP Literature August 15-19

WEEK 3

Planning Your Week:

Sun. 8/14–complete 45 minutes of Membean training (vocabulary)

M 8/15–rehearse for pop-up museum presentation

T 8/16–pop-up museum presentation; respond to Schoology by 11:59 p.m.

W 8/17–bring your book to class for the essay

 

 Monday, August 15

1.      Review Edna St. Vincent Millay poem from ½ length exam; analyze strategies for answering multiple choice questions.

2.      MCM #1—Poetry—practice strategies for analyzing poetry and answering multiple choice questions.

3.      Collaborate with groups and rehearse pop-up museum presentations; analyze “Criteria for a Classic.”

*Homework: Read/analyze assigned chapters from Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor; respond to discussion board on Schoology by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.

Learning Goal(s): Evaluate presentations and use further research to enhance understanding of a literary text.

 

Tuesday, August 16

1. Present In the Lake of the Woods pop-up museum research projects. 

*Homework: Read/analyze assigned chapters from Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor; respond to discussion board on Schoology by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.; bring A Streetcar Named Desire or In the Lake of the Woods to class TOMORROW.

 Learning Goal(s): Evaluate presentations and use further research to enhance understanding of a literary text.

 

Wednesday, August 17

1.      Review essay topics and pre-writing from last week’s discussion.

2.      Compose a response to one of the open prompts from released AP exams.

*Homework: 

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, August 1

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: 

Learning Goal(s): Cite evidence to support analysis of a poem, relating themes across works.

 

Friday, August 19

1.      Introduce Poetry Out Loud.

2.      Discuss elements of style, comparing/contrasting film techniques with writing techniques: M. Night Shyamalan montage; Tim Burton montage, Hitchcock montage; Hitchcock opening scene and interview about Psycho.

3.      Analyze images to preview reading “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”; model analysis of the opening paragraphs of the short story.

*Homework: Finish reading/analyzing “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.”

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

             


Posted August 12, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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