November 4

AP Literature November 7-11

WEEKS 14—15

DUE DATES: Wed., Nov. 16–Research paper final draft due.

Monday, November 7

  1. Review museum roles (materials handler needs to clean up folder and Schoology; recorders need to assist materials handler in cleaning up folder and Schoology and begin work on annotated bibliography; directors need to be checking in, maintaining momentum & community, heading off any problems now, and helping where you’re needed; reading coaches should shift to quote finders—theoretically, you’re the expert on the text, so located thematic connections, style passages, and author quotes; display designers need to look at all the ideas and plan a big picture display with cohesive thematic elements; multimedia designers need to get started building a webpage, ppt, Prezi, etc. or acquiring apps and digital components); collaborate with groups to solidify this plan; mini-Socratic seminars to share research articles and thesis statements.
  2. Perform absurd plays.
  3. Ticket-out-the-door: American Dream Alphabox

*Homework:  Choose a chapter from How to Read Literature Like a Professor that relate to your literary analysis thesis and explain connections, citing quotes from the novel to support your connections (post to Schoology).

Learning goal(s): Develop collaboration with peers to deepen analysis and extension of a text; understand essential elements of theatre of the absurd and apply them to your own social commentary.

 

Tuesday, November 8—Student Holiday/Election Day

Wednesday, November 9—Wednesday, November 16

  1. Present museum research projects.

*Homework: Research paper final draft due Wednesday, Nov. 16.

Learning Goal(s): Create an engaging, interactive presentation to present your findings to the class.

 

Thursday, November 17

  1. Warm-up: Review absurdity and how it manifests itself in current literature/film.
  2. Finish performing absurd plays.
  3. Introduce Heart of Darkness; begin reading Book 1, answering questions & identifying quotes.

*Homework: Read Heart of Darkness Book 1 by Wednesday, November 30; finish quotes & questions to prepare for a reading quiz.

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

 

Friday, November 18

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

*Homework:  Read Heart of Darkness Book 1 by Wednesday, November 30; finish quotes & questions to prepare for a reading quiz.

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

 

Thanksgiving Break!!! Enjoy!!!!


Posted November 4, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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