January 1

AP Literature January 5-6 and 9-13

AP Literature: Week 1 Jan. 5-6

Planning Your Week

F 1/6—Sign & return syllabus; bring $10 for Membean vocabulary subscription

 Monday, January 2 Student Holiday

 Tuesday, January 3-4 Student Holidays/Teacher Work Days

 Thursday, January 5

  1. Poker Night—A Streetcar Named Desire; simulate Mitch and Stanley’s poker night.
  2. Welcome & introductions; read & discuss classroom management plan & syllabus.
  3. Discuss literary criticism spectrum (handout).
  4. Answer questions on Pre-Course reading assignment (Streetcar and In the Lake due Wednesday, January 11).
  5. Introduce sun-shadow mandala due Wednesday, January 11.

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; bring $10 for Membean vocabulary subscription; read literary criticism handout & be prepared to discuss tomorrow; work on mandala and Pre-Course Reading assignment (due Wednesday, January 11).  

Learning Goal(s): Introduce yourself clearly and distinctly by providing organized evidence in a style appropriate to your peers. Standards Addressed: ELACC11-12SL4 Present findings in a way that is appropriate for the audience.

 

Friday, January 6

  1. Collect signed syllabi.
  2. Introduce Streetcar reread and discuss literary criticism in terms of the play.
  3. Introduce Poetry Out Loud
  4. Review Cobb Digital Library access and literary criticism databases.
  5. Computer Lab: Complete New Year Celebration Menu2, including Streetcar reread assignment due Thursday, January 12 w/critical article from HHS Database, Poetry Out Loud, research novel selection, film director selection, Schoology/Turnitin/Google set up.

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; mandalas due Monday, January 9; work on pre-course reading In the Lake due Wednesday, January 11; Streetcar re-read assignment due Thursday, January 12.

Learning Goal(s): Use textual evidence to support your analysis of the explicit and inferred meanings of a play, including uncertainties. Standards Addressed: ELACC11-12RL1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of explicit and inferred meanings of a text, including uncertainties.

 

AP Literature WEEK 2 January 9-13

Planning Your Week

W 1/9—Sunshadow mandala due; sign & return syllabus and bring $10 for Membean vocabulary subscription; In the Lake pre-course reading assignment due

Th 1/12—Streetcar reread assignment

F 1/13—Film analysis presentations for Streetcar

 T 1/17—Streetcar precis with annotated article; Streetcar Socratic discussion

W 1/18—Poetry Out Loud performances

 

Monday, January 9—Inclement Weather Day

Tuesday, January 10—Inclement Weather Day

Wednesday, January 11

  1. Collect Membean money.
  2. Present sunshadow mandalas
  3. Review re-reading requirement and precis assignment for Streetcar due Thursday; review literary lenses (ppt).
  4. Review film terminology and film as text; analyze style with Burton, Hitchcock, and Shyamalan and relate to written text with the opening scene of Poe’s “The Black Cat”
  5. Analyze opening scene of A Streetcar Named Desire; compare and contrast directors’ choices with the text.
  6. Assign 30 seconds of Streetcar shot analysis project.

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; work on In the Lake pre-course reading due Wednesday; Streetcar re-read assignment and precìs due Thursday; film analysis presentations due Friday.

 

Learning Goal(s): Use textual evidence to support your analysis of the explicit and inferred meanings of a play, including uncertainties. Standards Addressed: ELACC11-12RL1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of explicit and inferred meanings of a text, including uncertainties.

 

Thursday, January 12

  1. Computer Lab: Complete 30 seconds of Streetcar shot analysis projects
  2. Set up Membean and complete weekly practice.
  3. Select Poetry Out Loud poems.

*Homework: Film analysis presentations due Friday.

 

Learning Goal(s): Conduct further research to enhance your understanding of a literary text, realizing that different perspectives with a range of support exist. Standards Addressed: ELACC11-12W7-9 Conduct research projects, gathering relevant information, citing properly, and drawing evidence to support analysis, reflection, and research. ELACC11-12RI7 Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information in different formats in order to address a question.

 

 

Friday, January 13—Pep Rally Schedule

  1. Present 30 seconds of Streetcar film analysis
  2. Compare/contrast director’s choices with play script.
  3. Anticipate stylistic characteristics of your chosen director.
  4. Practice Poetry Out Loud performances.

*Homework:  Streetcar precis with annotated article and prepare for Socratic discussion on Streetcar Tuesday; analyze and practice Poetry Out Loud poems due Wednesday. 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. Standards Addressed: ELACC11-12SL1 a,c,d Participate in collaborative discussions, propelling the conversation and responding thoughtfully to others.

 


Posted January 1, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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