January 20

AP Literature January 23-27

WEEK 4

Th 1/26—In the Lake pop up museum presentations; discussion board response for How to Read Literature Like a Professor

F 1/27—First due date for research novel reading

 

Monday, January 23

  1. Complete ½ length multiple choice exam.
  2. Discuss “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” and compose a paragraph response to the prompt.
  3. View The Twilight Zone episode and analyze the directors’ choices for adapting the story to screen.

*Homework: Complete Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday; In the Lake pop-up museum presentations Thurs., Jan. 26; read research novel to your 1st goal by Friday.

 

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

Standards Addressed: ELACC11-12RL1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of explicit and inferred meanings of a text, including uncertainties.

 

Tuesday, January 24

  1. Review Edna St. Vincent Millay poem from ½ length exam; analyze strategies for answering multiple choice questions.
  2. 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.
  3. Complete TPFASTT chart/organizer together for “Dulce Et Decorum Est”
  4. Compose an introduction and body paragraph in response to the poetry prompt.

*Homework: Complete Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday; In the Lake pop-up museum presentations Thurs., Jan. 26; read research novel to your 1st goal by Friday.

 

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

Standards Addressed: ELAGSE11-12RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.

 

Wednesday, January 25

  1. Compose a response to the RQ poetry prompt.
  2. Review your writing, analyzing claim, evidence, and interpretation.
  3. Collaborate with groups to rehearse pop-up presentations.

*Homework: Complete Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday; In the Lake pop-up museum presentations Thurs., Jan. 26; read research novel to your 1st goal by Friday.

 

Learning goal(s): Demonstrate mastery of standards on timed writing assessment.

Standards Addressed: ELACC12W5: Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. ELACC11-12SL1 a-d. Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

 

Thursday, January 26

  1. Present In the Lake of the Woods pop-up museum research projects.
  2. Read/analyze chapters from Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor.

*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. TONIGHT; read research novel to your 1st goal by TOMORROW; complete Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday.

 

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

Standards Addressed: ELACC12SL4: Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning, alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a range or formal and informal tasks. ELACC12SL5: Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest. ELACC12SL3: Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, assessing the stance, premises, links among ideas, word choice, points of emphasis, and tone used.

 

Friday, January 27

  1. Present In the Lake of the Woods pop-up museum research projects.
  2. Discuss chapters from Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor; collaborate with “Putting It All Together.”

*Homework: Complete Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday; bring A Streetcar Named Desire or In the Lake of the Woods to class next week.

 

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

Standards Addressed: ELACC12SL4: Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning, alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a range or formal and informal tasks. ELACC12SL5: Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest. ELACC12SL3: Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, assessing the stance, premises, links among ideas, word choice, points of emphasis, and tone used.


Posted January 20, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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