April 14

AP Literature April 17-21

WEEK 14

 

S 4/16—Membean

S 4/23—Membean

 

Monday, April 17

  1. MCM—Heart of Darkness
  2. FRQ—Heart of Darkness
  3. Introduce character objectives—Act II, Scene 1; assign parts & read through 2.1.204; discuss character objectives (what he/she wants for that scene; a goal—after each attempt to achieve it, a “beat change” occurs where he/she shifts gears to try to achieve it a different way (one also occurs when the goal is achieved, and the character creates a new goal); the “superobjective” is what he/she means to have by the end of the play.

*Homework:

 

Learning goal(s): Analyze your timed writing and plan revisions to strengthen it.

 

Tuesday, April 18

  1. Analyze Heart of Darkness Part I
  2. Review Othello Act II.
  3. Analyze, rehearse, & perform the “Temptation Scene” Lesson 16 \

*Homework: Read research novels.

 

Learning goal(s): Develop collaboration with peers to deepen analysis and extension of a text.

 

Wednesday, April 19

  1. Perform “The Temptation Scene”
  2. Read/analyze Act III with the study guide.
  3. Read & analyze 4 (Lesson 18: “Ocular Proof”).
  4. Review Act III; evaluate the director’s choices in the Fishburne adaptation.
  5. Analyze the politics of casting of Othello (Lesson 18: “The Moor Is Far More Fair than Black”) and the gender issues (Lesson 19 “There’s Magic in the Web”).

*Homework:

 

Learning goal(s): Create an engaging, interactive presentation to present your findings to the class and apply a range of themes found in Othello.

 

Thursday, April 20

  1. Read/analyze Act III with the study guide.
  2. Read & analyze 4 (Lesson 18: “Ocular Proof”).
  3. Review Act III; evaluate the director’s choices in the Fishburne adaptation.
  4. Analyze the politics of casting of Othello (Lesson 18: “The Moor Is Far More Fair than Black”) and the gender issues (Lesson 19 “There’s Magic in the Web”).

*Homework:

 

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

 

Friday, April 20

  1. Warm-up: Creative Writing Tuesday—expand the metaphor of jealousy as a green-eyed monster
  2. Quiz Heart of Darkness Part II
  3. Read Act IV, Scene 1; discuss “The Slap” & Othello’s fall Lesson 20 “Is This the Noble Moor?”
  4. On Your Feet reading of Act IV, Scene 2; performance of Willow Scene (Act IV, Scene 3) Lesson 21 “O These Men, These Men!”; write a short poem, using one of Shakespeare’s lines from Act IV, Scene 2 or 3
  5. Select two volunteers to read Act IV, Scene 3

*Homework:

 

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


Posted April 14, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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