July 28

AP Literature July 31-August 4

WEEK 1 

Planning Your Week: 

 Friday 8/4–In the Lake of the Woods sticky note assessment due; textual lineage w/decorated quilt square due.

 

Monday, July 31 

  1. Poker Night—A Streetcar Named Desire; simulate Mitch and Stanley’s poker night with Spit in the Ocean, Seven-card Stud, lemonade, and 40s music, including “Paper Moon.”
  2. Welcome & introductions; read & discuss classroom management plan & syllabus.
  3. Answer questions on Pre-Course Reading assignment (Streetcar and In the Lake due Friday, August 4). 
  4. Introduce Schoology. 
  5. Introduce textual lineage due Friday, August 4 

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; work on textual lineage and Pre-Course Reading assignment. 

 

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. 

 

Tuesday, August 1 

  1. Collect signed syllabi.  
  2. Complete multiple choice 1/2 length test (Five Steps to a Five—only 2 passages) *diagnostic assessment* 
  3. Review textual lineage assignment. 
  4. Introduce Streetcar re-read assignment due Monday, August 7 w/critical article from HHS Database 
  5. Review Cobb Digital Library access and literary criticism databases. 
  6. Read “Young Goodman Brown” p. 398 Bedford; discuss questions focusing on symbolism and allegory. 

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; work on textual lineage due Friday, August 4 and Streetcar re-read assignment due Monday, August 7. 

 

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. 

 

Wednesday, August 2 

  1. Collect signed syllabi.  
  2. Read Chapter 28: Critical Approaches Important in the Study of Literature in Pearson p.1834-56.; summarize theories and apply to Streetcar with graphic organizer.  
  3. Apply critical approaches to “Young Goodman Brown” 
  4. Review film terminology and film as text; analyze opening scene of A Streetcar Named Desire, compare and contrast directors’ choices with the text.  (Glossary of Film Terms) 

*Homework:  Sign & return syllabus; work on textual lineage due Friday, August 4 and Streetcar re-read assignment due Monday, August 7. 

 

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, August 3
1. Computer lab visit: Complete menu, including Streetcar reread, textual lineage, and Schoology/Turnitin log-ins. New Year Celebration Menu; Syllabus Form

2. Research Streetcar article for annotated bibliography; summarize and assess the validity of the article’s argument.
*Homework: Streetcar article with annotated bib and re-read assignment due for Socratic discussion Monday, August 7.

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, August 4
1. Present textual lineage.
2. Review re-reading requirement and precis assignment for Streetcar due Monday, August 7; review literary lenses (ppt).
3. 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”
4. Analyze opening scene of A Streetcar Named Desire; compare and contrast directors’ choices with the text. (Glossary of Film Terms)
5. Assign 30 seconds of Streetcar shot analysis project.
*Homework: Streetcar article with annotated bib and re-read assignment due for Socratic discussion Monday, August 7.

Learning Goal(s): Understand how directors, interpretations of a source text affect an audience’s response and interpretation.
Standards Addressed: ELACC12RL7: Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem (e.g., recorded or live production of a play or recorded novel or poetry), evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (Include at least one play by Shakespeare as well as one play by an American dramatist.)


Posted July 28, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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