August 11

AP Literature 8/14-8/18

WEEK 3

Planning Your Week

M 8/14: Streetcar discussion question follow-up due to Turnitin.com

T 8/15: Pop-up museum presentations for In the Lake of the Woods

W 8/16: Post to Schoology (follow-up from classwork)

Th 8/17: Read “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” and create a storyboard to post to Schoology.

F 8/18: Two printed poems from Poetry Out Loud website. Complete interest survey for research novel choices.

 

Monday, August 14

Opener: Place poetry handout in SN; small groups complete QHT for poetic devices.

Work Session:

  1. Review “Old Soldier” with poetry handout.
  2. View war film clips.
  3. Read “Dulce et Decorum Est” aloud with war sounds; analyze structure, point of view, and imagery.

Closer: Introduce Poetry Out Loud with videos from the POL website to illustrate quality performances; present textual lineage.

*Homework: Choose two poems from POL website, and print them to turn in Friday.

Learning Goal(s): Engage in close reading, making careful observations of textual detail and inferences leading to interpretation of the work’s meaning and value.

 

Tuesday, August 15

Opener: Set up presentations and review the peer evaluation form.

Work Session:

  1. Present In the Lake of the Woods pop up museums.

Closer: Organize thematic connections and potential approaches for Thursday’s assessment.

*Homework: Choose two poems from POL website, and print them to turn in Friday.

Learning Goal(s): Participate in thoughtful discussion of literature with peers.

 

Wednesday, August 16

Opener: Examine horse and cart metaphor for AP essay writing; revisit “Dulce” and compose an introduction.

Work Session:

  1. Microlab: Read section from How to Read Literature Like a Professor (summarize, connect to In the Lake and Streetcar; gallery walk to share).

Closer: Take a picture of the poster that speaks to you; prepare discussion post for Schoology; present textual lineage.

*Homework: Post to Schoology; choose two poems from POL website, and print them to turn in Friday.

Learning Goal(s): Make careful observations of textual detail, establishing connections and developing inferences leading to an interpretative conclusion about the text’s meaning and value.

 

Thursday, August 17

Opener: Draw the novel and prompt for the summative assessment.

Work Session:

  1. Summative Assessment: Compose an essay response to the selected AP prompt and novel (In the Lake or Streetcar).
  2. Evaluate research novel choices.

Closer: Complete group interest survey and/or begin reading “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.”

*Homework: Complete group interest survey for research; read “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” and create a storyboard, uploaded to Schoology tonight; choose two poems from the POL website and print them to turn in Friday. 

Learning Goal(s): Make careful observations of textual detail, establishing connections and developing inferences leading to an interpretative conclusion about the text’s meaning and value.

 

Friday, August 18

Opener: Complete reading quiz for “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.”

Work Session:

  1. Review “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” storyboards on Schoology.
  2. View The Twilight Zone episode; compare/contrast with storyboards.
  3. Analyze POL poems and begin planning recitation.

Closer: Complete poetry handout in SN for chosen poem.

*Homework: Practice POL.

Learning Goal(s): Analyze how meaning is embodied in literary form.


Posted August 11, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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