November 25

AP Literature Week 16 November 27 – December 1

Week 16


Planning Your Week

Research your director’s biography as it relates to their film career and their entire body of work. Watch several films!!

Film Analysis Rubric

Film Director Analysis Project


F 12/1–Perform absurd plays.

W 12/13–Begin presentations for director projects.


Monday, 11/27

Opener: Review film director/style analysis project.

Work Session:

  1. Review Rosencrantz and Guildenstern as characters in Hamlet and summarize Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.
  2. View humorous scenes: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Funny Scenes
  3. Introduce existentialism and theater of the absurd: Existentialism in History and Literature
  4. Perform The Sandbox.

Closer: Introduce absurd plays.


Tuesday, 11/28

Opener: Review The Sandbox and absurd play requirements.

Work Session: 

  1. Compose absurd plays.
  2. Research film directors.

Closer: Rehearse absurd plays.


Wednesday, 11/29

Opener: Review FRQ requirements.

Work Session: 

  1. Compose a response to the FRQ prompt.

Closer: Rehearse absurd plays.


Thursday, 11/30

Opener: MCM on a Thursday.

Work Session:

  1. Compose absurd plays.

Closer: Rehearse absurd plays.


Friday, 12/1

Opener: Perform absurd plays.

Work Session:

  1. Introduce Death of a Salesman with pre-reading discussion questions and Pleasantville clip.
  2. Read/analyze opening scene of DOAS, completing questions and image trace.

Closer: Discuss DOAS test structure.

Posted November 25, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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