AP Literature Week 1 Jan. 4 – 5
Planning Your Week
Friday, 1/5: Please sign your syllabus here.
Thursday, 1/11: Streetcar rhetorical precis due w/Socratic discussion
Friday, 1/12: In the Lake sticky notes due
Monday, 1/1 – Wednesday, 1/3 Winter Break!
Opener: 1940s music, including “Paper Moon”, lemonade & cookies
- 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.”
- Welcome & introductions; read & discuss classroom management plan & syllabus; complete TRSS forms.
Closer: Answer questions on Pre-Course Reading assignment (Streetcar due tomorrow w/Socratic discussion Thursday, 1/11 ; In the Lake sticky notes due Friday, 1/12).
Opener: Introduce literary theory.
- Compete in a literary lenses race: match descriptions with titles of literary lenses and time periods.
- Review Streetcar reread in small group “Fouray” into Streetcar discussion (divide paper into 4 sections; jigsaw questions; pass around group, adding to the response).
Closer: View opening scene of A Streetcar Named Desire, analyzing the director’s choices in emphasizing Blanche’s characteristics.