February 9

AP Literature Week 7 Feb. 12-16


Planning Your Week

M 2/12: Read through ch.5 of The Awakening for Monday’s class; POL paraphrase and explication due to Turnitin.com

T 2/13: Recite POL poems in class; finish ch. 1-15 of The Awakening, completing scholar’s journal entries.

Th 2/15: Read through ch.26 of The Awakening for class.

F 2/16: Read the scheduled section of your research novel; prepare for in-class group meeting.


Monday, February 12

Opener: MCM prose; fill in data sheet

Work Session:

  1. Rehearse POL poems and work on paraphrase and explication.
  2. Read Coventry Patmore’s “The Wife’s Tragedy” from Canto IX, Book I “The Sahara” from The Angel in the House; complete a dialectical 4-column response.
  3. Discuss the poem in context of ch. 1-5 of The Awakening.

Closer: Read ch.6-10 of The Awakening.

HW: Finish ch. 6-10 of The Awakening; submit paraphrase and explication to Turnitin.com; prepare for POL recitation tomorrow.  


Tuesday, February 13

Opener: Watch Modern Family episode 1:14; create a t-chart comparing what each woman gains and what each woman loses; watch I Love Lucy; analyze gender roles.

Work Session:

  1. Read The Awakening ch. 11-15; complete scholar’s journal entries, discussing comparison of houses, types of women, and bird imagery.
  2. Jigsaw chapters II-V, IX, XIII from A Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft.

Closer: Discuss The Awakening ch. 1-15 in terms of narrative elements and Chopin’s potential themes; discuss literary lenses.

HW: Read research novels and prepare for Friday’s group meeting.


Wednesday, February 14

Opener: Analyze songs and ads; discuss patterns among the songs, gender roles, and society’s messages toward women.

Work Session:

  1. Read The Awakening ch. 16-20; complete scholar’s journals.

Closer: Review EPCOT project; model with The Awakening.

HW: Read research novels and prepare for Friday’s group meeting.


Thursday, February 15

Opener: View The Gilded Cage; analyze with the Feldman method; listen to “A Bird in a Gilded Cage”; discuss the role of the artist in the turn of the 20th century.

Work Session:

  1. Create art for themes from The Awakening; add titles to peers’ art, then compose a poem based on the titles you receive.
  2. Read The Awakening ch. 21-26; complete discussion questions.


Closer: Read Paul Laurence Dunbar’s “Sympathy”.

HW: Read research novels and prepare for Friday’s group meeting.


Friday, February 16

Opener: FRQ #3 prose

Work Session:

  1. FRQ #3 Prose 
  2. Analyze sample essays; self assess according to the rubric.
  3. Meet with research novel groups to plan a reading schedule.

Closer: Read your research novel.

HW: Enjoy the break!


Posted February 9, 2018 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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