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AP Literature Week 8 March 4-8

Week 8

Planning Your Week

M 3/4: POL TPFASTT, annotations, and recitation due

 

F 3/8: EPCOT meeting.

ONGOING: Work on ZINC (200+ words due March 15).

 

Monday, March 4

Opener: Daily lines; turn in TPFASTT

Work Session:

  1. Present POL (recite one poem).
  2. Continue performing/directing Othello 1.1; compare/contrast with film adaptations.

Closer: Read EPCOT novels.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Tuesday, March 5

Opener: Watch PBS Othello video (Who Is Othello?); answer discussion questions.

Work Session:

  1. Complete “Somebody Wanted But So” statements for Othello 1.1.
  2. Rehearse and perform group scenes for 1.2. 

Closer: Fill in animal imagery and word trace charts, analyzing patterns in Act I.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Wednesday, March 6

Opener: Read Foster’s chapter “If It’s a Square, It’s a Sonnet.”

Work Session:

  1. Scansion practice; expert group annotations on sonnets.
  2. Compose an FRQ for the poetry prompt.

Closer: Self-assess FRQ response according to the AP rubric.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Thursday, March 7

Opener: Complete a TWIST analysis of Othello 1.1 and 1.2.

Work Session:

  1. Read 1.3; analyze the Duke’s poetic language
  2. Read 1.3 antiphonally; analyze Othello’s rhetorical prowess
  3. Compare STEAL in 1.1–1.3
  4. Ring the Changes–Brabantio’s Parting Shot

Closer: View the Fishburne adaptation through 1.3 up to Iago’s exchange with Roderigo.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Friday, March 8

Opener: Review expectations for EPCOT group meetings and documentation (Schoology structure).

Work Session:

  1. EPCOT meetings: complete a TWIST analysis for the 1st part of the novel.

Closer: Analyze Iago’s rhetoric in 1.3; compare/contrast AP Lang focus on argument/rhetorical triangle vs. AP Lit focus on figurative language

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

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