Planning Your Week
S 1/13: Post your 3×5 notecard with questions for A Streetcar Named Desire discussion to Schoology by 11:59 p.m.
M 1/14: Turn in your play to prose writing in class
T 1/5: Read/annotate your chosen article and complete précis for homework (submit to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m.).
W 1/15: Before class, complete AP Tech Menu S19; read ch. 25 in the textbook and complete the graphic organizer to summarize the theories and apply them to A Streetcar Named Desire; submit response to discussion to Schoology by 11:59 p.m.
F 1/18: Submit high-rollers follow-up response to discussion to Schoology by 11:59 p.m.
T 1/22: Obtain a copy of The Awakening by Kate Chopin (shop around–it’s free on Kindle, and you can find copies under $5.00); post textual lineage square to Schoology by 11:59 p.m.
ONGOING: Work on ZINC (100+ words due Feb. 8).
Monday, January 14
Opener: Turn in play to prose narrative; review précis assignment, rubric, and sample along with CDL and CCPL access and search tips.
- Search Cobb Digital Library and select an article on A Streetcar Named Desire.
- Read/annotate the article and compose a précis
Closer: Complete tech menu. Read ch.25 Critical Theory and complete the graphic organizer to summarize the theories and apply them to A Streetcar Named Desire.
Homework: Finish reading/annotating article; compose précis and submit to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m.
Tuesday, January 15
Opener: Daily lines #4; Introduce literary theory and consider which theory most closely matches the article you found yesterday.
- Compete in a literary lenses race: match descriptions with titles of literary lenses and time periods.
- Consider the lenses with which can view texts as they relate to a book we read and feel has merit.
- Commit to a theory that appeals to you.
Closer: 3×5 commitment to your literary theory
Homework: Before class, complete Tech Menu; read ch. 25 in the textbook and complete the graphic organizer to summarize the theories and apply them to A Streetcar Named Desire.
Wednesday, January 16
Opener: Gather materials for poker night discussion.
- Participate in a “Poker Night” discussion of A Streetcar Named Desire.
Closer: Reflect on your performance and expand your thinking, adding to your response to the discussion question; post your response to Schoology.
Homework: Submit response to discussion to Schoology by 11:59 p.m.; ZINC–log in and get started with assignments. Follow these directions: SpringBoard Instructions for First Time Login REV.
Thursday, January 17
Opener: Daily Lines (analyze the passage for thematic connections and literary elements); review AP Lit exam structure and FRQ rubric.
- Review FRQ feedback from last week.
- Review exam structure; complete ½ length multiple choice.
Closer: Finish viewing A Streetcar Named Desire, comparing and contrasting the original screenplay with Kazan’s directorial modifications.
Homework: Enjoy your evening!
Friday, January 18
Opener: Daily Lines; prepare high roller table and outside “dealers” (they need questions to ask and take notes on)
- Discuss A Streetcar Named Desire, responding to questions from the outer circle.
- Brainstorm textual lineage and plan your quilt square.
Closer: Outer circle participants post response to discussion to Schoology.
Homework: Enjoy your long weekend! Work on ZINC; obtain a copy of The Awakening by Tuesday; post your textual lineage quilt square to Schoology by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday evening.