AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION

Welcome to AP Language and Composition!
AP Lang Syllabus 18-19.doc

DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 5/13 The Glass Castle panel presentations.

None
Tues. 5/14 The Glass Castle panel presentations.  None
 Wed. 5/15 AP TEST!
Good Luck Testers :)
None
 Thur. 5/16 The Glass Castle panel presentations. 
None
 Fri. 5/17 The Glass Castle panel presentations. 
None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 5/6 The Glass Castle panel presentation
introduction. Panel Discussion Handout.doc
None
Tues. 5/7 Library for Research  None
 Wed. 5/8 Library for Research
None
 Thur. 5/9 Review card for AP test None
 Fri. 5/10 Meet with groups to practice. None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 4/29 Boot  Camp Week!!!
Synthesis Timed Write
None
Tues. 4/30 Testing for SBA - shortened periods
1/2 MC (not mind craft) :) 
None
 Wed. 5/1 Argument Timed Write None
 Thur. 5/2 Testing for SBA - shortened periods
1/2 MC
None
 Fri. 5/3 Rhetorical Timed Write None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 4/22 Vocab week vocab wk 10.pptx 
Hand back  essays - 
discuss
The Glass Castle Part 3 motifs
Read to the end for Thursday 5/2
Tues. 4/23 Finish discussion 
Notecards
Read to the end for Thursday 5/2
 Wed. 4/24 Practice MC excerpt and answers
Read to the end for Thursday 5/2
Thur. 4/25 Synthesis Timed Write Read to the end for Thursday 5/2
 Fri. 4/26 Vocab Quiz

Read to the end for Thursday 5/2


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 4/15 Civil Discourse week civil discourse.doc
Hand back  essays - anchor paper
discuss
The Glass Castle Part 2 discussion
Read Part 3 for Mon. 4/22
Tues. 4/16 Finish discussion 
Notecards
Read Part 3 for Mon. 4/22
 Wed. 4/17 Practice MC excerpt and answers
Read Part 3 for Mon. 4/22
Thur. 4/18 Rhetorical Timed Write Read Part 3 for Mon. 4/22
 Fri. 4/19 Civil discourse Read Part 3 for Mon. 4/22


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 4/8 Vocab Week vocab wk 9.pptx
Hand back both essays - anchor paper
Check Out The Glass Castle Read Chapter 1
Read Part 2 for Mon. 4/15
Tues. 4/9 Practice MC excerpt and answers
Read Part 2 for Mon. 4/15
 Wed. 4/10 Interview with Jeannette Walls
Read Part 2 for Mon. 4/15
Thur. 4/11 Rhetorical Timed Write Read Part 2 for Mon. 4/15
 Fri. 4/12 Vocab Quiz
Discuss ethical issues in book
Read Part 2 for Mon. 4/15


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 3/25 Turn in Sense of Place essay
Watch movie "The Post"
None
Tues. 3/26 Watch movie "The Post"
None
 Wed. 3/27 Finish movie "The Post"
None
Thur. 3/28 Argument Timed Write
Conferences 5:00-8:00
None
 Fri. 3/29 No School
Spring Break!!!
None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 3/18 Vocab week Vocab wk 8.pptx
Reading due - discussion
Finish The Things They Carried  for today.
Vocab quiz Friday
Tues. 3/19 The Things They Carried  Precis Precis writing-1.pdf
None
 Wed. 3/20 Sense of Place essay SENSE OF PLACE ESSAY.docx None
Thur. 3/21 Sense of Place essay typing None
 Fri. 3/22 Vocab Quiz
Writing groups
Final draft of essay due Monday


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 3/11 Civil Discourse week civil discourse.doc
Reading due - chapter jigsaw
Read The Things They Carried  through the end due  Mon. March 18
Civil Discourse due Friday
Tues. 3/12 Discuss jigsaw chapters
Same
 Wed. 3/13 Pyle -"The Horrible Waste of War"The Horrible Waste of War Normandy.doc  Same
Thur. 3/14 Argument timed write Same
 Fri. 3/15 Civil Discourse Read The Things They Carried  through the end due  Mon. March 18


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 3/4 Vocab week  vocab wk 7.pptx
Chapter questions
Read The Things They Carried
Read through page 172
due  Mon. March 11

Tues. 3/5 Group chapter analysis
Read The Things They CarriedRead through page 172 due  Mon. March 11
 Wed. 3/6 Present  Read through page 172 due  Mon. March 11
Thur. 3/7 Discuss chapters  Read through page 172 due  Mon. March 11
 Fri. 3/8 Vocab Quiz
War poem
Read through page 172 due  Mon. March 11


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 2/25 Civil Discourse week civil discourse.doc
Vietnam Contextual PPT presentations
Essay due no later than Wednesday
Tues. 2/26  Vietnam Contextual PPT presentations
Essay due no later than Wednesday
 Wed. 2/27 The things we carry None
Thur. 2/28 Check out The Things They Carried  Chapter 1 audio/notes. Read The Things They Carried Read through page 110 due  Mon. March 4
 Fri. 3/1 Civil Discourse Read The Things They Carried Read through page 110 due  Mon. March 4


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 2/18  No School - President's day  Working RD due Tuesday
Tues. 2/19 RD due - AWS Timed Write
None
 Wed. 2/20 (Suggested:  visit writing lab in library during study session)
Group Power point research

Bring Draft for Friday
Thur. 2/21 Group Power point research
Bring Draft for Friday
 Fri. 2/22 Meet with Writing Groups
Final Draft due Monday


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 2/11  Answer "Serving" questions. Discuss.
"Working" Essay prompt 
RD due Thursday
Tues. 2/12 AWS Timed Write RD due Thursday
 Wed. 2/13 Anchor papers - discuss timed writes RD due Thursday
Thur. 2/14 Meet with writing groups Final Draft due Tuesday
 Fri. 2/15 Library for contextual group power point Final Draft due Tuesday


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 2/4 Vocab Week vocab wk 6.pptx
Interview adult about working 
Dissect Synthesis prompt (AWS) - discuss
Interview adult about working for Friday
Tues. 2/5 Begin "Working" unit
Analyze painting "Potato Eaters" by Van Gogh
Interview adult about working for Friday
Can find painting online
 Wed. 2/6 Seamus Heaney's "Digging" analysis Digging.docx Interview adult about working for Friday
Read "Blue Collar Brilliance" By Mike Rose.docx for Thursday

 Thur. 2/7 "Blue Collar Brilliance" analysis
Read "Serving in Florida" for Friday serving in fla.docx
 Fri. 2/8 Vocab quiz
Questions for "Serving in Florida"
Discuss interview



DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 1/14 Timed Write on Bookshare None
Tues. 1/15 Discuss Documentary as Rhetoric DOCUMENTARY AS RHETORIC.doc Library to search titles Find documentary and watch to analyze.
Presentations begin on Tuesday 1/22
 Wed. 1/16 Whole class analysis of Documentary same

 Thur. 1/17 Whole class analysis of Documentary
same
 Fri. 1/18 Whole class analysis of Documentary
Be ready Tuesday for presentation


Reminder: Thursday night at 6:00pm Bookshare.
DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 1/7 Library for Choice book review search Discuss books with adult companion. Prepare for evening book share on Thursday night.
Tues. 1/8 Guided small group discussion about choice books Prepare for evening book share on Thursday night.
 Wed. 1/9 Guided small group discussion about choice books
Prepare for evening book share on Thursday night.

 Thur. 1/10 Preparation for student led Book Talk at 6:00 pm tonight.
Prepare for evening book share tonight
 Fri. 1/11 Guided small group discussion about evening bookshare
Write rough draft about bookshare


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 12/3 Civil Discourse week civil discourse.doc
Chapters 34-38 due and discuss
Finish transcendentalism analysis
Read Chapters 39-end for Thursday
Tues. 12/4 Discuss analysis Read Chapters 39-end for Thursday
 Wed. 12/5 Discuss end of book None

 Thur. 12/6 Civil Discourse
None
 Fri. 12/7 No school for students None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 11/26 Vocab Weekvocab wk 5.pptx (correct list)
Chapters 23-24 due. Discuss

Read Chapters 19-22 for Wednesday
Tues. 11/27 Discuss Thoreau excerpt and Questions. Transcendentalism
Excerpts From civil disobedience.docx
Transcendentalism College Prep.ppt
Transcendentalism.pptx
Read Chapters 19-22 for Wednesday
 Wed. 11/28 Chapters 25-28 due
Discuss
Read Chapters 23-24 for Monday

 Thur. 11/29  Transcendental Writers
Read Chapters 23-24 for Monday
 Fri. 11/30 Vocab Quiz
Chapters 29-33 due
Discuss
Read Chapters 23-24 for Monday


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 11/19 Chapters 11-18 due. Discuss
Read Chapters 19-22 for Wednesday
Tues. 11/20 Thoreau excerpt and Questions
Read Chapters 19-22 for Wednesday
 Wed. 11/21 Hot cocoa day
Chapters 19-23

Read Chapters 23-24 for Monday

 Thur. 11/22 Happy Thanksgiving 
Read Chapters 23-24 for Monday
 Fri. 11/23 No School Read Chapters 23-24 for Monday


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 11/12 No School Thanks to all the Vets!
Chapters 1-5 reading due Tuesday
Tues. 11/13 Chapters 1-5 due
Discuss - Begin Unreliable narrator story HF Unreliable Narrator Short Story.doc
Read Chapters 6-10 for Thursday
Finish Unreliable Narrator story for Friday if not finished in class
 Wed. 11/14 Library to type Unreliable narrator story. Read Chapters 6-10 for Thursday
Finish Unreliable Narrator story for Friday if not finished in class
 Thur. 11/15 Finish Unreliable Narrator stories 
Read Chapters 11-18 for Monday
Finish Unreliable Narrator story for tomorrow if not finished in class
 Fri. 11/16 Chapters 6-10 due
Read Tom Turnipseed article Tom Turnipseed article.doc
Read Chapters 11-18 for Monday


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 11/5 Bookshare choices
Parody
Finish readying presentations
Finish presentations for 11/6
Tues. 11/6 Satire presentations None
 Wed. 11/7 Satire presentations
None
 Thur. 11/8 Finish Satire presentations
Check out Huck FInn
None
 Fri. 11/9 Begin Huck Finn Read HF Chapters 1-5 for 11/13


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 10/29 Vocab wk 4 vocab wk 4.pptx
Watch atomic cafe
None
Tues. 10/30 Finish movie discuss None
 Wed. 10/31 Political Satire project - discuss Political Satire project due Tuesday 11/6
 Thur. 11/1 Vocab Quiz
Watch Political Satire examples
Political Satire project due Tuesday 11/6
 Fri. 11/2 Timed Write - satire Political Satire project due Tuesday 11/6


Mon. 10/22 Introduction to satire Understanding Satire.pdf
Civil discourse week civil discourse.doc
Read "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift pg. 914 in text
Tues. 10/23  MC practice with essay None
 Wed. 10/24 Discuss parody
None
 Thur. 10/25 Civil Discourse due None
 Fri. 10/26 No School None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 10/8 Vocab wk 3 vocab wk 3.pptx
Practice multiple choice strategies "Holy the Firm"
None
Tues. 10/9 Declaration of Independence MC practice None
 Wed. 10/10 Check out The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Read Ch 1 together in class Read and annotate Chapter 2
 Thur. 10/11 Discuss Chapter 2 Read and annotate Chapters 3-7 for Friday
 Fri. 10/12 Vocab Quiz
Chapters 3-7 Discuss
 Finish book for Tuesday

 Mon. 10/1  Outliers Rough Draft due
Writing Groups for feedback
Civil discourse week civil discourse.doc
 Revise essay for Friday
Tues. 10/2  Practice embedding quotes Revise essay for Friday
 Wed. 10/3 Watch Kennedy Inaugural Speech
Revise essay for Friday
 Thur. 10/4 Read Kennedy's speech for rhetorical strategy in text. Revise essay for Friday
 Fri. 10/5 Final draft due.
Civil Discourse
None

DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 9/24 Vocab wk 2 vocab wk 2.pptx
Know your audience - "Star trek" episode 
Read Section 2 Legacy by Sept. 27
Tues. 9/25  Rhetorical analysis Timed Write Read Section 2 Legacy by Sept. 27
 Wed. 9/26 Read anchor papers and evaluate Read Section 2 Legacy by Sept. 27
 Thur. 9/27 Discuss Outliers
Annotations check
Essay prompt on Outliers
 Work on Rough Draft for Monday
 Fri. 9/28 Vocab Quiz
Library to type Precis
  Work on Rough Draft for Monday

DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 9/17  Finish Morrison diction diction morrison.docx  Read Section 1 Opportunity by Sept. 20
Tues. 9/18  "anyone lived in a pretty how town" analysis anyone lived in a pretty how town poem.docx anyone lived in a pretty how town.docx  Read Section 1 Opportunity by Sept. 20
 Wed. 9/19  Break down of rhetoric in poems
 Read Section 1 Opportunity by Sept. 20
 Thur. 9/20 Reading of Outliers part 1 discussion.
Annotations due
 Read Section 2 Legacy by Sept. 27
 Fri. 9/21 Mini rhetorical analysis timed write  Read Section 2 Legacy by Sept. 27

DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 9/3 Vocab wk 1 vocab wk 1.pptx
 "Superman and Me" inference annotations Superman_20and_20Me[1].docx
 Finish annotations
Tues. 9/4  Check out Outliers
Read "How I Stumped Rudolph Steiner" How I Trumped Rudolf Steiner.docx 
Annotate. Connecting paragraph
Write connecting paragraph.
Read Section 1 Opportunity by Sept. 20
 Wed. 9/5 Discuss essay. "The Danger of Silence" TED  Read Section 1 Opportunity by Sept. 20
 Thur. 9/6 Rhetorical triangle - Einstein's Letter  Read Section 1 Opportunity by Sept. 20
 Fri. 9/7 Vocab Quiz
Begin discussion about diction
 Read Section 1 Opportunity by Sept. 20


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 9/3  Labor Day/No School  None
Tues. 9/4  No School  None
 Wed. 9/5   2 hour Late start for 10-12
Memoir Activity
 None
 Thur. 9/6 Finish Opener
Syllabus - nuts and bolts 
Terms and Definitions
 None
 Fri. 9/7 Finish Terms -
Annotations The Most Human Art.docx
 Read and annotate essay

Satire Projects due Monday
Satire Projects due Monday
Satire Projects due Monday
Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 4/24 Chapters 1-3 reading fromThe Great Gatsby due.
reading Quiz.
Discussion

Read Chapter 4 for Wednesday and through Chapter 5 by Friday
 Tues. 4/25 No classes - SBA test for Sophomores
AP academy 8 - 10:00

Read Chapter 4 for Wednesday and through Chapter 5 by Friday
 Wed. 4/26 Chapter 4 reading due. QUiz. Discussion.
Roaring 20's Newspaper
Read  through Chapter 5 by Friday
 Thur. 4/27 Library for Newspaper project Read  through Chapter 5 by Friday
 Fri. 4/28 Finish project - get ready to present
Read  through Chapter 6 by Monday
Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 12/5 "Just Walk on By" analysis - connect to reading

Read  chpts. 29-38 by 12/7
D.J

 Tues. 12/6 Hour of Code in the library

Read  chpts. 29-38 by 12/7
D.J

 Wed. 12/7 DJ check. 
Question discussion The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  Identify ethical issues. Assign research groups and jobs within groups. Panel Discussion HL.doc

Research ethical issue
 Thur. 12/8 Computer lab for research  Research ethical issue
 Fri. 12/9 Computer lab for research
Research ethical issue
Law Day Essay in Library
Law Day Essay in Library
Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 5/15 Watch The Great Gatsby movie

none
 Tues.5/16 Graph essay scores Finish The Great Gatsby none
Wed. 5/17 Intro to Final Project Final project.doc
Check out The Martian
none
 Thur. 5/18 Library to work on final project none
 Fri. 5/19 Library to work on final project
none
DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 1/14 Timed Write on Bookshare None
Tues. 1/15 Discuss Documentary as Rhetoric DOCUMENTARY AS RHETORIC.doc Library to search titles Find documentary and watch to analyze.
Presentations begin on Tuesday 1/22
 Wed. 1/16 Whole class analysis of Documentary same

 Thur. 1/17 Whole class analysis of Documentary
same
 Fri. 1/18 Whole class analysis of Documentary
Be ready Tuesday for presentation
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