AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION

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

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
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