AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 5/22 To the library to work on final project
Final Project
Read Chpts 1-9 by Wednesday
 Tues.5/23 To the 408 lab to work on final project
Final Project
Read Chpts 1-9 by Wednesday

Wed. 5/24 Counselor visit to discuss senior year. The Martian Reading Quiz Final Project
Read Chpts 10-18 by Wednesday

 Thur. 5/25 In class short essay on The Martian Final Project
Read Chpts 10-18 by Wednesday

 Fri. 5/26 In class to work on final project
Final Project
Read Chpts 10-18 by Wednesday



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 5/15 Watch The Great Gatsby movie

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 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
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 Thur. 5/18 Library to work on final project none
 Fri. 5/19 Library to work on final project
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Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 5/8 Chapter 9 reading from The Great Gatsby due.
Begin color symbolism poster

Review for Gatsby Test
 Tues.5/9 Discuss end of Book 
symbolism poster
Review for test
Wed. 5/10 AP test  Good luck my smarties. Review for test
 Thur. 5/11 Present Color symbolism posters none
 Fri. 5/12 Watch The Great Gatsby movie none


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 5/1 Chapters 6 reading from The Great Gatsby due.
Finish Newspapers

Read Chapter 7 by Wednesday
 Tues. 5/2 Work and catch up day

Read Chapter 7 by Wednesday
Wed. 5/3 Chapter 7 reading due. Quiz. Discussion.
Roaring 20's Newspaper due
Read  through Chapter 8 by Friday
 Thur. 5/4 Discuss book Newspaper gallery walk Read  through Chapter 8 by Friday
 Fri. 5/5 Chapter 8 reading due.
AP test taking strategies
Read  through Chapter 9 by Monday


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 4/17 Submit Law Day essay in Library
Study cards for AP test


None
 Tues. 4/18 No classes - SBA test for Juniors/math
AP academy 8 - 10:00

None
 Wed. 4/19  Rhetorical analysis timed write  none
 Thur. 4/20  SBA test for Juniors/math
AP academy 8 - 10:00

Vocab Bingo
none
 Fri. 4/21 Synthesis essay timed write (AWS) none


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 4/10 Multiple choice practice


None
 Tues. 4/11  Finish MC practice
Vocab vocab wk 9.pptx

None
 Wed. 4/12 Argument timed write practice Law Day essay revisions due Friday
 Thur. 4/13 Argument timed write Law Day essay revisions due Friday
 Fri. 4/14 LD essay revisions due
Vocab quiz
Annotation quiz
Vocab practice
Have access to LD essay for submission


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 3/27 Hand back Law day essays.
Sense of place essays due.
Discuss The Things They Carried.

None
 Tues. 3/28  W"All the President's Men" None
 Wed. 3/29 Video none
 Thur. 3/30 Finish Video none
 Fri. 3/31 No School
Morning Conferences
No Homework - It's spring Break :)


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 3/20 Rhetoric of Protest Songs

Read all of The Things They Carried for Wednesday March 22 Reading Quiz
 Tues. 3/21 The Things We Carry The Things We Carry.docx Read all of The Things They Carried for Wednesday March 22   Reading Quiz
 Wed. 3/22 Reading due - Reading Quiz Reread "The Most Human Art" The Most Human Art.docx none
 Thur. 3/23 Sense of Place essay SENSE OF PLACE ESSAY.docx - class in library to type none
 Fri. 3/24 Sense of Place essay - class in library to type
Sense of Place Essay due Monday


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 3/13 Essays due - Hand back previous essay. S.L
Check out The Things They Carried
Presentations
Read all of The Things They Carried for Wednesday March 22
 Tues. 3/14 Listen to audio of The Things They Carried Chapter 1 Read all of The Things They Carried for Wednesday March 22
 Wed. 3/15 Presentations Read all of The Things They Carried for Wednesday March 22
 Thur. 3/16 Presentations Read all of The Things They Carried for Wednesday March 22
 Fri. 3/17  Presentations
Reread 10 reason to tell a story
Read all of The Things They Carried for Wednesday March 22



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 3/6 Essays due - peer circle revision Essay R D due Thursday
 Tues. 3/7 Begin contextual research for novel The Things They Carried The Things They Carried.docx Essay R D due Thursday
 Wed. 3/8 Continue contextual research project Essay R D due Thursday
 Thur. 3/9 Second Rough Draft due. Meet with Writing Groups Final essay due Monday 3/13
Research presentations begin Monday

 Fri. 3/10  Continue and finish contextual research project. Final essay due Monday 3/13
Research presentations begin Monday​



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 2/27 Rough Draft due - meet with writing groups
Vocab Vocab wk 8.pptx
Essay due Thursday
 Tues. 1/21 Embed quotes practice
Q & A for essay
Student examples of Friday's timed write.
Essay due Thursday
 Wed. 2/22 Vocab review Essay due Thursday
 Thur. 2/23 Law Day Essay in Library Begin writing essay for Monday 3/6

 Fri. 2/24  Law Day Essay in Library Rough draft of essay for Monday 3/6


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 2/20 No School Finish novel
 Tues. 1/21 Journal Check. Discuss ending.
Finish play
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 Wed. 2/22 Essay promptEssay Prompt.docx
Pull quotes for essay
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 Thur. 2/23 Discuss essay. Questions? Begin writing essay for Monday 2/27

 Fri. 2/24  Timed Write  Write rough draft for Monday


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 2/13 Discuss Ch 14-17. Reading quiz. Journal Check. NPR on Hester Prynne
vocab wk 7.pptx
Read Chapters 18-21
Scarlet Letter
 Tues. 1/14 Read The Crucible Read 18-21 for Thursday
 Wed. 2/15 Read The Crucible
Read 18-21 for Thursday
 Thur. 2/16 Finish "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" Discuss Finish book for Tuesday

 Fri. 2/17  Vocab QuizRead The Crucible Finish book for Tuesday


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 2/6 No School - Snow Day Read Chapters 8-10
Scarlet Letter
 Tues. 1/31 Characterization chart - Scarlet Letter Read 11-13 for Friday
 Wed. 2/1 Journal Check - Discuss plot line Read 11-13 for Friday
 Thur. 2/2 Finish "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" Discuss Read 11-13 for Friday

 Fri. 2/3   Read "The Crucible" in class Read 14-17 for Monday


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 1/30 No School none
 Tues. 1/31 Vocab week vocab wk 6.pptx
Read "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.doc by Jonathan Edwards.
Change of plans.
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 Wed. 2/1 Check out The Scarlet Letter. Hand out SL DJ Scarlet Letter dialectical journal.doc Read 1-4 for Friday
 Thur. 2/2 Hand out SL DJ Scarlet Letter dialectical journal.doc Begin reading The Crucible in class Read 1-4 for Friday

 Fri. 2/3   Vocab quiz. Reading time. Read 5-7 for Monday


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 1/16 No School Work on power point on Documentary DOCUMENTARY AS RHETORIC.doc
 Tues.1/17 Pass back revisions
Finish "Ivory Tower"
Annotate documents for essay

Work on power point on Documentary 
 Wed. 1/18 Synthesis Essay on college cost. Work on power point on Documentary 
 Thur. 1/19 Begin power point presentations. Selection is random  revise Working essay
Watch and analyze documentary


 Fri. 1/20 Begin power point presentations. Selection is random 
Watch and analyze documentary



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 1/10 Synthesis timed write on book share title

revise Working essay
 Tues.1/11 Library to research and select Documentary

revise Working essay
Choose documentary

 Wed. 1/12 Intro to the rhetoric of documentary DOCUMENTARY AS RHETORIC.doc
revise Working essay
Choose and begin watching documentary

 Thur. 1/13 Begin "Ivory Tower"  revise Working essay
Watch and analyze documentary


 Fri. 1/14 Revised essay due.
Finish "Ivory Tower"
Watch and analyze documentary


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 1/3 No School

Don't forget: Semester project - Bookshare Thursday night at 6.
Snacks provided
 Tues. 1/4 Guest speaker on book talk facilitation

Discuss book with adult
 Wed. 1/5 Practice points of entry into book talk discussion
Finish prep for discussion Thursday night
 Thur. 1/6 Assign jobs for book talk facilitation. Prep questions  Finish prep for discussion Thursday night

 Fri. 1/7 Debrief book conversations by title. Get ready for Monday essay
Begin revisions of Working essay


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 12/12 Ethical Issue panel Presentation

get ready to present
 Tues. 12/13 Ethical Issue panel Presentation

get ready to present
 Wed. 12/14 Ethical Issue panel Presentation
get ready to present
 Thur. 12/15 Ethical Issue panel Presentation  get ready to present
 Fri. 12/16 Ethical Issue panel Presentation
Have a great break


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


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 11/28 Peer essay revision and edits.

Read  chpts. 23-28 by 11/30
D.J

 Tues. 11/29 Finish reading discussion

Final draft due Thursday.
Read  chpts. 23-28 by 11/30
D.J

 Wed. 11/30 DJ check. 
Question discussion The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  

Final Draft due Thursday
Read  chpts. 29-38 by 12/7
D.J
 Thur. 12/1 Essay due. Library for outside reading book review.  Read  chpts. 29-38 by 12/7
D.J

 Fri. 12/2 No school. Read  chpts. 29-38 by 12/7
D.J



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 11/21 Finish discussion of Henrietta Lacks

Read  chpts. 12-22 by 11/23
D.J

 Tues. 11/22 RD due. Meet with writing groups.

Read  chpts. 12-22 by 11/23
D.J

 Wed. 11/23 DJ check. 
Question discussion The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  

Bring essay draft for Monday
Read  chpts. 23-28 by 11/30
D.J
 Thur. 11/24 Thanksgiving Bring essay draft for Monday
Read  chpts. 23-28 by 11/30
D.J

 Fri. 11/25 No school. Bring essay draft for Monday
Read  chpts. 23-28 by 11/30
D.J



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 11/14 Vocab week vocab wk 6.pptx
Read Mike Rose article By Mike Rose.docx
Questions

Read  chpts. 1-11 by 11/16
D.J

 Tues. 11/15 "Potato Eaters" online
"Digging" Digging.docx

Read  chpts. 1-11 by 11/16
D.J

 Wed. 11/16 DJ check. 
Quote discussion The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  

Read  chpts. 1-11 by 11/23
D.J
 Thur. 11/17 Finish H.L. discussion
"Serving in Florida" 
Read  chpts. 1-11 by 11/23
D.J

 Fri. 11/18 Vocab quiz
Discuss Working essays - tie together. Essay prompt. Working essay.docx
Read  chpts. 1-11 by 11/23
D.J



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 11/7 Political Satire Project presentations

None
 Tues. 11/8 Political Satire Project presentations

 None
 Wed. 11/9 Check out The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  Read Intro aloud
Read  chpts. 1-11 by 11/16
D.J
 Thur. 11/10 Civil Discourse Read  chpts. 1-11 by 11/16
D.J

 Fri. 11/11 Veteran's Day. No school. Read  chpts. 1-11 by 11/16
D.J



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 10/31 Twain excerpt
Satire project brainstorm Political Satire Project Outline.doc

Satire Projects due Monday
 Tues. 11/1 Horrible Waste of War analysis The Horrible Waste of War Normandy.doc

 Satire Projects due Monday
 Wed. 11/2 Group outline Satirical timed write Satire Projects due Monday
 Thur. 11/3 Satirical timed write


Satire Projects due Monday
 Fri. 11/4 Vocab Quiz vocab wk 5.pptx      
Time for satire projects



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 10/24 Satire Introduction - 4 components.
Shrek clip
Word Crimes
Satire definition Understanding Satire.pdf


 Tues. 10/25 Read "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift A Modest Proposal.doc
Visual satire - political cartoons

 
 Wed. 10/26 "5 Chines Brothers" - parody
Anne Sexton "Cinderella"Anne Sexton.doc

 Thur. 10/27 Gulliver's Travels excerptJonathan Swift Gullivers Travels.doc/"Butter Battle Book"
Butter Battle Book v Lilliputian politics.doc

Evening Conferences

 Fri. 10/28 No School -  Conferences until 11:00




Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 10/17 Vocab Week vocab wk4.pptx
Chapters 8-11 DJ check
Rhetorical tools/Motifs in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass


 Tues. 10/18 Finish Rhetorical tools/Motifs in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

 
 Wed. 10/19 PSAT - 10 minute classes
 Thur. 10/20 Timed Write - Rhetorical Analysis
 Fri. 10/21 Vocab Quiz
Begin Satire Unit




Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 10/10 Chapters 1-2 DJ check
Argument Essay practice

Read Ch 3-7 for Wednesday
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
 Tues. 10/11 Argument Timed Write

 Read Ch 3-7 for Wednesday
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
 Wed. 10/12 Chapters 3-7 Journal Check
Discuss
Finish for Monday
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

 Thur. 10/13 Malcolm X - Learning to Read Malcolm X.doc  Finish for Monday
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

 Fri. 10/14 Civil discourse due
Alexi Superman_20and_20Me[1].docx on learning to read.
Finish for Monday
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 10/3 Hand back essays. Discuss trends. Go over Vocab vocab 3.pptx
Discuss Book talk choices bookshare.doc

Finish Patrick Henry
 Tues. 10/4 Discuss Patrick Henry Speech
Introduction to Frederick Douglass' diction

 None
 Wed. 10/5 Check out The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Read intro for Friday D.J.
 Thur. 10/6  Declaration of Independence Multiple Choice
Declaration of Sentiments
 Read intro for Friday D.J.
 Fri. 10/7 Vocab quiz
DJ check
Discuss Intro
Read Chapters 1-2 for Monday


Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 9/26 Civil Discourse week civil discourse.doc
Essays due
break down rhetoric of 3 short pieces
 Bring text book for tomorrow
 Tues. 9/27 Discuss juxtaposition
Kennedy's inaugural address

 None
 Wed. 9/28 "Just walk on By" analysis
 None
 Thur. 9/29  group rhetorical analysis   None
 Fri. 9/30 Civil discourse
"Declaration of Independence" and multiple choice.
  None



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 9/19 Connotation/Denotation Diction/Tone  Read Part 2 Legacy to the end
 Tues. 9/20  Reading due. Dialectical Journal Check
 Discuss Outliers. Discuss Essay prompt.
The Outliers Reflective Essay.docx
 

 Write rough Draft of Outliers essay for Friday
 Wed. 9/21 Begin "anyone lived in a pretty how town"
 Write rough Draft of Outliers  essay for Friday
 Thur. 9/22  Finish  "anyone lived in a pretty how town" diction analysis
of Diction. 
  Write rough Draft of Outliers essay for tomorrow
 Fri. 9/23 Vocab quiz Indefatigable, Cathartic, Admonish, Circumlocution, Efficacy
Meet with assigned writing groups.
  Rough Draft of Outliers essay due.
Final draft due Monday.



Day/Date In class activities Homework 
 Mon. 9/12  Discuss Timed Writes
Trends, student examples
 Read Part 1 Opportunity Outliers
 Tues. 9/13  Reading due. Dialectical Journal Check
 Discuss Outliers

 Read Part 2 Outliers
Legacy
 Wed. 9/14  Watch Star Trek
Noting affect of audience
  Read Part 2 Outliers Legacy
 Thur. 9/15  Finish Star Check Discuuss importance
 of audience awareness. Begin discussion
of Diction. Jack London Cloze 
  Read Part 2 Outliers Legacy
 Fri. 9/16  Toni Morrison excerpts.
eecummings
  Read Part 2 Outliers Legacy
Reading due Tuesday




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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