AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION

Welcome to AP Language and Composition!
AP Lang Syllabus 17-18.doc

DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 11/13 Chapters 6-11 due and DJ
Discuss

Chapters 12-18 due on Thursday
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and DJ
 Tue 11/14 Transcendentalism
Thoeau/Emerson
Chapters 12-18 due on Thursday
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and DJnd DJ

 Wed 11/15 Transcendentalism and Huck Chapters 12-18 due on Thursday
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and DJnd DJ

 Thur 11/16 Chapters 12-18 due and DJ
discuss
Chapters 19-22 due on Monday
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and DJand DJ

Fri. 11/17 Begin "Our Town" Chapters 19-22 due on Monday
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and DJand DJ


DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 11/6 Unreliable narrator story read aloud.

Chapters 1-5 due on Thursday
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and DJ
 Tue  11/7 Class practice of Multiple Choice questions Chapters 1-5 due on Thursday
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and DJ
 Wed 11/8 "Turkeys in the Oven" by Dave Barry 
Multiple choice.
Chapters 1-5 due on Thursday
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and DJ
 Thur 11/9 Rhetorical Analysis timed write
Chapters 6-11 due on Monday
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and DJ
Fri. 11/10 No School. Veteran's Day Weekend. Thanks to our Vets for your service. Chapters 6-11 due on Monday
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and DJ


DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 10/30 Analyze Satire as a group
Outline

Political Satire Project due Thursday
 Tue  10/31 Analyze Satire 
Outline Individual
Political Satire Project due Thursdayosal"
 Wed 11/1 Political Satire presentations
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 Thur 11/2 Political Satire presentations
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Fri. 11/3 Political Satire presentations

END OF QUARTER
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DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 10/23 Vocab Week vocab wk 5.pptx
Intro to Satire  - 4 components.
Shrek clip
Word Crimes
Satire Definition Understanding Satire.pdf

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 Tue  10/24 Visual Satire
Begin "A Modest Proposal" Swift A Modest Proposal.doc
Finish "A Modest Proposal"
 Wed 10/25 Discuss "A Modest Proposal"
Read together "The Butter Battle Book" by Suess
Excerpt from 
Gulliver's Travels Butter Battle Book v Lilliputian politics.doc
Jonathan Swift Gullivers Travels.doc


None
 Thur 10/26 Vocab Quiz
Finish comparison Gulliver and "The Butter Battle Book"
Evening conferences.
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 Fri  10/27  No School. Conferences


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DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 10/16 Chapters 8-11 due. DJ check Discuss turning point and ending. Discuss civil discourse. None
 Tue  10/17  Short pieces for rhetorical practice  None
 Wed 10/18
Rhetorical analysis practice in groups

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 Thur 10/19  Rhetorical Timed Write
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 Fri  10/20  Civil discourse share
Begin Satire Unit


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DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 10/9 Vocab week vocab wk 3.pptx
Intro, Ch1-2 and DJ due for The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  Discuss
Read ch 3-7 for Thursday
 Tue  10/10  Argument Timed Write Read ch 3-7 for Thursday
 Wed 10/11
Malcolm X on learning to Read Malcolm X.doc
"Superman and Me" Superman_20and_20Me[1].docx

 Read ch 3-7 for Thursday
 Thur 10/12  Chapters 3-7 due. DJ due. Discuss turning point

 Read ch 8-11 for Monday
 Fri  10/13 
Rhetorical tools/motifs in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass


 Read ch 8-11 for Monday 


DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 10/2 Outliers RD due
Meet with writing groups for revision and editing feedback
Outliers Final Draft due Thursday 10/5
 Tue  10/3  Group analysis of short text Outliers Final Draft due Thursday 10/5
 Wed 10/4 Writing Lab meets here during tutorials every Wednesday
Speculative Writing
Declaration of Independence pg 390-392 textbook
Multiple choice practice

 Outliers Final Draft due Thursday 10/5
 Thur 10/5  Outliers Final draft due with rough draft and peer comments attached.
Declaration of Sentiments pg 393-395. Discuss
Douglass' rhetoric. DouglassRhetoric1.pdf

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 Fri   10/6 Check out The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  and Dialectical Journal Douglass D J.doc
Read Chapter 1 together


Read and annotate through Chapter 2 by Monday 10/9


DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 9/25 Vocab week 2 vocab wk 2.pptx
Check out textbook
Watch and then read Kennedy's Inaugural Speech pg 77-80
examples of rhetorical devices
 Read Part 2 Outliers for 9/27
 Tue  9/26 Visual rhetoric  Read Part 2 Outliers for 9/27
 Wed 9/27 Part 2 Outliers discussion
D.J. Due.
Essay prompt Outliers Reflective Essay.docx
 Rough Draft due Monday 10/2
 Thur 9/28  Assertion journal - discuss
Einstein's Letter analysis
Rough Draft due Monday 10/2
 Fri    9/29 Timed Write argument Rough Draft due Monday 10/2


DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 9/18 Hand back timed writes
Morrison's diction/tone
 Read Part 1 Outliers for 9/20
 Tue  9/19  Begin "anyone lived in a little how town"
anyone lived in a pretty how town poem.docx
anyone lived in a pretty how town.docx
 Read Part 1 Outliers for 9/20
 Wed 9/20 Part 1 Outliers discussion
D.J. Due
 Read Part 2 Outliers for 9/27
 Thur 9/21  Continue diction discussion
 "anyone lived in a little how town"
 Read Part 2 Outliers for 9/27
 Fri    9/22 Audience
StarTrek episode 
 Read Part 2 Outliers for 9/27


DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 9/11 Vocab week vocab wk 1.pptx
Discuss annotations. read"Superman and Me" Superman_20and_20Me[1].docx
 Read Part 1 Outliers for 9/20
 Tue  9/12  Begin assertion journal.
Ted Talk "The Danger of Silence."
Discuss argument
 Read Part 1 Outliers for 9/20
 Wed 9/13  Silent Conversation  Read Part 1 Outliers for 9/20
 Thur 9/14  Argument Timed Write  Read Part 1 Outliers for 9/20
 Fri    9/15 Vocab Quiz
Rhetorical triangle
Einstein's letter  
 Read Part 1 Outliers for 9/20



DATE  IN CLASS ACTIVITY HOMEWORK
 Mon 9/4  Labor Day/ No School  None
 Tue  9/5  No School  None
 Wed 9/6  2 hour Late start for 10-12
Syllabus - nuts and bolts - rhetoric
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 Thur 9/7  Annotation - EssayThe Most Human Art.docx  Read and annotate
 Fri    9/8 Discuss annotations.
Begin next essay. 
  
 Read and annotate "How I Trumped Rudolph Steiner"

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

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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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