AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION

Welcome to AP Language and Composition!
AP Lang Syllabus 19-20.doc

 Day  In Class Activity  Homework
Mon. 11/11 Veterans' Day
No School
Read Chapters 1-5 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for Tuesday
 Tues. 11/12 Civil Discourse week civil discourse.doc
Timed write
Huck Finn open book quiz 1-5
Read Chapters 6-10 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for Friday
Civil Discourse due Friday
Wed. 11/13 No class today Read Chapters 6-10 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for Friday
Civil Discourse due Friday
Thur. 11/14 Finish Unreliable Narrator story Read Chapters 6-10 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for Friday
Civil Discourse due Friday
 Fri. 11/15 Reading Quiz
Civil Discourse
Read Chapters 11-18 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for Monday



 Day  In Class Activity  Homework
Mon. 11/4 Vocab week vocab wk 5.pptx
Discuss Timed writes
Satire Presentations
Vocab Quiz on Friday
Revise Satirical timed write for Thursday
 Tues. 11/5 Finish Presentations
Discuss satire of Twain
"The Lowest Animal"
Vocab Quiz on Friday
Revise Satirical timed write for Thursday
Wed. 11/6 No class today Vocab Quiz on Friday
Revise Satirical timed write for Thursday
Thur. 11/7 Revised timed writes due. Timed Write Vocab Quiz on Friday
 Fri. 11/8 Vocab Quiz
Check out Huck Finn
Discuss annotations
Read Chapters 1-5 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for Monday


Mon. 10/28 Civil Discourse week civil discourse.doc
Discuss MC questions
Anne Sexton satire of fairy tale Anne Sexton.doc
Intro to Political Satire Project Political Satire Project Outline.doc

Civil Discourse for Friday
Political Satire Project due Monday
 Tues. 10/29 Parody of Seven Chinese Brothers children story
Horrible Wastes of War The Horrible Waste of War Normandy.doc
Civil Discourse for Friday
Political Satire Project due Monday
Wed. 10/30 No class today Civil Discourse for Friday
Political Satire Project due Monday-21)

Thur. 10/31 Satire Timed Write Civil Discourse for Friday
Political Satire Project due Monday
 Fri. 11/1 Civil Discourse Political Satire Project due Monday


Mon. 10/21 Vocab week vocab wk 4.pptx
Introduction to Satire Understanding Satire.pdf
A little bit of Shrek
Vocab Quiz for Thursday
 Tues. 10/22 Parody - songs
poetry, visual
Vocab Quiz for Thursday
Read "A Modest Proposal" by Swift for Thursday
Wed. 10/23 No class today Vocab Quiz for Thursday
Read "A Modest Proposal" by Swift for Thursday (Pg 914-21)
Thur. 10/17 Vocab Quiz
Discuss Swift
Children's book parody
None
 Fri. 10/18 No class - conferences None


Mon. 10/14 Civil Discourse week civil discourse.doc 
Discuss Timed Writes - read anchor papers.
Discuss Dec of Ind and Declaration of Sentiments compare/contrast
Civil Discourse for Friday
 Tues. 10/15 Read "On Learning to Read" Malcolm X.doc and "Superman and Me" Superman_20and_20Me[1].docx
Practice MC
Assimilation jigsaw discussion 
Civil Discourse for Fridayby Thursday
Wed. 10/16 No class today Civil Discourse for Fridayb
Thur. 10/17 Finish assimilation jigsaw lesson.
Intro to satire
Civil Discourse for Fridayb
 Fri. 10/18 Civil Discourse None


Mon. 10/7 Vocab week vocab wk 3.pptx 
Chapters 3-9 due in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass 
Discuss
Declaration of Independence analysis
Discuss evening bookshare.

Vocab quiz on Friday
Finish The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  by Thursday
 Tues. 10/8 Timed Write
Declaration of Sentiments compare/contrast
Vocab quiz on Friday
Finish The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  by Thursday
Wed. 10/9 No class today Vocab quiz on Friday
Finish The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  by Thursday
Thur. 10/10 Discuss to the end of the book
Read "On Learning to Read" Malcolm X.doc and "Superman and Me" Superman_20and_20Me[1].docx
Practice MC


Vocab Quiz on Friday
 Fri. 10/11 Vocab Quiz
Finish articles and response.
None



Mon. 9/30 Civil Discourse week. civil discourse.doc
Practice MC excerpt from "Holy the Firm" Full class practice.


Civil Discourse due on Friday
 Tues. 10/1 Practice recognizing subordinate clauses. SUBORDINATE CLAUSES.docx subordinateconjunction.docx
Analyze rhetoric in passage from Frederick Douglass DouglassRhetoric1.pdf
Civil Discourse due on Friday
Wed. 10/2 No class today Civil Discourse due on Friday
Thur. 10/3 Check out The Narrative of the Life fo Frederick Douglass
Discuss the impact of the slave narrative
Discuss evening bookshare.

Civil Discourse due on Friday
Read Chapter 1-2 for Friday
 Fri. 10/4 Civil Discourse Read Chapters 3-7 for Monday


 Turnitin.com First Period  Class ID: 22549631
Enrollment key: Dunbar
 Turnitin.com Fifth Period   Class ID: 22549685
Enrollment key: Dunbar


Mon. 9/23 Vocab week vocab wk 2.pptx
Finish "everyone lives in a pretty how town analysis."
Practice proper formatting of embedding quotes.


 Read Part 2 
Outliers
 due tomorrow
 Tues. 9/24 Discuss "everyone lives in a pretty how town analysis."
Discuss proper formatting of embedding quotes.
Discuss Outliers and annotations.
Discuss essay prompt and writing groups. The Outliers Reflective Essay.docx

Rough Draft of Outliers essay due Friday
Wed. 9/25 No class today Rough Draft of Outliers essay due Friday
Thur. 9/26 Type Precis for Outliers Rough Draft of Outliers essay due Friday
 Fri. 9/27 Vocab quiz
Writing Groups
Final draft due Monday


 Mon. 9/16 Civil Discourse Weekcivil discourse.doc
Part 1 Outliers annotaions due.
Discuss section 1

 Read Part 2 
Outliers
 due Sept. 24
 Tues. 9/17 Begin study of diction.diction morrison.docx
"everyone lives in a pretty how town analysis"
 Read Part 24
Outliers
Wed. 9/18 No class today  Read Part 2 
Outliers
 due Sept. 24
Thur. 9/19 Finish "everyone lives in a pretty how town analysis" Read Part 2 
Outliers
 due Sept. 24 
 Fri. 9/20 Civil Discourse due. Share around
 Read Part 2 Outliers
 due Sept. 24


Day Classroom Activity Homework
 Mon. 9/9 Vocab week vocab wk 1.pptx
Rhetorical terms rhetorical terms.doc
 Read Part 1 
Outliers
 due Sept. 16
 Tues. 9/10  Intro to diction and syntax
Einstein's Letter( pgs 9-10) - persuasive?
Discuss
 Read Part 1 
Outliers
 due Sept. 16
 Wed. 9/11 Kennedy's Speech (pgs 52-54)
Watch/discuss
Read and analyze
 Read Part 1 
Outliers
 due Sept. 16
Thur. 9/12 Finish Kennedy
Mini Timed Write
 Read Part 1 
Outliers
 due Sept. 16rt 1 
Outliers
 d Sept. 16
 Fri. 9/13 Vocab Quiz
Discuss Timed write

 Read Part 1 
Outliers
 due Sept. 16


Day Classroom Activity Homework
 Mon. 9/2  No School-Labor Day  
 Tues. 9/3  No School  
 Wed. 9/4 2 hour orientation for 9th graders.
Classes only 25 mins
Intro to Rhetoric
 
 Thur. 9/5 Hands on Rhetoricical analysis
Collect Textbooks
 Read Part 1 
Outliers
 due Sept. 16
 Fri. 9/6 Syllabus
Rhetoric "The Danger of Silence"
Discuss
 Read Part 1 
Outliers
 due Sept. 16



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