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Assignments for October 2021

 

Date

Classwork

Homework

Due Today

Submit assignments in Schoology unless noted.

Week 7

Mon

10/4

Minimum Day

Last round: peer review college essay

Two rounds of 25 minutes.

 

 

Tues

10/5

What do you believe is the author's purpose?   

 

Model active reading and annotations

I notice that, I wonder why...

 

Look to what we know...the fantastic amount of givens...let's move to inference.

  • Upload Dramatic Situation Worksheet to Schoology by 11:59 PM.

Dramatic Situation Worksheet to Schoology by 11:59 PM.

Weds

10/6

One more time: author's purpose?

Let's look at evidence.

Working with Say/Mean/Matter

  • Upload S/M/M sheet to Schoology by 11:59 PM.

 

Thurs

10/7

Thesis claims

Let's return to the prompt: an introduction to the thesis claim and Row A of the AP Prose Rubric

 

 

Fri

10/8

First Chapter Friday: There There by Tommy Orange

Examining the Rubric: Row A, the thesis

 

 

Week 8

Mon

10/11

Short Story Unit

Voice Lessons: Syntax Lesson 1

Examining the Rubric: Row A, the thesis (self reflection: what it is...what it isn't)

Examining the Rubric: Row B, Evidence

Tying the evidence to the claim: Singular claim with ONE piece of evidence (see SMM2 for relevance)

  • Voice Lessons: Syntax Lesson 1.  Due by the end of the period today. 

Voice Lessons: Syntax Lesson 1.  Due by the end of the period today. 

Tues

10/12

Short Story Unit

Review Row B: does it respond.

Peer review and feedback.

 

 

Weds

10/13

Short Story Unit

Moving on: let's apply what we have reviewed about the:

Experience of Literature:

Close reading =

Examine details

Make inferences

Determine importance

Let's see how this works in work: "Hills Like White Elephants" by Ernest Hemingway.

Dramatic Situation

 

 

Thurs

10/14

Short Story Unit

A story where it is what is NOT said...so let's look at DETAILS in

Character

Setting - how might these details illuminate the characters?

 

Fri

10/15

Short Story Unit

First Chapter Friday: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

 

Discuss the detail in the short work.  Complete the dramatic situation worksheet for the "Hills Like White Elephants"

Looking at COMPLEXITY in character

Close Reading form, pick a scene from Ernest Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants."   Due in Schoology tonight by 11:59 PM

Week 9

Mon

10/18

Short Story Unit

Voice Lessons: Detail Lesson 2

Before we move on: let's see how the details of character and the character's perspective work together.  Read "The Story of an Hour"

Watch AP Classrom.  Character and perspective.

 

What new realizations can you make about Jig and the American?

 

 

Tues

10/19

Short Story Unit

AP Classroom: What do textual details reveal about setting?

 

Describe the relationship between a character and the setting (SET 2.3)

 

The Story of an Hour Worksheet: Identify the

 

 

Weds

10/20

Short Story Unit

Working with AP Classroom Videos: Unit 1, Short Works

Videos for Skill 1.A: Character

Video for Skill 2.A: Setting

 

 

 

Thurs

10/21

Short Story Unit

Working with the Details of Setting.  You and a partner with select a detail of setting (consider any element we brainstormed in class) from the work "Hills Like White Elephants."

First: answer the following prompt: What does a detail of setting reveal about character?   Make sure you take the claim to a universal truth.

Illustrate that claim with a PERSPECTIVE appropriate to the character you choose.  Explain why you choose this perspective for this character.

 

 

Fri

10/22

Short Story Unit

First Chapter Friday: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead.

Work on Detail of Setting Claims/Illustrations.

Share out claims with class.

Line of Reasoning practice: let's put together an argument around the claim we crafted yesterday.  Please see the "Hills Like White Elephants" assignment for yesterday.  Use that claim to develop ONE paragraph that supports and evolves the argument.  Remember: this is a sit-down dinner, not a cafeteria line.

 

If you did not submit your Detail of Setting illustration, please submit in class on Monday.

 

Week 10

Mon

10/25

Minimum Day

Voice Lessons: Diction Lesson 2

Adding to our adjective list for character.

Recalling Plot Structure: AP Classroom

Video for Skill 3.A: Explain the function of plot and structure. 

 

Identifying plot order in past works:

Plot order worksheet by the end of the class.

Please complete the one-question multiple choice quiz in AP Classroom

Detail of Setting illustration if you did not submit in class.

Tues

10/26

"Cathedral" by Raymond Carver.  Identify and describe the narrator of the

 

 

Weds

10/27

Identify and describe the narrator or speaker in a text.  How does point of view add to the narrative?

 

 

Thurs

10/28

Review Line of Reasoning, and building a paragraph around a claim.

Bring in thesis claim from "Hills Like White Elephants" work.

Line of Reasoning activity

 

 

Fri

10/29

First Chapter Friday

Review the one-question multiple choice quiz in AP Classroom

  • Complete the 6-question multiple choice quiz in AP Classroom. This quiz is due tonight.   We will review the work when we return on Tuesday.

  • Complete the FRQ's assigned in AP Class.  This work is due Monday night by 11:59 PM.