Mrs. Crawford

AP Language and Composition

Marking Period 1
Topics: TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA, and CLASS
Essential Questions:
What is the relationship between location (mental, physical, temporal, and geographic) and destiny?
How does perspective shape argument?

 

SECTION

8/19 (T)

8/20 (W)

8/21 (TH)

8/22 (F)

AP Lang

1

2

3

4

 

*All ESSAYS should be submitted to Turnitin.com and labeled “Last name. Assignment Title"

*Note F (formative—able to be revised or redone within 7 days of return)

S (summative—may be rewritten for a NEW score within 7 days of return if students follow REWRITE instructions)

*Late homework will be accepted up to 24 hours after the deadline; after this point it will be worth 50% of the original total.

LIST OF RHETORICAL STRATEGIES for Analysis and AP RC

 

ADDITIONAL AP RC TIPS AND PRACTICE

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Welcome!

AP Course Policies and Overview

(English and beyond)

Who are you individually?

Learning Style Quiz (Multiple Intelligence)

1. Read The Me,Me,Me Generation and Every Generation is the Me Generation

2. Identify the claim of each article. Highlight and analyze what you find to be the most provocative excerpt from each article to discuss in class. Which article offers a stronger argument? Why?

 

2

Summer Reading Pre-Survey

 

Me Generation

Writing Pre-Assessment and Discussion

 

Who are you as a generation?

UPCOMING ASSIGNMENTS :

1. SR Arg Templates and Memoir Essay (for one book)  (8/25) S

2. In-Class SR Essay (9/4) S

3. Individual Media Bias Papers (9/17) F

4 Group Podcasts (10/4) S

 Look over the summer reading and begin thinking about the main claim, context, and assumptions of each book.

Bring all summer reading books to class until further notified

3

Introduce Argument Template and Memoir Essay (due 8/25)

 

Discuss LOC

i claim tutorial-overview 6 elements of argument

Work on completing Summer Reading Argument Template

Memoir of Text   6-trait rubric

4

Summer Reading Discussion

 

Review Samples for Memoir (Sample 1, 2, 3)  of Reading Text Essay

Complete Summer Reading Argument Template and Memoir Essay. Submit in ONE document to Turnitin by Sunday 8/25 at midnight.

Turnitin Login Numbers: (password=enroll)

Period 1: 8371387

Period 2: 8371401

Period 4: 8371422

Period 5: 8371432

Period 6: 8371450



PLAGIARISM: Do not turn in work that is not your own. No box in your template should be exactly the same as another student's. Verbatim work will be taken to the administration.

 

 

SECTION

8/25 (M)

8/26 (T)

8/27 (W)

8/28 (TH)

 8/29 (F)

AP Lang

1

2

3

4

   5

 

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

SR Argument Template and Memoir of Text (100 pts) due S

 

Review Academic Honesty Policies

 

 

 Please sign and bring in last sheet of AP Course Policies and Overview (due by Friday 8/30)

 

2

Summer Reading Discussion

Prep for in-class essay
-Summer Reading In-Class Essay

-sample essays 1,2,3

-AP argument rubric

 

-classical argument format

Review summer reading books for in-class argument essay

3

We will discuss answers and the process of reading analysis in class after the first of these practice sets.

How to Tackle AP RC

 Marquez AP RC 

 

Review summer reading books for in-class argument essay

4

 Finish looking at Summer Reading samples

 

5

Summer reading questions? Workshop day

YB Survey

Integrating Quotes Tips

Review summer reading books for in-class argument essay

 

 

SECTION

9/2 (T)

9/3 (W)

9/4 (TH)

 9/5 (F)

AP Lang

1

2

3

   4

 

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

AP reading comprehension F

Summer reading questions? Workshop day

Integrating Quotes Tips

Review summer reading books for in-class argument essay

2

Summer Reading Essay (peer review outlines):  COLLEGE TRIP STUDENTS will take essay TODAY.

You will have one class period to answer an open-ended question about the summer reading books. You may use your summer reading argument templates

In-class AP Argument Rubric


Bring all three summer reading books

3

Summer Reading Essay: 100 pts. S

You will have one class period to write your choice of one of the summer reading essays

In-class AP Argument Rubric

 Work on revisions of memoir

follow REWRITE instructions. Submit final draft to Memoirs-revision on Turnitin.com (rather than emailing)

4

(Pd 1) Work on revisions of memoir

follow REWRITE instructions Submit final draft to Memoirs-revision on Turnitin.com (rather than emailing)

Period 1 due Thursday by midnight

Period 4,5 due Friday by midnight

Period 6,2 due Monday by midnight

 

 

SECTION

9/8 (M)

9/9 (T)

9/10 (W)

9/11 (TH)

 9/12 (F)

AP Lang

1

2

3

4

   5

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

AP reading comprehension F

We will discuss answers and the process of reading analysis in class after the first of these practice sets.

How to Tackle AP RC




(Pd 2 and 6) Work on revisions of memoir

follow REWRITE instructions Submit final draft to Memoirs-revision on Turnitin.com (rather than emailing)

 

 

2

Begin Media Bias Unit

Reading Quiz on article

 

Prezi for 4-Day Unit

 

Media Purpose/Bias and Rhetorical Fallacies

Sample Group Podcast

Prezi for 4-Day Unit

HW: Work on Individual Podcast Assignment

Sample Student Individual Podcast

Individual Rubric

3

Prezi for 4-Day Unit

YB SR Survey

HW: Work on Individual Podcast Assignment

Individual Rubric

4

Prezi for 4-Day Unit

HW: Work on Individual Podcast Assignment

 

Individual Rubric

5 Prezi for 4-Day Unit

Work on
Individual Podcast Assignment /ask questions in class if you have them!

HW: Work on Individual Podcast Assignment

 

Individual Rubric

 

Make sure to get a copy of Thousand Splendid Suns

 

 

 

SECTION

9/15 (M)

9/16 (T)

9/17 (W)

9/18 (TH)

 9/19 (F)

AP Lang

1

2

3

4

   5

 

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

 

Work on Individual Podcasts

Work on Group Podcast

Sample Group Podcast

Group Rubric

2

Work on Individual Podcasts

Work on Group Podcasts

3

Work on Individual Podcasts

Begin A Thousand Splendid Suns ( chapters 1-12 by 10/1) Afghanistan Info Package

4

Individual Media/Issue Papers due-turnitin by midnight

Individual Rubric


 

5

 

AP Reading Comp F

SAT Prep/Vocab

Word Smart

Work on podcasts/
Begin reading
A Thousand Splendid Suns You will have a quiz on 10/1 on chapters 1-12

 

 

SECTION

9/22 (M)

9/23 (T)

9/24 (W)

9/25 (TH)

 9/26 (F)

AP Lang

1

2

3

Holiday

   5

 


 

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Group Podcast (assignment)

 

Sample #1 Group Podcast (BP Oil)

Sample #2 Group Podcast (MinWage)

Sample #3 Group Podcast (Prince)

Sample #4 Group Podcast (Embassy)

Group Rubric

 

Podcast work in class

Work on podcasts/
Begin reading
A Thousand Splendid Suns -You will have a in class paragraph on 9/29 on chapters 1-12

2

Podcast work in class

Work on podcasts/
A Thousand Splendid Suns  You will have a in class paragraph on 9/29 on chapters 1-12

 

3

Podcast work in class

Review TSS In-Class Paragraph-You will have a in class paragraph on 9/29 on chapters 1-12

5 Podcast due 10/4--last day to work in class Review TSS In-Class Paragraph-You will have a in class paragraph on 9/29 on chapters 1-12

 

SECTION

9/29 (M)

9/30 (T)

10/1 (T)

10/2 (TH)

 10/3 (F)

AP Lang

1

2

3

4

   5


LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

TSS In-Class Paragraph (50 points)

In-class writing:

1. Read:  Directions for body paragraph of TSS Essay Prompt #1

2. Read Sample Paragraph on Alienation (please do not use this quote as your example)

4. Excerpt about Pashtun culture and gender

A Thousand Splendid Suns  (chapters 12-17)

 

Review Harkness Questions

2

Harkness  on Woolf/Montagu

 

A Thousand Splendid Suns  (chapters 12-17)


Review Harkness Questions
3 Harkness  on Woolf/Montagu  
4

 

Podcast Day


Read Montague and Woolf AP prompts
Analyze these parts of an AP essay comparing the two passages--which are effective? which are not? why?

Review HOW to WRITE ANALYSIS HANDOUT
5 Podcast Day  


SECTION

10/6 (M)

10/7 (T)

10/8 (T)

10/9 (TH)

10/10 (F)

AP Lang

No School

1

2

3

  4

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Podcast DUE 100 pts S

Pre-writing analysis day (Woolf; Montagu

Introduce A Thousand Splendid Suns  projects:

Group Work on TSS Projects:

-Historical/Literary Analysis: Each individual will be responsible for presenting the following four slides:

1. Two quotes on historical or cultural events--an explanations of those events-- that occurred in Afganistan during the time Hosseini writes about in your given chapters, and one with correlating events that occur during the novel. Remember to triangulate (find at least 3 sources on your historical events and cite them in presentation) (20 pts)

2. Two essential questions on your chapters for the class on the given chapters on the two final prompts. See samples. (20 pts)

*If your group is not presenting, you will have a graded opportunity to answer one of their discussion questions in class.

 

TSS GROUP RUBRIC

 

SAMPLE TSS POWERPOINT

 

Final TSS Prompts (your Essential Questions should connect to one of these)

 

2

Woolf/Montague In-Class Analysis Essay

 

 
3

AP reading comprehension F

 

SAT Prep/Vocab

Word Smart

 

 

 
4 Group/Reading Day