Mrs. Crawford

AP Language and Composition

Marking Period 2: GENDER AND CLASS

Reading: A Thousand Splendid Suns, A survey of articles on gender; OscarWilde’s plays

Essential Question: How do class, culture, and gender shape perspectives?

 

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

*Note F (formative—able to be revised 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.

Midterm Exam will be Saturday December 13th  9-12 am in Senior Dinings.

LIST OF RHETORICAL STRATEGIES for Analysis and AP RC 

Steven Pinker's Tips to Great Writing

ADDITIONAL AP RC TIPS AND PRACTICE

  

 

SECTION

10/13 (M)

10/14 (T)

10/15 (W)

 10/16 (TH)

  10/17 (F)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

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TTS Quiz 18-28 (formative)--BRING BOOKS

1. Identify Afghanistan on the map

2. Open up your Wordsmart Google Doc and be sure to include sentences and definitions for all words from quick quizzes 1-4 you don't know.

On the back of the map, write the following:

3. From your assigned chapter, write a chapter summary in one sentence. Use two Wordsmart words from your google doc.

4. From the same assigned chapter, choose an important quote. Using bullet points, identify speaker, situation, tone, audience, and significance of this quote.

Read A Thousand Splendid Suns 29-36

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Wordsmart quick quiz 5-6/watch podcasts

Read A Thousand Splendid Suns 29-36

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PSAT Read A Thousand Splendid Suns 29-36

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Wordsmart quick quiz 7-8 podcastsReading/Group Day

 

 

Read A Thousand Splendid Suns 29-36

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TTS Quiz
29-36 (formative)--BRING BOOKS

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)

Read A Thousand Splendid Suns 29-36

 

SECTION

10/20 (M)

10/21 (T)

10/22 (W)

 10/23 (TH)

  10/24 (F)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

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Period 1,2,4-Group/Reading Day

Period 5,6-Group 1 (Chapters 19-28) : A Thousand Splendid Suns

Read A Thousand Splendid Suns 37-44

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Group 2 (Chapters 29-36): A Thousand Splendid

Read A Thousand Splendid Suns 37-44

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Group 3 (Chapters 37-44): A Thousand Splendid Suns

Read A Thousand Splendid Suns 37-44

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Wordsmart quiz 1-8 F

Read A Thousand Splendid Suns 45-51

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Group 4 (Chapters 45-51): A Thousand Splendid Suns
Prepare for Final TSS Paragraph/Summative

Review integrating quotes tips

SECTION

10/27 (M)

10/28 (T)

10/29 (W)

 10/30 (TH)

  10/31 (F)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Final TSS Paragraph/Summative

 (50 pts)can replace first paragraph grade or make up quiz from 10/17   no rewrites

 

 

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AP RC (best of two)

 

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SAT Prep/Vocab

Word Smart

Please complete quick quizzes #9-12; practice these words with quizzlet and add your individual words to your VOCAB google doc


Begin READ: IS THERE ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT MEN?

Quiz
: Be prepared to answer these questions Monday

Here are some other articles should you run out of gender articles to read while I am gone:

-A.Ted Talks: Tavi Gevinson  fashion blogger/teen feminist (20 mins)

-B. Atlantic , 2014:  LGBT women having it harder than men in that population

-C. Damsel in Distress (gender tropes in video games) (30 mins) and GamerGate by NYTimes

 

-D. NY Magazine: How Do you Change Bro Culture?

-E. NPR's End of the Macho Man (30 mins)

-F.Atlantic, 2011: "All the Single Ladies"-(decrease in marriage)

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Finish READ: IS THERE ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT MEN?

Quiz
: Be prepared to answer these questions  Monday

 

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Read NY Times article on Harvard Business School Gender Study 
Quiz: Be prepared to answer these questions Monday
Finish all questions on both articles

SECTION

11/3 (M)

11/4 (T)

11/5 (W)

 11/6 (TH)

  11/7 (F)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Paul Bloom (Yale) What Motivates Us: Sex

LISTEN: Lecture (1 hour)

OR

READ: Lecture Transcript

Work on question responses for harkness 10/5 and 10/6

Jodi Kantor's piece in NYT Harvard Business School Gender Study : review these questions

Beaumeister's
IS THERE ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT MEN? for APA Keynote: review these questions

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AP RC (best of two) Work on question responses for harkness 10/5 and 10/6

Jodi Kantor's piece in NYT Harvard Business School Gender Study : review these questions

Beaumeister's
IS THERE ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT MEN? for APA Keynote: review these questions

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Harkness on Gender Articles

 

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Harkness on Gender Articles

 

 

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Word Smart

Please complete quick quizzes #13-16; practice these words with quizzlet and add your individual words to your VOCAB google doc

9-12; vocab quiz Monday 11/10

Review words for vocab quiz

 

 

SECTION

11/10 (M)

11/11 (T)

11/12 (W)

 11/13 (TH)

  11/14 (F)

AP Lang

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Day Off

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Juniors: Wordsmart quiz 9-16

 

Seniors: Complete assignment listed in Tuesday HW:

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Read or watch at least two of the following gender pieces below and be ready to address

1. the claim

2. evidence

3. connection to Synthesis Essay prompt: Which sex is more restricted by gender stereotypes? How and why?

 

-A.Ted Talks: Tavi Gevinson  fashion blogger/teen feminist (20 mins)

-B. Atlantic , 2014:  LGBT women having it harder than men in that population

-C. Damsel in Distress (gender tropes in video games) (30 mins)  and GamerGate by NYTimes

 

-D. NY Magazine: How Do you Change Bro Culture?  and Atlantic: How Bro Culture in Military Targets Women

-E. NPR's End of the Macho Man (30 mins)

-F.Atlantic, 2011: "All the Single Ladies"-(decrease in marriage)

-G. Double X Podcast (multiple podcasts available):

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Prepare for Synthesis Essay

Sample Synthesis Essay

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In-Class Synthesis Essay (100 pts) S

Synthesis Rubric

 

 

Review Synthesis Essays to prepare for in-class synthesis essay on gender

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In-Class Synthesis Essay (100 pts) S

Synthesis Rubric

 

Review Synthesis Essays to prepare for in-class synthesis essay on gender

 

 

SECTION

11/17 (M)

11/18 (T)

 

11/19 (W)

  11/20 (TH)

  11/21 (F)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Gender Synthesis/Introduce Wilde and Victorian Period

 

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Introduce Play (Wilde PP)

Begin Act 1

Earnest

 

Read Wilde’s Importance of Being Earnest Act 1

Act 1 Questions

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Begin Act 2

Earnest

Sign up for Trivial Thanksgiving--you will bring a Victorial treat and poem satirically speaking about what you are thankful for as one of the Earnest characters (try to use at least 4 words from Wordsmart 17-20)

Read Wilde’s Importance of Being Earnest Act 2

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Word Smart

Please complete quick quizzes #17-20; practice these words with quizzlet and add your individual words to your VOCAB google doc



Read Wilde’s
Importance of Being Earnest Act 1-3

 

 

 

Read Wilde’s Importance of Being Earnest Act 3

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Media Center for Teacher Surveys

 

Importance of Being Earnes (complete Act 1-3 Questions in preparation for Harkness on 12/1)

Finish Acts 1-3

 

 

SECTION

11/24 (M)

 11/25 (T)

AP Lang

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  2

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Quiz on play; questions

Work on poems

Sample Poem

Work on poems

Sample Poem

 

2

Trivial Thanksgiving--bring poem and "Victorian snack" to share

 Review questions for harkness on Monday (45 points)

 

  

SECTION

12/1 (M)

12/2 (T)

 

12/3 (W)

  12/4 (TH)

  12/5 (F)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Review Act 3

 

2

Harkness on Earnest

 

 Review questions for harkness on Monday (45 points)

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Harkness on Earnest

Word Smart

Please complete quick quizzes #21-24; practice these words with quizzlet and add your individual words to your VOCAB google doc

 

 

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AP Reading Comp F

 

 

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Wordsmart Quiz on 17-24

 CMM--EXAM REVIEW RESOURCES

Articles from College Board on writing the three types of essays:

 

 

 

 

 

SECTION

12/8 (M)

12/9 (T)

 

12/10 (W)

 12/11 (TH)

  12/12 (F)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

 Exam Review Week:

DAY 1-3 ANALYSIS

 

1. Read the article "Advertising: Get the Message" in the Onion and complete the  Review Analysis steps (Onion)

-RESOURCE: Annotated Advertising article with sample intro paragraph

 

CMM--EXAM REVIEW RESOURCES

Articles from College Board on writing the three types of essays:

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(Continued from Monday)Complete ONE BODY PARAGRAPH of analysis

You may choose any article from Best of the Onion

1. Steps Review Analysis (Onion)

2. Follow this format: Sample Analysis Body Paragraph

 

Review Veto/Bill Analysis

 


Review Past Essay Prompts and Sample Student Responses

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ANALYSIS REVIEW

Another Veto to practice analyzing

 


Review Past Essay Prompts and Sample Student Responses

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EXAM REVIEW

ARGUMENT

1. Read and annotate the following argument by Susan Sontag: Sontag Argument (Argument Prompt)

2. Complete the steps listed in this document: Review Argument (Instructions)

CLASS NOTES on Argument Essay Prompts


Review Past Essay Prompts and Sample Student Responses

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EXAM REVIEW

SYNTHESIS

Review Space Exploration in class

Rubric and Sample Scores on Space Synthesis

Gender Synthesis Sample 9s


Review Past Essays and Sample Student Responses

 

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Exam Review
AP MIDTERM EXAM--will be Saturday December 13th 8:45 am to 12:30 pm in Senior Dining Common

CMM--EXAM REVIEW RESOURCES

Articles from College Board on writing the three types of essays: