Mrs. Crawford

AP Lang

Marking Period 4: Class

Reading: Great Gatsby; The Circle; related articles

Essential Questions: How is the American Dream defined or restricted by class?

 

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Mon. (3/9)

Tues. (3/10)

Weds. (3/11)

Thurs. (3/12)

Fri. (3/13)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1 Finish SC Reasearch Workshop  

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AP RC (30 minutes)

Gatsby  Chapter 1; Gatsby Chapter 1 Annotated with explanations / Seniors read optional book

Gatsby Guided Reading Questions

 

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Introduction to Gatsby/Reading Day--bring book to class

 

Practice Annotation Period 1

Practice Annotation Period 2

Practice Annotation Period 4

Practice Annotation Period 5

Practice Annotation Period 6

 

Gatsby  Chapter 1; Gatsby Chapter 1 Annotated with explanation / Seniors read optional book

Gatsby Guided Reading Questions

 

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Word Smart

Please complete quick quizzes #49-52; practice these words with quizzlet and add your individual words to your VOCAB google doc

 

Gatsby Guided Reading Questions

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Gatsby/Circle Quiz on Chapters 1 and 2
Gatsby Guided Reading Questions

Reading Day--Chapter 3

Gatsby Read and annotate 1-4 for Harkness Tuesday AND Wednesday

Gatsby Guided Reading Questions

BNW (period 4 Seniors: BNW Questions)

 

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Tues (3/17)

Weds. (3/18)

Thurs. (3/19)

Fri. (3/20)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Reading Day; Prepare for Harkness--Use

Gatsby Guided Reading Questions

Circle Guided Reading Questions

Gatsby Index (may help with harkness)

 

Harkness Chapters 1-4

 

 

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Harkness Chapters 1-4

 

Word Smart

Please complete quick quizzes #53-56; practice these words with quizzlet and add your individual words to your VOCAB google doc

 

 

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 Gatsby Chapter 5

 

Reading Day: in-class close reading on Monday; quiz on 5-6 on Tuesday

 

 

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Gatsby Chapter 5

 

Reading Day: in-class close reading on Monday; quiz on 5-6 on Tuesday

 
 

 

 

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Mon. (3/23)

Tues. (3/24)

Weds. (3/25)

Thurs. (3/26)

Fri. (3/27)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

In Class Practice Analysis

 

Gatsby  Chapter 5-6 quiz tomorrow

Close Reading practice

2

Quiz on Chapter 5-6 Gatsby

 

 

3 In-Class Close Reading (50 pts)

Gatsby  Chapter 6 The Circle  (Read through 200, Part 1 by March 27)

4

Word Smart quiz on 49-56

 

 

Gatsby  Chapter7 The Circle (Read through 200, Part 1 by March 27)

5

Quiz on Chapter 7 Gatsby


AP Lang Book Madness

Fill out YOUR bracket
here
Review Dystopian Book Choice Project

Having trouble choosing a book? Click here

 

 

SECTION

Mon. (3/30)

Tues. (3/31)

Weds. (4/1)

Thurs. (4/2)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Word Smart

Please complete quick quizzes #57-60; practice these words with quizzlet and add your individual words to your VOCAB google doc

AP Lang Book Madness Round 2

Fill out YOUR bracket
here

Here is the Out of Print Book Madness 2015 Brackets

 

Gatsby  Chapter 8-9

work on Harkness Notes

Circle/Senior choice (complete reading by April 13)

2

Quiz on Chapters 8-9

Fill out YOUR bracket ROUND 3 here

 

Read Psychology Today's American Nightmare in preparation for Harkness (update of American Dream in 21st century)

 

Finish the book; prepare for harkness
Harkness Notes--please read before harkness

3

Harkness Chapters 5-9
Harkness Notes--please read before harkness

Circle Review--SENIORS POST GUIDED READING QUESTIONS OR SUMMARY TO TURNITIN.COM BY APRIL 13

 

Decide on: Dystopian Book Choice Project

Having trouble choosing a book? Click here

4

Harkness Chapters 5-9

After break, seniors will have in-class open ended prompt on book choice  (100 pts)

Senior Harkness on Circle during 3rd lunch


Harkness Notes--please read before harkness

Word Smart

Please complete quick quizzes #61-64; practice these words with quizzlet and add your individual words to your VOCAB google doc

Choose and buy Dystopian book for Dystopian Book Choice Project

 

 

 

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Mon. (4/13)

Tues. (4/14)

Weds. (4/15)

Thurs. (4/16)

Fri. (4/17)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Final Book Bracket Vote HERE

 

Review Exam MC, Essays

 

Bring choice of book for Dystopian Book Choice Project

 

Read Dystopian Book

2

AP RC  (pd. 2-Weds)

Argument Tips

Entertainment Argument

2003 Entertainment Argument Sample Scores

 

Review Past Essays and Sample Student Responses


Read Dystopian Book

3

AP Argument In-Class Essay

 

 

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Due to a tie between LMNOP and GG, please revote HERE

Discuss argument
student samples for Creativity
student samples for Humor
student samples for Doubt


Reminder Seniors: Finish The Circle/ alt book choice; post turnitin guided reading quesitons by midnight on Friday, April 17th).

Check out the media center for poetry month:

Tuesday: Blackout Poetry

(check out samples here: http://bit.ly/1Ev5oR7 or Google “blackout poetry” if you don’t have Pinterest)

Wednesday: Floating Poetry

(loosely based on this sample here: http://bit.ly/1Ev4Vys )

Thursday: Ode to your Zip Code

(see samples of Zip Odes here: http://zipodes.tumblr.com/ ; students will also be encouraged to submit their Zip Odes to the O’Miami contest) Contest Submission Here

Friday: Do You Haiku?

(Haiku writing)

Ongoing: Poetry Garden

(students will have the option to mount their poems onto flower shaped paper to display on the back wall of the LMC to create a growing poetry garden throughout the week)

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Dystopian BookQuiz--
You may complete this as a group. Please include
1. Thesis (with author, book, year, fear)
2. Multimedia vehicle (prezi, film, etc..NO powerpoint)
3. Four quotes from the book that relate to your specified fear
4. Delegation of each group member's obligations (see list of project requirements)
POST to Turnitin.com (20 pts)
 

 

 

SECTION

Mon. (4/20)

Tues. (4/21)

Weds. (4/22)

Thurs. (4/23)

Fri. (4/24)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Introduce AP Self Reflections

Word Smart

Please complete quick quizzes #60-64; practice these words with quizzlet and add your individual words to your VOCAB google doc

Review Synthesis Essay Tips

 

Review Past Essays and Sample Student Responses

 

2

Word Smart quiz 57-64

3

AP Synthesis In-Class Essay

 

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Dystopian Book Work Day

Dystopian Sample Student Project (Sample 1: Uglies-Westerfield; Sample 2-Catch 22; Sample 3-Androids Dream of Electric Sheep
5 Dystopian Book Project: Final Checkpoint (30 pts) Submit to turnitin:
1. four more quotes from final 50 pages of book, analyses of each of these quotes--connections to "fear" in thesis (+8)
2. transcript of interview (+4)
3.annotated work cited page 6 sources (paragraph summary of each journal and newspaper article) (+6) 
4. copy of passage to analyze, identifying 4 rhetorical strategies used by author (+4)
5. story board, outline of final project (+6)
6. date that ALL group members are committed to present between 4/29-5/12 (+2)
 

 

 

 

SECTION

Mon. (4/27)

Tues. (4/28)

Weds. (4/29)

Thurs. (4/30)

Fri. (5/1)

AP Lang

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

In Class 1 hour Summative AP exam (55 points)

 

 

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In Class 1 hour Summative AP exam (55 pts)

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Dystopian Projects-

Please sign up for  PRESENTATION DATE

 

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Word Smart Quiz on 65-73

 

Dystopian Projects

 

Talia's survey

Work on college essay (many resources college essay related)

 

sample college essay (my student)

Sample College Essays (Johns Hopkins)

Excellent Sample 1, 2 ,3, 4

Poor Sample  1, 2

 

essay hell-college essay blog and tips

 

college essay checklist (complete and copy and paste onto word document WITH college essay) Due  May 29th Submit to Turnitin.com

Get excited about summer reading!! Here are all the choices/assignments for AP Lit.

 

AP EXAM is May 13th in SPORTS CENTER (Weds). Breakfast in my room 207 at 7:15 am

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