Mrs. Crawford

AP Language and Composition

The highlighted assignments will be graded and emailed or completed on the days posted.

Marking Period 2: ETHNICITY, CLASS, AND GENDER

Reading: A Thousand Splendid Sons, a survey of articles on gender, and OscarWilde’s plays

Essential Question: How do class, culture, and gender shape perspectives in America and in other parts of the world?

 

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

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Group Work Day

TSS (pp.210-234)

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Group Work Day

 

 

 

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

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Group 1 (Chapters 19-28) : A Thousand Splendid Suns

TSS (pp.235-272)

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

TSS (pp. 273-343)

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

TSS (pp. 344-end)

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Group 4 (Chapters 45-51): A Thousand Splendid Suns

Review book for

In-class essay

 

 

 

 

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

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TSS In-class essay

Read Baumeister's IS THERE ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT MEN?

Be prepared for a quiz!

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Discuss Baumeister's IS THERE ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT MEN?

Paul Bloom (Yale) What Motivates Us: Sex

LISTEN: Lecture (1 hour)

OR

READ: Lecture Transcript

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Discuss Bloom's lecture

Read Montague and Woolf AP prompts

Prepare for Harkness/ come up with at least one essential question for each text

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Harkness on Montague/Woolf

 

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

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Woolf Essay Analysis (sample posted on Edline)

Gender Commercial Analysis

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Listen to NPR's End of the Macho Man (30 mins)

Research/analyze outside evidence for Harkness

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Harkness: Which are more restricting, male or female? (bring in evidence from Baumeister, Bloom, NPR, outside sources)

 

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

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Review Synthesis Essays

Review Synthesis Essays for essays on Wednesday 11/11-12

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In Class Synthesis Essay on Gender Differences

Synthesis Rubric

Bring Wilde Text to next class

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Importance of Being Earnest

Be ready to answer Act 1 Questions in class

(questions attached to Edline)

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Importance of Being Earnest

Sample Synthesis Essay (9)

Finish Act 2/ Be ready to answer Act 2 Questions

 

 

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

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Importance of Being Earnest


Finish Act 3

Rhetorical Precis on Roger Sale's Being Earnest

·  The Hudson Review, Vol. 56, No. 3 (Autumn, 2003), pp. 475-484

·  --access through JSTOR

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Rhetorical Precis (40 points) due

Ideal Husband

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AP Reading Comp

 

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Ideal Husband

 

 

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

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Trivial Thanksgiving (20 points)--come as the Wildean character you signed up to be; bring

1. your refreshment

2. 5 things for which your character is thankful in poem form

3. An analysis of the stereotypes (in terms of gender and class) that your character respresents

Ideal Husband


Happy Thanksgiving!

 

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

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Student Surveys

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Read 3 articles:

More than a Resume,

Homo Mobilus ,

Goodman's "Snail's Pace"

Read and be ready to discuss 2008 B Synthesis essay at the following site:

College Board--Review Synthesis Essays

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AP Review

EXAM REVIEW: Your exam will consist of 3 essays--one synthesis, one analysis, and one argument (40 minutes each with an additional 15 minutes of reading time for synthesis essay) and 1 hour of multiple choice reading comprehension. Because this is a simulated AP exam, you will not receive information about the essays or multiple choice before the exam.You may review the three sites below for more practice.

EXAM REVIEW WEBSITE

College Board--Review Synthesis Essays

Essay and RC Samples

AP Terms/Analysis Advice

General Topics:

Argument: Pros and Cons of Technology

Synthesis: Media and Politics

Analysis: Passage from Life of Pi