AP Literature and Composition: Schedule and Assignments

Monday, April 2

Poetry prompt: read and analyze the poem, create an outline, discuss with your group, and then share with the class

MC Practice: “Like waves…” #1-11 and “Isabell Archer…” #12-22 (TIMED)

 

H.W. Please prepare for the first meeting of your literature circle tomorrow. Make sure you know your role and complete the preparation for this role directly on the role worksheet within the packet. Additionally, please make sure that you have complete your first reader’s response journal of FOUR quotes and commentary.

 

Tuesday, April 3

Literature Circle Meeting: conduct your discussion according to the instructions

Poetry: read the poem and prompt carefully and then create an outline

 

H.W. Read the rubric and sample essays. Please score each essay using the rubric language. Also, continue to read your outside reading novel.

 

Wednesday, April 4

Poetry: discuss the poem, share your outlines, and the scores given to sample essays

MC Practice: “Yonder’s a work now…” #23-35, “The Race” #36-44 (TIMED), and “For many years…” #45-55 (TIMED)

H.W. Be prepared to respond to a poetry prompt in class tomorrow. Also, please continue to read your outside reading novel.

 

Thursday, April 5

Writing: in class writing in response to poetry prompt

 

H.W. Please continue to read your outside novel. Also, begin your official review of major works (Brave New World).

 

Friday, April 6

Article: "Successful Writing on the AP English Literature and Composition Open Question" by Susan Strehle

Literature: review of major works (Brave New World)

 

H.W. Please continue to read your outside novel. Also, continue with your official review of major works (Handmaid’s Tale).

 

Monday, April 9

Literature: review of major works (Handmaid’s Tale)

Question 2 Practice: read the prompt and passage carefully and then create an outline. Share with your group and then the class

 

H.W. Please prepare for your second literature circle meeting tomorrow. Remember that you must prepare your role directly on the role worksheet within your packet. Also, please remember that your second reader’s response journal is due tomorrow.

 

Tuesday, April 10

Literature Circle: conduct your second discussion of your outside novel per instructions

Question 2 Practice: read the prompt and passage carefully and then create an outline. Also, please read the rubric and sample essays. Score the sample essays according to the rubric.

 

H.W. Please finish review and practice for question two (read passage, create outline, study rubric, and read and score sample essays). Also, please complete your next review of major works (Death of a Salesman.)

 

Wednesday, April 11

Question 2 Practice: discuss sample essays and your scores

Literature: discuss Death of a Salesman and begin working on review of next major work (Heart of Darkness)

 

H.W. Please finish your next major work review for Heart of Darkness. Also, be prepared to respond to a question two prompt in class tomorrow.

 

Thursday, April 12

Writing: respond to question two prompt

 

H.W. Please continue working on major work review. You must complete reviews for Heart of Darkness AND Billy Budd by tomorrow.

 

Friday, April 13

Literature: discuss Heart of Darkness and Billy Budd

 

H.W. Please continue reading your outside reading novel. Also, prepare your next major work review for Frankenstein.

 

Monday, April 16

Literature: discuss Frankenstein

MC Practice: “Patty’s Charcoal Drive-in” #1-10 AND “And now that the cloud…” #11-21 (TIMED)

 

H.W. Please prepare for tomorrow’s third literature circle meeting. Remember you must prepare your role on the role worksheet within your packet. Also, please remember that you must have your third reader’s response completed by tomorrow.

 

Tuesday, April 17

Literature Circle: conduct discussion according to the instructions

MC Practice: “The Imaginary Iceberg” #22-33

 

H.W. Please complete your next major work review for Hamlet.

 

Wednesday, April 18

Literature: discuss Hamlet

MC Practice: “The fresh harrow-lines…” #34-45 AND “To an Inconstant One” #46-55 (TIMED)

 

H.W. Be prepared to respond to a question three prompt in class tomorrow.

 

Thursday, April 19

Writing: respond to question three using ANY novel you would like

 

H.W. Please continue reading your outside reading novel. Please remember that tomorrow will be your final literature circle meeting. You must prepare for your role and complete your fourth and final reader’s response for tomorrow’s class. If you are absent for any reason, please remember to email me your work: Nicole.Light@sarasotacountyschools.net.

 

Friday, April 20

Literature Circle: conduct discussion according to instructions

 

H.W. No homework due Monday. Please continue to review major works.

 

Monday, April 23: Mock Exam Week

Poetry: examine poem and prompt and then create an outline. Share your thoughts with your group and the class.

 

H.W. No homework due tomorrow. Please continue to review major works.

 

Tuesday, April 24

Question Two: examine passage and prompt, then create an outline. Share your thoughts with your group and the class.

 

H.W. No homework due tomorrow. Tomorrow you will take your mock exam! Please report to the GYM at 7AM. Be ready! Get a good night’s sleep and eat a good breakfast! 😊

 

Wednesday, April 25: MOCK EXAM DAY!!

Please report to the GYM by 7:21AM!

Wear comfortable clothes, bring a sweatshirt and a snack!

Good luck! You've got this!!

     

 

Thursday, April 26: Mrs. Light will be absent today!

 

Friday, April 27

Review the mock exam and prepare for the actual exam!