AP Literature and Composition: Schedule and Assignments

Thursday, November 8

Reading quiz

MC Practice: review “The Imaginary Iceberg” and then read the next passage and complete questions 34-45

Literature: discuss “Everyday Use”

H.W. Complete all the remaining multiple choice passages in the packet. Also, analyze the poem “The Century Quilt” and create an outline.  

 

Friday, November 9

MC Practice: review the remaining passages and calculate approximate score

Poetry: discuss/review “The Century Quilt”

Literature/Writing: review question two analysis and practice with passages from “Interpreter of Maladies”

 

H.W. Finish your Question Two style analysis for the passage from “Interpreter of Maladies.” Please type your analysis. Print out your analysis and bring it to class with you on Monday.

 

Monday, November 12

Writing: turn in your question two analysis

Writing: review and file question three essays for Frankenstein. If you want to rewrite, rewrites are due by Friday, Nov. 16.

Literature: In your textbook, please read the short story "Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri on pp. 147-166. On pg. 166, please answer questions #1 and 5. Be prepared for a reading check!

 

H.W. Please finish reading “Interpreter of Maladies” pp. 147-166 and complete questions #1 and 5 on p. 166. Be prepared for a reading check!  Frankenstein rewrites are due by Friday, Nov. 16.

 

Tuesday, November 13

Reading quiz!

Literature: discuss “Interpreter of Maladies”

Writing: examine a sample question two prompt and sample essays. Create an outline as if you were going to compose an essay in response to this prompt. Using the rubric, give each of the sample essays a score using the rubric language.

 

H.W. Please finish examining the question two prompt, creating an outline, and scoring the sample essays.

 

Wednesday, November 14

Writing: discuss strategies for responding to this prompt. Discuss sample essays.

Writing: examine question two prompt and being composing a question two essay.

 

H.W. Please finish writing your question two essay. Please remember to handwrite your essay in pen. Also, remember not to write on the back of your paper. Essays are due tomorrow.

 

Thursday, November 15

Poetry: examine the 2011 prompt and poem A Story

Literature: introduction to Arthur Miller and Death of a Salesman

 

H.W. Please start reading Death of a Salesman, pp. 1545-1557 up to “There light is out”. Be prepared for a reading quiz! Also, remember that if you want to rewrite your question three Frankenstein essay, those rewrites are due tomorrow.  

 

Friday, November 16: Go to the play 2nd period

Reading check! 😊

Writing: turn in Frankenstein rewrites (optional)

Literature: discuss DOS, 1545-1557

 

H.W. Please read Death of a Salesman, pp. 1557-1563 (all the way to the bottom of the page “…kiss the life outa you.”) and answer questions #6-9 on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check! J

 

Monday, November 19: CPR Training A-K 1st period; L-Z 2nd period

Reading check! 😊

Literature: discuss DOS, 1551-1563

Poetry: sonnets (Sidney/Spencer)

Literature: in the textbook, please read Death of a Salesman, pp. 1564-1584 (To the end of Act One) and answer all the questions on the study guide.

 

H.W. Complete any work not finished in class. Please be prepared for a reading check.

 

Tuesday, November 20

Reading check! 😊

Literature: discuss DOS, pp. 1564-1584

Poetry: sonnets (Shakespeare)

 

H.W. Please read Death of a Salesman, pp. 1584-1603, up to “STANLEY” and answer the study guide questions. Be prepared for a reading check! J  

 

Wednesday, November 21-Friday, November 23: Thanksgiving Break!

 

Monday, November 26

Reading check! 😊

Literature: discuss DOS, pp. 1594-1603

Poetry: carpe diem poetry

 

H.W. Please read Death of a Salesman, pp. 1603-1619, up to stage directions that begins: “The Waiter picks up the chairs and moves off right” and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check! J

 

Tuesday, November 27

Reading check! 😊

Literature: discuss DOS, pp. 1603-1619

Poetry: carpe diem poetry

 

H.W. Please read Death of a Salesman, pp. 1619-1629 (Up to the end of Act Two) and answer questions on the study guide. Please be prepared for a reading check.

 

Wednesday, November 28

Reading check!

Literature: discuss DOS, pp. 1619-1629

Poetry: metaphysical poetry

 

H.W. Please read Death of a Salesman, pp. 1629-1630 (The Requiem) and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check! J

 

Thursday, November 29

Reading check!

Literature: discuss DOS, pp. 1629-1630

Poetry: metaphysical poetry

 

H.W. Prepare for tomorrow’s Socratic Seminar on Death of a Salesman.

 

Friday, November 30

Socratic Seminar for Death of a Salesman

Writing: start writing your question three essay

 

H.W. Complete writing your essay. Essays are due Monday.