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AP Literature Unit 2 2015-16

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Unit 2: Tenacity and Futility

 

Extended Literary Texts

Hamlet by William Shakespeare

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

 

Friday 9/4/15

  • DIAGNOSTIC: AP Exam poetry multiple-choice, answers submitted via Socrative
  • MINI-LESSON: Vanitas and Dutch Masters art (text excerptsPowerPoint)
  • SMALL-GROUP WORK: close-reading and annotation of Vanitas text excerpts (analysis questions)
  • CLOSE-READING & ANNOTATION: thematically-related poetry (poetry packet)
  • HOMEWORK: AP Exam multiple-choice questions on Shakespearean soliloquy 

 

Wednesday 9/9/15

   

Friday 9/11/15

  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: AP Exam multiple-choice questions on Shakespearean soliloquy, answers submitted via Socrative 
  • ASSESSMENT 1 PREPARATION: paragraph analysis of theme and contributing literary devices  (instructions & rubric) 
  • MINI-LESSON: stichomythia (PPT, Beatrice & Benedick's battle and word play in Much Ado About Nothing) 
  • GUIDED VIEWING & CLOSE-READING: Act 1, Scene 2 of Hamlet 
  • MINI-LESSON: soliloquy, monologue, aside (PPT, Iago divulging his  character in Othello)
  • GUIDED VIEWING & CLOSE-READING: Act 1, Scene 2, specifically Hamlet's first soliloquy Hamlet (text)
  • SMALL-GROUP COLLABORATION: thesis and evidence for characterization in soliloquy, submitted via Socrative 

 

Tuesday 9/15/15 

  • SMALL-GROUP COLLABORATION: analysis of prompt and highlighting of College Board essay samples (Cardinal Wolsey's soliloquy from Henry VIII) [yellow = answer to prompt, pink = literary devices, blue = textual evidence, orange = explanation of evidence, green = diction/control of writing]
  • SELF-REFLECTION: examine SLO essays & summer reading FRQ 3 essays; record in essay chart
  • GUIDED DISCUSSION: comparison of characterization of Henry VIII Act 5 soliloquy and Hamlet Act 1, Scene 2 soliloquy 
  • VIEWING & ANALYSIS DISCUSSIONHamlet Act 1, Scenes 3-5 (graphic organizer)
  • SMALL-GROUP WORK: close-reading and annotation of Vanitas poetry (poetry packet) 
  • INDEPENDENT WORK & TEACHER CONFERENCING: drafting of ASSESSMENT 1 (instructions & rubric)

 

Thursday 9/17/15

 

Monday 9/28/15

 

Wednesday 9/30/15 

 

Friday 10/2/15

 

Tuesday 10/6/15

  • As I Lay Dying section 2 DUE (pages 65-127) 
  • SELF-REFLECTION: essay and re-assessment log for returned multiple-choice passage analysis paragraph and monstrosity and magnanimity Socratic Seminar
  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: literary devices in Hamlet  Act 2.2 soliloquy, answers submitted via Socrative
  • CONFERENCING & PEER REVIEW: outline for ASSESSMENT 2 (prompt and outline, figurative language) 
  • VIEWING & ANALYSIS DISCUSSION: Hamlet  Act 3, Scene 1 (graphic organizer  
  • SMALL-GROUP WORK: close-reading and annotation of Vanitas poetry (poetry packet)
  • HOMEWORK:  Applied Practice AP Exam-style multiple-choice for As I Lay Dying   

 

Thursday 10/8/15

 

Tuesday 10/13/15

 

Thursday 10/15/15

  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT:  Applied Practice AP Exam-style multiple-choice for As I Lay Dying  
  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT & DISCUSSION: As I Lay Dying practice Socratic Seminar (instructions)
  • SELF-REFLECTION: essay and re-assessment log for returned FRQ 1 (Hamlet 2.2 soliloquy analysis essay)

 

Monday 10/19/15 

 

Wednesday 10/21/15

 

Friday 10/23/15

  • As I Lay Dying section 4 DUE (pages 194-261)
  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT & DISCUSSION: As I Lay Dying multiple-choice questions practice Socratic Seminar (instructions)
  • SMALL-GROUP WORK:  plot and characterization analysis of As I Lay Dying 
  • INDEPENDENT WORK: drafting of ASSESSMENT 3 thesis statements and outlines
  • TEACHER CONFERENCING: thesis statements and outlines for ASSESSMENT 3 
  • SMALL-GROUP WORK: close-reading and annotation of Vanitas poetry (poetry packet) 

 

Tuesday 10/27/15

 

Thursday 10/29/15

  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: College Board English Test (45 minutes)
  • SMALL-GROUP WORK: analysis activities for As I Lay Dying [elements/function of comedy (literary elements, comedy & tragedy PPT); physical and emotional journey with epic traits (epic PPT, epic hero archetypes); relationships of siblings]
  • INDEPENDENT WORK & TEACHER CONFERENCING of ASSESSMENT 4 thesis statements and outlines 

 

Wednesday 11/4/15

 

Friday 11/6/15

 

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