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AP English Lit Unit 1 2013

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UNIT 1:

Betrayal and Perfidy

How do acts and perceptions of treachery motivate character and shape identity?

How is Time the ultimate betrayer of man?

 


 

Extended Texts:

Othello text & Othello recording (Shakespeare) AND Fences (August Wilson)

 

Assessments

 

Week of 5 August

Monday

  • DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT: "Did I Miss Anything?" theme statements
  • "Did I Miss Anything?" by Tom Wayman: close-reading and theme statement practice (details)
  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: close-reading practice Frankenstein paired passages (instructions)
  • INDEPENDENT PRACTICE: Compose a theme statement for Frankenstein. 

Wednesday  

Thursday 

  • DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT:  theme statement for Frankenstein passage (instructions) 
  • DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT:  HCS Student Learning Objective pre-assessment 
  • DIFFERENTIATION GROUPING: (1) continued work on theme statement structure (template), (2) work on annotation skills 
  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT:  draft of one entry of annotated bibliography DUE (instructions, rubric)
  • discussion of close-reading with focus on tragic aesthetic in Frankenstein paired passages (instructions

 

Week of 12 August

Monday

Wednesday  

  • HUMANITIES CONNECTION: the Great Chain of Being (notes
  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT:  peer review of annotated bibliography (instructions, rubric

Thursday  

  • SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 1 part 1:  annotated bibliography DUE (instructions, rubric)
  • close reading of  Othello Act 1 passages (text)
  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT:  annotation and theme for Othello passage (text  
  • Othello Act 1 discussion and close-reading: multiple-choice and passages (text
  • Othello Act 2 reading and discussion 

 

Week of 19 August

Monday

Wednesday  

Thursday 

  • DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT: tone and textual evidence in poetry analysis 
  • introduction to poetry (packet, sonnet, imagerytone, theme
  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT:  Compose a summary of the central events of  Othello Act 2.
  • Othello Act 2 reading, viewing, and discussion continued 
  • HOMEWORK:  Review your annotation of Spenser's "Sonnet 75," annotate Shakespeare's "Sonnet 73," compose theme statements for both sonnets, AND identify complex tone (______ yet ______) for each using apt words from tone list. (Boyd's "Sonnet 75" annotationtone chart) 

 

Week of 26 August

Monday

  • discussion of HOMEWORK: sonnet annotation, theme, tone (themetone)
  • MINI-LESSON: Elizabethan familiar pronouns (PPT notes
  • Othello Act 3 reading, viewing, and discussion 
  • HOMEWORK:  Complete reading of Othello Act 3 independently.  

Wednesday  

  • HUMANITIES CONNECTION: Dutch masters & still life (PPT, notes) 
  • Othello Act 3 reading, viewing, and discussion 
  • HOWEWORK:  Complete poetry analysis multiple-choice questions.  Read and annotate remaining poems in packet.  (packetsonnetimagerytonetheme

Thursday 

  • senior meeting (Dr. Daniels) 
  • ANNOTATION PRACTICE: small-group poetry analysis of 2002B AP Exam prompt and packet poems (packetsonnet, villanelleimagerytonetheme
  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTOthello Act 3 AP-style multiple-choice questions 
  • Othello Act 3 reading, viewing, and discussion   
  • ASSESSMENT 1 parts 1, 2, & 3 returned and revision tasks explained (MC revision instructions,  revision instructions and organizer)
  • review of HUMANITIES CONNECTION 
  • HOMEWORK: Annotate remaining poems (including 2002B AP Exam prompt) for theme, tone, literary devices, structure.  Be prepared to discuss on Thursday 9/6/13.

 

Week of 3 September

Monday

  • LABOR DAY holiday 

Wednesday  

Thursday 

 

Week of 9 September

Monday

  • SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 2:   AP-exam poetry in-class essay (rubric)
  • Othello Acts 4 & 5 reading, viewing, and discussion 
  • HOMEWORK:  Complete reading of Othello Act 5 independently. 

Wednesday  

  • HUMANITIES CONNECTION demons, devils, and witches in Renaissance culture (PPT, notes, Dante's Divine Comedy online text and layers of Hell) 
  • INDEPENDENT WORK on SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 3 part 2:  Othello multiple-choice analysis (answer explanation and textual evidence)
  • HOMEWORK:  Complete Othello Act 4 AP-style multiple-choice questions. 

Thursday 

 

Week of 16 September

Monday

  • DRAFT DUE of 1 paragraph analysis for SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 3 part 2:  Othello multiple-choice analysis (instructions and rubric)  
  • Fences Act 1 reading and discussion
  • viewing and discussion of specific scenes: Act 1, Scene 1 "Death ain't nothing.  I done seen him." with Denzel Washington as Troy (YouTube clip)
  • SMALL-GROUP DIFFERENTIATION: work on SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 2 revision (notes, organizer for revision) 

Wednesday  

  • reading, viewing and, discussion of Fences Act 1, Scene 3:  "How come you ain't never liked me?" scene with Denzel Washington as Troy (YouTube clip) and James Earl Jones as Troy (YouTube clip); Act 1, Scene 3 "I don't want him to be like me!" with Denzel Washington as Troy (YouTube clip
  • note-taking about characterization, structure, repeated/parallel scenes, symbolism, allusion in Fences 
  • FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT:  written comparison effectiveness and complexity of Denzel Washington  and James Earl Jones scenes (with detailed evidence)
  • focus on thesis for SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 3 part 1 (instructions and rubricOthello online text, thesis template) 

Thursday 

 

Week of 23 September

Monday

  • Fences Act 2 reading and discussion
  • note-taking about characterization, structure, repeated/parallel scenes, symbolism, allusion in Fences

Wednesday  

Thursday

 

Week of 30 September

Monday

Wednesday  

  • SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 4:   AP-exam open prompt essay about Fences and Troy's complex character 

Thursday 

  • HUMANITIES CONNECTION Montaigne (notesMontaigne's tower) 
  • DIFFERENTIATION: self-reflection on humanities connections 
  • preparation for SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 5: Socratic seminar (graphic organizer, rubric)
  • DIFFERENTIATION: conferencing and independent work on SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 2 revision (notesorganizer for revision)  and SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 3.1 revision 

 

Week of 7 October  FALL BREAK

     

     

     

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