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We will continue our study of Poetry this week. Remember that you will have a final exam for this unit on Monday Nov 6, 2017.
You will be responsible for recognizing the poetic terms, characteristics of specific poets and poetic devices. See our schedule below for more specifics for this week:
Monday -AP Lit Quickfire Challenge:Theme Poetic Analysis
Tuesday - Poetry Explication Writing Workshop
Wednesday - Denotation and Connotation in Poetry
Thursday - Archetypes and Symbolism in Poetry
Friday - Modeling of Poetry Tour Project – The Author to Her Book by Anne Bradstreet
This week we will begin your unit on poetry. You will be assigned a Poetry Project This is a four part project designed to facilitate poetry appreciation for you and others. You will take your class to a pre-selected spot on a pre-selected date to view a visual poetry presentation as well as a teaching lesson. You will also explicate the poem in writing for your teacher as well as share selected lines with students at Pebblebrook. We as AP Literature scholars have a responsibility to spread appreciation of good poetry around our school, community and the world. Each student will be given a specific date according to the geography of the tour. All students will take a test on from the poems presented in your class Monday November 6, 2017.
Monday: Jealousy Project/Othello Data Sheet/Final Supplements Tuesday: Poetry Learning Stations
Wednesday: Sonnets: a close reading
Thursday: Tone and Mood in Poetry Friday: Poetry QuickFire
This week we will conclude our study of Othello. There will be a comprehensive exam of Othello on Friday and a Socratic Seminar on Thursday. Please note you will only go to 3rd and 4th Block on Wednesday so there will be NO Class that day. Please use this time to prepare for the seminar and exam.
Monday - finish watching Othello
Tuesday - Othello Learning Stations - characterization, quote analysis, jealousy project overview, Socratic seminar practice (Alien in Venice)
Wednesday - No Class
Thursday - Othello Socratic Seminar
Friday - Othello Comprehensive exam
This week we will being our exploration of Shakespeare's Othello. We will use a Marxist and Critical Race theory lens when analyzing this text.
You will be responsible for reading the text outside of class and we will watch the play adaptation in class. As a group we will go back and look at specific texts to analyze.
Monday - A Right to Love
We will analyze a song and a poem that discuss similar themes. You will compare and contrast the two works.
Tuesday - Getting to Know You
Using Cornell Notes, you will read and analyze the introductory materials for Othello. You will also read Act 1 Scenes 1-2.
Wednesday - Break a Leg
We will begin watching the play adaptation of Othello; You will answer guided questions about key scenes in Act 1-3.
Thursday - The Show Must Go On
We will continuing to watch the play adaptation of Othello. You will have pinwheel discussions with your classmates about the story. At home you will read important scenes from today's viewing.
Friday - The Final Countdown
We will watch the final act of Shakespeare's Othello. We will begin our characterization charts of Othello as a tragic hero.
In this unit we will read works where the characters grapple with issues of culture and identity. It will be important, moving forward, that you read every text closely. Ask yourself critical questions about the choices made by the characters and the authors.
Monday - Unit Test (practice for the AP Lit exam and submission of essay question from last week)
Tuesday - Discussion and activity around Battle Royale by Ralph Ellison; Read and discuss Mericans by Sandra Ciseneros
Wednesday - TP-CAST Identity Poetry Study
Thursday - King of Bingo
Friday - Reader's Theatre of August Wilson's Fences
This week we will conclude our unit on familial relationships by reading work by Flannery O'Connor and Joyce Carol Oates. Get ready to analyze some interesting family dynamics by close reading some classic short stories.
Monday - Labor Day
Tuesday - You will present your Of Mice and Men individual projects and your group Character Sociograms.
Wednesday - We will read "A Good Man is Hard to Find" by Flannery O'Conner. In pairs you will discuss the theme, syntax, and imagery used in the text. Based on the story you will complete an assigned literature circle role and be prepared for a literature circle meeting on Thursday.
Thursday - Students will meet and discuss the work in a literature circle. Students will read "Where are you going? Where have you been?" Using the SIFT method students will analyze the short story.
Friday -We will complete a quick draft for an AP Literature exam prompt. Using one of the stories that we have read in class this semester you will respond to the question.