AP Lang & Comp Assignments

                                                                                    

AP Language & Composition                              SEPTEMBER 2016

 

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Labor Day:

NO CLASSES

6

In-Class Lecture & Discussion of “Verses Upon the Burning of Our House…”

Read J. Edwards : “Sinners in the Hands..” & answer questions.

7

In-Class Lecture & Discussion of Edward’s sermon and gather background information for informal presentation on “From Plymouth to The Great Awakening”

8

Edward Taylor:

“Preface to God’s Determinations Touching His Elect” Read Aloud in class and examine Taylor’s Rhetorical Devices and Strategies.

9

Edward Taylor: “Upon a Spider Catching a Fly”

Define the use of Paradox and Conceit in the poem, then in small groups, compare with Edward’s “Sinners” spider imagery.

12

Rhetorical Devices Quiz // Vocabulary Section 9 Writing Quiz

Timed Reading: The Narrative of the Captivity of Mary Rowlandson in class.  AP Multiple Choice questions over text.

13

Sarah Kemble Knight:

“The Journal of Madame Knight”  Read in class and answer discussion questions by the end of the period.

(Tone and Puritan Transition)

14

Read excerpts from William Bradford’s “Of Plymouth Plantation”

Form small groups and answer discussion questions for the text, then share findings with class.

15

The Southern Planters:

Propaganda and the New World… Create a recruitment poster for settlers!

 

Read William Byrd tonight.

16   study this wknd!

In-Class Lecture & Discussion of Byrd’s “History of the Dividing Line”

Small-Group Project: Create a Prezi that details one of the early Colonial settlements.  RUBRIC!

19

UNIT ONE REVIEW

 

AMERICAN

COLONIAL

PERIOD

20

UNIT ONE

TEST:

 

ESSAY & SHORT ANSWER

21

Introduction to Arthur Miller’s The Crucible

 

Senator McCarthy and the Red Scare

22

 

The Crucible: Act I

23

 

Act I continued…

 

Discussion: analyze character motivations

26

Rhetorical D. & Vocab. Quiz

 

The Crucible: Act II

Discuss the Reverend Hale: Characterize his attitude toward private convictions.

27

 

Act II Continued…

 

Class discussion: Motivations and Growth

28

 

The Crucible: Act III

 

Examine parallels of Puritan court and U.S. Govt.

29

 

Act III Continued…

 

The allegory of Tituba… Who might she represent?

30

 

The Crucible: Act IV

 

Closing Arguments and crafting Thesis Claims.