• Advanced Placement English Language and Composition

    Instructor: Angelee Kovach Connors

Announcements

  • May 9-13

    Mon-[1] Independent Reading [2] Practice Multiple Choice
    Tue-[1] Independent Reading [2] AP Exam Three Types of essays review
    Wed-[1] AP English Language and Composition Exam
    Thu-[1] Discuss Exam [2] Independent Reading [3] Foreign vocabulary used in English Pre-test
    Fri-[1] Independent Reading [2] Foreign vocabulary notes

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  • May 2-6

    Mon-[1] Synthesis #2 returned [2] Independent Reading Time * Final Verbal Test Retake
    Tue-[1] Review AP test vocabulary [2] Euphemisms [3] Independent Reading time
    Wed-[1] AP Test vocabulary Quiz [2] Independent Reading
    Thu-[1] Synthesis Essay #3 Practice
    Fri-[1] Multiple Choice Practice

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  • April 25-29

    Mon-[1] Final Verbal Test [2] Multiple Choice Practice [3] Independent Reading
    Tue- [1] AP Exam vocabulary [2] Independent Reading
    Wed-[1] Sampling of Free Response {3rd} Type essay [2] Preparation for Seminar on grading the Free Response essay [3] Synthesis Analysis
    Thu-Socratic Seminar [1] Small group [2] full class
    Fri-[1] Independent Reading [2] Test over AP Exam vocabulary

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  • April 18-22

    Mon-[1] Pre-bubble for AP Exam [2] Independent Reading Go to practice online sites for multiple choice {Varsitytutors, apstudent, MyMaxScore...}
    Tue-[1] Independent Reading [2] Synthesis Essay returned and discussed [3] Grammar practice
    Wed-[1] Final Test on Verbals [2] Independent Reading
    Thu-[1] Independent Reading [2] Preview Free Response essays samples, prompts
    Fri-[1] Synthesis Essay #2 …

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  • April 11-15

    Mon-[1] Independent Reading and conferences [2] Review Verbals Practice #2 [3] Multiple Choice practice websites
    Tue-[1] SAT/PSAT Testing Day
    Wed-[1] Verbal Practice #3 [2] Synthesis Essay returned/discussion
    Thu-[1] Final Test-Verbals [2] Independent Reading requirements 2nd Marking Period
    Fri-[1] Synthesis Essay #2 (Timed)

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  • March 28-April 1

    Mon-[1] Independent Reading [2] Research Synthesis Essay samples @ College Board/AP Central
    Tue-[1] Independent Reading [2] Discuss research from 3/28/16 Homework: Intro and 1st proof for a synthesis essay
    Wed-[1] Return Rhetorical Device Essay [2] Finish Verbal PowerPoint and return Verbals Practice #1
    Thu-[1] Timed Practice Synthesis Essay
    Fri-[1] Independent Reading and Student Book …

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  • March 21-25

    Mon-[1] Final Verb Tense Test [2] Independent Reading Time Homework: Synthesis Essay samples make a plan for one them * PowerPoint in files below
    Tue-[1] Independent Reading Time [2] Grammar book pp. 398-403 Verbal notes and exercises due: 3/24/16
    Wed-[1] Rhetorical Analysis Essay Practice #2 [2] Independent Reading Time
    Thu-[1] Discussion of synthesis exercise and evaluation samples [2] Correct …

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  • March 14-18

    Mon-[1] Independent Reading Time [2] Notes-Twelve Verb Tenses
    Tue-[1] Rhetorical Analysis exercise {Intro and one proof/Kerry v. Bush} [2] Review verb tenses with practice exercise #1
    Wed-[1] Independent Reading Time and Instructor/Student Book Talks Rm T-4
    Thu-[1] Independent Reading Time [2] Verb Tense Tense practice exercise #2
    Fri-[1] Independent reading Time [2] Return final verb tense …

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  • March 7-11

    Mon-[1] Independent Reading Time [2] Comparison of actual student samples of the Rachel Carson Rhetorical Analysis essays w/College Board rubric and scores
    Tue-[1]Timed Rhetorical Analysis Essay {Queen Elizabeth I speech at Tilbury} [2] Review rhetorical devices
    Wed-[1] Final Rhetorical Device Test [2] Independent Reading Time
    Thu-[1] Return Rhetorical Analysis essays # 1 [2] Discuss rubric [3] …

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  • February 29-March 4

    Mon-[1] Independent Reading Time [2] Notes SOAPStone method for literary analysis
    Tue-[1] Independent Reading Time [2] Literary Essay Sample #1 Twain-Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses and Malcolm X: Autobiography
    Wed-SNOW DAY
    Thu-[1] Discuss Literary Sample #1 samples and strategy paragraph [2] Literary Essay #2 Rachel Carson's Silent Spring {Intro paragraph and one strategy paragraph}
    Fri-[1] …

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  • February 22-26

    Mon-[1] Discuss Hills like White Elephants [2] PowerPoint on symbolism in HLWE Homework: Persuasive essay Due: February 26, 2016
    Tue-[1] Rhetorical Device research and assignment
    Wed-[1] Discuss rhetorical devices [2] Rhetorical Device Practice #1
    Thu-Snow Day
    Fri-[1] Rhetorical Device Practice #2 [2] Independent Reading

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  • February 16-19

    Mon-Presidents' Day
    Tue-[1] Go over Practice Exam Answers {Multiple Choice} Homework: A & P by John Updike Imagery, Allegory, and Symbolism
    Wed-Class Canceled
    Thu-[1] Hand back previous assignments [2] Discuss A & P [3] Short film-A & P Homework: Short essay
    Fri-[1] Read Hemingway short story w/guided reading [2] PowerPoint on HLWE Homework: Persuasive essay due: February 26, 2016‚Äč

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  • February 8-11

    Mon-[1] Discussion of Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" [2] Oscar Short
    Tue-[1] Independent Reading [2] Bierce vocabulary assignment Homework: Thurber's "The Catbird Seat"
    Wed-[1] Independent Reading [2] Thurber Diction Lesson
    Thu-[1] AP English Exam Multiple Choice Practice

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  • February 8-11

    Mon-[1] Discussion of Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" [2] Oscar Short
    Tue-[1] Independent Reading [2] Bierce vocabulary assignment Homework: Thurber's "The Catbird Seat"
    Wed-[1] Independent Reading [2] Thurber Diction Lesson
    Thu-[1] AP English Exam Multiple Choice Practice

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  • February 1-5

    Mon-[1] Introduction to Course [2] Independent Reading description [3] Diagnostic Quiz on literary terms
    Tue-[1] Finish quiz form 2/1 Homework: Read Ambroise Bierce's An Occurrence on Owl Creek Bridge -highlight examples of foreshadowing
    Wed-[1] Othello discussion plot/themes/concepts
    Thu-[1] Thug Notes Othello [2] Interview with Ewan MacGregor on Iago [3] Othello Quotes analysis [4] Othello …

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