AP Language Calendar

  • 04
    04.May.Friday

    All day
    2018.05.04

    Students will read/analyze “Ugly Truth about Beauty” and “Independence Day” with a focus on satire and precis writing 

    –Homework–

    Students will write a precis introduction for the piece “Independence Day”
  • 07
    07.May.Monday

    All day
    2018.05.07-2018.05.08

    Students will work on precis writing by correcting and enhancing the writing assignment from the previous night’s homework

    Complete final draft of the Precis

  • 09
    09.May.Wednesday

    All day
    2018.05.09-2018.05.10

    Students will read “Fly the Partisans Skies” and write a Precis based on the model by Dave Berry.

    –Homework–complete the Precis using the advanced method and following the rubric

  • 11
    11.May.Friday

    All day
    2018.05.11

    Students will take notes and analyze the tedtalk “What makes a word real?” by Ann Curzan and “txting is killing language. JK!” by John McWhorter

    –Homework–Students will complete their tedtalk analysis

  • 14
    14.May.Monday

    All day
    2018.05.14-2018.05.15

    Students will read/analyze “modest proposal” by both authors with a focus on the elements of satire and how they are constructed within each piece

    –Homework–Students will conduct a pre-write for their own version of a modest proposal based on current events