AP Language Calendar

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  • Code of Conduct
    All day
    2018.08.06

    students read and discussed the code of conduct handbook

    Students will test on this in Homeroom Tuesday

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  • Syllabus
    All day
    2018.08.07

    Discussed the class syllabus, rules, and website section for AP Lang.

    –Homework–Students are to sign (both printed and electronic) the syllabus, academic dishonesty, and class rules sheets by Friday, August 10, 2018.

    –Turnitin.com —Students are REQUIRED to set up a turnitin.com account by Friday, August 10, 2018.

    1. Go to turnitin.com
    2. Click on the “Create Account” link to the upper right.
    3. Click on the “Student” link.
    4. Within this window you will add Class ID and password.
    • Class Id–18530367
    • Enrollment key–aplang18-19
    1. You also will add your account information (first and last name, email, password, secret question.)

    When you finish and exit the wizard, you can log in to your account by entering your e-mail address and the password you created in the appropriate fields of the sign in box and clicking “Log In.”

     

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  • Terms Diag.
    All day
    2018.08.08

    Students worked on a rhetorical terms diagnostic

    –Homework–sign syllabus (paper and electronic), sign-up for turnitin.com, sign attendance contracts

     

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  • AP MC Diagnostic
    12:16
    2018.08.09

    students took an AP Lang multiple choice diagnostic

    –Homework–get syllabus signed (paper and electronic) and sign-up for turnitin.com by tomorrow

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  • Timed Write/Discussion
    All day
    2018.08.10

    Today, we took the time to discuss what AP Lang is and how the course is beneficial to not only writing skills but having the basic skills that colleges are looking for and how to be successful.

    The timed write that was scheduled is postponed until Monday.

    –Homework–complete enrollment for turnitin.com and work on summer reading assignment

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  • Writing Diagnostic
    All day
    2018.08.13

    Students took an argumentative writing diagnostic

    –Homework–work on summer reading

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.08.14

    Students began taking Cornell notes over Native American Myths

    –Homework–work on summer reading

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.08.15

    completed notes over Native American Myths and notes over Puritanism

    –Homework–work on summer reading (esp. The Crucible)

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.08.16

    students took notes over Puritanism and began notes over Colonialism

    –Homework–work on summer reading

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.08.17

    Students completed notes over Colonialism and began notes on Argument

    –Homework–read/print/annotate the chapter on Argument and bring to class any questions that you have (look at handouts page for the chapter)—-WORK ON SUMMER READING TOO!

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.08.20

    Students began notes over Argument writing

    –Homework –Print Iroquois and Smith and bring to class—work on summer reading –begin USA Test Prep

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  • Iroquois League
    All day
    2018.08.21

    students read the passage “The Constitution of the Five Nations” and annotated looking for specific examples of :  myths, motif, exordium usage, shifts, and author’s purpose.

    –Homework–USA test prep, summer reading, and print John Smith

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.08.22

    students completed notes over argument essay writing

    –Homework–print John Smith, USA Test prep, and summer reading

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  • Thesis Statements
    All day
    2018.08.24

    students worked on breaking down and forming thesis statements

    –Homework–make sure you have finished reading and annotating John Smith, USA test Prep, and summer reading (due 8/31/2018)

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  • Thesis Statements
    All day
    2018.08.27

    students will complete the thesis statement practice from Friday and begin work on pre-writing and thesis statement for the prompt given in class

    –Homework–complete thesis and pre-write, USA Test prep, and Summer reading

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  • Thesis Statements/Intro
    All day
    2018.08.28

    Students took notes on how to organize an introduction and continued to work on thesis statements

    –Homework–COMPLETE thesis statements, if approved –move on to introductions, USA test prep, and summer reading

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  • Thesis/Intros
    All day
    2018.08.29

    students continued working on thesis statements and began working on introductions

    –Homework–get thesis statements approved, USA test prep, and summer reading

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  • Bodies/Conclusions
    All day
    2018.08.30

    Students took notes over how to set-up a proper conclusion and body paragraphs —began to write each based on the prompt given on Monday.

    –Homework–complete rough draft work on the above–USA test prep–Summer Reading due tomorrow!!

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  • Summer Reading
    All day
    2018.08.31

    Students took a reading exam over the summer reading assignments

    –Homework–work on rough drafts of the essay started in class, print the next five  authors’ works and the TEDtalk sheet from handouts tab by Wednesday

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