AP Language Calendar

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  • Jefferson
    All day
    2019.10.01

    Students worked in groups to finalize their Declaration of Independence

    –Homework–print Adams and Copley–USA test prep

2
  • Adams
    All day
    2019.10.02

    Students worked in groups to read/annotate/analyze Adams’ letters focusing on tone, direct address, dates, and rhetorical strategies –Students also worked in groups to formulate an argumentative essay

    –Homework–USA test prep–complete annotations–print Copley

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  • Socratic
    All day
    2019.10.04

    Teacher went over the information needed to complete the questions portion of the Socratic Packet –which is due Monday in Class

    –Homework–Socratic Questions and complete USA test prep

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  • Socratic
    All day
    2019.10.07

    went over questions and directions on how to conduct the Socratic Seminar

    –Homework–make any corrections to your packet and bring to class tomorrow

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  • Socratic Seminar
    All day
    2019.10.08

    students conducted the Socratic Seminar focusing on colonial writers

    –Homework–None

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  • Progress/Notes
    All day
    2019.10.15

    students took the Collegeboard progress check #2 and began taking notes over Romanticism

    –Homework–USA Test Prep and take Cornell notes over Synthesis

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  • Notes
    All day
    2019.10.17

    completed notes over Romanticism and American Gothic, began notes over Transcendentalism

    discussed their last argument essays and the fact that they need to be corrected and redone

    –Homework–USA test prep and Hutchinson/Vowell revision

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  • TedTalk/Conference
    All day
    2019.10.22

    Students took notes over three TED talks using the TED talk form

    1. Gawande
    2. Blackmore
    3. Gladwell

    Teacher conducted individual conferences

    –Homework–USA test prep and typing up the completed TED forms following the format provided in class

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  • Timed Write
    All day
    2019.10.24

    Students took a timed-write (synthesis) for the first part of class and continued notes over transcendentalism for the second part of class

    –Homework–USA test prep

25
  • Cooper
    All day
    2019.10.25

    Students read/analyzed/annotated James Fenimore Cooper’s “The Slaughter of the Pigeons” focusing on rhetoric, “over use,” organization and characterization

    Students worked in groups to answer the following question in paragraph form:  How is language used to differentiate the characters?

    –Homework–complete any unfinished reading/analysis/annotations for the Cooper piece and the group analysis question –THIS IS DUE MONDAY IN CLASS

    Complete the USA test prep for this week

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  • Cooper
    All day
    2019.10.28

    Students did a verbal analysis practice with Cooper’s reading piece.

    Students are to go to Google classroom for further instructions.

    –Homework–USA test prep and Google Classroom

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  • Irving
    All day
    2019.10.29

    Students began reading and annotating “The Legend of Sleepy Hallow” focusing on irony, author’s purpose, similes, metaphors, syntax, satire, author’s voice and theme.

    –Homework–complete annotations for up to page 5 of the reading and write an outline as if you were to choose two of the topics above to focus on a rhetorical analysis essay—USA Test prep

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  • Irving
    All day
    2019.10.30

    students discussed findings from homework and worked on delving further

    –Homework–USA Test prep and complete the reading/annotations/ and outline (due in class tomorrow)

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  • Irving
    All day
    2019.10.31

    Students were to go to google classroom for instructions on the essay for “Sleepy Hallow”

November
November