AP Language Calendar

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  • Picture Day/Thesis
    All day
    2019.09.02-2019.09.09

    Students took their pictures for the yearbook—-students worked on how to write thesis statements

    –Homework–complete thesis statement sheets and work on USA test prep

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  • Thesis
    All day
    2019.09.05

    Students took notes over thesis statement writing for rhetorical analysis,  took a title punctuation quiz,  continued to work on thesis statement for Smith and Iroquois

    Homework– complete rough draft and USA test prep

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  • Winthrop
    All day
    2019.09.10

    students began reading and annotating Winthrop’s piece (see handouts) focusing on diction, tone, syntax, style and figurative language –with the placement of identifying evidence to support responses

    –Homework–USA Test prep

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  • Winthrop
    All day
    2019.09.11

    Students wrote a quick write over 9/11

    Students continued the discussion of Winthrop focusing on language, tone, diction, syntax and style

    –Homework–Read Bradford and annotate for the same language components as Winthrop and then write a brief paragraph comparing the language style of the the two authors——–USA Test prep

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  • Rowlandson
    All day
    2019.09.12

    students were supposed to begin discussion over Mary Rowlandson, but since more than half the class did not complete the assignment for Bradford that was due, only a small handful worked on Rowlandson while the rest worked to complete Bradford.

    –Homework–USA TEST PREP—you are to annotate Rowlandson’s “A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson” Page one to the end of the 2nd remove and the 19th Remove—Annotations ARE due in class tomorrow in order to discuss and move forward with the next steps for Rowlandson and Rhetorical analysis

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  • Wheatley/Bradstreet
    All day
    2019.09.17

    Read/Annotated using TPCASTT Wheatley’s poem and began the first poem for Bradstreet

    –Homework–Complete TPCASTT for both of Bradstreet’s poems and USA test prep

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  • Unit 1 exam
    All day
    2019.09.19

    students took the Unit 1 Progress check exam from AP and took a stream of conciseness timed write

    –Homework–USA test prep and begin annotating the chapter on Argument

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  • Progress
    All day
    2019.09.20

    Teacher went over the scores and the MCQs from the collage board AP Classroom progress check

    –Homework–USA test prep and students are to review over their answers from AP Classroom and see if they can figure out why they got some answers wrong and what elements they missed in the FRQ

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  • Argument
    All day
    2019.09.23

    discussed the chapter that students were to annotate over the weekend and began even more detailed notes over argument essays

    –Homework–USA test prep and if you did not finish or were not thorough with your annotations, complete them

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  • Argument
    All day
    2019.09.24

    Students read and annotated an argumentative piece focusing on  revolutionary  writers and responded to argumentative questions

    –Homework–USA test prep

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  • Argument
    All day
    2019.09.26

    Completed discussion over argument notes–began reading/annotating Franklin (focusing on identifying elements of argument and satire)

    –Homework–USA test prep and read/annotate the rest of Franklin and Jefferson (annotating for elements of argument–Due at the beginning of class tomorrow

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  • Jefferson
    All day
    2019.09.30

    students began working on a student group version of the Declaration of Independence through a group google doc

    –Homework–complete group assignment  (due in class tomorrow) and USA test prep

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