Assignments / Notes
Week of August 18-21:
8/18
Welcome to Course
Whole group discussion on summer reading selections
Completion of quick write assignment- Hero in Literature: Defend or Refute "hero" or "villian" with textual support
Practice AP Multiple Choice Exam

8/21
Continue discussing summer reading selections
Completion of Critical Response Writing assignment
Vocabulary study of key terms in literature

For Wednesday 8/19
Be prepared to discuss vocabulary assignment #1
We will review answers to multiple choice practice test.
Reflect on quick write assignment from Monday and develop strategies to improve timed writing skills.

August 21-September 4
Students have been busy in AP English Literature!
We have complete the following assessments on the summer reading selections: Timed Essay- Writing Prompt from previous AP exam, Passage Analysis, evaluating literary criticisms for the research based essay.

In addition, vocabulary  units 1-2 have been studied and assessed.

September 9-18th
1.Our literary study have been on Oedipus Rex and Antigone
2. Students have submitted an analytical essay from Oedipus Rex and a timed writing.
3. In addition, students have been submitting various components to the research based essay: thesis/outline, literary criticisms, rough draft, works cited page.

September 21-25
1. We will be studying the Anglo-Saxon unit with an emphasis on the epic poem--Beowulf, elegies, and ballads.
2. Students will be composing original ballads and writing more analytical compositions.
3. Vocabulary quiz#3 will be Monday 9/21
4. Final draft of research paper due Friday 9/25




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