AP English IV Literature and Composition
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______________________________________________________EXTRA CREDIT: COMPLETE BY THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF EACH NINE WEEKS. You must read the book and complete and MWDS for the book of your choice.Extra credit tests are a REPLACEMENT for IN CLASS TEST grades ONLY. Students may take an extra credit test as an EXTRA grade to mitigate the damage from outside of class assignments.Students may take one extra credit test per nine weeks. Almost all extra credit books can be found in OUR LIBRARY. Many are available as free downloads.You will come in before or after school, submit your MWDS and take a 50 or 100- question objective test concerning one of the following novels:
And Then There Were None (Ten Little Indians)
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Lord of the Flies
Mayor of Casterbridge
Pride and Prejudice
A Raisin in the Sun
A Tale of Two Cities
4th Nine Weeks Daily Agenda:
Poetry Analysis: "The Maldive Shark"
Q3 (Open essay) prep work - choosing 3 major works
Poetry Analysis: "In the Desert"
AP Multiple Choice practice passage
Finish Q3 prep work assignments
Catch up on Poisonwood Bible
March 29/April 2
Poetry Analysis: "The Sun Underfoot Among the Sundews"
AP Multiple Choice practice
Poisonwood Bible time
Poetry Analysis: "All That Time"
PWB Book 3/4 Talk - study guides due
Poetry Analysis: "Pity Me Not"
Q3 Timed Essay (Deception)
Poetry Analysis: "Sestina"
Lesson on sestinas - and assignment (write one for a test grade - due May 15/16
Discuss East View Senior poem - also a test grade due April 26/27
Poetry Analysis: "Icarus"
AP Multiple Choice Practice
Debrief Q3 essay and score your own
Poetry Analysis: "A Psalm of Life"
Q2 - Prose essay - tackling the prompt, passage and creating a thesis statement
Poetry Analysis: "A Supermarket in California"
Poisonwood Bible Book Talk 5 and study guides due
Poetry Analysis: "Swan and Shadow"