AP English IV Literature and Composition
Major Works Data SheetYou will create a MWDS for ALL major works in AP and Pre-AP English. It will count as two daily grades (primarily completion) in the class.The purpose of the major works data sheet is not only to assist you in analysis and review of the work but also to provide a study guide for the literature and composition free-response question on the AP exam your senior year.****AP STUDENTS****
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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
SECOND NINE WEEKS Daily Agenda:
Poetry Analysis: "Indian Summer"
AP Multiple Choice Practice
Poetry Analysis: "The Illiterate"
Debrief Poetry Analysis - "For That He Looked Not Upon Her"
Unit 1 Vocabulary Quiz - Unit 1 packet is due
Begin reading Act 1 of Hamlet
Poetry Analysis: "Life in a Love"
More Browning poetry (for fun, NOT to be TP-CASTTed) - "Porphyria's Lover" and "My Last Duchess"
Continue working on soliloquy analysis
Oct 31/Nov 1
No poetry analysis today
Continue reading Hamlet
Poetry Analysis: "The Chimney Sweeper"
Detailed Soliloquy Analysis #2: "To be or not to be"
Poetry Analysis: "Haiku"
Unit 2 Vocabulary - test next time
continue working on soliloquy analysis
Poetry Analysis: "Variation on the Word Sleep"
Unit 2 Vocabulary Test
Continue reading Act 3 of Hamlet
TP-CASTT Poems due next time
Soliloquy Analysis #3 "How all occasions do inform against me"
Complete soliloquy analysis #3
Turn in 2nd nine week poems - TEST GRADE
Review for Hamlet test
Begin watching Hamlet (Kenneth Branaugh version)
Continue watching movie
Study for finals!