AP/Dual Credit English III Fenter
Plan for the week of Sept. 19th-23rd
Objectives Students will:
-demonstrate rhetorical analysis skills on test
-edit comma splices and fused sentences
-read expository texts
-read persuasive texts
-learn historical context (Puritans & Enlightenment)
Monday— TEKS: 6b; 9a-d
Warm-up: -Long grammar practice: comma splice, fused sentences, sentence types
-Turn in hard copy of essay.
-Read Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day to review syntactical terms
-Read David Brooks’ “What Life Asks of Us.” Analyze effect of choice in syntax.
Homework : Finish Brooks questions
Tuesday— TEKS: 15Aiv; 9a-d; 18; 19
Warm-up: Review sentence types & corrections.
-Begin reading “College Pressures”(B: p. 462; W: p. 466). Take notes on reading & style of
Homework : Finish reading “College Pressures.”
Wednesday— TEKS: 17b; 24a; 6; 10a
Warm-up: Journal: Which of the pressures Zinsser identifies has the strongest impact on you?
-Reading Quiz (“College Pressures”)
-Small group discussion.
-Discuss articles and compare to Puritan’s ideas about tradition and conformity
Homework: Study for Rhetorical term & Sentence type test.
Thursday— TEKS: 17b; 16f; 2a-c; 7; 9a-d
-Rhetorical Terms & Sentence type test (correcting comma splices & fused sentences)
-Begin reading “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.”
Friday— TEKS: 16f; 2a-c; 7; 9a-d; 15ii-iv
-Finish reading “Sinners.”
-Discuss in small groups and analyze style & appeals to logos, pathos, and ethos.
Homework: TEKS: 1a-e; Vocabulary Notebook is due Wednesday, Sept. 28th