Promethean Agenda Second Semester by 39Fxi9

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									           Wednesday 3/14 (PI DAY!) and Thursday 3/15
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES         HOMEWORK
AP Language and   Warm-Up: How many digits after      Your task is to find four
  Composition     3.14 can you name?                  sources/excerpts (nonfiction,
                                                      fiction, poem, drama, visual text,
                  -Annotate/Dissect Locavore          photo, chart, artwork or cartoon)
                  Response                            that defends, challenges or
                                                      qualifies Martin Luther King’s
                  - Read/Assign scores to student     claim that “Injustice anywhere is a
                  essays                              threat to justice everywhere”
                                                      (“Letter from Birmingham Jail”).
                  -Peer Edit Locavore responses and   Your sources should NOT
                  assign a score                      illustrate the same perspective,
                                                      but rather show different
                  Next class we will have a timed,    perspectives.
                  synthesis GRADED essay.              (see “Create Synthesis Prompt”
                                                      online)

                                                      Please identify the following with each
                                                      source*
                                                           Full MLA citation (appears underneath
                                                               the word “Source A”, “Source B”, etc.)
                                                           Excerpt from the source (no source
                                                               should be longer than a page)
                                                           Summarize the purpose of the source
                                                               in 1-2 sentences
                                                           Identify if the source supports or
                                                                negates your position


CLASS             LEARNING OBJECTIVES                 HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I      -Demonstrate understanding of        Be prepared to participate in the
                  supplemental debates by             first round of supplemental
                  participating in a one-on-one       debates.
                  debate.

                  -Reflect on debates. What went
                  well? What needs improvement?
                         Monday 3/12 and Tuesday 3/13
CLASS                   LEARNING OBJECTIVES      HOMEWORK
 AP Language and        Warm-Up: Synthesis Sources             1. Print out Question #1
   Composition          Debate                                    (Locavores p.2-9) below
                                                                  http://apcentral.collegeboard.
Claim: The              -Come to terms with what it means         com/apc/public/repository/ap
government taking       to support, oppose and qualify            11_frq_english_language.pdf
property from one
private owner to give   -Review “Synthesis Essentials” and     2) Time yourself:
to another for the      “Step by Step”                         15 minutes- Read and annotate
creation of further                                            sources A-G
economic                -Write the first body paragraph with   40 minutes: Synthesize at least
development             a partner that supports, opposes or    three of the sources and
constitutes a           qualifies (based on placement in       incorporate it into a coherent,
permissible “public     room)                                  well-developed essay that
use” under the Fifth                                           identifies the key issues
Amendment.              -Discuss responses and evaluate        associated with the locavore
                        student essays                         movement and examines their
                        -Return Rhetorical Analysis #2 and     implications for the community
                        SAT vocabulary quizzes


CLASS                   LEARNING OBJECTIVES                    HOMEWORK
     DEBATE I           Warm-Up: Spend the seven minutes Be prepared to participate in the
                        of class solidifying notes and making first round of supplemental
                        sure your outline is set.             debates.

                        -Review audience participation.

                        -Demonstrate understanding of
                        supplemental debates by
                        participating in a one-on-one
                        debate.

                        -Reflect on debates. What went
                        well? What needs improvement?
                    Thursday 3/8 and Friday 3/9
CLASS             LEARNING OBJECTIVES       HOMEWORK
AP Language and   Demonstrate knowledge of SAT           Complete 5 Steps to A 5
  Composition     Vocabulary by taking quiz. Grade in   worksheet (Guide to Synthesis
                  class.                                Essay). Bring 5 Steps to a 5 to
                                                        class.
                  -Share MP flyers. Turn in.

                  B Day: Review Irony, identify irony
                  in cartoons. Explain the humor.
                  -Analyze controversial Obama cover
                  and Jyllands-Posten Muhammad
                  cartoons controversy

CLASS             LEARNING OBJECTIVES                   HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I      -Five minute prep time                 Be prepared to participate in the
                                                        first round of supplemental
                  -Review audience participation.       debates.
                  Begin Debates

                  -Reflect on debates.




                           Wednesday 3/7
CLASS             LEARNING OBJECTIVES                   HOMEWORK
               Warm-Up #1: MLA in-text citations       -Study for SAT Vocab Quiz next
               review                                  class
               -Come to terms with the words
               “modest” and “proposal”                 -Complete “A Modest Proposal”
                                                       flyer (B Day). Print rubric and
               -List typical high school concerns      staple to analysis (you only need
               and determine modest and                half of the sheet). Your flyer
               outlandish solutions                    should be separate as I will hang
                                                       these on the wall.
               -Discuss how Swift uses satire to
               discuss the problem of poverty in
               Ireland

               -What are the advantages of his
               plan? How does he use reduction ad
               absurdum? What is Swift really
               suggesting?

               -Introduce “A Modest Proposal”
               flyer

               -Read Judy Brady’s “I Want a Wife”
               (505-507) if there is time remaining.


CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                     HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I   -Demonstrate understanding of            Be prepared to participate in the
               supplemental debate by taking quiz      first round of supplemental
                                                       debates.
               -Assign topics and prepare outline

               Careful not to repeat contentions!
               Choose your best points and predict
               your opponent’s arguments. Turn in
               outlines at the end of the class.




                  Friday 3/2 and Monday 3/5
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES       HOMEWORK
                -Demonstrate understanding of a         1. Read “A Modest Proposal” by
               rhetorical analysis by writing a timed   Jonathan Swift in Patterns for
               essay. You will have forty-five          College Writing (p. 676- 683).
               minutes to read and analyze the
               essay. Proofread your work.              2. Answer the “Purpose and
                                                        Audience” questions (1-5) on a
               - Evaluate sample essays and assign      separate sheet of paper. Come to
               a holistic score                         class ready to discuss. You will
                                                        need Patterns for College Writing.
               -Review scoring guide and assign a
               holistic score to essay. Provide a       Coming Up:
               rational as to why you should            SAT Vocabulary Quiz 3/8 (A) and
               receive that score. Submit.              3/9 (B). You should know
                                                        (acquiesce- anecdote). Previous
                                                        lists are always fair game 
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                      HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I   -Identify contentions for both sides     Prepare for a supplemental
               of a resolution                          debate quiz.

               -Examine what makes a contention         Cut audience participation into
               strong/weak and revise                   squares. We will deliver notes to
                                                        students next class.
               -Assign Supplemental Debate
               partners

               -Practice preparing and presenting a
               supplemental debate in small
               groups

               -Choose a topic for formal
               supplemental debate in class




               Wednesday 2/29 and Thursday 3/1
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES      HOMEWORK
               Warm-Up: Listen to the “Warrior       Optional Practice: Complete the
               Song”. How is war presented in this   essay on p.86-7. Time yourself.
               context? How does the message of      Then compare your response to
               this song compare/contrast with       the student responses on p.92-93.
               Swift and Twain?                      Review rhetorical strategies.
               (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
               =lTs6a0ORdQU)                         Next class we will have another
                                                     timed-writing test.
               -Review “Voyage to Lilliput” and
                                                     Note: If you scored lower than a 69, you
               “War Prayer”                          have the option to revise and edit your
                                                     paper for a new grade. If you choose to
               -Review Common Mistakes on            resubmit, you will need to schedule a
               Graduation Project paper              conference with me by 3/23. During our
                                                     conference, you will need to present your
                                                     edits and show me how you have improved
               -Return Papers                        your paper. If I see that you have taken the
                                                     time to properly edit and revise your
                                                     paper, I will grade the paper again. The
                                                     highest grade you can get is a 73. Do not
                                                     wait until the last minute. It is your
                                                     responsibility to schedule a conference
                                                     ahead of time.


CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                   HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I   TURN IN VIDEO REFLECTIONS             Complete sample outline for
                                                     homework
               -Finish performances
               - Read “Supplemental Debate”
               handout and answer questions

               -Practice a sample supplemental
               debate
                         Thursday 2/23 and Friday 2/24
CLASS                   LEARNING OBJECTIVES       HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE            Knight Time Roster                  1. Define satire
     AND                                                    2. Bring in an image or cartoon
 COMPOSITION            -Demonstrate understanding of The   that illustrates satire
                        Great Gatsby by taking an essay     3) Explain what the author is
A note about Parent     test.                               trying to convey in the satire
Assist:                                                     piece?
Until you see your      -You should spend about 20-25       4) Determine whether or not
paper with my           minutes on each question (~3/4 - 1  he/she is effective
comments, please do     page per question). Use quotes from
not contact me about    the text to support your responses. CHANGE IN PLANS: There is no
your grade. In other                                        vocabulary quiz next class. We
words, please do not                                        will resume SAT vocabulary on
contact me when                                             3/8 (list #1-2)
your grade is entered
in Parent Assist.
Receive feedback
first.
CLASS                   LEARNING OBJECTIVES                 HOMEWORK
     DEBATE I           -Review audience participation      PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE
                        and video reflection guidelines
                                                            Type your one-page, double-
                                                            spaced, video reflection if
                        -Determine order for the day        applicable (due the next time our
                                                            class is in session).
                        -Demonstrate understanding of
                        HI/DI/DUO by performing for
                        classmates




                        Friday 2/17 and Wednesday 2/22
CLASS                   LEARNING OBJECTIVES      HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE            -Demonstrate understanding of a          Identify important quotations, turning
                                                                 points and themes in The Great Gatsby.
     AND                rhetorical analysis by writing a timed   You will have an essay test next class. Bring
 COMPOSITION            essay. You will have forty-five          your book.
                        minutes to read and analyze the
A note about Parent     essay. Proofread your work.              Coming Up:
Assist:                                                          2/23 (A) and 2/24 (B) TGG Test
Until you see your      - Evaluate sample essays and assign      2/27(A) and 2/28 (B) SAT quiz
paper with my           a holistic score
comments, please do
not contact me about    -Review scoring guide and assign a
your grade. In other    holistic score to essay. Provide a
words, please do not    rational as to why you should
contact me when         receive that score. Submit.
your grade is entered
in Parent Assist.       http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/
Receive feedback        apc/public/repository/ap10_english
first.                  _language_q2.pdf
CLASS                   LEARNING OBJECTIVES                      HOMEWORK
     DEBATE I           Warm-Up: Evaluate two NFL                PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE
                        champions and analyze the way in
                        which they utilize facial gestures,      Bring a video recording device to
                        body positioning and voice to            tape your performance.
                        portray characters.


                        -Peer Edit scripts and conference
                        -Practice performing scripts in small
                        groups
               Wednesday 2/15 and Thursday 2/16
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES     HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE    -Demonstrate understanding of          -Review rhetorical menu items
     AND        Gatsby’s American Dream by             and “How to Write an AP
 COMPOSITION    participating in a fishbowl discussion Rhetorical Essay” (“AP Test Prep”
                                                       on website). There will be a
                -Assign peers to evaluate. Review      timed in-class essay next block.
                format for peer evaluation.
                                                       Coming Up:
                -Submit American Dream response        2/23 (A) and 2/24 (B) TGG Test
                and peer evaluation                    2/27(A) and 2/28 (B) SAT quiz




CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES                      HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I    Warm-Up: On a scratch piece of           Bring polished script to next class.
                paper, name a famous character,
                cartoon, athlete, politician or actor.
                Identify a famous line associated
                with that person. Turn in.


                -Analyze character in a selected text
                -Determine the way in which each
                character speaks/moves
                -Practice positioning
                - Practice speaking like character
                Monday 2/13 and Tuesday 2/14
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES       HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE   Warm-Up: Compare/Contrast Tom and        1)Finish the book
     AND       Gatsby. How are they similar? How are
 COMPOSITION   they different? Compose a list of        2) Based on your understanding
               similarities and differences and then    of The Great Gatsby, analyze
               write a thesis statement. Do not state   Fitzgerald’s conception of the
               the literal or obvious.                  American Dream (1-2 TYPED
                                                        pages). See handout for more
               -Discuss Ch.6-7                          details. Print both sheets of the
                   Gatsby’s downfall                   handout. You will need the
                   Gatsby as an invention              second handout for the
                   Tom/Sloane scene                    Fishbowl discussion.
                   HEAT
                   Nick’s birthday
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                      HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I       Analyze character in selected          Meet in C-209 next class.
                    text                                   We will work on “cutting”
                   Determine the way in which             the script in the computer
                    each character speaks/moves            lab.
                   Prepare to “cut” script




                 Thursday 2/9 and Friday 2/10
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES         HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE   - Demonstrate understanding of SAT          1)Read Ch. 6-7 in TGG
     AND       vocabulary by taking a quiz. Grade
 COMPOSITION   quizzes in class.                       2) Sign up for the AP exam (due
                                                       2/17) and submit to Literary
               - Read student essays from 5 Steps to a Magazine!
               5. Holistically score essays.

               -Switch papers. Determine how your
               peer ranks in each of the following
               categories:
               9-7 High-Range,6-5 Mid-Range, 4-1
               Low-Range
               ___ Understanding and response to
                   prompt
               ___ Understanding and
               communication of author’s intended
               effect
               ___ Provides support with specific
                   strategies, devices and elements
               ___ Organization and clarity
               ___ Effectively cites specific references
               ___ Mature style and control of diction
                   and syntax

CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                         HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I   -Finish performances and turn in video      1) Choose a text you would
               reflection.                                    like to do for your next
                                                              DI/HI/DUO. You should
               -Use your body and voice to convey             choose a different event
               your message                                   than last time. Bring your
                                                              text to next class.
               -Practice pantomimed reenactment in
               order to accurately parallel text           2) Complete video reflection (if
                                                              applicable)
               -Work on articulating phrases and
               sentences slowly and clearly

               -Speak with your body and voice

                Tuesday 2/7 and Wednesday 2/8
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES        HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE   Warm-Up: Evaluate thesis statements      1) Study for the SAT Vocab Quiz
     AND       from Ch.1-2 response papers.             2/9 (A) and 2/10 (B)
 COMPOSITION
               -Demonstrate reading comprehension       2) In 5 Steps to a 5, read p.67-
               of Ch.4-5 by taking a reading quiz.      72. Write a response to the
               Grade in class.                          Truman Capote prompt by
                                                        hand (p.71, essay on p.72-3).
               -Discuss TGG                             Limit your time to 40 minutes.

                                                        3) Bring 5 Steps to a 5 next
                                                        class.

                                                        Sign up for the AP exam (due
                                                        2/17) and submit to Literary
                                                        Magazine!


CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                      HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I   - Review performances from last class.   Watch your performance. Type
               What went well? What needs work?         your one-paged, double-
                                                        spaced reflection.
               -Evaluate performances
                                                        OR

                                                        PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE




                  Friday 2/3 and Monday 2/6
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES        HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE              SUBMIT TO THE LITERARY                     Read Ch.4-5 in TGG. Prepare
     AND                  MAGAZINE!! There is no entry limit.       for a reading quiz.
 COMPOSITION              You can submit a short story, poem,
                          essay, art, photos, etc. Please submit    Coming up:
                          to aklitmag@gmail.com or drop off in      SAT Vocab Quiz 2/9 (A) and
                          a submission box in A-206 (Nowacky’s      2/10 (B)
                          room).
                                                                    Sign up for the AP exam (due
                          -Demonstrate reading comprehension        2/17) and submit to Literary
                          of Ch.3 by taking a quiz. Edit quizzes.   Magazine!

                          -Discuss TGG
                              Gatsby as an enigma
                              Nick’s observations
                              Private conversations
                              Nick’s “love” for Jordan
                              Honesty

CLASS                     LEARNING OBJECTIVES                       HOMEWORK
      DEBATE I            -Review HI/DI/DUO rubric. Put your        Watch your performance. Type
                          name on rubric and submit. Rubrics        your one-paged, double-
Note about Debate II:     will determine presentation order.        spaced reflection.
You MUST participate
in a minimum of 5
tournaments, on
                          - Review audience participation and       OR
weekends during the       video reflection
year, approximately 1 a                                             PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE
month. You are graded     -Evaluate ~15 performances
on your performances
at these tournaments,
                          -Reflect on what makes performances
and they are very
competitive. Students     weak/strong
pay for these
tournaments, unless
they qualify for
free/reduced lunch. You
can see Ms. Koller for
more information.




                          Wednesday 2/1 and Thursday 2/2
CLASS                     LEARNING OBJECTIVES       HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE              Warm-Up: What makes a full life?          Read Ch.3 in TGG. Take note of
     AND                                                           how Nick Carraway gathers
 COMPOSITION              -Holistically grade peer’s paper based   information about Jay Gatsby.
                          on AP rubric. Turn in.                   How does all of this
                                                                   information affect Nick?
                          -Read and analyze Edwin Arlington
                          Robinson’s poetry                        Prepare for a reading quiz.

                          -Analyze the impact of author’s
                          choices regarding how to develop and
                          relate elements

                          -Demonstrate knowledge of how texts
                          from the same period treat similar
                          themes

                          -Compare and contrast Richard Cory’s,
                          Miniver Cheever’s and Eben Flood’s
                          expectations for life

CLASS                     LEARNING OBJECTIVES                      HOMEWORK
      DEBATE I            -Practice modified pantomiming (“the     1. Prepare your finalized script
                          art or technique of conveying               for next class and
Note about Debate II:     emotions, actions, feelings, etc., by
You MUST participate      gestures without speech”) and
                                                                      PRACTICE
in a minimum of 5                                                  2. Please bring something to
tournaments, on
                          establishing character
                                                                      film your performance
weekends during the
year, approximately 1 a   -Evaluate peers in small group              (iPhone video, camera,
month. You are graded     performances and provide feedback           video camera, etc.)
on your performances
at these tournaments,                                              3. You will be completing a
                          -Continue to work on blocking and
and they are very                                                     video reflection as part of
competitive. Students     gestures
                                                                      your grade for this
pay for these
tournaments, unless       -Commit intro to memory                     performance.
they qualify for
free/reduced lunch. You
can see Ms. Koller for
more information.
                Monday 1/30 and Tuesday 1/31
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES       HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE   -Review AP packets                         Analyze Fitzgerald’s language
     AND                                                 in Ch.1-2 by responding to one
 COMPOSITION   -Demonstrate reading comprehension        of the two prompts given (1-2
               by taking TGG Quiz Ch.1-2                 double-spaced typed pages).

               - Discuss the idea of the American        - You will be evaluated on how
               dream- is it a dream or reality?          well you effectively analyze
                                                         selected rhetorical techniques
               -Engage in close reading in which we      to achieve Fitzgerald’s purpose.
               analyze Nick, Jay, Tom, Daisy and
               Jordan                                    -Please incorporate at least 2-3
                                                         examples from the text
                                                         following the “quote sandwich”
                                                         model (lead-in, quote,
                                                         analysis). Do not forget to use
                                                         in-text citations.

                                                         -Read Ch.3 for Friday
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                       HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I   -Practice integrating sound effects into -Edit your script based on peer
               script                                   feedback

               -Critique structural elements of script   -Practice performance. Each of
               with peer                                 your characters should be
                                                         distinct from one another.
               -Define characters (posture, voice,
               gestures)

               -Prepare to deliver speech
                Thursday 1/26 and Friday 1/27
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES        HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE   TURN IN GRADUATION PROJECT             Read Ch.1-2 of TGG. There will
     AND       PAPERS                                 be a reading quiz at the
 COMPOSITION                                          beginning of class next period.
               -Introduce SAT Vocabulary Thursdays.
               See words/schedule online.             Pay attention to any “lavish,
                                                      descriptive passages”. We will
               -Discuss TGG Pre-Reading               analyze Fitzgerald’s style in
                  - Lost Generation                   addition to content.
                  - Class Issues
                  - “Affluent America”/materialism
                  - Read epithet at beginning

               -Review Semester One Midterm

CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                    HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I   -Analyze character in DI/HI/DUO text   -Type 2-3, double-spaced, cut
                                                      script of DI/HI/DUO. Your script
               -Determine background information      should have a clear beginning,
               and then become character in           middle and end. See Alice
               “Emotional Party”                      Sebold example on web. Bring
                                                      script to class next time we
               -Identify the structural elements of   meet.
               text, and prepare to “cut” script

               -Show model of “cut” script

               -Review Midterm
               Tuesday 1/24 and Wednesday 1/25
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES       HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE   Welcome Back! Assign second                1. Make necessary changes to
     AND       semester seats.                            Graduation Project Paper and
 COMPOSITION                                              print clean draft. Please make
               -Review Graduation Project Peer Edit       sure you put your name on this
                                                          draft. When stapling your
               - Assign groups of six. Follow peer edit   paper, please put all
               guide and check peer’s introduction,       documents in the following
               body of essay, student-generated           order:
               visual, synthesis, Works Cited, and        TOP: Teacher Rubric (different
               publication issues.                        than the one you used today)
                                                           Second: FINAL PAPER
               -In addition to using checklist, write     Third: Peer Edit Sheet. I do not
               constructive feedback on peers’ paper      need previous draft.
                                                          Bottom: Teacher Rubric from
               -Conference with peers and reflect on      First Three Pages. I do not need
               comments                                   rough draft.

                                                          2. Complete TGG pre-reading
                                                          homework. Bring TGG.
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                        HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I   Welcome Back! Assign second                Find a dramatic or humorous
               semester seats.                            event you would like to
                                                          perform. You might want to
               -Identify the components of Dramatic       bring in a few texts. Bring the
               Interpretation, Humorous                   actual book(s).
               Interpretation and DUO Interpretation
                                                          You can find a text in the
               -Analyze and observe previous              following places:
               National Forensic League champions
                                                             1) Your own bookshelf. What do
                                                                you like to read? Choose
               -Practice reading sample monologues              literature you love.
                                                             2) The library. Tell the librarian
               -Review exam                                     what types of stories you want
                                                                to tell and what kind of
                                                              characters you’d like to play.
                                                           3) www.playscripts.com (this costs
                                                              money)




  Thursday 1/12, Friday 1/13, Tuesday 1/17 and Wednesday 1/18
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES          HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE    Demonstrate knowledge of critical       1. Print “Graduation Project Peer
                                                        Edit” prior to coming to class 1/24
     AND        reading and thinking by taking the AP
                                                        and 1/25
 COMPOSITION    Language and Composition Midterm
                                                        2.Integrate a self-generated diagram,
                                                        chart, graph, table, map and/or
                                                        sketch. See “Graduation Project
                                                        Handbook” underneath “Graduation
                                                        Project” on website (p.21-23) for
                                                        details.

                                                        3. Reference the self-generated
                                                        graph/chart/table in paper.

                                                        4. Read and print out “Conclusion
                                                        Writing” from my website and write
                                                        an effective conclusion.

                                                        5. Your paper needs to be 6-8 pages.
                                                        Works Cited your reflect Works Cited
                                                        (8-10 sources)

CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES                     HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I     Demonstrate understanding of public   STUDY!
                 speaking and Debate by taking the
                 Debate I midterm.




               Tuesday 1/10 and Wednesday 1/11
CLASS            LEARNING OBJECTIVES                   HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE     Assignment Tracker: MC Questions.     1. Prepare for Midterm (see
     AND         Turn in assignment tracker when       website for study guide)
 COMPOSITION     finished. You can add “+2” if you
                 brought in cans.                      2. Sign up for the AP exam.
                                                       Please pay online no later than
                 Turn in paper if applicable.          Friday 2/17.
                                                       https://webpay.easydraft.com
                 1) Review correct answers for MC      /login.aspx?
                 passages
                                                       3. Please purchase a physical
                 2) Test peer with self-generated      copy of The Great Gatsby by F.
                 answer choices                        Scott Fitzgerald. We will read
                                                       the novel following exams.
                 3) Participate in AP Language and
                 Composition Jeopardy


CLASS            LEARNING OBJECTIVES                   HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I   1) Finish storytelling speeches.              Prepare for Midterm. See study
                                                             guide checklist on website.
               2) Identify logical fallacies and label
               which fallacy matches the correct
               description.

               3) Play Debate I Jeopardy

               4) Submit script: (STAPLED)
               Top: Revised Draft
               Middle: Peer Edit
               Bottom: Rough Draft




                Friday 1/6 and Monday 1/9
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                           HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE   Assignment Tracker: Revised                   1. Complete the sample
     AND       paragraph with annotations                    multiple choice questions from
 COMPOSITION                                                 the 2008 AP test (two passages-
               Warm-Up: Turn to your “America                see website). Answer questions
               Needs Its Nerds” in class response.           1-10 for the first passage and
               Please annotate for the following:            write possible answer choices
                     Put a squiggly line under thesis and   for the second passage. In
                      number strategies (1,2,3) listed.      other words, you will have four
                     Circle/label each strategy (based on   question stems, write the
                      numbers from above) discussed in
                      body paragraph
                                                             answer choices. One answer
                     Put a star next to each direct quote   must reflect the correct
                      you used                               answer, the other two must be
                     Underline your analysis in which you   wrong.
                      state WHY the author made the
                      choice to utilize the strategy you     2. Prepare for Midterm based
                      named
                                                             on study guide (see website)
               - Write thesis statements and revise on 3. Sign up for the AP exam.
               Promethean                              Please pay online no later than
                                                       Friday 2/17.
               -Discuss strategies Fridman used to     https://webpay.easydraft.com
               develop his argument                    /login.aspx?

               -Refresh “rhetorical menu” notes with
               additional argumentative strategies       4. Please purchase a physical
                                                         copy of The Great Gatsby by F.
               -Review Scoring Rubric                    Scott Fitzgerald. We will read
                                                         the novel following exams.
               -Look at sample papers
               (http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/ap
               c/public/repository/ap08_english_lang
               _form_b_q2.pdf)

               - Evaluate papers

               -Review Midterm Study Guide

               -Individual conferences on Grad Paper
               (if time)

CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES                       HOMEWORK
    DEBATE I   1) Review Storytelling Rubric and         Prepare for Midterm. See study
               Audience Participation Guide              guide checklist on website.
                                                         I can:
               2) Put your name on storytelling rubric   ___ define ethos, pathos, and logos
               and hand-in. This will determine the      ___ recognize when a speaker is
               order in which speeches will occur.       appealing to ethos, pathos, and/or logos
                                                         ___ identify logical fallacies (red herring,
                                                         tu quoque, post hoc ergo propter hoc,
               3) Demonstrate understanding of           non sequitur, etc.)
               storytelling, but presenting speech to    ___ determine which logical fallacy is
               class                                     apparent when given an example
                                                         ___ identify the norms/protocols for a
                                                         Public Forum Debate (see handout
               4) Submit script: (STAPLED)               explaining PFD)
               Top: Revised Draft                        ___ identify the characteristics of voice
                                                         (volume, pitch, inflections, rates, pause,
               Middle: Peer Edit                         enunciation and vocal variety)
               Bottom: Rough Draft                       ___ recognize appropriate behavior,
                                                         gestures, facial expressions during
                                                         Declamation and PFD
                                                           ___ read a speech and complete a
                                                           SOAPSTone (Speaker, Occasion,
                                                           Audience, Purpose, Subject, and Tone)
                                                           ___ read about an issue, articulate a
                                                           resolution and identify pros and cons




          Monday 1/2/12 and Tuesday 1/3/12
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES              HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE   WELCOME BACK and KNIGHT          Print and read “America Needs Its
     AND       TIME                             Nerds” (see website). Annotate and
 COMPOSITION                                    write thesis according to handout.
               Warm-Up: Differentiate
                                                Blue: Identify the mode (narrative, expository,
               between active and passive       persuasive or satire)
               voice.                           Yellow: Identify ethos, pathos, and logos (and label
                                                accordingly)
               1. Review comma rules.           Red: Mark the tone shift or contrast (At what point
                                                does the author shift his point of view?)
               Identify the appropriate place   Green: Identify rhetorical question, repetition,
               to insert a comma.               juxtaposition, evidence, analogy, metaphor (if
                                                present)
               2. Plagiarism Mini Workshop
                                                Please purchase a physical copy of The
               3. Review multiple choice        Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. We
               passages from before break.      will read the novel following exams.
               Clarify areas of confusion.
    DEBATE I    Warm-Up: Share stories from      Type stories for next class
                winter break utilizing story
                telling techniques from
                storytelling unit.

                1. Introduce “What things do
                you carry?”

                2. Write story for 25-30
                minutes

                3. Share stories

                4. Formalize and type for next
                class




               Thursday12/15 and Friday 12/16
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES              HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE    Turn in first three pages of Enjoy your vacation 
     AND        Graduation Project (STAPLED)
 COMPOSITION
                Warm-Up: Name that fallacy.
                What is wrong with the
                paragraph?

                2. Review multiple choice
                passages from Five Steps to a
                Five. Identify which part of
                the text corresponds with
                each question.

                3. Complete last MC passage
                in Diagnostic test (p.27-29)
               4. Complete the course survey




    DEBATE I   1. Present story to a select      Enjoy your vacation 
               group of peers

               2. Evaluate peers based on
               introduction, projection, vocal
               variety, delivery and overall
               effect

               3. Conduct a “Story Smack
               Down”, vote on favorite story
               and perform in front of entire
               class

               4. Discuss what makes
               stories/performances
               effective

               5. Complete a class survey




               Friday 12/9 and Monday 12/12
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES               HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE   Assignment Tracker: Gary          1. Type first three pages of Graduation
    AND       Soto Paragraph                    Project (double spaced, Times New
COMPOSITION                                     Roman, 12 pt font). Do not forget to
              1. Demonstrate                    bold your thesis. Please paginate in the
              understanding of logical          upper right-hand corner. Instead of last
              fallacies by taking the logical   name use ID number.
              fallacy quiz. Grade in class.

              2.Review common errors on
              first three pages of Grad
                                                2.   PRINT         out the “Peer Review
                                                first three pages” from my website
              Project paper
                                                (underneath “Graduation Project”) and
                                                bring to class next class.
              3. Show samples of exemplary
              students

              4. Review Peer Edit (available
              online)
  DEBATE I    - Demonstrate knowledge of        Bring in a favorite children’s book or
              Public Forum Debate by            story.
              participating in formal debate

              - Assess peers utilizing the
              audience participation form

              - PFD reflection
              *Turn in presentation outline
              and Works Cited after
              performing. Make sure your
              name is on everything you
              turn in.
               Wednesday12/7 and Thursday 12/8
CLASS            LEARNING OBJECTIVES              HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE     1. Identify components of an     1. Study for Logical Fallacy Quiz
     AND         effective introduction and
 COMPOSITION     begin writing                    2. Finish Gary Soto analysis paragraph

                 2. Review how to integrate a     3. First three pages of Graduation
                 quote into the body                 Project paper due 12/13 (A) and
                 paragraphs                          12/14 (B).

                 3. Review in- text citations

                 4. Review Gary Soto
                 annotations

                 5. Write thesis following
                 thesis formula

                 6. Write a sample body
                 paragraph analyzing the way
                 in which Soto “recreates the
                 experience of his guilty six-
                 year-old self”
    DEBATE I     -Review PFD procedures           PRACTICE PFDS!!!
                                                  Do not forget to dress professionally on
                 - Demonstrate knowledge of
                                                  your performance date.
                 Public Forum Debate by
                 participating in formal debate

                 - Assess peers utilizing the
                 audience participation form


                 *Turn in presentation outline
                 and Works Cited after
                 performing. Make sure your
                 name is on everything you
                 turn in.
                  Thursday 12/1 and Frida

               Monday 12/5 and Tuesday 12/6
CLASS          LEARNING OBJECTIVES               HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE   Hand in Formal Outline and        Homework: Read the sample AP
     AND       Works Cited (STAPLED)             passage from Gary Soto. Please
 COMPOSITION                                     annotate based on the guide provided
               1. Share logical fallacy          on the archetype worksheet.
               projects
                                                 Yellow: Identify the mode (narrative, expository,
                                                 persuasive or satire)
               2. Identify author’s strategies   Blue: Mark relevant transitional
               in each mode of writing           words/punctuation (Which words indicate the
               (narrative, expository,           author is shifting tones?)
                                                 Red: Mark the tone shift (At what point does the
               persuasive, and satire). Learn    author shift his point of view?)
               how to recognize and analyze      Green: Identify archetypes (Are symbols or familiar
               strategies in an AP passage       prototypes present?)
                                                 Orange: Rhetorical devices or tropes that
                                                 contribute to the overall meaning
               3. Examine common
               archetypes in literature and      Coming up:
               film                              4. Logical Fallacy Quiz- Friday
                                                    12/9 (A) and Monday 12/12 (B)
                                                 5. First three pages of Graduation
                                                    Project paper due 12/13 (A)
                                                    and 12/14 (B)

    DEBATE I   -Review PFD procedures            PRACTICE PFDS!!!
                                                 Do not forget to dress professionally on
               - Demonstrate knowledge of
                                                 your performance date.
               Public Forum Debate by
               participating in formal debate

               - Assess peers utilizing the
               audience participation form


               *Turn in presentation outline
               and Works Cited after
                performing. Make sure your
                name is on everything you
                turn in.




               Thursday 12/1 and Friday 12/2
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES            HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE    Warm-Up: Peer Review           1. Complete logical fallacy project.
     AND        outline/ Works Cited              Follow directions!!
 COMPOSITION
                1. Identify transitions/       2. Revise outline and Works Cited
                punctuation marks that steer      based on peer feedback
                author’s POV
                                               Please staple in order (prior to
                2. Detect when and how         class):
                authors shift their POV
                                                  1.   Formal Outline (final)
                3. Practice “dissecting” a        2.   Works Cited (final)
                sample AP passage                 3.   Peer Review Sheet
                                                  4.   Initial Formal Outline
                                                  5.   Initial Works Cited
     DEBATE I         Warm-Up: Identify common        1. Revise PFD outline/ Works Cited
                      errors in contentions and
                      evidence                           2. PRACTICE!!! Groups 1-3 be
                                                            prepared 
                      3. Peer edit contentions,
                         evidence, questions and         3. Dress professionally on the day of
                         Works Cited                        your performance

                      2. Practice performing
                      pro/con speeches in two
                      minutes




Knight Time:
Tell me about your Best/Worst day. In your response
include a synecdoche, metonymy, Periphrasis, Anthimeria
and Anadiplosis. Label each in parentheses.
Synecdoche= Clap
Metonymy= Snap
Periphrasis: hands in the air
Anthimeria: Sherlock holmes chin Scratch
Anadiplosis: Stand up




                Tuesday 11/29 and Wednesday 11/30
CLASS                 LEARNING OBJECTIVES             HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE          1. Review multiple choice        1. Update Works Cited and include four
     AND              questions from 5 Steps to a 5   additional sources (15 total). Remove all
 COMPOSITION          Diagnostic Exam                 thesis statements from Works Cited.
                                                      Bold primary source.
                      2. Brainstorm multiple choice
                      strategies and read p.42-47     2. Print formal outline and peer edit
                                                      checklist from the website. Type formal
                      3. Apply multiple choice        outline following guidelines for next
                      strategies to an additional     class. (See “Graduation Project”)
                      passage. Work with partner to
                      figure out best choice.       3. Print “Logical Fallacy Project” (See
                                                    Argumentation). Due 12/5 (A) and 12/6
                      4. Introduce the formal       (B)
                 outline due next class
                                                 4. Bring 5 Steps to a 5 to class
                 5. Introduce the “Logical
                 Fallacy Project”




    DEBATE I     Meet in C-209 today.            Prepare PFD:

                                                    1. Complete outline
                 -Complete necessary research
                                                    2. Print Works Cited page
                 for PFD                            3. PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE
                 - Find PFD outline on website
                 and type formal outline
                 - Create a Works Cited page
                 following format
                 - Determine which student is
                 presenting first and second




               Tuesday 11/22 and Monday 11/28
CLASS            LEARNING OBJECTIVES             HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE   Warm-Up: Read “The Devil          1. Complete p.19-20 in Five Steps to a
    AND       and Joe Paterno” by Ross             Five (Read the passage and answer
COMPOSITION   Douthat. Identify the central        multiple choice questions. Bring this
              claim, find a quote that             book to class next time we meet.)
              supports this position, and
              articulate a counterclaim.        2. Find four more sources for your
                                                   Graduation Project. Next source
              -Review what makes strong            check in 12/1 (A) and 12/2 (B)
              evidence in an argument

              -Evaluate student examples of
              strong/weak evidence

              -Participate in a peer edit and
              provide feedback on a peer’s
              argument

              -Review Max Shulman’s “Love
              is a Fallacy”

  DEBATE I    1. Read New York Times Op-        Enjoy your Thanksgiving 
              Ed article “How About Better
              Parents?”

              2. Identify central claim,
              evidence and counterclaim

              3. Identify claims evidence
                 and counterclaims in
                 selected articles

              4. Practice communicating
                 ideas in 1 min.
               Friday 11/18 and Monday 11/21
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES             HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE    1. Demonstrate                  5. Read “Love is a Fallacy” by Max
     AND        understanding of logical           Shulman
 COMPOSITION    fallacies by finding your       http://www1.asknlearn.com/ri_Ilearning/E
                match.                          nglish/631/elang-ilearning/page3a.htm

                2. Identify logical fallacies   6. Complete Argument #2
                in context

                3. Dissect comics and
                identify logical flaw(s)

                4. Hand back
                schemes/tropes quiz
    DEBATE I    1. Review groups,               Find two credible sources (one pro and one
                resolutions and                 con) that support/negate your resolution.
                expectations for PFD            Print out articles and highlight/annotate for
                                                useful evidence.
                2. Identify common flaws
                in logic

                3. Test understanding of
                logical fallacies by looking
                at specific examples
                  Wednesday11/16 and Thursday11/17
CLASS                LEARNING OBJECTIVES           HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE         Turn in Outline #1             Please read p.541-543 in Patterns for
     AND                                           College Writing and take three-column
 COMPOSITION         1. Demonstrate                notes on each logical fallacy. Please record
                     understanding of schemes      both the English and Latin names if
                     and tropes by taking quiz.    applicable. Your examples should NOT be
                     Spelling matters.             from the textbook.

                     2. Discuss Harper’s Index      Logical Fallacy   Definition   Non-textbook
                                                                                   example
                                                    Begging the
                     3. Review JFK responses.       Question
                     Analyze strong/weak thesis     Argument from
                                                    Analogy
                     statements and                 Ad Hominem
                     strong/weak scheme and
                     trope analysis.

     DEBATE I        - Pick numbers from a hat     No homework 
                     and form groups

1-4 (Group 1)        - Review updated PFD
                     guidelines and schedules
5-8 (Group 2)
                     -Within group share
9-12 (Group 3)
                     articles and resolutions.
13-16 (Group 4)      Identify top three choices
                     and articulate at least one
17-20 (Group 5)      pro and one con for each
                     issue. (submit to Mrs.
21-24 (Group 6)      Stern)

25-28 (Group 7)      - Analyze charts/data and
                     recognize bias
29-31 (Group 8)
                - Hand back PFDs




               Monday 11/14 and Tuesday11/15
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES            HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE    Collect JFK response papers    1. Harper’s Index t-chart (complete on
     AND                                       worksheet)
 COMPOSITION    -To become aggressive,
                active readers, capable of     2. Complete Outline #1 (available online)
                looking under the surface of
                the literal                    3. Study for tropes/schemes quiz
                                               (There will be no word bank. You should
                -To learn that every time      know how to spell and recognize
                something is said, something   examples of each scheme/trope.)
                remains unsaid and every
                time something is written,
                something remains unwritten

                -To encompass three
                different questions while
                reading (What does it say?
                What does it mean? What
                does it matter?
                  -Return tests/Papers




    DEBATE I      -Continue PFD performances   1. Find three debatable current events
                                               articles in the newspaper. Print them
                  -Submit PFD outline and      out.
                  Works Cited following your
                  presentation                  2. Write three resolved statements that
                                               clearly advocate the solution to a
                  -Reflection                  problem by establishing a position

                                               Example:
                                               Resolved: North Korea poses a more
                                               serious threat to United States national
                                               security than Iran.




               Wednesday 11/9 and Thursday 11/10
CLASS             LEARNING OBJECTIVES          HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE    1. Review characteristics of a       1. Identify JFK’s purpose and the way in
AND COMPOSITION strong/weak thesis                   which he utilizes three tropes and/or
                statement                            schemes in his Inaugural Address (Part II
                                                     on handout). Type your one-page
                    2. Identify errors with faulty   response and submit next class. Follow
                    thesis statements and fix the    all directions.
                    error

                    3. Introduce Toulmin’s model     2. Print and complete “Outlining
                    and identify the way in which    Argument #1” from my website (due
                    the claim, evidence and          Wednesday 11/16 A and 11/17 B)
                    warrant contribute to the        (located underneath “Graduation
                    overall argument                 Project” file)

                    4. Review counterclaims and
                    practice articulating opposing
                    viewpoints

                    5. Review JFK’s Inaugural
                    Address and identify each
                    scheme/trope
     DEBATE I       -Continue PFD performances       Prepare for your PFD in applicable.

                    -Submit PFD outline and
                    Works Cited following your
                    presentation

                    -Evaluate presentations




                   Monday 11/7 and Tuesday 11/8
CLASS                LEARNING OBJECTIVES             HOMEWORK
 AP LANGUAGE    Assignment Tracker: Please        1. Read p.537-540 in Patterns
AND COMPOSITION draw a line on your
                assignment tracker to             2. Identify schemes and tropes in JFK’s
                indicate the next quarter.        Inaugural Address (Part I only). Please
                Grad Project Source #3            print from the web.
                Check.

                   Warm-Up: Compare and
                   contrast the progression
                   from premise to conclusion
                   (introduce inductive and
                   deductive reasoning)

                   -Identify examples of
                   deductive and inductive
                   reasoning

                   - Review and evaluate
                   Rhetoric Test #2

                   - Interactive Reading: Share
                   Scheme/Trope piece (turn in)

    DEBATE I       -Check completion of PFD       Prepare for your PFD in applicable.
                   outline and Works Cited

                   - Introduce Audience
                   Participation/Review PFD
                   format (highlight whichever
                   team you believe “won”)

                   -Submit PFD outline and
                   Works Cited following your
                   presentation
                 Thursday 11/3 and Friday 11/4
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES                 HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND Demonstrate understanding           1. Find four additional articles for
  COMPOSITION   of diction, grammar, MLA,           Graduation Project paper. Annotate the
                show vs. tell, schemes,             articles and update your Works Cited
                tropes and “says/does” by           (due next class).
                taking a rhetoric test
                                                    2. Schemes/Trope Writing Assignment
                                                    due Monday 11/7 (A) and 11/8 (B)




    DEBATE I       Warm-Up: MLA Practice            1) Finalize PFD outline from class
                   - Review PFD format and             (both sides)
                   speaker’s “duties”
                   - Discuss “Crossfire” and
                   “Final Focus”
                                                    2) Type Works Cited page
                   - Utilize the evaluation chart      according to guidelines
                   on a sample PFD
                   -Share PFD performance
                   dates
                   -Prepare PFD outline
                   -Return tests
               Tuesday 11/1 and Wednesday 11/2
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES             HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND Turn in Graduation Project      1. Study for test next class. See study
  COMPOSITION   graphic organizer               guide online.
                                                -identify the appropriate diction word that
                                                characterizes an example
                    Warm-Up: Demonstrate        -demonstrate understanding of “does” words by
                    your understanding of       performing the function of the word on a sentence
                    schemes and tropes by       (i.e. elaborate or exemplify )
                    finding your match.         - label a grammatical error in a given sentence and
                                                fix it (capitalization, underline/quote, subject-
                                                pronoun agreement,
                    -Explain how warm-up        -dangling/misplaced modifier, verb tense
                    examples illustrate each    consistency, sentence fragments and run-ons)
                                                -identify the different components of an MLA
                    scheme and/or trope
                                                citation
                                                -convert a “tell” sentence to “show”
                    -Identify schemes and       -recognize when a scheme or trope is used in a
                    tropes using literary       sentence
                                                - conduct a says/does analysis
                    examples
                                                  2. Schemes/Trope Writing Assignment
                    -Practice Show vs. Tell       due Monday 11/7 (A) and 11/8 (B)
                    “I will never forget him. How
                    could I? This man, despite
                    the fact that I do not even
                    know his name, has left an
                    indelible footprint on my
                    heart”.
     DEBATE I       Demonstrate understanding     Print and read the Works Cited
                    of argumentation on the      page off my website. You will need
                    Argumentation test.          to create a Works Cited page that
                                                 encompasses the sources you used
                                                 to collect data*

                                                 * Utilize http://www.easybib.com
                                                 to generate citations




                Thursday10/27 and Monday 10/31
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES              HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND -Distribute books and label      1. Type three-column notes
  COMPOSITION                                    (scheme/trope, definition, non-textbook
                -Practice writing a Say/Does     example)
                Analysis on a 2006 AP
                prompt                           2. Finish Graduation Project graphic
                                                 organizer
                    - Introduce Schemes/Tropes

                    -Share Descriptive Essays
                    and turn in
    DEBATE I       Warm-up: Plagiarism Mini              -Study for Argumentation Test (see
                   Lesson                               checklist for study guide)
                   *Don’t cheat the system and choose
                   sides prior to coin toss
                                                        Print and read the Works Cited
                   -Identify words that will            page off my website. You will need
                   make an argument clear,              to create a Works Cited page that
                   descriptive and                      encompasses the sources you used
                   argumentative
                                                        to collect data* (once I return your
                   -Construct an argument               sheet)
                   utilizing argumentative
                   words                                * Utilize http://www.easybib.com
                                                        to generate citations
                   -Review ethos, pathos, logos

                   -Peer edit claims, evidence
                   and warrants (turn in sheet)




               Tuesday 10/25 and Wednesday 10/26
CLASS              LEARNING OBJECTIVES                  HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND TURN IN ASSIGNMENT              1. Compose and type a one-page
  COMPOSITION   TRACKER                         description following the guidelines on
                                                the “Description Assignment” worksheet
                 Warm-Up: Rate claims           (on website)
                 based on their effectiveness
                 and revise any weak claims.    2. Complete graphic organizer (due 11/1
                                                and 11/2
                 -Conduct a peer review of
                 Works Cited page.              3. Buy 5 Steps to a 5 AP English Language
                 * Don’t forget to bold         2012-2013 (we will using this text next
                 primary source in Works        quarter)
                 Cited

                 - Review Virginia Woolf’s
                 “Death of a Moth” and the
                 Says/Does Analysis

                 -Introduce description piece.
                 Begin to pre-write.
    DEBATE I     A Day: Meet in C-108          Finish Public Forum Debate Research
                 B Day: Meet in C-209          Notes (aim for 3-4 claims per side).

                 -Identify “Resolved”           Note: All evidence must be quoted
                 Statement                      material from CREDIBLE sources. See
                                                handout for details.
                 -Utilize search engines to
                 obtain data for both the
                 pro/con of the argument
                 (you must use direct
                 quotations in the evidence
                 section and label the source
                 in a parenthetical- see
                 model)

                 -Construct 3-4 arguments
                 per side, collect CREDIBLE
                 evidence*, and provide
                 warrants to support each
                 claim
                    Friday 10/21 and Monday 10/24
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES                       HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND -Find three additional articles           - Update Works Cited Page to reflect
  COMPOSITION   that you will incorporate into            seven sources
                       your paper. By the next source
                                                          -Annotate articles and/or make note
                       check, you should have seven
                       total. For this source check, your cards
                       sources MUST include a journal,    -Complete graphic organizer (due 11/1
                       magazine, and newspaper article. and 11/2

                       -Read each article and underline      CAN POLICY CHANGE (by Monday)
                       the main argument(s). Write in
                       the margins what the argument
                       is in your own words. Highlight
                       any quotes or details you believe
                       will be helpful. I will check your
                       articles with your next source
                       check (10/25 A Day, 10/26 B
                       Day). This completed worksheet
                       is due 11/1 (A) and 11/2 (B).

                       -Use the graphic organizer below
                       to identify your
                       claims/counterclaims. At this
                       point, you should have seven
                       articles to work with. If you do
                       not have enough claims to
                       support your counterargument,
                       you will need to find articles that
                       will provide you information.
                       Remember, you are going to
                       need 15 sources total. Each
                       source should provide data to
                       support your claims listed below.
     DEBATE I        -Read “A Guide to Public Forum     -Choose top three topics stated in “Resolution”
                     Debate” and complete reading       format, turn into Mrs. Stern (most likely
                     guide                              completed in class)

                     -Review components of PFD          If you do not identify topics by the end of the
                                                        period, email Mrs. Stern by Monday 10/24 (A)
                     -Choose groups for PFD (4 per      or Wednesday (B) before 6:00 PM. If I do not
                     group, 2 per side)                 receive topics by 6:00 PM, I will choose for you.

                     - Choose top three topics stated   CAN POLICY CHANGE (by Monday)0
                     in “Resolution” format




                Wednesday10/19 and Thursday 10/20
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES                     HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND Warm-Up: Review                         Read E.B. White’s “Once More to the
  COMPOSITION   misplaced and dangling                  Lake” and answer questions 1-7 (see
                modifiers. Find and fix the             website)
                errors.
                                                        CAN DRIVE CHALLENGE:
                     1. Share responses from            1 can=candy
                     Annie Dillard’s “Living Like       5 cans= 2 extra credit points on a test*
                     Weasels”. Engage in close
                     reading analysis.                  * Extra credit will only be given
                                                        once/student. While I would love as
                     2. Analyze Virginia Woolf’s        many cans as possible, the maximum
                     “The Death of a Moth”.             amount of extra credit per student is
                     Conduct a “says/does” and          two points on a test.
                     identify the way in which
                     Woolf constructs her prose
                     with purpose.
DEBATE I   Warm-Up: Doritos vs.               No homework
           Cheetos: Using Tolumin’s
           model, construct an                CAN DRIVE CHALLENGE:
           argument why Doritos are           1 can=candy
           better AND an argument             5 cans= 2 extra credit points on a test
                                              * Extra credit will only be given once/student. While I would
           why Cheetos are better.            love as many cans as possible, the maximum amount of extra
                                              credit per student is two points on a test.
           1. Generate a list of
           debatable topics.

           2. Prepare a 2-3 minute
           presentation.

           3. Conduct an “Active
           Listening” Debate.
           -You need to actively listen to
           everyone’s speech. You may not
           take written notes.
           -You may not present your own
           arguments until you have
           repeated/summarized
           the arguments of the person who
           spoke directly before you.
           -The first person who speaks has
           the task of repeating the last
           speaker’s arguments.
           -This way he/she gets an
           opportunity to actively listen
           also.
           -If the speaker cannot summarize
           the person’s arguments he/she
           cannot speak.

           4. Reflection
                Monday 10/17 and Tuesday 10/18
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES                    HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND Turn in Narratives on your             Read Annie Dillard’s “Living Like Weasels’
  COMPOSITION   way in (papers MUST be                 and answer questions 1-9
                stapled in correct order)
                                                       CAN DRIVE CHALLENGE:
                    Warm-Up: Animal Description (See   1 can=candy
                    worksheet)
                                                       5 cans= 2 extra credit points on a test*
                    (Place Thesis/Source Check #1
                    on desk. I will check these during
                    warm-up)                           * Extra credit will only be given
                                                       once/student. While I would love as
                    1. Analyze descriptive             many cans as possible, the maximum
                    paragraph                          amount of extra credit per student is
                                                       two points on a test.
                    2. Identify characteristics of
                    mode (objective vs.
                    subjective)

                    3. Review figures of speech
                    (simile, metaphor,
                    personification, allusion)

                    4. Review
                    misplaced/dangling
                    modifiers
                   Warm-Up: Share bumper        1. Finish worksheet
                   stickers
                                                2. Look up five AK issues that can be
                   1. Review Ethos, Pathos,     debated. Write them down and bring
                   Logos                        them to class.

                   2. Explore E,P,L in dollar   CAN DRIVE CHALLENGE:
                   activity and slogan/maxim    1 can=candy
                   activity                     5 cans= 2 extra credit points on a test
                                                * Extra credit will only be given once/student. While I would
                                                love as many cans as possible, the maximum amount of extra
                   3. Introduce Toulmin Logic   credit per student is two points on a test.
                   (claim, evidence, warrant)




               Thursday 10/13 and Friday 10/14
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES             HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND Warm-Up: What is wrong          1. Make all necessary changes to your
  COMPOSITION   with words like “nice”,         narrative. Please STAPLE the following
                “great”, “terrific”, or         items for next class (in order)
                “awful”?                             1. Final Draft of Narrative
                                                     2. Rough Draft w/peer’s comments
                   1. Review Common Errors in        3. Initial checklist
                   Writing
                                                Don’t forget to give your narrative a
                   2. Conduct a Peer Review     creative title and PROOFREAD.

                   3. Evaluate the evaluation   2. Revised Thesis and 1st Source Check
                                                due 10/17 (A) and 10/18 (B). You will
                   **For photo essays, please   need the following:
                   include a copy of the            1. Printed/annotated copies of
                   photo**                              each source
                                                    2. Works Cited Page following
                                                        handout
                                                    3. Revised Thesis
                                                Format: Original Thesis, Revised Thesis,
                                                Worked Cited
                  Warm-Up: Can something as 1. Find a bumper sticker that captures
                  innocuous as a school’s logo your eye (school appropriate). Take a
                  be an argument?              picture of it and print out a copy. You can
                                               also search the internet and print out a
                  1.Review the purpose of      copy.
                  argument
                                               2. Answer the following questions: What
                  2. Differentiate between     is the bumper sticker’s purpose? What
                  argument and persuasion      kind of argument is it based on our
                                               notes? What appeals does it make to its
                  3. Identify types of         readers and how?
                  argument
                                               Be prepared to share in class.
                  4. Introduce rhetorical
                  triangle and appeals




      Tuesday 10/11 and Wednesday 10/12 (PSAT DAY)
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES             HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND Warm-Up: MLA Citation
  COMPOSITION   Review                          **NO HOMEWORK DUE NEXT CLASS.
                                                GOOD LUCK ON PSAT!**
                  1. Practice “Says/Does”
                  analysis using “does” words   1. Read/Print out MLA Works Cited Page
                                                Formatting (located under “Graduation
                  2. Analyze Matthew            Project” on website)
                  Soyster’s arrangement in “
                  Living Under Circe’s Spell”   2. Draft Narrative (due Thursday 10/13
                  (introduction, organization   for A Day and 10/14 for B Day)
                  of body paragraphs,
                  transitions, conclusion)      3. Revised Thesis and 1st Source Check
                                                due 10/17 (A) and 10/18 (B)
                  3. Examine Soyster’s style    - You will need four different types of
                  (sentence structure, verb     sources (pro, con, primary, additional pro
                  tense, use of detail, voice   or con)
                       and word choice)                - Print out articles and annotate
                                                       -note cards are optional
                       4. Conduct a Says/Does
                       Analysis




        Debate I       Warm-Up: Share                  No homework. Good luck on the PSAT!
                       advertisements and the way
                       in which companies try to
                       convince consumers to buy
                       products. Discuss strategies.

                       2. Practice convincing
                       audience of opinion through
                       “Agree/Disagree” game

                       3. Differentiate different
                       types of arguments




                   Friday 10/7/11 and Monday 10/10/11
CLASS                  LEARNING OBJECTIVES             HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND 1. Demonstrate ability to        1. Draft Narrative (due Thursday 10/13
  COMPOSITION   learn from mistakes from         for A Day and 10/14 for B Day)
                last quiz and apply newly
                acquired knowledge to Quiz       2. Revised Thesis and 1st Source Check
                #2 (10 Questions). We will       due 10/17 (A) and 10/18 (B)
                grade these in class.            - You will need four different types of
                                                 sources (pro, con, primary, additional pro
                   2. Discuss George Orwell’s    or con)
                   “Shooting an Elephant”        - Print out articles and annotate
                                                 -note cards are optional
                   3. Introduce narrative
                   assignment

                   4. Begin drafting narrative


     Debate I      1. Demonstrate                Find an advertisement for a product or a
                   understanding of              campaign poster that catches your eye
                   Declamation and               (school appropriate). How does the
                   SOAPSTONE by taking a         illustrator try to make his/her
                   Declamation quiz. We will     product/campaign enticing to the
                   grade these in class.         audience?

                   2. Practice convincing
                   audience of opinion through
                   “Agree/Disagree” game




         Wednesday 10/5/11 and Thursday 10/6/11
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES                 HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND Warm-Up: Education                  1. Study for Diction/Grammar Quiz #2
  COMPOSITION   Memory (see handout)                next class (10 questions)

                   1)Review Donald Murray           2. Print and read George Orwell’s
                   homework                         “Shooting an Elephant” (on website) and
                                                    answer questions
                   2) Identify characteristics of
                   narrative passages and a         3. Bring to class several copies of
                   sample rubric for evaluating     photographs of you illustrating various
                   a narrative                      moments in your life.

                   3) Read an excerpt from
                   Sheman Alexie’s “Indian
                   Education”, analyze how
                   Alexie arranges his story and
                   SHOWS vs. TELLS

                   4) Discuss Says/Does
                   Analysis #2, review diction
                   questions


    Debate I        Warm-Up: Strengthen vocal Study for Declamation Quiz
                   muscles with Susan Berkley
                   warm-up                    -What does a great Declamation include?
                                              -What must you know in order to
                   -Review “dos/don’ts”       perform a Declamation effectively?
                                              - Explain how tone affects the way in
                   -Finish Declamation        which orators present a speech
                   Speeches                   -Effectively complete a SOAPSTone
                                              -Write an effective introduction for a
                   Turn in:                   given speech
                       1) Speech
                       2) Parent/Trusted
                          Adult/Debate team
                          evaluation
                       3) SOAPSTONE




               Monday 10/3/11 and Tuesday 10/4/11
CLASS           LEARNING OBJECTIVES         HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND - Take Diction/Grammar Gift 1. Read Donald Murray’s “The Stranger
  COMPOSITION   quiz. Grade in class.       in the Photo is Me”

                       - Demonstrate knowledge of 2. Answer questions about what Donald
                       “does” words by            Murray DOES in order to create meaning.
                       changing/adding to a given
                       sentence




        Debate I       Warm-Up: Strengthen vocal None 
                       muscles with Susan Berkley
                       warm-up

                       -Review “dos/don’ts”

                       -Explain audience
                       participation

                       -Deliver Declamation
                       Speeches

                       Turn in:
                          4) Speech
                          5) Parent/Trusted
                             Adult/Debate team
                             evaluation
                          6) SOAPSTONE




                   Thursday 9/29/11 and Friday 9/30/11
CLASS                  LEARNING OBJECTIVES         HOMEWORK
AP LANGUAGE AND Warm-Up: Read the excerpt           Review diction vocabulary. There will be
  COMPOSITION   from Moby Dick. Analyze             a quiz next class. It might also be worth
                Ishmael’s diction. How does         your while to review grammar gifts (hint,
                Ishmael analyze whiteness?          hint
                What is the tone of the
                passage?

                    -Introduce a “Says/Does”
                    analysis

                    -Practice articulating what
                    Donald Murray says/does in
                    given passage

                    -Review words/phrases that
                    describe what a text might
                    “do”

                    -Practice a “Says/Does”
                    analysis on Mark Twain’s
                    “Reading the River”
     Debate I       Warm-Up: “ABC Lecture”.      1) Perform speech in front of a trusted
                    Practice making eye contact, adult/ parent/debate team member.
                    gesturing for emphasis and   Obtain signature.
                    moving with purpose
                                                 2) Bring typed, double-spaced speech
                    1. Review Declamation        (with pauses and vocal variety
                    Evaluation. Conduct two      annotations) to next class.
                    peer reviews.

                    2. Individual practice

                    3. Practice revised speech in
                    small groups




          Tuesday 9/27/11 and Wednesday 9/28/11
CLASS           LEARNING                        HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND -Turn in Progress               1) Complete the “Diction Review” worksheet
  COMPOSITION   Reports/ Proposals              and look up diction vocab.

                       - Share PB& J            2) Find examples that exemplify the specified
                       paragraphs               diction words

                       -Read Sandra Cisneros’   3)Prepare for a diction vocab quiz 10/3 (A
                       “Only Daughter” and      Day) 10/4 (B Day)
                       conduct a SOAPSTone

                       - Engage in an “Around
                       the Room” discussion

                       -Review Summer
                       Reading Tests
        Debate I       1. Examine how tone      1) Type Introduction and trim speech. Double
                       affects the way a rhetor space and insert pauses.
                       interprets a speech
                                                2) Circle which words you will emphasize.
                       2. Demonstrate the       Write on your speech where you will be
                       “spirit of a piece”      soft/loud and/or build momentum.

                       3. Peer Edit SOAPSTone   3) PRACTICE

                       4. Write Dec Intro and
                       trim speech




                   Friday 9/22/11 and Monday 9/26/11
CLASS                  LEARNING                 HOMEWORK
                       OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND -Turn in Progress               1. Practice finding diction choices in an AP
  COMPOSITION   Reports                         sample test and show how diction illustrates
                                                attitude (worksheet online)
                   -Review Grammar Gift
                   (sentence combining,         2. Finish PB&J paragraph
                   caps and underlining)
                                                3. Graduation Project proposal due
                   -Investigate negative        9/27 (A Day) and 9/28 (B Day)
                   and positive
                   connotations and how
                   word choice affects
                   tone

                   -Classify diction choices
                   (formal/informal,
                   Latinate vs. Anglo-
                   Saxon, common terms
                   vs. slang)

                   -Define denotation vs.
                   connotation

     Debate I      -Identify the                1. Type SOAPSTone analysis of Declamation
                   characteristics of a         Speech
                   Declamation
                                                2. Type an analysis paragraph that explains
                   -Utilize a SOAPSTone to      what the speech is saying in your own words
                   interpret meaning of a       (do not use “I”)
                   speech

                   -Practice presenting a
                   Declamation

                   -Evaluate Nomy Lamm
                   (http://www.youtube.com/wa
                   tch?v=yjoYmWH2dVA)
            Wednesday 9/21/11 and Thursday 9/22/11
CLASS           LEARNING                       HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND -Find an argumentative         Complete worksheet/proposal by 9/27 (A
  COMPOSITION   topic that interests you       Day) and 9/28 )B Day)

                    -Navigate “ProQuest”
                    to research your topic
                    (User ID=ardreykell
                    Password= knights)

                    -Write an essential
                    question and a working
                    thesis

                    -Locate one article that
                    supports your position,
                    one article that negates
                    your position, and one
                    primary source

                    -Complete proposal
                    (Due 9/27 “A Day” and
                    9/28 “B Day”)

        Debate I    -Debate Events and         1. Print out a copy of a famous, historical
                    Speaker’s Voice Quiz       speech.

                    - Practice enunciation     2. What makes this speech great?
                    and Tongue Twisters

                    -Discuss effective
                    strategies for Public
                    Speaking

                    - Progress Reports will
                    come out next class
                   Monday 9/19/11 and Tuesday 9/20/11
CLASS                  LEARNING                 HOMEWORK
                       OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND                                 1) Grammar Gifts “to go” (SEE WEBSITE FOR Worksheet).
  COMPOSITION   -Summer Reading Test            Look under “Grammar Gifts” for “sentence combining,
                                                titles, caps and purpose”
                                                      Sentence combining
                       -Hand Back Rhetoric            Underlining and quoting titles
                       Test                           Capitalization

                                                College Admission Information Night for Junior and
                                                Senior Parents
                                                Please join us for an informative night on the College
                                                Admission process. We will have a representative from a
                                                four-year public institution, a four-year private
                                                institution and a community college. The meeting will be
                                                at 6pm on Monday, September 26th in the Auditorium.
                                                Please contact Mrs. Sartwell or Mr. Cable in Student
                                                Services if you have any questions. We look forward to
                                                seeing you.


        Debate I       -Review audience         Study for quiz over forensic events (see Ms.
                       participation            Koller’s syllabus from first day of class),
                                                characteristics of voice (volume, pitch,
                       -Share O.I. with class   inflection, rate, pause, and vocal variety)

                       - What went well, what
                       needs improvement?




                   Thursday 9/15/11 and Friday 9/16/11
CLASS           LEARNING                     HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND -Graded Fishbowl             Study for the Summer Reading Test
  COMPOSITION   Discussion                   (~68 MC questions on both texts)
                35 minutes: HF
                35 minutes: TEWWG            -No essay component (you are welcome)
                                             -NOT open book
                   -Hand back tests (if
                   time remaining)

                   TURN IN QUESTIONS
                   AND DEFENSE

                   *Turn in Receipt of
                   Information*
        Debate I   Warm- up: “Did you say
                   that?” (Inflection)       1. Practice “oral interpretation”. Be prepared
                                                to recite children’s poem or song next
                   -Identify characteristics    class with effective introduction (see
                   of voice (there will be a    rubric)
                   quiz covering this
                   material)                 2. Bring rubric to class. You will need this to
                                                perform.
                   -Define volume, pitch,
                   inflection, rate, pause, 3. Tell parents to email Mrs. Stern a
                   and vocal variety            confirmation regarding syllabus. Follow my
                                                format for email on syllabus.
                   -Review effective intros

                   -Practice performing
                   O.I.




             Tuesday 9/13/11 and Wednesday 9/14/11
CLASS                 LEARNING                  HOMEWORK
                      OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND
  COMPOSITION         TEST #1                      1. Print out “Huck Finn Defense” and
                                                      “Summer Reading Fishbowl Audience
                      *Turn in parent’s               Participation” from website (same
                      receipt of                      document, 2 pages)
                      confirmation*
                                                   2. Type Huck Finn Defense (one page)

                                                   3. 6 Discussion questions w/passages


        Debate I       -Conduct a SOAPStone
                      on a piece of poetry      4. Choose a favorite children’s poem or song
                      -Learn how to present        (must be 20 lines) and PRINT. Conduct a
                      an oral interpretation       SOAPSTone analysis following my model
                      (O.I.) of a piece            (please type). Be prepared to share in
                      -Practice performing an      class.
                      O.I.
                      - Learn how the           5. Print a copy of Mrs. Stern’s syllabus from
                      meaning of a sentence        her website (see link on handout).
                      changes based on
                      inflection
                                                6. Tell parents email Mrs. Stern a
                                                   confirmation of seeing syllabus. Follow my
                                                   format for email on syllabus.




                   Friday 9/9/11 and Monday 9/12/11
CLASS           LEARNING                                       HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND Welcome King’s                                 -Read Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 29” and
  COMPOSITION   College!                                       conduct a SOAPSTone (assignment is on my
                                                               website)

                                                               - How might this poem relate to Jim in
                                                               Huckleberry Finn? Who might this resonate
                                                               with in Their Eyes Were Watching God?




        Debate I              -Index card activity             Finish reflection (only if you perform today)

                              - Go over audience
                              participation

                              - Hand back rubric,
                              deliver intro speeches



                   Name:
                   Email:
                   Parent’s Email:
                   Home Phone #:

                   1. What Mrs. Stern can expect me to bring to Debate:


                   2. What skills you hope to acquire in Debate:


                   3: Extracurricular Interests/hobbies:


                   4. Anything else Mrs. Stern should know:




                   Wednesday 9/7/11 & Thursday 9/8/11
CLASS           LEARNING                           HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND -Share Ethos, Pathos,              1)Study for Test #1: See handout
  COMPOSITION   Logos projects
                                                   2) Complete the Pre-Media Graduation
                    - Introduce the                Project worksheet
                    Graduation Project,
                    letter and timeline            3) Please return the receipt of information
                                                   form
                    - Identify a “social
                    problem”, begin
                    exploring two sides of
                    an issue

                    -Review main
                    components of Test #1

                    -Return SOAPStone
                          Remove qualifiers
                          E, P,L –not just “It
                           makes me feel”… but
                           what is the writer
                           purposefully doing to
                           PERSUADE
                          Tone, choose one
                           word vs. laundry list
                          Don’t speculate about
                           author
    Debate #1       -Introductions                 -Prepare Introduction Speech (see handout)

                    -Interview peer

                    -Arrangement
                               Tuesday 9/6/11
CLASS           LEARNING                        HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND Grammar Gift: Review            1) Ethos, Pathos, Logos Project (see handout)
  COMPOSITION   subject-pronoun                 Be prepared to share next class.
                agreement, sentence
                fragments, and run-ons          2)Written Analysis (1/2 to 1 page TYPED)

                     -Turn in SOAPSTone         3) Finish summer reading. Test on 9/19(A
                     analysis of Heymann        Day) and 9/20 (B Day)

                     -Review E,P,L with $$
                     example

                     -Analyze visual rhetoric
                     in political cartoons

                     -Introduce E,P,L project

                     -Return “Purpose of
                     Education” papers

American Literature Warm-Up: Write              No homework 
    English III     everything that comes
                    to mind when you hear
                    the word “Scapegoat”

                     -Define concept of a
                     scapegoat, why blame
                     someone else? Who are
                     modern day
                     scapegoats? How do we
                     prevent people from
                     finding a scapegoat?

                     -Define “Crucible”

                     -AK Witch Trial

                     - Begin The Crucible
                               Friday 9/2/11

CLASS           LEARNING                       HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND Grammar Gift: Review           1) Ethos, Pathos, Logos Project (see handout)
  COMPOSITION   subject-pronoun                Be prepared to share next class.
                agreement, sentence
                fragments, and run-ons         2)Written Analysis (1/2 to 1 page TYPED)

                    -Turn in SOAPSTone         3) Finish summer reading. Test on 9/19(A
                    analysis of Heymann        Day) and 9/20 (B Day)

                    -Review E,P,L with $$
                    example

                    -Analyze visual rhetoric
                    in political cartoons

                    -Introduce E,P,L project

                    -Return “Purpose of
                    Education” papers

American Literature Sadlier-Oxford             1) Finish AK Witch Trial Preparation (Friday)
    English III     Vocabulary Workshop        Read the Overture in The Crucible (p.138-
                    Level F book check         141)

                    CMS Test                   2) Please purchase a copy of Sadlier-Oxford
                                               Vocabulary Workshop: Level F by Jerome
                    AK Witch Trial             Shostak by Friday.
                                        9/1/11
CLASS           LEARNING                          HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND Warm Up: Corporate                1) Read Jody Heymann’s “We Can Afford to
  COMPOSITION   American Flag                     Give Parents a Break” (print out article- see
                           Hand out Assignment   link on handout)
                            Tracker, check
                            SOAPStone, review
                            Iliad excerpt   2) Conduct a SOAPSTone analysis (chart form-
                                            typed) on Jody Heymann’s article. In addition,
                     - Analyze the way in   identify one example of ethos, pathos and
                     which rhetors persuade logos (use direct quotations) and explain the
                     using pathos, ethos,   effect of each of these appeals on the
                     logos                  audience.
                     -Examine what makes
                     an argument effective        3) Finish summer reading. Test on 9/19(A
                                                  Day) and 9/20 (B Day)
                     -Identify examples of
                     pathos, ethos, and
                     logos and how the
                     appeals affect the
                     reader

American Literature Complete the Writing          1) Finish AK Witch Trial Preparation (Friday)
    English III     Diagnostic                    Read the Overture in The Crucible (p.138-
                                                  141)
                     CMS test Friday or
                                                  2) Please purchase a copy of Sadlier-Oxford
                     Tuesday?
                                                  Vocabulary Workshop: Level F by Jerome
                                                  Shostak by Friday.
                                         8/31/11
CLASS           LEARNING                              HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND Warm Up: Corporate                    1) Read Jody Heymann’s “We Can Afford to
  COMPOSITION   American Flag                         Give Parents a Break” (print out article- see
                             Hand out Assignment     link on handout)
                              Tracker, check
                              SOAPStone, review
                              Iliad excerpt  2) Conduct a SOAPSTone analysis (chart form-
                                             typed) on Jody Heymann’s article. In addition,
                      - Analyze the way in   identify one example of ethos, pathos and
                      which rhetors persuade logos (use direct quotations) and explain the
                      using pathos, ethos,   effect of each of these appeals on the
                      logos                  audience.
                      -Examine what makes
                      an argument effective           3) Finish summer reading. Test on 9/19(A
                                                      Day) and 9/20 (B Day)
                      -Identify examples of
                      pathos, ethos, and
                      logos and how the
                      appeals affect the
                      reader

American Literature -Pick a character                 1) Finish AK Witch Trial Preparation (Friday)
    English III
                      Warm up: “Fear breeds
                      superstition. Superstition
                      breeds fear.”                   2) Please purchase a copy of Sadlier-Oxford
                      -What does this mean?           Vocabulary Workshop: Level F by Jerome
                      - Where have you seen this in   Shostak by Friday.
                      your context?
                      -How does this relate to
                      history?

                      1. What fuels mob behavior?
                      “Sound of Music- Antwerp”
                      http://www.youtube.com/watch
                      ?v=7EYAUazLI9k
                      London violence
                      http://www.youtube.com/watch
                      ?v=57omOc-35HQ
                      - Provide background on
                      McCarthyism/ Political
                      Cartoon activity
                      -Introduce AK Witch Trial
                      - Review E, P, L in “Sinners”
                      (turn in)




                                           8/30/11
CLASS           LEARNING                              HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND -Candy Syllabus Quiz                  1) Find and print an editorial from the
  COMPOSITION   -Share Education Pieces               newspaper and conduct a SOAPSTone
                (turn in)                             analysis
                -Understand definitions
                of rhetoric
                -Define the Aristotelian              2) Finish summer reading. Test on
                Triangle (Rhetorical                  9/19(A Day) and 9/20 (B Day)
                Triangle)
                -Practice SOAPSTone on
                excerpt from The Iliad



American Literature -Review “Upon the                 1) Find three examples in history in which
    English III     Burning of Our House”             peoples’ actions were motivated by fear.
                    and “Huswifery”                   Come prepared to discuss.
                    (F,G,7,9)
                    - Define rhetorical               2) Please purchase a copy of Sadlier-Oxford
                    appeals (ethos, pathos,           Vocabulary Workshop: Level F by Jerome
                    logos) and explain the            Shostak by Friday.
                    effect on an audience
                    -Analyze Jonathan
                    Edwards’ rhetorical
                    appeals in “Sinners in
                    the Hands of Angry
                    God” and his overall
                    effect on his audience
                    -Research historical
                    ways in which peoples’
                    actions are motivated
                    by fear
                                     8/29/11
CLASS           LEARNING                        HOMEWORK
                OBJECTIVES
AP LANGUAGE AND -Candy Syllabus Quiz            1) Find and print an editorial from the
  COMPOSITION   -Share Education Pieces         newspaper and conduct a SOAPSTone
                (turn in)                       analysis
                -Understand definitions
                of rhetoric
                -Define the Aristotelian        2) Finish summer reading. Test on
                Triangle (Rhetorical            9/19(A Day) and 9/20 (B Day)
                Triangle)
                -Practice SOAPSTone on
                excerpt from The Iliad


American Literature Warm Up:                    Please read “Huswifery” (housekeeping) by
    English III     - Discuss William           Edward Taylor in your online textbook
                    Bradford’s “Of              (p.120-121) and respond to F, G, 7 and 9.
                    Plymouth Plantation”        Come ready to discuss.
                    - How did the Puritans
                    view God? How does
                    hardship unit them?
                    - Introduce first notable
                    poets, Anne Bradstreet
                    and Edward Taylor
                    -Review Figurative
                    Language/schemes,
analyze poets’ stylistic
choices
-Determine the
meaning of words and
phrases and how they
are used in context

								
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