A.P. ENGLISH LITERATURE
Vocabulary List 2013-14
 
 
 
 
 
Wed. 8/14:
Syllabus handed out
Vocabulary Program introduced
College Application essay assigned
Socratic discussion of Crime and Punishment
 
Homework:

Read Plato's Allegory of the Cave, the Apology, the Phaedo; read Aristotle's Poetics (excerpts from Norton's Anthology of World Literature)

Summer reading journals due no later than Tuesday 8/20

Signed syllabus and photos due


Friday 8/16:
Focused Writing Activity
Sample college application essays
Quiz on Plato and Aristotle readings

Homework:
Summer reading journals due next class (no late journals)

Typed college application essay due next class


Tuesday 8/20:
Summer reading journals due
Peer editing of rough drafts
Sample essays
Continued discussion of Plato and Aristotle

 

Homework:
Prepare for summer reading exam

Final draft of college application essay due next Monday 8/26

Thurs. 8/21:
Summer reading exam
Socratic discussion on What is Literature?

Homework:
Final draft of college application essay due Monday 8/26

Read Oedipus (test next class)

Monday 8/26:
Summer Reading Exam, Part II
College Application Essays due
Oedipus Quiz
Powerpoint on Greek Theatre History
Antigone introduced

Homework:
Read Antigone for next class
Review Greek Theatre notes for test

Wed. 8/28:
Antigone Quiz
Raskolnikov/Antigone debate

Homework:
Read Machiavelli's The Prince and Castiglione's The Courtier

Friday 8/30:
Critical Thinking debate
Quiz on Machiavelli and Castiglione
Discussion

Homework:
Vocabulary 1 and 2
Read Sandel's Chapter 1 from Justice

 
Wednesday 9/4:
 
College Application essays returned
Vocabulary Quiz 1 & 2
Machiavelli/Sandel Discussion
Macbeth packet handed out
 
Homework:
Read Macbeth packet
Rewrites due Thursday 9/12
 
Friday 9/6:
Free Reading Project introduced
Great Chain of Being
Chart assignment
Begin reading Macbeth
 
Homework:
Rewrites due next Thursday
Have list of Free Reading selections you will read
Vocabulary 3 & 4
 
Tuesday 9/10:
Free Reading selection cards due
Act I of Macbeth
Film Clips of Macbeth
 
Homework:
Macbeth Soliloquy Analysis, Act I, Scene 7
College Application Essay rewrite due next week
Free Read
 
Thursday 9/12:
Finish reading Act I of Macbeth
Discussion
Film clips
 
 
Homework:
Macbeth Act I chart due
Free read
Rewrites due next week
 
Monday 9/16:
Flex Day
Macbeth Act I Test
Continue reading Macbeth, Act II
 
Homework:
Rewrites due Friday
Free read
 
Wednesday 9/18:
Finish Macbeth Act II
Begin reading Act III
 
Homework:
Macbeth Act II Chart due
Free Read
 
Friday 9/20:
Rewrites collected
Finish Macbeth Act II
College Counseling
 
Homework:
Vocabulary 5 & 6 for next Thursday
Free Read
 
Tuesday 9/23:
Read Act III of Macbeth
Film clips
 
Homework:
MB Act III Charts
Vocabulary 5 & 6
Free Read
 
Thurs. 9/25:
Vocabulary Quiz 5 & 6
MB Act III Charts due
 
Homework:
Free read
 
Monday 9/30:
Macbeth Test Act III
Read Act IV
Film clips
 
Homework:
Act IV Chart
Free Read
 
Wed. 10/2:
Macbeth Act IV Test
Read Act V
 
 
Homework:
Free Read
 
Friday 10/4:
Finish Act V
 
 
Homework:
Tomorrow Speech
Act V Chart
Free Read
 
Tuesday 10/8:
Tomorrow Speech Recitations
Act V Chart Due
Film Clips
Act V test
Macbeth Essay Assignment handed out
 
Homework:
Hurt Minds Analysis
Free Read
Macbeth Essay due Wednesday 10/16
 
Thursday 10/10:
Discussion of Hurt Minds
Writing Workshop on How to Write an Essay
& How to Write Sophisticated Prose
 
 
Homework:
Macbeth Essay due Wed.
Free Read
 
Monday 10/14:
Writing Workshop on Embedding Quotes and How to Write Sophisticated Prose
A.P. Prompt on Macbeth
 
Homework:
Macbeth essay due next class
Free reading
 
Wed. 10/16:
Macbeth essay due
Acting assignment handed out
Begin Othello
 
Homework:
Acting assignment
Free reading
 
Friday 10/18:
Acting practice
Read Othello
 
Homework:
Acting performance next class
Free read
 
Tuesday 10/22:
Macbeth Acting performance
Othello Act I
 
Homework:
Final Free Reading test out by Thursday at 3:15 p.m.
 
Thursday 10/24:
Othello
De Vere Assignment
 
 
Homework:
De Vere Assignment
 
Monday 10/28:
Discuss De Vere assignment
Othello Act 2 and 3
Hand out Literary Terms packet
 
Homework:
Vocabulary 7 & 8
Macbeth essay rewrites due Friday 11/1
Literary Terms test Tuesday 11/5
 
Wed. 10/30:
Vocabulary quiz 7 & 8
Othello Act 3/4
 
Homework:
Macbeth rewrites due Friday.
Literary terms test on Tuesday 11/5
 
Friday 11/1:
Rewrites due
A.P. Prompt on Shakespeare
Peer critique/grading session
 
Homework:
Literary terms test next class
 
Tuesday 11/5:
Literary Terms test
A.P. Prompts returned
Finish Act 3 of Othello; begin Act 4
 
Homework:
Iago's Rhetoric Paper
 
Thursday 11/7:
Discuss Iago's Rhetoric
Othello Act 4
Film clips
Polarities Paper assigned
 
Homework:
Polarities paper
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 







 

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