Unit Seven: Satire and TEST PREP
OPEN QUESTION STUDENT HANDOUTS: Given on 4/25. Due on 4/27.
BREAKING DOWN THE PROSE ESSAY WORKSHEETS: Given in class on 4/18 and used until 4/20
BREAKING DOWN THE POETRY ESSAY WORKSHEETS: Given in class on 4/13 and used until 4/15.
TIOBE STUDY QUESTIONS: Given on 4/5. Due on 4/21.
TIOBE FREE PDF COPY OF THE PLAY:
10 YEAR FUTURE PREDICTIONS: Given on 4/5.
"MY FUTURE" PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS: Given on 4/4. Presentations on 5/9-5/11.
Unit Six: Gothic literature and Romanticism
Major Text: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Minor Text: "Song of Myself" pg. 885
"The Masque of the Red Death" (Collection of Poe's works)
Frankenstein essay due on 4/4
Frankenstein timed write on 4/7
Frankenstein Letters-ch. 5 quiz on 3/10
Frankenstein ch. 6-10 quiz on 3/15
Frankenstein ch 11-15 quiz on 3/18
Frankenstein ch. 16-20 quiz on 3/21
Create the creature poster due on 3/24
Frankenstein ch. 21-24 quiz on 3/25
FRANKENSTEIN ESSAY ASSIGNMENT: Given in class on 3/25. Due on 4/4.
CREATE THE CREATURE MINI PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS: Given in class on 3/15. Due on 3/2
NOTES ON GOTHIC LITERATURE THROUGH ART: An in-class activity using art to understand the gothic genre.
NOTES ON AMERICAN ROMANTICISM: Given in class on 3/7 and 3/8.
FRANKENSTEIN STUDY QUESTIONS: Given on 3/4. To be turned in periodically as we read the novel.
Unit Five: Character and Poetry
Major Text: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevesky
Minor Texts: Selected works of poetry from prominent British and American poets
Crime and Punishment parts 1-3 test on 2/2
Crime and Punishment parts 4-6 test on 3/1
AP Literature Terms Project due on 2/8
AP Literature Terms Test on 2/16
AP Literature Terms Quiz 5A on 1/11
Poetry timed write on 1/12
AP Literature Terms Quiz 5B on 1/19
AP Literature Terms Quiz 5C on 1/25
Poetry timed write on 1/26
"THE LAMB" AND "THE TYGER" POEMS:
AP LITERATURE LITERARY MOVEMENTS NOTES:
FINDING METER PRACTICE HOMEWORK: Given on 2/18. Due on 2/19.
METER NOTES: Given on 2/18.
"THE FLEA" WORKSHEET: Given in class on 2/1.
CARPE DIEM POETRY: Notes given on 2/1.
ANALYZING POETRY NOTES:
VENDLER'S POETRY CHECKLIST: Given in class on 1/7. Will be used to analyze poetry throughout the year.
GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING RUSSIAN NAMES: Given in class on 1/5.
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT CHARACTER CHART: Given in class on 1/5. Due on 3/3/16.
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT READING SCHEDULE: Given in class on 1/5.
Unit Four: Violence and Shakepeare
Major Texts: Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Minor Texts: None
Hamlet Act 1 Test on 11/18
Hamlet Act 2 Test on 11/30
Hamlet Act 3 Test on 12/4
Hamlet Acts 4 Test on 12/10
Hamlet Out of Class Essay
AP Literature Terms Quiz 4A on 11/16
AP Literature Terms Quiz 4B on 12/1
AP Literature Terms Quiz 4C on 12/9
HAMLET READING SCHEDULE AND LOG ASSIGNMENTS:
AP LITERATURE TERMS 4: Given in class on 11/9.
Unit Three: Womanhood and the prose genre
Major Texts: The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Minor Texts: "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin pg. 419
"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman pg. 424
"The Storm" by Kate Chopin pg. 113
"The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" (PDF)
The Awakening timed writing
AP Vocabulary Quiz 3A on 10/21
The Awakening ch. 1-20 on 10/26
AP Vocabulary Quiz 3B on 10/27
AP Vocabulary Quiz 3C on 11/6
"THE SHORT HAPPY LIFE OF FRANCIS MACOMBER": Read in class on 10/28 and 10/29. Fishbowl discussion on 10/30.
"THE STORY OF AN HOUR" DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: On 10/20 we read this short story on pg. 419 of blue textbooks in class. Students completed a SIFT analysis and then had a small group discussion using these questions as a guide.
AP LITERATURE TERMS 3: Given in class on 10/15. Quiz 3A on 10/21.
THE AWAKENING STUDY QUESTIONS: Ch. 1-20 due on 10/26
Unit Two: Identity and the dramatic genre
Major Texts: "Oedipus the King"
"Death of a Salesman"
Minor Texts: "Eleven"
"A Good Man is Hard to Find"
"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"
Oedipus/Death of a Salesman Comparison essay due 10/20
DOAS timed writing
AP Vocabulary Quiz 2B on 10/6
AP Vocabulary Quiz 2C on 10/13
"HOW-TO" MULTIPLE CHOICE SECTION NOTES: Given in class on 10/2. Will be used all year long.
SIFT METHOD OF LITERARY ANALYSIS: Given in class on 9/30. Will be used all year long.
Unit One: Summer Reading
Major Texts: The Kite Runner
A Doll's House
Summer reading assignment due 8/12
The Kite Runner timed writing 8/19
Jane Eyre timed writing 8/27
Greek theatre quiz 8/18
"Oedipus" Scenes 1-3 Quiz 8/26
AP Vocabulary quiz 1A 9/1
"Oedipus" Scenes 4-6 Quiz 9/8
AP Vocabulary quiz 1B 9/9
AP LITERATURE TERMS 2: Given in class on 9/25.
A DOLL'S HOUSE GROUP PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS: Given in class on 9/16. Due on 9/22.
LITERARY THEORIES GROUP PROJECT: Focusing on Jane Eyre. Groups were assigned by the teacher. Project given on 9/1, worked in lab on 9/2-9/4. Reader response group will present on 9/8, Historical/Biographical group will present on 9/9, Gender group will present on 9/10, and Class/Marxist group will present on 9/14.
AP LITERATURE VOCABULARY LIST 1: Given in class on 8/27 and 8/28. Quiz 1A will be on 9/1.
PASSAGES FROM THE KITE RUNNER: The students annotated and discussed these passages on 8/20, 8/21, and 8/25.
HOW DOES LITERATURE AFFECT US POWERPOINT: Discussed in class on 8/17 and 8/18. Argument paragraph due on 8/19.
GREEK THEATRE NOTES: Given in class on 8/14. Quiz on 8/18.
"OEDIPUS" BACKGROUND NOTES: Given in class on 8/14.
"OEDIPUS" READING QUESTIONS: Given in class on 8/14. Scenes 1-3 (including choral odes) due 8/26. Quiz on 8/26. Scenes 4-6 (including choral odes) due on 9/8. Quiz on 9/8.
"OEDIPUS" BOOK LIST: Books distributed on 8/13.
SUMMER READING ASSIGNMENT: Given out before the end of last school year and available on Calera's website all summer. Due on the first day of school 8/12.