English III AP

                                                                                                                              

WELCOME TO ENGLISH III AP!!!!

 

 

Welcome to Mrs. Davis' English IIIAP Webpage!  Here you will find important information including our daily agenda, current assignments, homework, important messages from me, and helpful links.  Use this website on a regular basis!

 

THIS WEEK'S AGENDA

      HYBRID SCHEDULE:

  • Per. 3 meets Tues, 6/8 this week                           

Tues, 6/8

  1. End-of-Year Socratic Seminar

 HW:

  1. Have a great summer!

 

PAST AGENDAS

Tues, 1/26

  1. Edgar Allan Poe - introduce author; assign "The Masque of the Red Death" reading & Q's
  2. Argument Intro - "Everything's an Argument" handout + Article of the Week handouts
  3. Assign LOC & TSIS

HW:

  1. "The Masque of the Red Death" reading & Q's - due next class
  2. Huck Finn & Red Badge books - due next class
  3. Breakout group sign-up - due next class
  4. A Transcendentalist's Journal - due Mon, 2/1
  5. Article of the Week #1 - due Tues, 2/2
  6. LOC - pp. 74-78 + activity p. 77 - due Thurs, 2/4
  7. TSIS - Ch. 10 + Ex. 1 - due Thurs, 2/11

                          

Thurs, 1/28

  1. Discuss "Masque of the Red Death" Q's
  2. Introduction to Realism & Naturalism
  3. Introduction to Mark Twain & Stephen Crane
  4. Literature Circles - read through jobs & expectations; review due dates
  5. Watch 60 Minutes segment "Huckleberry Finn & the N-word"

HW:

  1. A Transcendentalist's Journal - due Mon, 2/1 (next class)
  2. Article of the Week (AOW) #1 - due Tues, 2/2
  3. Huck Finn Ch. 1-6 reading & Q's - due Tues, 2/2
  4. LOC - pp. 74-78 + activity p. 77 - due Thurs, 2/4
  5. Red Badge Literature Circle #1 - due Thurs, 2/11
  6. TSIS - Ch. 10 + Ex. 1 - due Thurs, 2/11

Mon, 2/8

  1. Transcendentalist Journals - share journals and poems in groups

HW:

  1. Article of the Week (AOW) #1 - due next class
  2. Huck Finn Ch. 1-6 reading & Q's - due next class
  3. LOC - pp. 74-78 + activity p. 77 - due Thurs, 2/4
  4. TSIS - Ch. 10 + Ex. 1 - due Thurs, 2/11

                                 

Tues, 2/2

  1. AOW #1 - share boxex & precis in breakout groups; assign AOW #2
  2. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 1-6; assign Ch. 7-10

HW:

  1. LOC - pp. 74-78 + activity p. 77 - due next class
  2. Huck Finn Ch. 7-10 reading & Q's - due next class
  3. AOW #2 - boxes & precis - due Mon, 2/8
  4. Red Badge Literature Circle #1 - due Thurs, 2/11
  5. TSIS - Ch. 10 + Ex. 1 - due Thurs, 2/11

Thurs, 2/4

  1. LOC - review pp. 74-78; share activity p. 77 w/the class; in breakout groups, do activity p. 78; assign pp. 78-86 + activity p. 82
  2. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 7-10; assign Ch. 11-14

HW:

  1. AOW #2 - due Mon, 2/8
  2. LOC pp. 78-86 + activity p. 82 - due Tues, 2/9
  3. Huck Finn - Ch. 11-14 reading & Q's - due Tues, 2/9
  4. Red Badge Literature Circle #1 - due Thurs, 2/11
  5. TSIS - Ch. 10 + Ex. 1 - due Thurs, 2/11

Mon, 2/8

  1. AOW #2 "Made-up Minds" - share argument boxes and precis in groups; share with whole class; assign AOW #3 "The Argument for Tuition-Free College"

HW:

  1. LOC pp. 78-86 + activity p. 82 - due next class
  2. Huck Finn - Ch. 11-14 reading & Q's - due next class
  3. Red Badge Literature Circle #1 - due Thurs, 2/11
  4. TSIS - Ch. 10 + Ex. 1 - due Thurs, 2/11
  5. AOW #3  -boxes & precis - due Tues, 2/16

                                 

Tues, 2/9

  1. LOC - review pp. 78-86; share activity p. 82 w/ class; do activities pp. 83 & 86 in breakout groups; share findings w/class
  2. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 11-14; assign Ch. 15-17

HW:

  1. Red Badge Literature Circle #1 - due next class
  2. TSIS - Ch. 10 + Ex. 1 - due next class
  3. AOW #3  -boxes & precis - due Tues, 2/16
  4. Huck Finn - Ch. 15-17 reading & Q's - due Tues, 2/16
  5. LOC - read pp. 87-96 + do activity p. 92 - due Thurs, 2/18

Thurs, 2/11

  1. Red Badge Literature Circle #1- discuss each job in breakout groups
  2. TSIS - review Ch. 10; share Ex. 1 in groups; assign Ch. 12 & 13 + Ex. 2 p. 174

HW:

  1. AOW #3  -boxes & precis - due Tues, 2/16
  2. Huck Finn - Ch. 15-17 reading & Q's - due Tues, 2/16
  3. LOC - read pp. 87-96 + do activity p. 92 - due Thurs, 2/18
  4. Red Badge Literature Circle #2 - due Thurs, 2/25
  5. TSIS - Ch. 12 & 13 + Ex. 2 p. 174 - due Thurs, 2/25

Tues, 2/16

  1. AOW #3 - share boxes & precis in breakout groups; share out w/whole class; assign AOW #4
  2. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 15-17; assign Ch. 18-20
  3. Counselors on Zoom  (11:20-11:50)  - click on the Zoom link for your counselor posted on Google Classroom

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 87-96 + do activity p. 92 - due next class
  2. Huck Finn - Ch. 18-20 reading & Q's - due next class
  3. AOW #4  -boxes & precis - due Mon, 2/22

Thurs, 2/18

  1. LOC - review pp. 87-96; share activity p. 92 w/class; do activity p. 96 in breakout groups; share findings w/class
  2. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 18-20; assign Ch. 21-24

HW:

  1. AOW #4  -boxes & precis - due Mon, 2/22 (next class)
  2. LOC - read pp. 97-106 + do activity p. 104 - due Tues, 2/23
  3. Huck Finn - Ch. 21-24 reading & Q's - due Tues, 2/23
  4. Red Badge Literature Circle #2 - due Thurs, 2/25
  5. TSIS - Ch. 12 & 13 + Ex. 2 p. 174 - due Thurs, 2/25

Mon, 2/22

  1. AOW #4 - share boxes & precis in breakout groups; share out w/whole class; assign AOW #5
  2. RENSTAR Reading Test

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 97-106 + do activity p. 104 - due next class
  2. Huck Finn - Ch. 21-24 reading & Q's - due next class
  3. Red Badge Literature Circle #2 - due Thurs, 2/25
  4. TSIS - Ch. 12 & 13 + Ex. 2 p. 174 - due Thurs, 2/25
  5. AOW #5 - boxes & precis - due Mon, 3/1

Tues, 2/23

  1. LOC - review pp. 97-106; share activity p. 104 w/class; assign pp. 106-117
  2. "Love is a Fallacy" - read; review "Logical Fallacies" list; do "Practice with Logic Fallacies" for HW
  3. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 21-24; assign Ch. 25-28

HW:

  1. Red Badge Literature Circle #2 - due next class
  2. TSIS - Ch. 12 & 13 + Ex. 2 p. 174 - due next class
  3. AOW #5 - boxes & precis - due Mon, 3/1
  4. LOC pp. 106-117 + "Practice w/Logic Fallacies" - due Tues, 3/2
  5. Huck Finn - Ch. 25-28 reading & Q's - due Tues, 3/2

Thurs, 2/25

  1. Red Badge Literature Circle #2
  2. TSIS - review Ch. 12 & 13; share theysayIblog.com findings with class
  3. Argument Speech Topics

HW:

  1. AOW #5 - boxes & precis - due Mon, 3/1
  2. LOC pp. 106-117 + "Practice w/Logic Fallacies" - due Tues, 3/2
  3. Huck Finn - Ch. 25-28 reading & Q's - due Tues, 3/2
  4. Argument Speech Topic - due Tues, 3/2

Mon, 3/1

  1. AOW #5 - share boxes & precis in breakout groups; share out w/whole class

HW:

  1. LOC pp. 106-117 + "Practice w/Logic Fallacies" - due next class
  2. Huck Finn - Ch. 25-28 reading & Q's - due next class
  3. Argument Speech Topic - due next class
  4. Red Badge Literature Circle #3 - due Thurs, 3/11

Tues, 3/2

  1. LOC - review pp. 106-117; review "Practice with Logic Fallacies" assignment
  2. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 25-28; assign Ch. 29-32
  3. Argument Speech Intro - review assignment packet & begin "Source Validity" lesson

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 118-126 + do activity p. 120 - due next class
  2. Source Validity Assignment - due next class
  3. Huck Finn - Ch. 29-32 reading & Q's - due Tues, 3/9
  4. Red Badge Literature Circle #3 - due Thurs, 3/11
  5. Argument Speech - due Tues, 3/16

Thurs, 3/4

  1. LOC - review pp. 118-126; share activity p. 120; do activity p. 125 in groups; share w/class
  2. Argument Speech - Source Validity assignment due; continue reviewing assignment packet

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 126-134 & do Q's #1-6 p. 135 - due Tues, 3/9
  2. Huck Finn - Ch. 29-32 reading & Q's - due Tues, 3/9
  3. Red Badge Literature Circle #3 - due Thurs, 3/11
  4. Argument Speech - due Tues, 3/16

Mon, 3/8

  1. Multiple Choice Practice on AP Classroom

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 126-134 & do Q's #1-6 p. 135 - due next class
  2. Huck Finn - Ch. 29-32 reading & Q's - due next class
  3. Red Badge Literature Circle #3 - due Thurs, 3/11
  4. Argument Speech - due Tues, 3/16

Tues, 3/9

  1. LOC - review pp. 126-134; do activity p. 129 in groups; discuss Q's p. 135
  2. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 29-32; assign Ch. 33-36

HW:

  1. Red Badge Literature Circle #3 - due next class
  2. Huck Finn - Ch. 33-36 reading & Q's - due Mon, 3/15
  3. Argument Speech - due Tues, 3/16

Thurs, 3/11

  1. Red Badge Literature Circle #3

HW:

  1. Huck Finn - Ch. 33-36 reading & Q's - due Mon, 3/15
  2. Argument Speech - due Tues, 3/16

Mon, 3/15

  1. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 33-36

HW:

  1. Argument Speech & Speech Presentations - due next class 
  2. Huck Finn - Ch. 37-40 reading & Q's - due Thurs, 3/18
  3. Red Badge Literature Circle #4 - due Fri, 3/26

Tues, 3/16

  1. Argument Speeches

HW:

  1. Huck Finn - Ch. 37-40 reading & Q's - due next class
  2. Red Badge Literature Circle #4 - due Fri, 3/26

Thurs, 3/18

  1. Argument Speeches
  2. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 37-40

HW:

  1. Huck Finn - Ch. 41-end reading & Q's - due Tues, 3/23
  2. Red Badge Literature Circle #4 - due Fri, 3/26
  3. NO SCHOOL FRIDAY
  4. HYBRID SCHEDULE BEGINS NEXT WEEK

HYBRID SCHEDULE:

  • Per. 3 meets Tues, 3/23 & Fri, 3/26 this week                           

Tues, 3/23

  1. Argument Speeches - speeches will continue in the afternoon cohort.  If you have not given your speech yet, plan on attending the afternoon cohort today to present.
  2. Huck Finn - discuss Ch. 41 - end; assign "Huck Finn Letter to the LVUSD School Board" (argument)
  3. AP Argument Essay Practice - 2017 Prompt - develop a claim & 3 points/strategies for this prompt in an outline format - due today

HW:

  1. Red Badge Literature Circle #4 - due Fri, 3/26
  2. Huck Finn - Letter to the LVUSD School Board (argument) - due Wed, 3/31
  3. Pick up The Great Gatsby In Our Time at the Media Center on campus during regular school hours

Fri, 3/26

  1. Argument Speeches - speeches will continue in the afternoon cohort.  If you have not given your speech yet, plan on attending the afternoon cohort today to present.
  2. Red Badge Literature Circle #4
  3. AP Argument Essay Practice - 2018 Prompt - develop a claim & 3 points/strategies for this prompt in an outline format - due today

HW:

  1. Huck Finn - Letter to the LVUSD School Board (argument) - due Wed, 3/31
  2. IN-CLASS AP ARGUMENT ESSAY - Wed, 3/31
  3. Pick up The Great Gatsby In Our Time at the Media Center on campus during regular school hours

HYBRID SCHEDULE:

  • Per. 3 meets Wed, 3/31 this week                           

Wed, 3/31

  1. Argument Speeches (afternoon cohorts only)
  2. Huck Finn Business Letter DUE
  3. In-class AP Argument Essay 

HW:

  1. Pick up The Great Gatsby In Our Time at the Media Center on campus during regular school hours - we start Tues, 4/13
  2. Have a GREAT spring break!

HYBRID SCHEDULE:

  • Per. 3 meets Tues, 4/13 & Fri, 4/16 this week                           

Tues, 4/13

  1. Intro to Modernism, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway & the 1920s
  2. In Our Time Literature circles - form new groups, choose jobs, review due dates
  3. Intro to Synthesis Unit - LOC pp. 138-142 + activity p. 140 & TED Talk Project
  4. Assign The Great Gatsby Ch. 1/2 + passage analysis (choose Ch. 1 or 2)

HW:

  1. LOC pp. 138-142 + activity p. 140 - due next class
  2. Gatsby - Ch. 1/2 reading & Q's - due next class
  3. In Our Time (IOT) Literature Circle #1 - due Mon, 4/26
  4. TED Talk Project - due Wed, 5/12

Fri, 4/16

  1. LOC - discuss pp. 138-142; share activity p. 140; do activity p. 141 w/a partner; assign reading pp. 142-146
  2. Gatsby - discuss Ch. 1/2; begin reading Ch. 3/4 in class if time

HW:

  1. LOC pp. 142-146 - due next class
  2. Gatsby - Ch. 3/4 reading & Q's + passage analysis (choose Ch. 3 or 4) - due next class
  3. TED Talk Project - due Wed, 5/12

Wed, 4/21

  1. AP Registration Info: digital app download instructions, practice Q's, date/location/time
  2. LOC - review pp. 142-146; do activity p. 146 w/a partner or small group; assign pp. 147-152 + activity p. 150
  3. Gatsby - discuss Ch. 3-4; assign Ch. 5-6

HW:

  1. LOC pp. 147-152 + activity p. 150 - due next class (Mon, 4/26)
  2. In Our Time (IOT) Literature Circle #1 - due next class (Mon, 4/26)
  3. Gatsby - Ch. 5-6 reading & Q's + passage analysis (choose Ch. 5 or 6) - due Thurs, 4/29
  4. TED Talk Project - due Wed, 5/12

Mon, 4/26

  1. LOC - review pp. 147-152; share activity p. 150; assign pp. 153-159 + Activity p. 156
  2. IOT - Literature Circle #1

HW:

  1. LOC pp. 153-159 + activity p. 156 - due next class 
  2. Gatsby - Ch. 5-6 reading & Q's + passage analysis (choose Ch. 5 or 6) - due next class
  3. TED Talk Project - due Wed, 5/12

Thurs, 4/29

  1. LOC - review pp. 153-159; share activity p. 156; do activity p. 158 w/a partner or small group; asign pp. 159-167 + Q's #1-6 p. 167 
  2. Gatsby - discuss Ch. 5-6; assign Ch. 7

HW:

  1. LOC pp. 159-167 + Q's #1-6 p. 167 - due next class
  2. Gatsby - Ch. 7 reading, Q's + passage analysis - due next class
  3. IOT Literature Circle #2 - due Fri, 5/7
  4. TED Talk Project - due Wed, 5/12

Tues, 5/4

  1. LOC - review pp. 159-167 & discuss Q's #1-6 p. 167; do activity p. 162
  2. Gatsby - discuss Ch. 7; assign Ch. 8 & 9

HW:

  1. IOT Literature Circle #2 - due next class
  2. TED Talk Project - due Wed, 5/12
  3. Gatsby - Ch. 8 & 9 reading & Q's + passage analysis (choose Ch. 8 or 9) - due Mon, 5/17

Fri, 5/7

  1. Literary Criticism - introduction & overview; in groups, do Biographical Criticism activities
  2. IOT - Literature Circle #2

HW:

  1. TED Talk Project - due Wed, 5/12
  2. In-Class Synthesis Essay - Wed, 5/12 (all students must join the afternoon Zoom to write this essay)
  3. Gatsby - Ch. 8 & 9 reading & Q's + passage analysis (choose Ch. 8 or 9) - due Mon, 5/17
  4. Rhetorical Analysis Review & practice essay (40 min) - Mon, 5/17 - (must join the afternoon Zoom for review & essay)

Mon, 5/17

  1. CAASPP Testing - Cohort 1 in-person students only (AM)
  2. Gatsby - discuss Ch. 8 & 9
  3. Rhetorical essay review & 40 min. practice essay - ALL students during afternoon Zoom

 HW:

  1. IOT Literature Circle #3- due next class

Thurs, 5/20

  1. In Our Time Literature Circle #3
  2. AP Argument Review & 40 min. practice essay

HW:

  1. AP Exam - Wed, 5/26 @ 9:00am
  2. IOT Literature Circle #4 - due Thurs, 6/3

Tues, 5/25

  1. Gatsby - discuss Ch. 8 & 9
  2. Literary Criticism & Gatsby - Historical
  3. Final Advice for AP Exam

 HW:

  1. AP Digital Exam is TOMORROW, May 26th @ 9:00am - BEST OF LUCK TO EVERYONE - YOU'VE GOT THIS!!!!!
  2. IOT Literature Circle #4 - due Thurs, 6/3

Fri, 5/28

  1. Literary Criticism & Gatsby - Socioeconomic

HW:

  1. IOT Literature Circle #4 - due Thurs, 6/3

 

LITERATURE STUDY:

  • The Language of Composition - Argument
  • They Say, I Say
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Realism)
  • The Red Badge of Courage (Naturalism)
  • The Great Gatsby (Modernism)
  • In Our Time (Modernism)

WRITING

  • When assigned by the teacher, writing for the class must be submitted to Turnitin.com by midnight the day the hard copy is due in class.
  • Rubrics must be printed by the student, and stapled to the FRONT of the work on the day it is due.

 

SUMMER ASSIGNMENT HANDOUTS - for 2020/2021 Students - you will need a Google Classroom ID for ALL of the summer assignment materials.  Please contact me at pdavis@lvusd.org for the ID.

2020 Summer Reading Assignment

General Reading Rubric

 

IMPORTANT LINKS

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/                                                                                                                             

http://turnitin.com/

"The Growth of Political Factionalism and Sectionalism"

Excerpt from Thomas Paine's "Common Sense"

"The Right Kind of Tyrant"

 

ATTACHMENTS

Description and Standards - Class Syllabus

Speaking & Listening Standards

Academic Honesty Policy/Plagiarism Contract

"The Word Police"

"Story of an Hour"

"Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream"

"Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?"

Chopin, Didion, Oates Socratic Seminar Questions

LUST - "Cowboys Are My Weakness"

GLUTTONY - "Theft in a Pastry Shop"

GREED - "My Wife is a White Russian"

SLOTH - "Babylon Revisited"

"Babylon Revisited" PDF

ANGER - "My First Two Women"

ENVY - "Weekend"

PRIDE - "Le Grande Breteche"

"The Devil and Tom Walker" by Washington Irving

Creveceour's Letters from an American Farmer: "What Is an American?"

Patrick Henry's Speech to the Virginia Convention

"The Growth of Political Factionalism and Sectionalism"

Excerpt from Thomas Paine's "Common Sense"

Ben Franklin's "A Mighty Pen"

"The Minister's Black Veil"

"Dr. Heidegger's Experiment"

"The Pit and the Pendulum"

"The Fall of the House of Usher"

Death Penalty Article

"What's Wrong with Animal Rights" by Vicki Hearne

The Argument for Tuition-Free College

Stride Toward Freedom

I Am Joaquin/Yo Soy Joaquin

Gun Control Poster

Queen Elizabeth I's Speech to the Troops at Tilbury

"Shouting Fire" by Alan M. Dershowitz

Corn-pone Opinions by Mark Twain

How to Get a 9 On Argument FRQ

Strategies for Mastering the Persuasive Essay

Sample Synthesis Format

Literature Circles

Summarizer

Quote Master

Discussion Director

Illustrator

The Great Gatsby PDF

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn PDF

The Red Badge of Courage PDF