English III AP

                                                                                                                              

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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

 

Mon, 10/25

  1. AP Language Terms Quiz #4
  2. Study Hall: work on "Cowboys Are My Weakness" & "Theft in a Pastry Shop" - we will discuss both on Tuesday

HW:

  1. LOC - pp. 57-59 + activity p. 59 - due next class
  2. TSIS - Ch. 8 + Ex. 1 - due next class
  3. "Cowboys Are My Weakness" (LUST) & "Theft in a Pastry Shop" (GLUTTONY) reading & Q's - due next class

Tues, 10/26

  1. LOC - review pp. 57-59; share activity p. 59 in groups
  2. TSIS - review Ch. 8; share Ex. 1 in groups
  3. Discuss "Cowboys Are My Weakness" & "Theft in a Pastry Shop" Q's; assign "My Wife is a White Russian"
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. "Small Change" (LOC p. 570) + Q's #1 + #4-11 - due next class
  2. "My Wife is a White Russian" (GREED) reading & Q's - due next class

Thurs, 10/28

  1. Discuss "My Wife is a White Russian" Q's; assign "Babylon Revisited"
  2. Pair Project Presentation
  3. Student Support

HW:

  1. "Babylon Revisited" (SLOTH) reading & Q's - due Mon, 11/1
  2. LOC pp. 60-69 + Q's #1-4 p. 69 - due Tues, 11/2
  3. TSIS - Ch. 9 + Ex. 1 - due Tues, 11/2

 

PAST AGENDAS

Wed, 8/18

  1. Welcome/Introduction
  2. Summer Assignment  - turn in to turnitin.com & Google Classroom
  3. One-pager activity & Name cards

HW:

  1. Finish one-pager
  2. Join Remind, Turnitin.com & Google Classroom

Thurs, 8/19

  1. Post One-pagers
  2. Syllabus, Academic Honesty Policy, Speaking & Listening Standards, Class Expectations
  3. Reading Rhetorically Test Study Guide

HW:

  1. Study for Reading Rhetorically test
  2. Get signatures

Fri, 8/20

  1. Reading Rhetorically Test

HW:

  1. Review syllabus
  2. Get signatures

Mon, 8/23

  1. Socratic Seminar Info
  2. Plagiarism Lesson
  3. Did you remember to submit your syllabus & academic honesty signatures?

HW:

  1. Prep for Socratic Seminar
  2. Study for Reading Test

Tues, 8/24

  1. Socratic Seminar (90 min)
  2. Student Support

HW:

  1. Study for Reading Test

Thurs, 8/26

  1. Reading Test
  2. LOC Pair Project Introduction & Sign-up
  3. Student Support

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 4-18 + do activity p. 5 - due Tues, 8/31
  2. TSIS - read the Preface and Introduction - due Tues, 8/31
  3. Pair Project Presentation - read "Notes of a Native Son" in WP & do the Q's - due Thurs, 9/2

Mon, 8/30

  1. STAR Rennaisance Test
  2. AP Terms List & Quiz Info

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 4-18 + do activity p. 5 - due next class
  2. TSIS - read the Preface and Introduction - due next class
  3. Pair Project Presentation - read "Notes of a Native Son" in WP & do the Q's - due Thurs, 9/2

Tues, 8/31

  1. LOC - share p. 5 activity in groups; do pp. 8 & 10 activities in groups; share out
  2. TSIS - do Q's in groups; discuss
  3. RAPW Intro - "Why I Want a Wife" article
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. LOC - do activity p. 14 - due next class
  2. TSIS - read Ch. 1 & do Ex. 1 at the end of the chapter - due next class
  3. RAPW - "Why I Want a Wife" - due next class

Thurs, 9/2

  1. LOC - share p. 14 activity in groups; do p. 16 & 18 activities in groups; share out
  2. TSIS - discuss Ch. 1; share Ex. 1 
  3. RAPW - discuss "Why I Want a Wife" - assign next article, "Our Lives Matter"
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 18-22 + do p. 22 activity - due Thurs, 9/9
  2. TSIS - read Ch. 1 + do Ex. 1 (at end of chapter) - due Thurs, 9/9
  3. RAPW - "Our Lives Matter" - due Wed, 9/8
  4. AP Terms Quiz #1 - Wed, 9/8
  5. Pair Project Presentation - read "Believe Me, It's Torture" p. 531 in WP & do the Q's - due Thurs, 9/9

Wed, 9/8

  1. AP Terms Quiz #1
  2. RAPW - discuss "Our Lives Matter" article; assign next article, "The Word Police"

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 18-22 + do p. 22 activity - due next class
  2. TSIS - read Ch. 2 + do Ex. 1 (at end of chapter) - due next class
  3. Pair Project Presentation - read "Believe Me, It's Torture" p. 531 in WP & do the Q's - due next. class
  4. RAPW - "The Word Police" - due Mon, 9/13

Thurs, 9/9

  1. LOC - review pp. 18-22; share p. 22 activity; assign pp. 23-27 + activity p. 24
  2. TSIS - review Ch. 2; share Ex. 1 in groups
  3. Pair Project Presentation - "Believe Me, It's Torture"
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. RAPW - "The Word Police" - due next class (Mon, 9/13)
  2. LOC - read pp. 23-27 + do activity p. 24 - due Tues, 9/14
  3. TSIS - read Ch. 3 & do Ex. 1 at the end of the chapter - due Tues, 9/14
  4. Pair Project Reading - "The Terminal Check" in WP p. 404 - due Tues, 9/14

Mon, 9/13

  1. AP Classroom - join w/code; take Multiple Choice practice test
  2. RAPW - discuss "The Word Police" 
  3. Rhetorical Precis Intro: read "The Ugly Truth About Beauty" & read precis; apply by reading "Fly the Partisan Skies" & write a precis; do a peer edit; assign Tony Blair speech & write a precis for HW

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 23-27 + do p. 24 activity - due next class
  2. TSIS - read Ch. 3 + do Ex. 1 - due next class
  3. Pair Project Presentation - read "The Terminal Check" p. 404 in WP & do the Q's - due next. class
  4. Rhetorical Precis - Tony Blair speech - due Mon, 9/20
  5. AP Language Terms Quiz #2 - Mon, 9/20

Tues, 9/14

  1. LOC - review pp. 23-27; share p. 24 activity; do activity p. 27 in groups; share w/class
  2. TSIS - review Ch. 3; share Ex. 1 in groups; share w/class
  3. Pair Project Presentation - "The Terminal Check"
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. AP Language Terms Quiz #2 - Mon, 9/20
  2. Rhetorical Precis - Tony Blair Speech - due Mon, 9/20
  3. LOC - read pp. 27-33 + do activity p. 33 - due Tues, 9/21
  4. TSIS - read Ch. 4 & do Ex. 1 (theysayiblog.com) - due Tues, 9/21
  5. Pair Project Reading - "Small Change" in LOC p. 570 reading & Q's #1 & #4-11 - due Thurs, 9/23

Mon, 9/20

  1. AP Classroom  Multiple Choice Practice Test DUE
  2. AP Language Terms Quiz #2
  3. Rhetorical Precis - peer edit Tony Blair Speech precis w/a partner; assign "The Right Kind of Tyrant" & write a precis

HW:

  1. LOC - read pp. 27 - 33 + do p. 33 activity - due next class
  2. TSIS - read Ch. 4 + do Ex. 1 - due next class
  3. Pair Project Presentation - read "Small Change" in LOC p. 570 reading & Q's #1 & #4-11 - due next. class
  4. Rhetorical Precis - "The Right Kind of Tyrant" - due Thurs, 9/23
  5. RAPW - "Letter to Mark Twain" - due Mon, 9/27

Tues, 9/21

  1. LOC - review pp. 27-33; do activity p. 30 w/ whole class; share HW activity p. 33 in groups; assign RAPW for "Letter to Mark Twain"
  2. TSIS - review Ch. 4; share Ex. 1 in groups; share w/class
  3. Creative Non-fiction Intro & "Story of an Hour" 
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. Pair Project Presentation - read "Small Change" in LOC p. 570 reading & Q's #1 & #4-11 - due next. class
  2. Rhetorical Precis - "The Right Kind of Tyrant" - due next class
  3. "Story of an Hour" Q's - due next class
  4. RAPW - "Letter to Mark Twain" - due Mon, 9/27

Thurs, 9/23

  1. Rhetorical Precis - peer edit "The Right Kind of Tyrant" - assign "Merry Hallowmas"
  2. Discuss "Story of an Hour" Q's; assign "Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream"
  3. Pair Project Presentation: "Small Change"

HW:

  1. Rhetorical Precis - "Merry Hallowmas" - due Mon, 9/27
  2. RAPW - "Letter to Mark Twain" - due Mon, 9/27
  3. "Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream" reading & Q's - due Tues, 9/28 

Mon, 9/27

  1. Rhetorical Precis - "Merry Hallowmas" DUE
  2. RAPW - Letter to Mark Twain - discuss
  3. "Pick Apart a Precis" activity

HW:

  1. "Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream" reading & Q's - due next class
  2. In-class Rhetorical Analysis essay - bring your LOC book & any notes/materials - next class
  3. "Why Women Smile" in WP p. 339 + Q's - due Thurs, 9/30

Tues, 9/28

  1. Discuss "Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream" Q's; assign "Where Are You Going?  Where Have You Been?" reading & Q's
  2. In-class Rhetorical Analysis
  3. Assign LOC Ch. 2 - read pp. 38-43 + do activity p. 40/Assign TSIS Ch. 5 + do Ex. 1
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. "Where Are You Going?  Where Have You Been?" reading & Q's - due next class
  2. "Why Women Smile" (WP p. 339) reading & Q's - due next class

Thurs, 9/30

  1. Discuss "Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?" Q's
  2. Assign Creative Non-fiction Socratic Seminar Q's
  3. Pair Project Presentation: "Why Women Smile"

HW:

  1. AP Language Terms Quiz #3 - Mon, 10/4
  2. LOC - pp. 38-43 + activity p. 40 - due Tues, 10/5
  3. TSIS - Ch. 5 + Ex. 1 - due Tues, 10/5
  4. Creative Non-fiction Socratic Seminar Q's - due Tues, 10/5

Mon, 10/4

  1. AP Language Terms Quiz #3
  2. In-class Multiple Choice Practice on AP Classroom

HW:

  1. LOC - pp. 38-43 + activity p. 40 - due next class
  2. TSIS - Ch. 5 + Ex. 1 - due next class
  3. Creative Non-fiction Socratic Seminar Q's - due next class
  4. "I Know Why the Caged Bird Cannot Read" (LOC p. 224) + Q's #1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 10 - due Thurs, 10/7

Tues, 10/5

  1. LOC - review pp. 38-43; share activity p. 40; do activity p. 41 in groups
  2. TSIS - review Ch. 5; share Ex. 1
  3. Creative Non-fiction Socratic Seminar
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. "I Know Why the Caged Bird Cannot Read" (LOC p. 224) Q's #1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 10 - due next class
  2. LOC pp. 46-51 + rhetorical precis on "Speech on Child Labor" pp. 47-48 - due Tues, 10/12
  3. TSIS - Ch. 6 + Ex. 1- due Tues, 10/12

Thurs, 10/7

  1. Think Piece - introduce & assign essay
  2. Early American Literature Intro; assign Native American pieces & Q's
  3. Pair Project Presentation

HW:

  1. Native American pieces + Q's - due Mon, 10/11
  2. LOC pp. 46-51 + rhetorical precis on "Speech on Child Labor" pp. 47-48 - due Tues, 10/12
  3. TSIS - Ch. 6 + Ex. 1- due Tues, 10/12

Mon, 10/11

  1. Discuss Native American reading responses
  2. Puritan Introduction; assign Anne Bradstreet reading & do Q's #1-4 + #6 & 7 

HW:

  1. LOC - pp. 46-51 + precis on "Speech on Child Labor" - due next class
  2. TSIS - Ch. 6 + Ex. 1 - due next class
  3. Anne Bradstreet Q's #1-4 + #6 & 7 - due next class
  4. "Message to My Daughters" (WP p. 346) + Q's  - due Thurs, 10/14
  5. Creative Non-fiction Think Piece - due Mon, 10/18

Tues, 10/12

  1. LOC - review pp. 46-51; share precis in groups
  2. TSIS - review Ch. 6; share Ex. 1
  3. Discuss Anne Bradstreet Q's; assign Mary Rowlandson piece 
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. "Message to My Daughters" (WP p. 346) + Q's - due next class
  2. Mary Rowlandson reading & Q's #2 + #4-7 - due next class
  3. Creative Non-fiction Think Piece - due Mon, 10/18
  4. LOC - pp. 51-56 - due Tues, 10/19
  5. TSIS - Ch. 7 - due Tues, 10/19

Thurs, 10/14

  1. Discuss Mary Rowlandson Q's
  2. Intro to Jonathan Edwards; read "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" & work on Q's
  3. Pair Project Presentation

HW:

  1. Creative Non-fiction Think Piece - due next class (Mon, 10/18)
  2. LOC pp. 51-56 - due Tues, 10/19
  3. TSIS - Ch. 7- due Tues, 10/19
  4. Jonathan Edwards Q's - due Tues, 10/19

Mon, 10/18

  1. Share common errors on Rhetorical Analysis Essay
  2. Think Piece Read-Around Activity

HW:

  1. LOC - pp. 51-56 - due next class
  2. TSIS - Ch. 7 - due next class
  3. Jonathan Edwards Q's - due next class
  4. "My Life as a Muslim in the West's Gray Zone" (WP p. 154) + Q's  - due Thurs, 10/21

Tues, 10/19

  1. LOC - review pp. 51-56; do activity p. 55 in groups
  2. TSIS - review Ch. 7
  3. Discuss Jonathan Edwards piece; assign William Bradford reading & Q's
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. "My Life as a Muslim in the West's Gray Zone" (WP p. 154) + Q's - due next class
  2. William Bradford reading & Q's - due next class

Thurs, 10/14

  1. Discuss William Bradford Q's
  2. Introduce 7 Deadly Sins (PPT & handout); assign "Cowboys Are My Weakness" reading & Q's
  3. Pair Project Presentation
  4. Student Support

HW:

  1. AP Language Terms Quiz #4 - Mon, 10/25
  2. "Cowboys Are My Weakness" reading & Q's - due Mon, 10/25
  3. LOC pp. 57-59 + activity p. 59 - due Tues, 10/26
  4. TSIS - Ch. 8 + Ex. 1 - due Tues, 10/26

LITERATURE STUDY:

  • The Language of Composition - Rhetoric
  • They Say, I Say
  • The Writer's Presence 
  • Creative Non-fiction
  • Early American Literature

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.

 

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

English III AP Course Syllabus 2021-2022

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