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AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION
QUARTER 2 LEARNING SCHEDULE
Text/Content
Grammar: Adverb, Adjective, Noun Clauses (145-151); Antithesis (105-106)
Grammar: Adverb, Adjective, Noun Clauses; Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive (152-153)
In-class Essay: Banneker [Thesis + 2 body paragraphs (SYNTAX)]
Introduce Personal Essay, Review Sample Personal Essays (446-452); Personal Essay topic brainstorming; outlining
Romanticism Introduction: Begin reading and note-making
Finish Romanticism Introduction; personal essay topic and outlines due
Personal Essay: Writing Workshop
Informational Reading: Strategies for Comprehension (“The Black Death” 237); footnotes and citation; Introduce
Questions for Reading Narrative Prose (235); homework – read “Masque of the Red Death” (242-246)
Introduce Narrative Mode: point of view, organization, allegory; Review “Masque” (p.249-250); Active and Passive
Voice; In Cold Blood (3-74) due
Personal Essay: Peer Review due (must be typed)
Introduce Diction (253-254) – Review “The Rattler” (diction and point of view); homework – Read “The Raven” (260262)
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Jigsaw “The Philosophy of Composition”
Whole –class Practice: Rhetorical Analysis “Paret” (959)
In-class Essay: “Cripple” (535) [thesis + 2 body paragraphs (DICTION)];
Persuasive Paper: Final draft due (must be typed MLA format)
Nov. 9
Verbal Phrases
Problems with Phrases and Parallelism; [homework: read Transcendentalism introduction 297-300]
“Nature” (301-302); [homework: read Walden (303-309)
Walden; Compare/contrast Emerson and Thoreau (310)
Informational/Argument Text Reading Strategies: Silent Spring (317-323); In Cold Blood (77-155) due
Nov. 19
Nov. 20
Nov. 21
Nov. 22
Nov. 23
In-class Essay (325)
The Cosmic Calendar (341-344); [homework: read Self-Reliance (348-351)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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Nov. 26
Nov. 27
Nov. 28
Nov. 29
Nov. 30
Self-Reliance (348-351)
Introduce Argument Question: Write an argument thesis
Issue Question (357/367)
Quotation Question (356)
Passage-based Question (359); In Cold Blood (159-248) due
Dec. 10
Argument: Concession/refutation, topic sentences; write the concession/refutation paragraph from previous thesis
Argument: Body paragraph writing
Argument: Pair essay (368); write the essay from previous argument thesis
Civil Disobedience and Gandhi (369-375)
In-class Essay: (357/367); [homework: read “Letter from Birmingham Jail”]
“Letter from Birmingham Jail”; In-class Argument Essay (387): (thesis + concession/refutation + body paragraph (MLK as
direction);
Semester Exam In-class Argument Essay (390)
Dec. 11
In Cold Blood (251-343) due; In Cold Blood Test
Dec. 12
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50% of exam
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In Cold Blood Presentation Preparation
In Cold Blood Presentation Preparation
In Cold Blood Presentations
50
EXAMS
EXAMS
EXAMS
NO SCHOOL – WINTER BREAK BEGINS
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AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION QUARTER 2 LEARNING