AP Lang

Welcome to Advanced Placement English Language and Composition.

The most recent in-class activity and homework assignments will appear first right here (Scroll down to see what you may have missed):

4/14: In Cold Blood – The Rhetorical Appeal

1. Read pages 1-5, Rhetorical Triangle.

2. Background on In Cold Blood

3. ACT Practice (if Time)

HW:  Read pages 1 – 74 by Friday with paper annotations in the form of 2-3 rhetorical triangles with 2-3 purposes

4/10: Synthesis Work

1. Synthesis Test on Invasive plants and species

HW: No HW

4/8 Welcome Back – Synthesis Week

1. Source Jigsaw: Animal Testing

2. Introduction practice

3. Topic Sentence & Source practice

4. Conclusions

HW:  No homework

3/28 Argumentative Seminar

1. Security vs. Privacy: Security  (Download/ Read document… move onto #2)

2. After reading, write out an introduction to an argumentative essay, including a Hook and Thesis, and then outline an essay with 3-4 gophers.

Prompt:

•”If something is being done without our knowledge that truly is to protect us as citizens of the United States, then I’m more forgiving of that,”

- Robert Ford, playwright and composer

•They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

- Benjamin Franklin, U.S. Founding Father

Consider the quotes above and in a well-written essay argue whether security or privacy is more important in today’s society.

HW:  Just above, otherwise, have a nice Spring Break!

3/26 Argumentative Essay Practice

1. Argumentative Form #2 (Use same form from 3/24 lesson below; Use the Knowledge vs. Ignorance as a path to Happiness prompt given in class).

2. Argumentative Essay Prompt:

“What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.” -  Salman Rushdie, Author, His book, The Satanic Verses, is currently banned reading in most Islamic nations.

“Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people’s idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone else says anything back, that is an outrage.”   – Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of Great Britain.

Prompt (Should take 40 minutes to complete) : Consider the quotes above and in a well-written essay argue whether or not there should be limits to the concept of “freedom of expression.”

HW: No HW as long as you turn in Argumentative Essay, Two Work Sheets, and Complete the Argumentative Topics Form on Google Docs.

3/24  Argumentative Topics

1.  Argumentative Form:  Form

2. Discussion on Huck Finn Argumentative Test

3. Practice Argumentative Topic #1: Argumentative Sheet

 

3/20: ACT Practice Test

1. Grade/score AP Lang Multiple Choice Test

2. Take ACT Practice Test; Score Test

3. Final day to Sign-up for AP Lang Test

HW: FINISH Re-writes!

3/18: Multiple Choice

1. Complete Multiple Choice Packet: Reading Well is the Best Revenge.

2. Take MC Test

HW: FINISH all Re-writes.

3/13: Rhetorical Analysis Quiz

1. Using In-Class Prompt, Draw Triangle and write introduction to RA Essay.

HW: MC Reading and Stems:  Create 5 Multiple Choice Questions from  Reading provided here  :AP MCReadingRevenge  ; Example of Stems for your questions: Stems

3/10 Rhetorical Analysis Prompt

1. Return Essay, RA Power Point.:  NEW Rhetorical Analysis Chart

2. Re-write RA Essay

HW: Re-writes; Any other missing work you would like graded. Complete Power Point here now: AP Crunchtime

3/7 Huck Finn – Argumentative In-class Essay

3/4 Argumentative Essays

1. Return Essay. Argumentative Power Point

2. Re-write Argumentative Essay.

HW: Re-writes; Don’t forget final study session on March 8. In-class essay on Huck Finn on Thursday.

2/27: Synthesis Work

1. Journal Prompt:  Go back to AP Powerwords/ Metaphor and write and INTRODUCTION with a THESIS to the Synthesis Prompt:

Write an Introduction (Only) to a Synthesis Essay
•Explorers and tales of explorations tend to capture the human imagination. However, such explorations have financial and ethical consequences. Space exploration is no exception.
•Assignment
•Read the following sources (including the introductory information) carefully. Then, in an essay that synthesizes at least three of the sources, develop a position about what issues should be considered most important in making decisions about space exploration.

 

HW: ACT Test Prep

2/25: Synthesis

1. Mock Exam Results: Synthesis! Powerpoint

2. Re-write AP Research and Synthesis essay.

HW: Re-writes.

2/21: To Kill a Mockingbird Film

2/19: Huck Finn Work Sheet & Argumentative Essay Gophers

1. Annotate Huck Finn and fill out Work Sheet: Huck Finn Study Questions

2. Fill in Argumentative Essay Gophers: Argumentative Prompt

HW: Finish Worksheets.

2/14: Review of RA and new MC

1.  Valentine’s Day prompt and MC questions; Keller Article : Valentine’s Day

2. Write an Rhetorical Analysis essay and answer the Multiple Choice Questions: Suggested Time = 1 hour.

HW: Huck Finn reading

2/12   On Satire

1. Current Event Prompt: Olympic Controversy

2. Current Event Video: Satire

3. Reflection: If we can define satire as a piece of writing or performance art that uses irony, sarcasm, or ridicule to expose, denounce, or deride serious vice or folly, than IS the SNL piece satire? Use evidence from the article and video to support your argument.

4. Huck Finn Reading/ Annotation Time

HW:  Huck Finn, Research Papers FINAL due 2/14

2/4 – 2/10 Research and Writing 3, 4, & 5   

1. Research, Bibliography, and Writing: Research Essay

2. Return all previous work

HW: Research Papers due on February 12.

1/31 Research and Writing 2

1. Cool Simulation: Link

2.  Research, Bibliography, Writing

HW: Research Paper, Huck Finn Annotations

1/29 Research and Writing

1. Excerpts from State of the Union:  State of the Union

2. Research Paper due on Weds., February 12:  Research Power Point

HW: Research Paper, Huck Finn Annotations through page 100.

1/27 Research Project and Argumentative Research Paper on The Wealth Gap

Must be 5-7 pages. Bibliography in MLA format (Use EasyBib). Save and Share on Google Docs.

Pick one specific equity issue/subculture (e.g., poverty* as it impacts student achievement, seemingly limitless wealth* as it impacts the pursuit of happiness)  *Subcultures are often defined by geography, age, gender, race, religion, profession, sexual orientation.

      • Research why this equity issue exists (the harms and causes)
      • Research what has been done to try to achieve equity for people of this subculture OR what attempts have been made to prevent equity by people of this subculture. (What solutions are out there)
      • Research whether these attempts to achieve equity have been successful or not, or whether these attempts to prevent equity have been successful (What solutions are working or failing)
    • Specific Example:    Essential Question: Does the wealth gap affect Latino participation in the American political process?   Focus Questions:  How much wealth do Mexican-American women own? Do they vote or participate in civic life? What obstacles do Mexican-American women face to participating in politics? What efforts have been made on behalf of Latinas to become more involved in politics? What efforts are successful and which are not so successful?

HW: Read Huckleberry Finn with Annotations DUE Friday, January 31

1/23 Research Project Introduction

1. Simulation

2. Socratic Seminar: Wealth Gap

3. Research Project Keynote:

1/21:  Huckleberry Finn Introduction

1. Mock Exam Discussion

2. Journal Prompt

3. Huckleberry Finn Reading: Huck

HW: Read Huck Finn

1/15: Socratic Seminar – Guns

1. Make a Claim (!)

2. Connect it to another claim (+)

3. Use data ($)

4. Insightful Commentary (-)

HW: None! Relax for AP Mock Exam

1/14: Argumentative Essay: Gatsby

1. Review Argumentative Essay Strategies

2. Speeches

3. New Socratic Seminar Topic:

HW: Prepare for Socratic Seminar.

1/10: Chicken and Rice

1. Turn in Papers for Synthesis Re-write.

2. Circle Topic: Debating “Smoker Hill”

2. Change Argumentative Essay into A Speech Assignment.

HW: Finish Argumentative Essay. (5 – 7 Minute Speech or Paper).

1/8: Re-Write Process

1. Class Events: Practice Session #2, Mock Exam

2. Re-write 15 lines; Charts

HW: Re-writes and Charts

1/6: Welcome Back

1. Hand back final

2. Re-write Synthesis Essay taking other side

HW: Synthesis Essay Re-written

12/16: DUE: Practice Tests

1. Final Procedures/ Weekend Redux (Hand out Synthesis)

2.  TIB Presentations

HW: Study for final

12/12: DUE: Technology Synthesis Re-write/ Practice Tests – Norming Finals

1. Final Procedures: What’s allowed – what’s not.

2. Pick one or two practice tests to take today… Turn in Monday along with re-write if still missing.

HW: Practice Tests

12/10: Synthesis Work

1. Journal Entry with Metaphor

2. I say, they say Sentence Frames

3. Highlighter FUN:  CDC

HW:  Rewrites are do with Rough Drafts on Wednesday, 12/11

2. 12/6:

1. Class Discussion of Nickel and Dimed

HW: Take home synthesis

12/4: DUE: Thanksgiving HW on Nickel and Dimed.

1. Synthesis Essay Power Point, Notes, and Lecture: AP Synthesis Power point; AP Lang Synthesis Test Notes.

2. Take home synthesis essay.

HW: Take home Synthesis Essay…  

12/2: DUE: Thanksgiving HW on Nickel and Dimed.

1. ACT prep and Practice

2. Saturday study session.

3. TIB and Independent Novel Grades / More presentations.

HW: Take home Synthesis Essay…  

11/20: DUE This I Believe Recordings or Independent Novel Essay (by midnight) for LATE credit.

1. Read the first 10 pages of Nickel and Dimed in out loud in circle groups… answer the Nickel and Dimed Discussion Questions for Socratic Seminar (On Dec. 2): Nickel and Dimes Questions

2. You may spend some time discussing the answers with your group.

3. By the end of class on Wednesday, you should answer each Discussion Question in complete sentences on your OWN paper.

HW: Read Nickel and Dimed and complete Rhetorical Analysis Prompt:  AP Thanksgiving Break Assignment

11/18:  DUE This I Believe Recordings or Live Presentation; Independent Novel Essay (by midnight).  RUBRICS for both HERE: AP Lang Rubrics

1. Sign up for Study Session on December 14.

2.  Check out Nickel and Dimed / Turn in Gatsby:  Thanksgiving Assignment (Due Dec. 2): AP Thanksgiving Break Assignment

3.  This I Believe and Independent Novel Summative Assignment

11/14: Finish TIB today.

1.  Make sure you have finished your TIB documents. Check Folder. Regarding TIB ESSAY:  You must format it correctly (double spaced, paragraphs, title). You must resolve all comments. You must keep it between 300 – 500 words.

2. In the Folder, there is a new document for those of you who want to record your essay, including a Tutorial on how to use Audacity. You can jump off from these links a as well. Your audio recording must be turned into an Mp3 and emailed to Mr. Frick by Monday. Reminder: IF you do not record it over the weekend, you WILL be presenting it LIVE on Monday.

3.  Work on a polished TIB essay. If you finish early, work on your Independent Novel Essay: Three-Four page TYPED PAPER (Double space. 12 pt. font, 1 inch margins) using rhetorical triangle for your introduction or rhetorical precis for your introduction answering with the claim: How does the American Dream in your Independent novel compare and contrast to Steinbeck’s view of the American Dream in Of Mice and Men?  THIS IS DUE on 11/18. NOT ACCEPTED as LATE WORK after 11/20.

11/12: Due: Independent Novel Annotations; AP Power Words; Rough Draft

1.  Check Annotations and AP Power Words.

2.  Turn rough drafts into polished pieces. Mr. Frick has gotten through edits on about 10. His goal is to get to edits for ALL of YOU by the end of the day, Weds. 11/13 in time for you to polish up your TIB Statements by the end of class on 11/14.

3. Final Drafts should be done by end of class on 11/14.

HW:  1. Audio recording EMAILED (Audacity/MP3) to Mr. Frick by Sunday 11/17 or Live Performance in class on 11/18;   2. Three-Four page TYPED PAPER (Double space. 12 pt. font, 1 inch margins) using rhetorical triangle for your introduction or rhetorical precis for your introduction answering with the claim: How does the American Dream in your Independent novel compare and contrast to Steinbeck’s view of the American Dream in Of Mice and Men?  THIS IS DUE on 11/18. NOT ACCEPTED as LATE WORK after 11/20.

11/8:  Due: 3/4 Annotations in Independent Novel

Continue to work on your This I Believe essays. Today you will need to focus on peer editing to refine your claim statement and your anecdotes. IF you have resolved your peer editing issues regarding your initial brainstorming and anecdotes, you may begin rewriting for fluency, style, and rhetorical strategies.

HW: Finish Independent Novels with Annotations; New AP Power Words: Bolded Words

11/6: Wired Lab: This I Believe

Continue to work on your This I Believe essays. Today you will need to focus on peer editing to refine your claim statement and your anecdotes. IF you have resolved your peer editing issues regarding your initial brainstorming and anecdotes, you may begin rewriting for fluency, style, and rhetorical strategies.

HW: 3/4 book Annotations Due on 11/8, full book Annotations due on Tuesday 11/12.

11/4: Due: Acquisition Notebook Power Words; TIB Template #3

1. This I Believe Assignment, Part 3: Folder  (Choose the TIB Template #3); Answer questions at bottom of template.

2. This I Believe Brainstorm and Peer Editing: Folder  (Choose TIB Brainstorm). Create a NEW Document to begin you work. Begin with the clear This I Believe Statement. THEN, you MAY cut and paste from one of the Essays you began in TIB Template #3 as a starting point OR jump off from the questions at the end of the last assignment.

HW: READ! I need you reading and making sure you are annotating your Independent Novels (3/4 way through by Friday, Finish Book by Tuesday, November 12). 

10/31: Due: Annotations, half way through Independent Novel; TIB’s 1 &2.

1. New AP Power Words for acquisition notebook: New WordsEmphatic, Elevated, Frivolous, Dramatic, Didactic, Detached, Contemplative, Condescending, Combative, Brash

2. This I Believe Assignment, Part 3: Folder  (Choose the TIB Template #3)

HW: Part 3 saved in your TIB folder; 3/4 way through Independent Novel; New Power Words.

10/29: Due: AP Power Words in Acquisition Notebook

1. This I Believe Assignment, Part 2: Folder  (Choose the TIB Template #2)

HW: Finish TIB Template #2 and save in your TIB folder; Annotations in 2nd Independent Novel should be half way by now.

10/25: Due: Marquart Re-writes and 10 line Style Chart

1. New AP Power Words for acquisition notebook: New Words:  Wry, Tentative, Suspicious, Scandalized, Sarcastic, Prudent, Pedantic, Outraged, Ominous, Melancholy, Incredulous

2. New Reading for Second Independent Novel: Half way through the independent novel WITH annotations.

3. Introduce This I Believe Assignment: Folder

HW: AP Power Words, Independent Novel Annotations (Half of Book)

10/23: Due: Independent Novel Annotations – (1/4 of book); Marquart Prompt Essay #7.

1. Free-write

2. Style Chart: 10 Lines on Marquart Prompt (Essay #7)

3. Re-writes: Whatever you have missing: Marquart (#7), Fridman (#6).

HW: All writing is due on Friday (Fridman Final / Marquart Final): 10/25.

10/21:  Due: Independent Novel Annotations – (1/4 of book)/ Make-up if you missed Quiz; Some of you still owe me Fridman Re-writes.

In Class:  (Make up Quiz)

1. Introductions: Triangle or Precis; Annotate Obama’s Presidential victory speech: Obama Speech. Craft an introduction. Take to Mr. Frick for immediate feedback and re-writes.

2. Your choice: Listen to Audio Comments/ Work on Re-write OR Rhetorical Analysis: Marquart Prompt Here:  Prompt:   Annotate, Triangle, Essay #7.

HW: Re-writes AND Marquart Prompt

10/17: Due: Re-writes or First Drafts of Fridman Prompt, Quiz (Terms due in Acquisition Notebook — final chance for scoring).

In class:

1) Quiz

2) Journal

3) Introduction to Multiple Choice.

HW; Book Annotations – Paper will be the end Assignment. Annotate well.

10/15:

In Class:

1. AP Journal Entry

2. Fridman Prompt first draft OR re-writes

3. AP LANG Quiz on Thursday: RE Terms

HW: Finish Fridman Prompt / Study for Quiz!

10/10: DUE Rhetorical Precis Sheet for Sanders Prompt AND Rhetorical Triangle for Fridman Prompt

In Class:

1. Rhetorical Triangle for Fridman on Whiteboards

2 Timed Writing: Write a Timed Essay (45 Minutes) on the Fridman Prompt and Hand-in at end of class.

HW: None.

10/8:  DUE Rhetorical Precis Sheet for Sanders Prompt AND 15 NEW AP WORDS for Acquisition Notebook

In Class:

1.  Power Point / Schemes & Tropes, Part Two:  Tropes

2. Participation Needed! Overhead Project for Sanders Prompt: Rhetorical Precis.

3. Create a Partner Document: 1 Scheme, 1 Trope, 1 Ethos, Pathos, or Logos

HW: Fridman Prompt: Annotate/ Rhetorical Triangle on back.

10/4: DUE   Sanders Prompt Annotations

In Class:

1. Journal Prompt #3

2. Schemes and Tropes

3. Rhetorical Precis for Sanders Prompt:  Rhetorical Precis 2013

HW: Rhetorical Precis Sheet for Sanders Prompt AND 15 NEW AP WORDS for Acquisition Notebook

10/2: DUE – Turn in Job’s Paragraph with Five-line re-write AND Style Chart

In Class:

1. Journal Writing:  “Art is the antidote that can call us back from the edge of numbness, restoring the ability to feel for another.” Barbara Kingslover, “High Tide in Tucson.”   Unscripted Free Write (4-6 lines): If we changed the word antidote to gift, what effect would it have on the meaning of the sentence?

2. Homework Submission: Check-off Acquisition Notebook, Job’s Paragraph, Five-line re-write AND Style Chart.  Return Graded Homework.

3. More tools! Schemes and Tropes: Rhetorical devices ;  Rhetorical Essentials

HW: Read and annotate Prompt, bring it Friday prepared to write an Introduction and make an outline.  Future:  Coming up will be a take home essay for rhetorical analysis on the prompt.

9/30:  DUE: HW: Lengthy CLAIM paragraph choosing Logo, Ethos, or Pathos to analyze the rhetorical strategies Steve Job’s used in the Stanford Commencement Address. 

In Class:

1. Journal Writing Explained

2. Journal Writing #1: Art is the antidote that can call us back from the edge of numbness, restoring the ability to feel for another.  -Barbara Kingslover, “High Tide in Tucson.”   Answer Two Questions: 1. By using the word antidote, what does the author imply about the inability to feel for another?

3. Data, Claim, Commentary Workshop: First: Color Code, count categories. Second: Essay Chart. Third, Re-write Five Best Lines (Homework).

HW: Re-write Five Best Lines 

 9/26:  DUE: Annotations on Job’s Speech

1.  Commercials / Means & Modes

2. Annotation for Job’s Speech:  View Speech: Jobs Speech Link  Download Speech Here: Jobs Speech Full

2. Tips and Rubric for Rhetorical Analysis: RA ScoringGuide  Rubric: Rhetorical Analysis Essays

HW: Write a lengthy CLAIM paragraph choosing Logo, Ethos, or Pathos to analyze the rhetorical strategies Steve Job’s used in the Stanford Commencement Address. 

9/24:  DUE: 1. AP LANG WORDS (11-15): Atmosphere, Attitude, Colloquial Language, Connotative, Deductive Argument / Power Words (11-15) Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie  2. Rhetorical Triangle: Commercials

1.  Annotation for Job’s Speech:  View Speech: Jobs Speech Link  Download Speech Here: Jobs Speech Full

2. Rhetorical Triangle for Job’s Speech

3. Means and Modes for Job’s Speech.  Means/Modes Here: Jobs

HW: Pick the one you feel you know the best and write a Claim, Data, Commentary paragraph on the Job’s Speech.

9/20:    DUE: Lincoln Essay Outline, Color Code Paragraph Re-write#2

1.  Claim, Data, Commentary Review / Color Code Paragraph Re-write #2

2. Rhetorical Triangle for Lincoln Prompt.

3. Write an Introduction and Working Thesis for Lincoln Prompt: Lincoln RA Prompt

4.  Rhetorical Triangle:  Aristotle’s Mean’s and Modes. Power Point Here: Triangle

HW:  1. AP LANG WORDS (11-15): Atmosphere, Attitude, Colloquial Language, Connotative, Deductive Argument / Power Words (11-15) Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie  2. Rhetorical Triangle: Commercials

9/10:    DUE: One Paragraph Re-write (and PENS!) ; Acquisition Notebooks: AP LANG WORDS (6-10): Antecedent, Antithesis, Apostrophe, Appositive, Assonance; POWER WORDS (6-10):  Amicable, Anachronistic, Anecdote, Anonymous, Antagonist

1.  Re-write color- coding (Claim, Data, Commentary)

2.  Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address:  Lincoln RA Prompt;  Annotation

3.  Using claim, data, commentary, write n OUTLINE for an essay answering the prompt.

HW:   Essay Outline

9/6:    DUE: One Page Reflection: Using the annotations bookmark, answer one of the reflection questions / AP LANG WORDS (6-10): Antecedent, Antithesis, Apostrophe, Appositive, Assonance; POWER WORDS (6-10):  Amicable, Anachronistic, Anecdote, Anonymous, Antagonist

1.  Rhetorical Triangle Discussion: Of Mice and Men

2.  Claim, Data, Commentary

3.  First Re-Write: PARAGRAPH (Pick any paragraph to re-write and turn into a monster-good paragraph following the models discussed in class).

HW:   One Page/Paragraph Rewrite. Also: Either a 4 in one pen or three pens of different colors.

9/4:    DUE: AP LANG WORDS (6-10): Antecedent, Antithesis, Apostrophe, Appositive, Assonance; POWER WORDS (6-10):  Amicable, Anachronistic, Anecdote, Anonymous, Antagonist

1.  Reading Of Mice and Men, Chapters 5 & 6

2.  One Page Reflection: Using the annotations bookmark, answer one of the reflection questions

HW:   Using the annotations bookmark, answer one of the reflection questions

8/30:    DUE: Signed Syllabus

1.  Collect and Collate Three Essays

2.  Rhetorical Triangle Fun! Watch commercials to pick out speaker, audience, and subject along with purpose, tone, and medium.

HW:   AP LANG WORDS (6-10): Antecedent, Antithesis, Apostrophe, Appositive, Assonance

          POWER WORDS (6-10):  Amicable, Anachronistic, Anecdote, Anonymous, Antagonist

8/28:    DUE: Why do you think certain passages in Of Mice and Men are important? Pick one of the reflection questions/prompts and write on it before next class (Make a Claim, Introduce Data, Present your Commentary). This should be handwritten, double-spaced, front/back single page). Annotation Bookmark Here: Annotations bookmark.

1.  Syllabus & Syllabus Signature Page

2.  Power Point: What to expect on the AP Exam, Part Two & Three.  Power Point is HERE: AP Exam Overview

3.  Of Mice and Men Table Discussions

4.  I Have a Dream Speech Rhetorical Analysis: I Have A Dream; New AP Terms

HW: Signed Syllabus

8/26:   DUE: Acquisition Notebooks (10 Words) / Summer Assignment 

1.  Reading Annotations: Chapter One: Of Mice and Men

2.  Power Point: What to expect on the AP Exam, Part Two & Three.  Power Point is HERE: AP Exam Overview

3.  Argumentative: 40-Minute Timed Essay (Essay #5)

HW:  Annotation Bookmark Here: Annotations bookmark. Why do you think certain passages in Of Mice and Men are important? Pick one of the reflection questions/prompts and write on it before next class (Make a Claim, Introduce Evidence, Explain, and Pertain Evidence back to Claim). This should be handwritten, double-spaced, front/back single page).

Day Three:

1.  Reading Annotations & Table Discussions: Article Here: Darfur

2.  Power Point: What to expect on the AP Exam, Part Two.  Power Point is HERE: AP Exam Overview

3.  Synthesis: 50-Minute Timed Essay (Essay #4)

HW:  Bring OM&M to Class / Acquisition Notebook

          AP LANG WORDS (1-5):  Allegory, Alliteration, Allusion, Ambiguity, Analogy

          POWER WORDS (1-5):  Abbreviate, Abstinence, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic

Day Two:

DUE: Essay #2

1.  Seating Chart and Picture Day

2.  Power Point: What to expect on the AP Exam.  Power Point is HERE: AP Exam Overview

3.  Rhetorical Analysis: 40-Minute Timed Essay (Essay #3)

Optional HW:  Begin Acquisition Notebook

          AP LANG WORD #1:  ALLEGORY       /          POWER WORD #1:  ADULATION     

Day One:  

 DUE: Turn in Summer Assignment (Essay #1)

1.  Attendance and M & M.

2.  Essay #2 (Two Pages): Should public schools go to a full-year schedule?

Along with Essay Essentials, this Essay should include: Thesis (Claim), Evidence: both articles must be cited/ at least one citation per body paragraph, and Conclusion. Please use MLA In-Text Citation.

Resources: Longmont Times/Call article (In-class Handout) / Online Time Magazine Article

HW:  1. Finish Essay

 Syllabus is here:  AP Lang Syllabus Summer assignment is here: AP Lang Summer

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