AP Lit & Comp

AUGUST LESSON PLANS

8/14: Intro to class; What is text? Complexity is the key to reading and understanding art and literature…layers. View: Pieter Brugal’s painting.                  HW: COMPLEX-What makes you complex? Due 8/15 Bring in a large paper bag containing 6 things that define you.

8/15:Present individual Complexity assignments. What does COMPLEXITY in literature look like?

8/17: OBSERVE, FIND PATTERNS, DRAW CONCLUIONS. Examine TEXT “The Fall of Icarus”. Write 1 Pager: Choose ANY quote from The Great Gatsby and write a one page reflection/analysis of the quote…your feelings, perceptions about the quote.

8/21: EARLY SCHOOL DISMISSAL DUE TO SOLAR ECLIPSE

8/22:.Collect Summer Reading Assignments; analyze Auden/Williams Icarus poems. HW: Read and analyze Jones/Sexton’s Icarus.

8/24: Distribute YELLOW PAGES and POWWOW Notebooks. Begin Gatsby discussion in relation to HTRLLAP. HW: RE-READ THE GREAT GATSBY FOCUSING ON CHARACTERIZATION AS DEFINED IN YOUR YELLOW PAGES. Students will be assigned one character to focus on. Whole book and characterization study due 8/29.

8/28:OBSERVE, FIND PATTERNS, DRAW CONCLUIONS. Examine TEXT “Landscape of the Fall of Icarus” and other Icarus poems in POWWOW Notebooks.

8/29: Characterization Discussion of each character in GG.

8/31:Examining Literary Criticism through The Great Gatsby. Students will be assigned a literary lens from which to analyze the novel.

SEPTEMBER LESSON PLANS

9/4: LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

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12/16 – 1/2/18: CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS