January 9--march 9, 2012



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QUARTER THREE SYLLABUS

AP ENGLISH--MRS. STAFFORD

January 9--March 9, 2012



*** ANY TEST OR QUIZ THAT IS NOT MADE UP IN ONE WEEK WILL

RESULT IN A ZERO GRADE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO FIND

OUT WHAT YOU MISSED IF YOU ARE ABSENT.
*** The materials for the Performance Portion of the Senior Project are due

on February 21 and will not be accepted late for any reason. Students

will sign up for an individual due date to give a presentation on the

Senior Project, but the materials are due on February 21.
*** There will be five (5) journal assignments. These journal entries should

each be at least a page in length and should contain insight and analysis. They

will be collected on March 5, are worth a test grade, and they will not be

accepted late for any reason.

 

January 6 Teacher In-Service
January 9

Review classroom rules

Semester exam question

Syllabus for third quarter, media projects, etc.

Criteria for performance portion of Senior Project

Review of SOAPS, DIDLS, introduction to tone



January 10


Short story "There Was Once" and discussion on tone

**Journal--Reflect back on the first semester. What one character in your

reading (Oedipus, Beowulf, Canterbury Tales, Hamlet, King Lear,

MacBeth) was the most memorable to you? Tell why and give specific

details.

January 11


Continuation of discussion of "There Was Once" and tone; write analysis paragraph

Handout on thesis statements

Writing checklist and review of timed writing criteria

New vocabulary

Grammar Review

January 12, 13


Diction, tone

Television analysis criteria

Background for The Stranger, Camus, existentialism

Discussion on stages of grief, recovery--related to The Stranger; read and discuss Act 1



January 16


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday—no school

 

January 17


Writing checklist handout; handout on usage errors

Applied Practice MC questions on MacBeth

Analysis of newspaper article

January 18


AP Open House 6:30 p.m.

Handout on usage errors

Ethos, pathos, logos handout and discussion

Analyze "Slim, Cunning Hands"



January 19, 20

Television and Commercial Analysis Due


Review criteria for movie analysis

Imagery, tone

Background for "Inferno" and Dante Alighieri

Handout on Dante's levels of hell

Read and discuss "Inferno"

Silently read Christopher Marlowe's "Dr. Faustus"

Discuss existentialism and absurdism

Grammar Review



**Journal: What is your vision of the after-life? How was this vision

formed over the years? If you believe there is no after-life, tell how you

arrived at this conclusion.

January 23


Review inductive analysis and mythological analysis

Analyze "Auto Wreck"

Analyze "Hotel California"

Write essay using inductive method



**Last day to sign up for a "presentation" day for Senior Project, or one will

be assigned for you. You must present your Senior Project on that day,

or no credit will be given.
January 24

Review movie analysis criteria

Handout on shifts in tense, number, person

Finish reading and discussing "Inferno"

Quiz comparing/contrasting "Inferno" with "Dr. Faustus"

January 25


Diction, imagery, details, tone

Quiz on Part 1 of The Stranger and group discussions

"Who's on First" video

Philosophy of Camus and absurdism--"theatre of the absurd"



January 26, 27


Vocabulary Test

New Vocabulary

Imagery handout, details, tone

Finish discussion of The Stranger

"Killing an Arab" and Dr. Seuss poems

January 30


Details, tone

Review characteristics of metaphysical poetry

Analyze "Sonnet X" and "Meditation XVII"

Shifts in tense, number, person

Handout on homonyms

January 31


Discuss Bacon's "Of Studies, Axioms"

Sentence combining and revising

Grammar Review--usage errors and using homonyms

February 1


Details, tone

Quiz on Part 2 of The Stranger and group discussions on absurdism

Review for test on The Stranger

Using homonyms, usage errors, sentence variety



February 2, 3


Diction, tone, detail

Test on The Stranger, timed writing

Usage errors, sentence variety

Movie analysis criteria

Grammar Review--errors in tense, number, person

Sentence combining/revising



**Journal: Based on what you have seen on television or in the movies, on

what is humor in our culture based? Cite examples from popular

television shows, movies, personal experience to support your answer.

February 6


**Movie Analysis Due

Diction, syntax, detail

Compare/contrast “My Father’s Visits” and “Reunion”

Handout on satirical devices

Dave Barry article

Homonym handout, combining sentences handout



February 7


Outline background on Restoration Era

Analyze satirical article on state of Arizona

Introduction to Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal"; discussion of "A Modest Proposal"

Review magazine analysis criteria


February 8


Ethos, Pathos, Logos review

Finish discussion "Modest Proposal"



February 9, 10


Applied Practice quiz on "Modest Proposal"

Homonym handout



February 13


Vocabulary Test

New Vocabulary

Sentence Variation

Review criteria for magazine analysis

Usage errors

February 14


**Magazine Analysis Due

Imagery handout, tone

Sentence variation

Usage errors



February 15


Imagery handout

Introduction to the Romantic Period

Ethos, pathos, logos review

Sentence variation handout; usage errors

Poems of Burns, Blake--parallelism in poetry

Poems of Wordsworth

Blank verse, apostrophe, personification, ballad

Begin work on poetry presentations



February 16, 17


Imagery, tone

Group poetry presentations

Grammar Review--proofreading

Poems on "Beauty"--Byron, Shelley, Keats



**Journal: People say, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." Tell why you

agree or disagree with this statement. Cite examples from your own

experience or from the media to prove your point.

February 20 Presidents’ Day—no school

February 21

ALL SENIOR PROJECTS DUE


Begin Performance of Senior Projects

Group presentations on poetry

Imagery handout

Analysis of Romantic poems

Review for test on Romantic poems

Blank verse, apostrophe, personification, ballad, allegory



February 22


Senior Project Presentations

Imagery handout

Analysis of Romantic poems

February 23, 24


Senior Project Presentations

Handout on sentence variation

Review for test on Romantic Era poetry
February 27

Senior Project Presentations

Vocabulary Test

New Vocabulary

Handouts on imagery, syntax
February 28AIMS Writing

Senior Project Presentations



February 29—AIMS Reading


Senior Project Presentations

March 1, 2


Senior Project Presentations

MC TEST AND TIMED WRITING ON ROMANTIC POETRY

Applied Practice MC questions

**Journal: Why is it important to read "classic" literature? How has

reading this type of literature assisted you in your pursuit of an

education?

 

March 5

FIVE (5) JOURNALS DUE


Senior Project Presentations

Proofreading

Short story analysis using DIDLS

March 6


Senior Project Presentations

Background for Coleridge

Begin reading "Rime of the Ancient Mariner"

March 7


Senior Project Presentations

Syntax handout

Analyze “Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

March 8, 9


Finish “Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

Analyze Dove commercial and satire



Review requirements for written portion of Senior Project
March 10-26

Spring Intersession

March 27


Students return from break

 


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