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AP Language with American Literature - Week of February 10-February 14, 2020 

Weekly Learning Goals  Focus Standards 

Analyze and evaluate sources for research project. Use new ELAGSE11-12RI6: ​Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how
vocabulary in writing. Annotate for understanding. Analyze style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text. ​CollegeBoard: ​C1—The course teaches and requires
rhetorical appeals. Determine author’s purpose. students to write in several forms (e.g., narrative, expository, analytical, and argumentative essays) about a variety of subjects (e.g., public
policies, popular culture, personal experiences). C4—The course requires expository, analytical, and argumentative writing assignments
that are based on readings representing a wide variety of prose styles and genres. C7—The course teaches research skills, and in
particular, the ability to evaluate, use, and cite primary and secondary sources. The course assigns projects such as the researched
argument paper, which goes beyond the parameters of a traditional research paper by asking students to present an argument of their
own that includes the analysis and synthesis of ideas from an array of sources. LO1—analyze and interpret samples of good writing,
identifying and explaining an author’s use of rhetorical strategies and techniques; LO2—apply effective strategies and techniques in their
own writing; LO3—create and sustain arguments based on readings, research, and/or personal experience; LO4— write for a variety of
purposes

Upcoming Due Dates 

Sunday, February 9 Complete Personal Progress Check #1 on AP Classroom (multiple choice only)

Monday, February 10 Come to class having read Read​ They Say, I Say​ introduction and chapters 1-3 and ​The Craft of Research ​ ch. 4.

Wednesday, February 12 Come to class with a total of 4 articles that represent multiple perspectives/solutions to your research topic. Complete a SOAPSTone
and SMELL chart plus an MLA citation for each article. Use ​this document​ to record your responses, should be typed.

Friday, February 14 Complete ​Sadlier ​Units 1-3 Review assignment by 11:59 pm. NOTE: Read Working with Analogies in the Overview section of the Sadlier
program. You will need it to help your score. Activities count as a participation grade. The test will count as a MAJOR grade.

Over Break Procure a copy of I​ nto the Wild​ by Jon Krakauer​ before returning to class from February break.

Wednesday, February 27 Complete ​Sadlier u


​ nit 4 activities by 11:59 p.m.

Saturday, February 29 USA Test Prep AP Language Practice #1 due by 11:59 pm

Due Today  In Class Activities  Homework Tonight 

Monday,  Come to class having read Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete two questions/day from​ MCQ: Composition practice handout​) and discuss with friends; EOC and Come to class WEDNESDAY with a
They Say, I Say​ introduction SAT Questions of the Day: ​https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html​, total of 4 articles that represent
February 10, 
and ch. 1-3 and T​ he Craft of http://hoyacrandall.weebly.com/daily-test-prep.html​, or ​https://harrisonaplanguage.weebly.com/exam-review.html multiple perspectives/solutions to
2020  Research ​ ch. 4. Complete your research topic. Complete a
the​ reading notes​. Go over upcoming due dates and expectations. Prepare your study calendars. SOAPSTone and SMELL chart plus
an MLA citation for each article.
Work Session​: Use ​this document​ to record your
1. Multiple Choice Monday: excerpt from W.E.B. DuBois ​The Souls of Black Folk​ and analysis questions (10) responses, should be type.
AP Language with American Literature - Week of February 10-February 14, 2020 
 
1. MLA format refresher​; Review T​ hey Say, I Say​ and ​The Craft of Research​ readings
2. Preview AP Language Enduring Understandings Unit 2: ​Synthesis Checklist​, ​ EU3​, and ​EU4

Closing​: Review vocabulary units 1-3

Due Today  In Class Activities  Homework Tonight 

  Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete two questions/day from​ MCQ: Composition practice handout​) and discuss with friends; EOC and Come to class WEDNESDAY with a
SAT Questions of the Day: ​https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html​, total of 4 articles that represent
Tuesday, 
http://hoyacrandall.weebly.com/daily-test-prep.html​, or ​https://harrisonaplanguage.weebly.com/exam-review.html multiple perspectives/solutions to
February 11,  your research topic. Complete a
2020  Work Session​: SOAPSTone and SMELL chart plus
1. Introduce​ ​Benjamin Franklin Round Robin​ poster project/contest. Work with groups to complete poster. an MLA citation for each article.
Use ​this document​ to record your
Closing​: Review vocabulary units 1-3 responses.

  Come to class with a total of Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete two questions/day from​ MCQ: Composition practice handout​) and discuss with friends; EOC and Complete ​Sadlier ​Units 1-3 Review
4 articles with SOAPSTone SAT Questions of the Day: ​https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html​, assignment by Friday, 2/14 at 11:59
Wednesday, 
and SMELL chart plus an MLA http://hoyacrandall.weebly.com/daily-test-prep.html​, or ​https://harrisonaplanguage.weebly.com/exam-review.html p.m. NOTE: Read Working with
February 12,  citation for each article. Use Analogies in the Overview section
2020  this document​ to record your Work Session​: of the Sadlier program. You will
responses. 1. Review Multiple Choice Monday answers. need it to help your score. This
2. Continue ​Benjamin Franklin Round Robin​ poster project/contest. Work with groups to complete poster. assignment is a MAJOR grade.

Closing​: Review vocabulary units 1-3

  Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete two questions/day from ​ MCQ: Composition practice handout​) and discuss with friends; EOC and Peruse the posted Friday Forum
SAT Questions of the Day: ​https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html​,
Thursday,  articles. Be ready to discuss in
http://hoyacrandall.weebly.com/daily-test-prep.html​, or ​https://harrisonaplanguage.weebly.com/exam-review.html class.
February 13, 
2020  Work Session​:
1. Continue ​Benjamin Franklin Round Robin​ poster project/contest. Work with groups to complete poster.

Closing​: Franklin review

  Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete two questions/day from ​ MCQ: Composition practice handout​) and discuss with friends; EOC and Procure a copy of I​ nto the Wild​ by
SAT Questions of the Day: ​https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html​, Jon Krakauer​ before returning to
Friday, 
http://hoyacrandall.weebly.com/daily-test-prep.html​, or ​https://harrisonaplanguage.weebly.com/exam-review.html class from February break.
February 14, 
2020  Work Session​: Complete ​Sadlier ​Units 1-3 Review
1. Friday Forum presentations assignment by Friday, 2/14 at 11:59
2. Complete ​Benjamin Franklin Round Robin​ poster project/contest. Work with groups to complete poster. Poster is due the p.m.
Monday we return from break.

Closing​: Discuss our upcoming book study, ​Into the Wild​.