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Week of 1/4 - 1/8

Course:  Remote Academic English II

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Four: M-Th, 9:30-10:15, extra help available until 10:45
  • Period Eight: M-Th, 12:35-1:20, extra help available until 1:56

Office Hours:  Email me to book a time!

Essential Questions: 

What is culture? How does one’s culture shape the way one sees the world?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can describe cultural values inferred from the text.
  • I can explore a point of view and how it influences a text.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries and activities (classwork)
  • “Body Rituals of the Nacirema” reading and word sort (classwork)
  • Group questions and culture paragraphs -- due Wed. 1/6
  • Read chapters one, two, and three of The Kite Runner -- due Mon. 1/11

Links/Resources:


Course: Remote Standard English III/IV

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Two: M-Th, 8:10-8:55, extra help available until 9:25
  • Period Six: M-Th, 11:15-12:00, extra help available until 12:30

Office Hours: Email me to book a time!

Essential Questions: 

What is an unreliable narrator, and how does an unreliable narrator shape the way we read a text? What is the difference between rehabilitation and retribution? What makes a person “good”?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can analyze an author's treatment of point of view and consider the reliability of the narrator.
  • I can introduce the evidence needed to support my claim and any counterclaims.
  • I can develop and respond to open-ended questions in a discussion.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries and activities (classwork)
  • Anticipation statements/responses (classwork)

TBD -- stay tuned

Links/Resources:


Course: AP Language and Composition

Course Schedule: Currently in “off” rotation

Office Hours:  Email me to book a time!

Student Assignments: 

  • Watch “The Roaring 20's: Crash Course US History #32” -- due Mon. 1/11
  • Read chapters one and two of The Great Gatsby -- due Mon. 1/11
  • Post and respond on the class blog -- due Mon. 1/11

Links/Resources:

Week of 12/21 - 12/22

Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group A

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience? How does an author develop a strong argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)
  • Writers make claims about subjects, rely on evidence that supports the reasoning that justifies that claim, and often acknowledge or respond to other, possibly opposing, arguments.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork) -- due Mon. 12/21
  • Optional argumentative essay prep -- due Mon. 12/21
  • In class argumentative essay -- classwork on Mon. 12/21
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis final draft -- due Mon. 12/21

Links/Resources:


Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group B

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience? How does an author develop a strong argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)
  • Writers make claims about subjects, rely on evidence that supports the reasoning that justifies that claim, and often acknowledge or respond to other, possibly opposing, arguments.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork) -- due Tues. 12/22
  • Optional argumentative essay prep -- due Tues. 12/22
  • In class argumentative essay -- classwork on Tues. 12/22
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis final draft -- due Tues. 12/22

Links/Resources:

Week of 12/14 - 12/18

 

Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group A

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience? How does an author develop a strong argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)
  • Writers make claims about subjects, rely on evidence that supports the reasoning that justifies that claim, and often acknowledge or respond to other, possibly opposing, arguments.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork) -- due Mon. 12/21
  • Counterclaim/refutation worksheet (classwork)
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis peer review -- due Mon. 12/14
  • Optional argumentative essay prep -- due Mon. 12/21
  • In class argumentative essay -- classwork on Mon. 12/21
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis final draft -- due Mon. 12/21

Links/Resources:

 

Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group B

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience? How does an author develop a strong argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)
  • Writers make claims about subjects, rely on evidence that supports the reasoning that justifies that claim, and often acknowledge or respond to other, possibly opposing, arguments.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork) -- due Tues. 12/22
  • Counterclaim/refutation worksheet (classwork)
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis peer review -- due Tues. 12/17
  • Optional argumentative essay prep -- due Tues. 12/122
  • In class argumentative essay -- classwork on Tues. 12/22
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis final draft -- due Tues. 12/22

Links/Resources:

 

Week of 12/7 - 12/11


Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group A

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience? How does an author develop a strong argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)
  • Writers make claims about subjects, rely on evidence that supports the reasoning that justifies that claim, and often acknowledge or respond to other, possibly opposing, arguments.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Watch Capote -- due Mon. 12/7
  • Score argumentative essay samples -- due Mon. 12/7
  • Counterclaim/refutation worksheet (classwork)
  • In-class rhetorical analysis -- classwork on Wed. 12/9
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis draft -- due Wed. 12/9
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis peer review -- due Mon. 12/14
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis final draft -- due Mon. 12/21

Links/Resources:


Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group B

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience? How does an author develop a strong argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)
  • Writers make claims about subjects, rely on evidence that supports the reasoning that justifies that claim, and often acknowledge or respond to other, possibly opposing, arguments.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Watch Capote -- due Tues. 12/8
  • Score argumentative essay samples -- due Tues. 12/8
  • Counterclaim/refutation worksheet (classwork)
  • In-class rhetorical analysis -- classwork on Thurs. 12/10
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis draft -- due Thurs. 12/10
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis peer review -- due Tues. 12/15
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis final draft -- due Tues. 12/22

Links/Resources:

Week of 11/30 - 12/4


Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group A

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience? How does an author develop a strong argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)
  • Writers make claims about subjects, rely on evidence that supports the reasoning that justifies that claim, and often acknowledge or respond to other, possibly opposing, arguments.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Reading check (classwork)
  • Seminar (classwork)
  • Rhetoric drill (classwork)
  • Finish In Cold Blood -- due Mon. 11/30
  • Get permission slip signed -- due Wed. 12/2
  • Watch Capote -- due Mon. 12/7
  • Score argumentative essay samples -- due Mon. 12/7
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis draft -- due Wed. 12/9

Links/Resources:


Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group B

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience? How does an author develop a strong argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)
  • Writers make claims about subjects, rely on evidence that supports the reasoning that justifies that claim, and often acknowledge or respond to other, possibly opposing, arguments.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Reading check (classwork)
  • Seminar (classwork)
  • Rhetoric drill (classwork)
  • Finish In Cold Blood -- due Tues. 12/1
  • Get permission slip signed -- due Thurs. 12/3
  • Watch Capote -- due Tues. 12/8
  • Score argumentative essay samples -- due Tues. 12/8
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis draft -- due Thurs. 12/10

Links/Resources:

Google Classroom (for virtual classroom access and to submit work)

Week of 11/23 - 11/24

 

Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group A

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Virtual poetry activity (classwork)
  • Rhetoric drills (classwork)
  • Rhetorical analysis remediations -- due Tues. 11/24
  • Finish In Cold Blood -- due Mon. 11/30
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis draft -- due Wed. 12/9

Links/Resources:

 

Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group B

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Rhetoric drills (classwork)
  • Rhetorical analysis remediations -- due Tues. 11/24
  • Finish In Cold Blood -- due Tues. 12/1
  • Out of class rhetorical analysis draft -- due Thurs. 12/10

Links/Resources:

Week of 11/16 - 11/20

Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group A

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Virtual poetry activity (classwork)
  • Rhetoric drill (classwork)
  • Rhetorical analysis remediations -- due Tues. 11/24
  • Finish In Cold Blood -- due Mon. 11/30

Links/Resources:

 

Course:  AP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group B

Course Schedule: 

  • Period One: Mon, Wed 8:10-9:25
  • Period Five: Mon, Wed 10:50-12:05

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does an author make strategic stylistic choices based on the rhetorical situation? How do these choices influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (College Board)
  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Virtual poetry activity (classwork)
  • Rhetoric drills (classwork)
  • Rhetorical analysis remediations -- due Tues. 11/24
  • Finish In Cold Blood -- due Tues. 12/1

Links/Resources:

Week of 11/9 - 11/13


Course:  Remote Academic English II

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Four: M-Th, 9:30-10:15, extra help available until 10:45
  • Period Eight: M-Th, 12:35-1:20, extra help available until 1:56

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What are the common elements of stories? How can we find a theme, and how do the themes of texts apply to our world? How do I write a strong thesis statement and select evidence to support it?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can explore the author’s use of elements such as setting, plot, and characters and how they work together in a text.
  • I can explain the way in which the theme or claim of a text applies to the world, using textual evidence to support the claim.
  • I can write a thesis based on a provided topic.
  • I can use sufficient evidence, including quotations, definitions, examples, and other data, to support my thesis.

Student Assignments (Academic): 

  • Submit evidence one of outline for feedback -- due Mon. 11/9
  • Submit evidence two of outline for feedback -- due Tues. 11/10
  • Submit evidence three of outline for feedback -- due Thurs. 11/12
  • Journal entries and activities (classwork) -- due Thurs. 11/12
  • Final draft of fairy tale outline summative assessment -- due Fri. 11/13

Student Assignments (Honors Extension): 

  • Submit outline for feedback -- due Mon. 11/9
  • Continue drafting your essay for feedback each day -- Mon/Tues/Thurs 11/9-11/12
  • Journal entries and activities (classwork) -- due Thurs. 11/12
  • Final draft of fairy tale essay summative assessment -- due Fri. 11/13

Links/Resources:


Course: Remote Standard English III/IV

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Two: M-Th, 8:10-8:55, extra help available until 9:25
  • Period Six: M-Th, 11:15-12:00, extra help available until 12:30

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What causes someone to behave the way they do? How do I develop an argument? How do I select evidence to support an argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can use well-chosen, relevant facts and quotations from a variety of sources to support my thesis.
  • I can write a thesis based on a provided topic.
  • I can introduce the evidence needed to support my claim and any counterclaims.

Student Assignments: 

  • Criminal analysis outline -- due Mon. 11/9
  • Submit paragraph one for feedback -- due Tues. 11/10
  • Submit paragraph two for feedback -- due Thurs. 11/12
  • Final draft of criminal analysis -- due Fri. 11/13

Links/Resources:


Course: AP Language and Composition

Course Schedule: Currently in “off” rotation

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What tools does a speaker use to persuade an audience? How do these tools influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (The College Board)
  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (The College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Finish Part III of In Cold Blood (to page 248) for our first class back together -- due Mon. 11/16 (Group A) or Tues. 11/17 (Group B)

Links/Resources:

Week of 11/2 - 11/6

Course:  Remote Academic English II

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Four: M-Th, 9:30-10:15, extra help available until 10:45
  • Period Eight: M-Th, 12:35-1:20, extra help available until 1:56

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What are the common elements of stories? How can we find a theme, and how do the themes of texts apply to our world? How do I write a strong thesis statement and select evidence to support it?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can explore the author’s use of elements such as setting, plot, and characters and how they work together in a text.
  • I can explain the way in which the theme or claim of a text applies to the world, using textual evidence to support the claim.
  • I can write a thesis based on a provided topic.
  • I can use sufficient evidence, including quotations, definitions, examples, and other data, to support my thesis.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries and activities (classwork)
  • Symbol, setting, and conflict notes (classwork)
  • Thesis statement notes/worksheet (classwork)
  • Fairy tale analysis worksheets -- due Wed. 11/4
  • Come up with thesis statement -- due Thurs. 11/5
  • Submit evidence one for feedback -- due Mon. 11/9
  • Fairy tale outline summative assessment -- due Fri. 11/13

Links/Resources:

 

Course: Remote Standard English III/IV

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Two: M-Th, 8:10-8:55, extra help available until 9:25
  • Period Six: M-Th, 11:15-12:00, extra help available until 12:30

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What causes someone to behave the way they do? How do I develop an argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can synthesize information gathered from a variety of sources and formats to enhance the audience’s understanding of the topic.
  • I can learn new words to expand my vocabulary.
  • I can write a thesis based on a provided topic.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries and activities (classwork)
  • Gang Leader for a Day reading and questions -- due Wed. 11/4
  • Criminal selection -- due Thurs. 11/5
  • Criminal analysis outline -- due Mon. 11/9
  • Criminal analysis summative assessment -- due Fri. 11/13

Links/Resources:

 

Course: AP Language and Composition

Course Schedule: Currently in “off” rotation

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What tools does a speaker use to persuade an audience? How do these tools influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (The College Board)
  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (The College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Read In Cold Blood to page 189 -- due Fri. 11/6
  • Post and respond on the class blog -- due Fri. 11/6

Links/Resources:

Week of 10/26 - 10/30

Course:  Remote Academic English II

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Four: M-Th, 9:30-10:15, extra help available until 10:45
  • Period Eight: M-Th, 12:35-1:20, extra help available until 1:56

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What are the common elements of stories? How can we find a theme, and how do the themes of texts apply to our world?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can explore the author’s use of elements such as setting, plot, and characters and how they work together in a text.
  • I can explain the way in which the theme or claim of a text applies to the world, using textual evidence to support the claim.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries and activities (classwork)
  • Class survey (classwork)
  • Archetype notes (classwork)
  • Theme notes/activity (classwork)
  • Archetype slides -- due Mon. 10/26 at 11:59 pm
  • Optional honors extension article analysis -- due Thurs. 10/29

Links/Resources:

 

Course: Remote Standard English III/IV

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Two: M-Th, 8:10-8:55, extra help available until 9:25
  • Period Six: M-Th, 11:15-12:00, extra help available until 12:30

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What causes someone to behave the way they do? How do I develop an argument?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can synthesize information gathered from a variety of sources and formats to enhance the audience’s understanding of the topic.
  • I can learn new words to expand my vocabulary.
  • I can write a thesis based on a provided topic.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries and activities (classwork)
  • Criminal theory 3-6 notes (classwork)
  • Criminal types/theories practice activity -- due Wed. 10/28
  • Gang Leader for a Day reading and questions -- due Wed. 11/4

Links/Resources:

 

Course: AP Language and Composition

Course Schedule: Currently in “off” rotation

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What tools does a speaker use to persuade an audience? How do these tools influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (The College Board)
  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (The College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Read In Cold Blood to page 113 -- due Fri. 10/30
  • Post and respond on the class blog -- due Fri. 10/30
  • Write a rhetorical analysis -- due Fri. 10/30

Links/Resources:

Week of 10/19 - 10/23

Course:  Remote Academic English II

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Four: M-Th, 9:30-10:15, extra help available until 10:45
  • Period Eight: M-Th, 12:35-1:20, extra help available until 1:56

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What are the common elements of stories, particularly fairy tales? What do cultures share when it comes to storytelling?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can explore the author’s use of elements such as setting, plot, and characters and how they work together in a text.
  • I can describe cultural values inferred from the text.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries and activities (classwork)
  • Fairy tale chart (classwork)
  • Fairy tale reading/worksheet #1 -- due Mon. 10/19
  • Fairy tale reading/worksheet #2 -- due Wed. 10/21
  • Archetype poster -- due Mon. 10/26 at 11:59 pm

Links/Resources:

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Course: Remote Standard English III/IV

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Two: M-Th, 8:10-8:55, extra help available until 9:25
  • Period Six: M-Th, 11:15-12:00, extra help available until 12:30

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What are common types of crime? What causes someone to behave the way they do?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can synthesize information gathered from a variety of sources and formats to enhance the audience’s understanding of the topic.
  • I can learn new words to expand my vocabulary.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries and activities (classwork)
  • Types of crime notes (classwork)
  • Crime theory 1 + 2 notes (classwork)
  • Type of crime slideshow -- due Mon. 10/19 at 11:59 pm
  • Crime type form -- due Wed. 10/21

Links/Resources:

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Course: AP Language and Composition

Course Schedule: Currently in “off” rotation

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What tools does a speaker use to persuade an audience? How do these tools influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (The College Board)
  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (The College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Read In Cold Blood to page 55 -- due Fri. 10/23
  • Post and respond on the class blog -- due Fri. 10/23
  • Read and annotate JFK’s speech -- due Fri. 10/23
  • Attend a class meeting on Friday, 10/23 at 11:00 am or 12:00 pm OR complete the Google Form

Links/Resources:

Week of 10/13 - 10/16

Course:  Remote Academic English II

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Four: M-Th, 9:30-10:15, extra help available until 10:45
  • Period Eight: M-Th, 12:35-1:20, extra help available until 1:56

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What are we going to learn this year? What are the common elements of stories, particularly fairy tales?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can explore the author’s use of elements such as setting, plot, and characters and how they work together in a text.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries and activities (classwork)
  • Survey -- due Wed. 10/14
  • Fairy tale reading/worksheet #1 -- due Mon. 10/19

Links/Resources:

 

Course: Remote Standard English III/IV

Course Schedule: 

  • Period Two: M-Th, 8:10-8:55, extra help available until 9:25
  • Period Six: M-Th, 11:15-12:00, extra help available until 12:30

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What are we going to learn this year? What are common types of crime? What causes someone to behave the way they do?

Standards/PIs:  

  • I can synthesize information gathered from a variety of sources and formats to enhance the audience’s understanding of the topic.

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries and activities (classwork)
  • Survey -- due Wed. 10/14
  • Types of crime reading and slides (be prepared to share) -- due Mon. 10/19 at 11:59 pm

Links/Resources:

 

Course: AP Language and Composition

Course Schedule: Currently in “off” rotation

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What tools does a speaker use to persuade an audience? How do these tools influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (The College Board)
  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (The College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Attend a class meeting on Friday, 10/16 at 11:00 am or 12:00 pm OR complete the Google Form on Google Classroom

Links/Resources:

Week of 10/5 - 10/9

CourseAP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group A

Course Schedule: Mon, Wed

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What tools does a speaker use to persuade an audience? How do these tools influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (The College Board)
  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (The College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Mary Ewald appeals analysis -- due Mon. 10/5
  • Rhetoric test -- due Wed. 10/7
  • Summer essay grammar corrections (required) -- due Wed. 10/7
  • Summer essay remediation (optional) -- due Wed. 10/7
  • Class survey (classwork)
  • EVEN rotation work TBD -- check back here for more info!

Links/Resources:


CourseAP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group B

Course Schedule: Tues, Thurs

Office Hours:  9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What tools does a speaker use to persuade an audience? How do these tools influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (The College Board)
  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (The College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Mary Ewald appeals analysis -- due Tues. 10/6
  • Rhetoric test -- due Thurs. 10/8
  • Summer essay grammar corrections (required) -- due Thurs. 10/8
  • Summer essay remediation (optional) -- due Thurs. 10/8
  • Class survey (classwork)
  • EVEN rotation work TBD -- check back here for more info!

Links/Resources:

Week of 9/28 - 10/2

 

CourseAP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group A

Course Schedule: Mon, Wed

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What tools does a speaker use to persuade an audience? How do these tools influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (The College Board)
  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (The College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Share mini projects -- due Mon. 9/28
  • Rhetorical device slides -- due Wed. 9/30
  • Read pages 41-67 in Conversations in American Literature -- due Wed. 9/30
  • Rhetoric test -- due Wed. 10/7
  • Summer essay grammar corrections (required) and content revisions (optional) -- due Wed. 10/7

Links/Resources:


CourseAP Language and Composition, Period One/Five, Group B

Course Schedule: Tues, Thurs

Office Hours:  9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

What tools does a speaker use to persuade an audience? How do these tools influence an audience?

Standards/PIs:  

  • Individuals write within a particular situation and make strategic writing choices based on that situation. (The College Board)
  • The rhetorical situation informs the strategic stylistic choices that writers make. (The College Board)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • Share mini projects -- due Tues. 9/29
  • Rhetorical device slides -- due Thurs. 10/1
  • Read pages 41-67 in Conversations in American Literature -- due Thurs. 10/1
  • Rhetoric test -- due Thurs. 10/8
  • Summer essay grammar corrections (required) and content revisions (optional) -- due Thurs. 10/8

Links/Resources:

Week of 9/21 - 9/25

CourseAP Language and Composition, Period One, Group A

Course Schedule: Mon, Wed

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does a speaker determine what tools will best persuade an audience? How do our biases shape the way we interpret the world? 

Standards/PIs:  

Writers guide understanding of a text’s lines of reasoning and claims through that text’s organization and integration of evidence. (CollegeBoard)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • SOAPSTone analysis worksheet (classwork)
  • Mary Ewald and rhetorical appeals -- due Mon. 9/28
  • Mini project: Rhetorical appeals -- due Mon. 9/28
  • Read pages 41-67 in Conversations in American Literature -- due Wed. 9/30

Links/Resources:

 

CourseAP Language and Composition, Period One, Group B

Course Schedule: Tues, Thurs

Office Hours:  9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does a speaker determine what tools will best persuade an audience? How do our biases shape the way we interpret the world? 

Standards/PIs:  

Writers guide understanding of a text’s lines of reasoning and claims through that text’s organization and integration of evidence. (CollegeBoard)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • SOAPSTone analysis worksheet (classwork)
  • Mary Ewald and rhetorical appeals -- due Tues. 9/29
  • Mini project: Rhetorical appeals -- due Tues. 9/29
  • Read pages 41-67 in Conversations in American Literature -- due Thurs. 10/1

Links/Resources:

 

CourseAP Language and Composition, Period Five, Group A

Course Schedule: Mon, Wed

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does a speaker determine what tools will best persuade an audience? How do our biases shape the way we interpret the world? 

Standards/PIs:  

Writers guide understanding of a text’s lines of reasoning and claims through that text’s organization and integration of evidence. (CollegeBoard)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • SOAPSTone analysis worksheet (classwork)
  • Mary Ewald and rhetorical appeals -- due Mon. 9/28
  • Mini project: Rhetorical appeals -- due Mon. 9/28
  • Read pages 41-67 in Conversations in American Literature -- due Wed. 9/30
  • Class survey (classwork)

Links/Resources:

 

CourseAP Language and Composition, Period Five, Group B

Course Schedule: Tues, Thurs

Office Hours9:00-11:00 or by appointment [Book a time]

Essential Questions: 

How does a speaker determine what tools will best persuade an audience? How do our biases shape the way we interpret the world? 

Standards/PIs:  

Writers guide understanding of a text’s lines of reasoning and claims through that text’s organization and integration of evidence. (CollegeBoard)

Student Assignments: 

  • Journal entries (classwork)
  • SOAPSTone analysis worksheet (classwork)
  • Mary Ewald and rhetorical appeals -- due Tues. 9/29
  • Mini project: Rhetorical appeals -- due Tues. 9/29
  • Read pages 41-67 in Conversations in American Literature -- due Thurs. 10/1
  • Class survey (classwork)

Links/Resources: