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Homework - AP Lang

8/23/10 and 8/24/10

  • McD - Policies/Expectations/Plagiarism Sheet
  • Index Card (Information)
  • 3 Things About Me Activity
  • Summer Reading Assignment
  • AP Skill List
  • May 11th is Test Day!
  • "How to write an "F" paper" - Power Point
  • Play-Doh Activity
  • Relationship to Writing - HW
  • SAT Vocabulary - work due/test date - GREEN (9/2) GOLD (9/3)

8/25/10 and 8/26/10

  • Relationship to Writing Assignment due
  • SIgned Plagiarism Statement due
  • Pretest

8/27/10 and 8/30/10

Bellwork (WTL):  At this point, I feel completely _______________about this class.  Explain your answer.

  • Plagiarism vs. Parody Presentation
  • Parody HW - due next class
  • SAT Vocabulary #1 - work due/test date - GREEN (9/2) GOLD (9/3)

8/31/10 and 9/1/10

Bellwork – Dead word “good” – List 10 synonyms for the word “good.”  You may not use “good” in your formal writing again this school year.

¢  Parody Presentations¢  Vocab Unit 1 – Test and Work due next class!¢  Diction PowerPoint – Notes on types of Diction¢  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6868F53rgKw&feature=related ¢  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSQO5LzVhBI&feature=fvsr ¢  HW – Diction Worksheet¢  Columnist Assignment – due 9/9(green) or 9/10 (gold) 

 9/2/10 and 9/3/10

Bellwork – Which technique is most effective in getting you to agree with someone’s argument:  A) you feel like the other person is a lot like you B)  he/she plays on your emotions or C) he/she reasons with you. Explain your answer.

  • Vocab. Unit 1 Test-Unit 1 work due
  • Rules for Socratic Seminar
  •  Cold Mountain Socratic Seminar NEXT class.
  • Cold Mountain Summer Reading Assignments due by tomorrow (by end of day).
  •  Diction HW due
  • Ethos, Logos, Pathos – pages 4-9 – Lang. of Comp.¢  Ethos Handout
  • Columnist Assignment – due 9/9 (green) or 9/10 (gold)

9/7/10 and 9/8/10

Bellwork – Take out your copy of Cold Mountain and the 3 questions you brought for today’s Socratic Seminar. 

  • Socratic Seminar – Cold Mountain
  • Columnist Assignment – due 9/9 (green) or 9/10 (gold)
  • Vocabulary Unit 2 – Test 9/15 (green) or 9/16 (gold)
  •   6th period – logos, ethos, pathos

9/9/10 and 9/10/10

Bellwork – Write about a time when you have been accused of doing something you did not do. 

  •  Columnist Assignment  due
  •  Vocabulary Unit 2 – Test 9/15 (green) 9/16 (gold)
  •  Pathos- College Admission Essay
  • Logos – Monty Python Sheet - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrzMhU_4m-g
  • Background on The Crucible

9/13/10 and 9/14/10

Bellwork- "bad" - List 10 synonyms for the word "bad." 

  • Finish Act I - Crucible
  • Crucible - Act I video
  • PSAT's - $15.00 - register by Friday
  • Vocabulary Unit 2 Test - next class!
  • HW - Create Frayer Diagrams for 5 of your vocabulary words
9/15/10 and 9/16/10

Bellwork – “To err is human, to forgive is divine.”  What does this quote mean?  Are some sins

unforgiveable?  Why or why not?

¢Finish Act I Crucible video
¢Unit 2 Vocabulary Test
¢Read Act II – Crucible
¢Columnist Assignment 2 – due 9/22
¢Unit 2 Frayer Diagrams due

9/17/10 (7)

 Bellwork – How would you explain the illness of Betty and Ruth in Act I of The Crucible?  If not witchcraft, what is wrong with them?  Explain your answer.

¢Read Act II Crucible
¢Watch Act II Crucible video
¢Columnist Assignment 2 – due 9/22
9/21/10 (2, 4, 6)
 Bellwork – How would you explain the illness of Betty and Ruth in Act I of The Crucible?  If not
witchcraft, what is wrong with them?  Explain your answer.

¢Read Act II Crucible
¢Watch Act II Crucible video
¢Columnist Assignment 2 – due 9/23 (next class!)
¢Acts I and II Crucible Quiz
¢Writing Portfolios Created
9/22/10 (7)
 Bellwork - Dead Word – “pretty” – List 10 synonyms for the word “pretty”
¢Columnist Assignment #2 Due!  Send forward or put in inbox now.
¢Finish Act II Crucible video
¢Acts I and II Crucible Quiz
¢Writing Portfolios Created
¢Act III Crucible
¢Spirit Ribbons
¢Interims - Friday
9/23/10 (2, 4, 6)
 Bellwork - Dead Word – “pretty” – List 10 synonyms for the word “pretty”
¢Columnist Assignment #2 Due!  Send forward or put in inbox now.
¢Act III Crucible
¢Act III Crucible video
¢Writing Portfolios
¢Spirit Ribbons
¢Interims
¢College Planning – tonight in GJ Auditorium
¢Vocab. Unit 3 Quiz – 10/1
9/24/10 (7)
 Bellwork - Dead Word – “pretty” – List 10 synonyms for the word “pretty”
¢Columnist Assignment #2 Due!  Send forward or put in inbox now.
¢Act III Crucible
¢Act III Crucible video
¢Writing Portfolios
¢Spirit Ribbons
¢Interims
¢College Planning – tonight in GJ Auditorium
¢Vocab. Unit 3 Quiz – 10/1
9/27/10 (2, 4, 6)
 Bellwork - Dead word “ugly” – List 10 synonyms for the word “ugly”

¢Finish Act III Crucible video
¢Vocab. Unit 3 Quiz – 10/1
¢Act IV Crucible
¢Crucible Final Test – 10/1
¢HW - Clauses/Phrases/Sentence Types
¢Writing Portfolios
9/28/10 (7)

Bellwork – Would you confess to witchcraft if it

meant the difference between a jail sentence and

death by hanging?  Explain your answer.

¢Read Act IV Crucible
¢Act IV Crucible video
¢Collect HW - Clauses/Phrases/Sentence Types
¢Vocabulary Unit 3 HW – Sentence using each word to create a paragraph that retells a fairy tale.

9/29/10 (2, 4, 6)

Bellwork – Would you confess to witchcraft if it

meant the difference between a jail sentence and

death by hanging?  Explain your answer.

¢Phrases/Clauses/Sentences by Structure HW due
¢Finish Act IV Crucible
¢Act IV Crucible video
¢Crucible Review – Create test questions
¢Vocabulary Unit 3 HW – Sentence using each word to create a paragraph that retells a fairy tale.
¢Crucible test next class!
¢Vocab. Unit 3 quiz next class!
¢Historical Inaccuracies in The Crucible
9/30/10 (7)

Bellwork – Free Write.  Write ½ a page on the

school-appropriate topic of your choice.

¢Vocabulary HW due!
¢Historical Inaccuracies in The Crucible
¢Crucible Project – due 10/6
¢Crucible Test Questions – Review
¢Crucible Test next class!
¢Vocabulary Unit 3 Quiz next class!
¢Vocabulary Skits
10/1/10 (2, 4, 6)

Bellwork – Take out 3 pieces of paper and a writing

utensil.  Title one paper “Vocabulary Unit 3 Quiz”

and number it 1-20 (do not skip lines).  Title

another piece “Crucible Final Test” and make 2

columns on the front of the page (1-25 and 26-45).

¢Send Unit 3 Vocab. HW forward
¢Vocab. Unit 3 Quiz
¢Crucible Final Test
¢Crucible Project Assigned – due 10/7/10

10/4/10 (7)

¢Write a newspaper article about the young girls’

mysterious ailments and the discovery of witches in

Salem.  Stem the flow of misinformation by writing

a newspaper article reporting on Betty’s illness and

the subsequent accusations of witchcraft.  Make

sure you answer the 5 W’s (Who? What? Where?

When?  Why?).  Article should be at least 250

words.

¢How is John Proctor’s downfall in The Crucible a

combination of fate, a mistake in judgment, and

personality flaw?  Explain your answer (100 words)

10/5/10 (2, 4, 6)

Bellwork –What are your thoughts/opinions/beliefs

on organized religion?  Explain your answer.

¢Annotation – Close Reading/SOAPSTONE PowerPoint
¢SOAPSTONE Handout
¢Read and annotate - “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” (ethos, logos, pathos)

Crucible Project presentations due next class

10/6/10  (7)

Bellwork – Take out 3 pieces of paper and a writing

utensil.  Title one paper “Vocabulary Unit 3 Quiz”

and number it 1-20 (do not skip lines).  Title

another piece “Crucible Final Test” and make 2

columns on the front of the page (1-25 and 26-45).

¢Make sure HW is in Period 7 IN
¢Crucible Final Test
¢Crucible Projects due next class!
10/7/10 (2, 4,6)

Bellwork -  Dead word “small.”  List 10 synonyms

for the word “small.”

¢Turn in SOAPSTONE annotated version of “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”
¢Tone PowerPoint
¢The Break Up Letter Activity – TONE
¢Crucible Project Presentation
¢Columnist #3 due 10/13
¢On Writing – King (must be in class on 10/15)
10/8/10 (7)

Bellwork – Clear your desk of everything

except your Crucible project.

¢Annotation – Close Reading/SOAPSTONE PowerPoint
¢SOAPSTONE Handout
¢Read and annotate - “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”
¢Crucible Project presentations
¢Vocab. Unit 3 Test
¢Columnist #3 due 10/14
On Writing – King (must be in class on 10/18)
10/11/10 (2, 4, 6)
 

Bellwork – Dead Word “big” – List 10 synonyms for

the word “big”.

¢Satire PowerPoint/Notes
¢Read “A Modest Proposal” (pgs 914-920 – Lang. of Comp. textbook)
¢Group work – section 1 (1, 2, 6) section 2 (2 & 12)
¢Columnist Assignment # 3 due next class!
¢On Writing – King – must be here on Friday! (10/15)
10/12/10 (7)
 

Bellwork -  Dead word “small.”  List 10 synonyms

for the word “small.”

¢Turn in SOAPSTONE annotated version of “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”
¢Tone PowerPoint
¢The Break Up Letter Activity – TONE
¢Columnist #3 due 10/14
¢On Writing – King (must be in class on 10/18)
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