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AP Language with American Literature - Week of May 6-10, 2019 

Weekly Learning Goals  Focus Standards 

Write argument, informative, and narrative essays. Analyze ELAGSE11-12RI6: ​Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how
fiction and nonfiction. style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text. ​CollegeBoard: ​C1—The course teaches and requires
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 

Monday, May 13 The Great Gatsby​ annotation defense chapters 5-9

Wednesday, May 15 AP Language and Composition Exam--7:30 am in Presidential Gym. Bring ID, pencil, and black pen.

Friday, May 17 Printed copy of Final Reflection due in class. Submit to ​www.turnitin.com​ prior to class.

Tuesday & Wednesday, May 21 & 22 Final Reflection presentation

Due Today  In Class Activities  Homework Tonight 

Monday, May  Bring completed annotations Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete activities in ​5 Steps to a 5​ workbook) and discuss with friends; EOC and SAT Questions of the Day: Annotate T​ he Great Gatsby​ chapters
for ​Gatsby​ chapters 1-4. Be https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html​ or ​https://harrisonaplanguage.weebly.com/exam-review.html 5-9. Prepare to defend annotations on
6, 2019  Monday, May 13.
prepared for defense
presentations. Work Session​:
1. Annotation check and defense presentations

Closing​: Read and annotate T​ he Great Gatsby​.

Due Today  In Class Activities  Homework Tonight 

  Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete activities in ​5 Steps to a 5​ workbook) and discuss with friends; EOC and SAT Questions of the Day: Annotate T​ he Great Gatsby​ chapters
https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html​ or ​https://harrisonaplanguage.weebly.com/exam-review.html 5-9. Prepare to defend annotations on
Tuesday, May  Monday, May 13.
7, 2019  Work Session​:
1. Mini-Lesson: Rhetorical Analysis
AP Language with American Literature - Week of May 6-10, 2019 
 
2. Analyze College Board prompts and samples of the RA essay.

Closing​: Read and annotate ​The Great Gatsby​.

  Opening​:5 Minutes to a 5 (complete activities in ​5 Steps to a 5​ workbook) and discuss with friends; EOC and SAT Questions of the Day: Annotate T​ he Great Gatsby​ chapters
https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html​ or ​https://harrisonaplanguage.weebly.com/exam-review.html 5-9. Prepare to defend annotations on
Wednesday,  Monday, May 13.
May 8, 2019  Work Session​:
1. Writing Wednesday: Rhetorical Analysis essay prompt
2. Review synthesis and argument essay writing. Read 5 Steps to a 5 pp. 152-174.

Closing​: Read and annotate T​ he Great Gatsby​.

  Opening​:5 Minutes to a 5 (complete activities in ​5 Steps to a 5​ workbook) and discuss with friends; EOC and SAT Questions of the Day: Peruse the posted Friday Forum
https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html​ or ​https://harrisonaplanguage.weebly.com/exam-review.html articles. Be ready to discuss in class.
Thursday, 
May 9, 2019  Work Session​: Annotate T​ he Great Gatsby​ chapters
5-9. Prepare to defend annotations on
1. AP Practice Multiple Choice: Read passages from chapters 5 and 6. With a partner, answer the AP style MC questions. Monday, May 13.
Justify your answers with a quick explanation in the margins. Share with the class and determine correct answers.
2. Read and annotate T​ he Great Gatsby​.

Closing​: Read and annotate T​ he Great Gatsby​.

  Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete activities in ​5 Steps to a 5​ workbook) and discuss with friends; EOC and SAT Questions of the Day: Annotate T​ he Great Gatsby​ chapters
https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html​ or ​https://harrisonaplanguage.weebly.com/exam-review.html 5-9. Prepare to defend annotations on
Friday,   Monday, May 13.
May 10, 2019  Work Session​:
1. Friday Forum Presentations
2. AP Practice Multiple Choice: Read passages from chapters 7, 8, and 9. With a partner, answer the AP style MC questions.
Justify your answers with a quick explanation in the margins. Share with the class and determine correct answers.
3. Read and annotate T​ he Great Gatsby.

Closing​: Read and annotate ​The Great Gatsby​.