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1 AP Language and Composition Mrs. Spriggs

2 Parent/Guardian List A parent/guardian went out last Friday with a recap of the week. If you did not receive this and would like to, please complete the information on the clip board. A parent/guardian went out last Friday with a recap of the week. If you did not receive this and would like to, please complete the information on the clip board. SPAN- Grades are up to date. Grades will increase once tutorials are completed and students complete test corrections SPAN- Grades are up to date. Grades will increase once tutorials are completed and students complete test corrections

3 Daily Schedule -Bell Ringer/Voice Lessons-Students have 10 minutes to write a response to an excerpt that asks them analyze Diction, Imagery, Details, Syntax, or Tone. Voice Lessons are collected every 10 entries. Worth 100 Points. -AP Terms: In preparation for the AP exam, we have an AP Terms quiz twice a week (25 words each quiz). -Mondays: Multiple Choice Practice. Scores will be curved; tests are extremely difficult.

4 Daily Schedule Cont. Tuesdays: Practice In Class Essays Tuesdays: Practice In Class Essays Weekly Debate to prepare for Argumentative Essays Weekly Debate to prepare for Argumentative Essays Paideia Discussion with each outside reading Paideia Discussion with each outside reading

5 Web Page Calendar/Homework Calendar/Homework AP Resources AP Resources Contact Information Contact Information Google Google Unit Resources Unit Resources SAT Practice: Sign up for SAT at end of course SAT Practice: Sign up for SAT at end of course priggs/index.cfm priggs/index.cfm priggs/index.cfm priggs/index.cfm

6 Books Summer Reading: Students are completing the other half of summer reading by the end of Feb. This is weekend homework. Summer Reading: Students are completing the other half of summer reading by the end of Feb. This is weekend homework. All novels are available at GHHS. Additionally, I will always try to include links for online texts and free audio recordings. All novels are available at GHHS. Additionally, I will always try to include links for online texts and free audio recordings.

7 Research Paper We will complete a three page research paper during the 2 nd quarter. The topic will be a controversial issue that relates to American Society. We will complete a three page research paper during the 2 nd quarter. The topic will be a controversial issue that relates to American Society. We will complete the majority of the research, planning, and typing outside of class. However, ample resources will be available on the web page. We will complete the majority of the research, planning, and typing outside of class. However, ample resources will be available on the web page.

8 AP Exam Free Online Practice exams (link on web page) Free Online Practice exams (link on web page) AP Language Exam is Wednesday, May 11 th AP Language Exam is Wednesday, May 11 th Cost of exam is $87 Cost of exam is $87 Students can test out of their English Composition Course (Savings of public university) Students can test out of their English Composition Course (Savings of public university) Registration begins next week Registration begins next week


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