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3 English AP Agenda 4/11-4/15 Please start be reading the handout Chapter 5 of They Say, I Say annotating it for tricks to use in your own essay.
Monday, April 11 Questions regarding American Dream definition essay? Due Wed. A quick rough draft To help, we’ll practice transitioning from others’ ideas to our own. Read first article in packet and underline any “they say” phrases
Tuesday, April 12 DON’T FORGET: sentence imitation due by midnight Questions on American Dram Definition Essay? Introduce AP question #3: the synthesis essay
Wednesday, April 13 Collect drafts Journal #18: 15 minutes writing synthesis essay Samples and strategies in groups HW: Conscious Reader Journal #19(due Friday) Wiesel pages 835-837 questions 1-2 Quindlen pages 876-878 questions 1-3
Thursday, April 14 Review Grammar/Rhetorical Terms Quiz ◦ Journal #20: What do you need to review before AP test?
Thursday, April 14 Peer Review Rough Draft ◦ In pairs ◦ One partner reads paper aloud to other who takes notes; then switch ◦ Then, after one read aloud, take your partner’s paper, read it, and respond to questions on pages 237-238 of chapter 8
Friday, April 15 AP multiple choice Discuss Wiesel and Quindlen HW: rough draft #2 due in class on Monday and on turnitin.com by Monday midnight Sample ACT/Work Keys English, Reading, and Writing Test
Monday, April 18 Sentence Revision on Draft #2 Practice Commentaries in Synthesis Essay HW: Synthesis Essay Reading
Journal #22 Commentary Practice: Please 1) revise the citations and 2) add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis Thesis: Despite the side effect of encouraging conformity through propaganda-like tactics, advertisements are a necessary part of our society because they keep us informed, enable us to find products we really do need, and promote equal access to information.
Commentary Practice: Please 1) revise the citations and 2) add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis Topic Sentence: Not only that, but advertisements promote a freedom. According to a book called Advertising: Information or Manipulation, “companies fund most of what you read in magazines and books, what you hear on the radio, and what you watch on television” (D).
Ratiocination: definition essay With yellow highlighter, highlight all “they say” introductions; the signal phrases to whose thoughts are whose With second highlighter, highlight any dull words: Get, is, very, really, nowadays, in conclusion, this shows that, things, stuff, a lot, many---eliminate and be more specific With colored pencils, underline any nice phrases and/or figurative language—add some of that
Monday, April 18 HW: ACT 2 sections due tomorrow just number and answer Revise American Dream Essay ◦ 1. wordle.net it– analyze word choice ◦ 2. Consider emphasis: first and last paragraphs, first and last sentences in each paragraph ◦ 3. Remove passive voice wherever possible
Tuesday, April 19 Turn in ACT answers Synthesis Essay in class HW: Conscious Reader pages 879- 883 Sontag “Regarding the Pain of Others” Journal 23 answer questions 1, SOAPStone, and write a nutshell statement
Wednesday, April 20 Works Cited Pages ACT/PSAE prep review ◦ In groups, review responses ◦ Add to journal #21 HW: Sontag Essay + journal 23 ICE rewrites Lear Argument
Thursday, April 21 Any revisions of Lear ICE due Discuss Sontag’s Essay and Tone Write AP test Questions HW: Practice AP test due Monday 4/25 American Dream Essay due Tuesday
Monday, April 25 Reading Passage 8 minutes ACT reading vs. Work Keys ACT Writing Preview—10 min intro, opposing view HW: American Dream Essay due tomorrow For Friday, read 388-Thomas; 692 Davies Identify Tone and Why
Tuesday, April 26 Collect American Dream Essay and Complete Cover Sheet Questions on PSAE? HW: Sentence Imitation due by midnight For Friday, read 388-Thomas; 692 Davies Identify Tone and Why Current Event due Friday
PSAE Testing Reminders Do’s Wear layers Get a good night’s sleep Bring 2 #2 pencils and a watch Eat a good breakfast Bring your school ID Try your best! Leave no response blank Don’t’s Be uncomfortable Try to cram tonight Bring a cell phone
Friday, April 29 Turn in Current Event Essay Research Paper Topic Selection HW:152 Bende and 494 Schlosser + 2 tone words and why
Monday, May 2 Submit Research Topics Add words to tone poster Write agree/disagree/qualify thesis statements for Thomas, Bende, and Schlosser essays Meet in BCC tomorrow
Monday, May 2 In your groups of 3-4, write a thesis statement for the assigned text agreeing/disagreeing/qualifying the text(left side-Thomas p 388; middle- Bende p 132; right side-Schlosser p 494) Trade statements with the other group on your region and come up with FIVE examples to support THEIR thesis
Monday, May 2 Meet in BCC tomorrow Read Machiavelli (863) and Atwood (97) and ascribe 2 new tone words to each and explain why
Tuesday, May 3 BCC-Evaluate Sources Annotated Bibliography
Wednesday, May 4 Tone words for Machiavelli, Atwood, Lao Tzu, and Cisneros Complete rhetorical device chart with your group Diamonds: Machiavelli Hearts: Atwood Clubs: Lao Tzu Spades:Cisneros HW: read synthesis documents Read Lahiri (155) and Mairs (185)
Thursday, May 5 Tone Words Synthesis Essay (30 min)
Friday, May 6 Practice M.C. Argument Essay Tips and Strategies with Sample Prompt
Mon, May 9 Review Texts Rhetorical Analysis Sample with tips and strategies
Tuesday, May 10 Last minute questions, concerns On more practice M.C. for good luck HW: research for your paper