Lessons

Here is the class outline:

Introduction to Reading and Writing
Portfolio
Monthly Pre-Progress Report Check of AP Language and Composition Portfolios
Rhetorical and Literary Vocabulary
Activities to review rhetorical and literary vocabulary for college and AP exam
Reading and Writing Descriptions
Revision Workshop: Description Essay
Reading and Writing Narratives
Reading and Writing about A Personal Experience What events in your life has changed, shaped, influenced you? In this unit, you will-- Read/Watch/Listen to several narratives and analyze. Write Reading Journals for Narratives. Take several Multiple Choice Quizzes over readings. Discuss and write about NIGHT.
Reading and Writing Exemplification (Examples)
MOVERS AND SHAPERS: Reading and Writing Classification
MOVERS AND SHAPERS
Classifying and Dividing
Cause and Effect
Definition
Reading and Writing Comparisons
ARGUMENT
The Argument Unit Power Point is in Resources. Keep checking News, Lessons, Assignments, Forums, and Resources (on left menu) for Argument work.
Rhetorical Analysis of Speeches
Reading and Analyzing Nonfiction Texts
Guidelines for Reading and Analyzing Ecology of a Cracker Childhood by Janisse Ray Due Post and Attach to Edu by October 26 (no Extensions).
Prose Analysis
Put together what you know about Rhetoric and AP multiple choice, and you get PROSE ANALYSIS for the AP EXAM.
Analysis of Satire
Read and Analyze Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" and other forms of satire.
ATTENTION JUNIORS: Graduation Writing Test
Writing Test PPT
Portfolio
Monthly Portfolio Checks, Reflections
The Things They Carried/A River Runs Through It
Bring your chosen book to class Tuesday, January 22nd. If you did NOT bring the paperback or Kindle version of either book, I have chosen for you--The Things They Carried is attached to this lesson. We will read today and post to forums what a summary/reflection of what you have read.
AP Synthesis Essay UNIT
See "Resources."
AP Researched Argument/Synthesis
DUE MAY 3rd.
PERSEPOLIS BOOK CLUB
Persepolis Book Club (May 1-10) Discussion Questions (each group presents 1—Format of a Book Circle)
SENTENCE SKILLS: Grammar, Mechanics, Punctuation, Usage
SENTENCE SKILLS PRACTICE: Grammar, Mechanics, Punctuation, Usage