AP Language and Composition Daily Agenda and assignments

2/8/2015

Posted by Dawn Rookey at 2/8/2016

Learning Targets

I can identify the grammatical parts of a sentence

I can indtentify a writer's purpose or theme.

I can explain how a writer's use of lanauge contributes to or develops the theme or purpose of a work.

I can identify and author's claims and explain how he or she use language strategies to support the claim.

I can determine the meaning of words using context clues

Agenda

1) Vocabulary Lesson 11 ex one and two in pairs.

2)  Introduction to adverb clauses. Practice in pairs page 83 in Language Network Text Book

3) Writing: Discussion of Penny Essay responses. Scored sample response two and discusses as a whole class.

     Noted the differences between a level 6 essay and a level 9 essay

4) Whole class discussion on Einstein's Dreams using student generated questions.

No homework tonight

 

2/5/15

Posted by Dawn Rookey at 2/5/2016

Learning Targets

I can identify the grammatical parts of a sentence

I can identify a writer's purpose or theme.

I can explain how a writer's use of language contributes to or develops the theme or purpose of a work.

I can identify and author's claims and explain how he or she use language strategies to support the claim.

I can determine the meaning of words using context clues

 

Agenda

1. Vocab/Grammar Quiz 10

2. Einstein's Dream's Discussion

    Students created essentail questions for a Whole Class discussion on the novel for 

   each section through April 26 1905

3)  Whole Class discussion of novel -- we didn't get very far and will continue on Monday.

 

Homework

Read through 11 May 1905 by Monday

2/4/15

Posted by Dawn Rookey at 2/4/2016

Learning Targets

I can identify a writer's purpose or theme.

I can explain how a writer's use of language contributes to or develops the theme or purpose of a work.

I can identify an author's claims and explain how he or she use language strategies to support the claim.

I can determine the meaning of words using context clues.

 

AGENDA

1) Vocabulary Review Game

2) Whole class discussion on Thoreau analysis sheets

3) AP Essay Scoring

      We examined the AP rubric for the penny essay and scored one sample response in small groups. 

 

Homework: 

To 11 May 1905 in Einstein's Dreams by Monday

2-3-15

Posted by Dawn Rookey at 2/3/2016

I was absent on Wednesday and students attended an assembly during this period. 

 

2-2-16

Posted by Dawn Rookey at 2/2/2016

Learning Targets

I can identify the grammatical parts of a sentence

I can indentify a writer's purpose or theme.

I can explain how a writer's use of language contributes to or develops the theme or purpose of a work.

I can identify and author's claims and explain how he or she use language strategies to support the claim.

 Agenda

1) Introduciton to adejective clauses/practice in pairs

     pg. 83 Langauge Network Textbook

2) Whole class reveiw of vocab lesson 10 exercise one and two

3) Whole Class discussion of THoreau QIC analysis

4) Essential questions in pairs on "Prisoner in a Wired Well"

5) Whole class discussion with essential quesstions.

Homework:

Read to 4 May 1905 in Einstein's Dreams

2-1-15

Posted by Dawn Rookey at 2/1/2016

Learning Targets

I can identify the grammatical parts of a sentence

I can indentify a writer's purpose or theme.

I can explain how a writer's use of language contributes to or develops the theme or purpose of a work.

I can identify an author's claims and explain how he or she use language strategies to support the claim.

 

Agenda

1) Introduce clauses (suborditant and dependendent) and practice in pairs. 

     pg. 80 Language network textbook

2) Vocab Lesson 10 ex. 1 and 2 in pairs.

3) Small group QIC analysis -- finish analysis on Thoreau

Homework:

To April 26 1905 in Einstein's dreams.

1-29-15

Posted by Dawn Rookey at 1/29/2016

Learning Targets

I can identify the grammatical parts of a sentence

I can indtentify a writer's purpose or theme.

I can explain how a writer's use of lanauge contributes to or develops the theme or purpose of a work.

I can identify and author's claims and explain how he or she use language strategies to support the claim.

Agenda

1) Grammar/Verbal Review in pairs

2) Whole class discussion of Walden excerpt 

3) Introduce QIC Analysis sheet

4) QIC Analysis sheet on paragraph 17 on Walden handout out (see 1/27 for link)

 

1-28-15

Posted by Dawn Rookey at 1/28/2016

Learning Targets

I can identify the grammatical parts of a sentence

I can indtentify a writer's purpose or theme.

I can explain how a writer's use of lanauge contributes to or develops the theme or purpose of a work.

I can identify and author's claims and explain how he or she use language strategies to support the claim.

I can write an argument synthesizing at least three sources to support my claims.

 

Agenda

1) Grammar Review of verbal phrases/ pair work and whole class review

2) Break down of AP Synthesis prompt and tips on how to approach it.

3) Brief discussion and introduction to Thoreau's "Walden"

 

Homework: Write synthesis essay on the penny. Give yourself about forty minutes tops. Do not type. Hand write. Skip lines. Cheers!

1-27-16

Posted by Dawn Rookey at 1/27/2016

Learning Targets

I can identify the grammatical parts of a sentence

I can indetify a writer's purpose or theme.

I can explain how a writer's use of lanauge contributes to or develops the theme or purpose of a work.

I identify and author's claims and explain how he or she use language strategies to support the claim.

I can write an argument synthesizing at least three sources to support my claims.

Agenda

1) Grammar Review Practice (See classmate or Ms. Rookey for sentences)

2) Rhetorical term review and Kahoot game

Homework:

Be sure to have finished reading Prisoner in a Wired World and excerpt from Walden (paragraphs 16-23)

Read and annotate AP prompt question number one. If you have misplaced your copy, email Ms. Rookey and she can send you a copy.


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