English IV AP Fall 2019 Assignments
August 13-16, 2019
Monday: Professional development for teachers
Tuesday: Classroom procedures, All About Mrs. Reid, read Teacher from the Black Lagoon.
Wednesday: Introduce Lord of the Flies, students do Flipgrid for Friday.
Thursday: Get Lord of the Flies, read chapter 1 together and discuss setting and point of view.
Friday: Get root lists. Introduce dialectic journals due Tuesday. Read chapters 1-3 by Tuesday.
August 19-23, 2019
Monday: Chapters 1-3 quiz. Discuss point of view. DJ 1 due tomorrow.
Tuesday: DJ 1 due. Read chapter 4 for homework. Write short answer prompt.
Wednesday: Ch. 4 quiz. Read chapters 5-6 for homework. Discuss setting in LOF.
Thursday: Ch. 1-6 quiz. Discuss short answer samples. Write short answer response.
Friday: Root test 16. Read chs. 7-9 for homework/write DJ due Tuesday.
August 26-30, 2019
Monday: Write commentary over passages using Twenty Questions. Read rest of the book by Friday for quiz.
Tuesday: DJ 3 due. Multiple choice practice—work in groups to review answers.
Wednesday: Multiple choice practice from AP Classroom. Review.
Thursday: Review short answers. Revise. Read remainder of book.
Friday: Test over LOF. Write final DJ over novel due Wednesday.
September 2-6, 2019
Monday: Labor Day
Tuesday: Go over LOF MC practice. Notes on archetypes.
Wednesday: DJ 3 due. Write inner-outer circle questions. Take MC practice in AP Central.
Thursday: Review short answers. Finish circle questions for discussion Friday.
Friday: Root test 17. Circle discussion day 1.
September 9-13, 2019
Monday: Circle discussion
Tuesday: Circle discussion
Wednesday: Circle discussion
Thursday: Notes on Freud/Kohlberg. Class discussion.
Friday: Root test 18. Finish class discussion as review for test Monday.
September 16-20, 2019
Monday: Literary elements report
Tuesday: Literary elements reports
Wednesday: Lord of the Flies test
Thursday: Notes on poetry terms.
Friday: Finish poetry terms activity. Take quiz.
September 23-27, 2019
Monday: Professional development
Tuesday: Poetry terms group activity.
Wednesday: Poetry terms quiz. Library for reading.
Thursday: Introduction to sonnets.
Friday: Group explication of sonnet.
September 30-October 4, 2019
Monday: Discuss “Sonnet 18.” Break into individual sonnet groups.
Tuesday: Write quatrain paragraph for individual sonnets.
Wednesday: Discuss quatrains. Write remaining parts of explication and begin planning presentation.
Thursday: Finish written explication due Friday. Work on sonnet presentations to begin Monday.
Friday: SSR—DJ due Tuesday.
October 7-11, 2019
Monday: Sonnet presentations. Take notes.
Tuesday: Sonnet presentations. Take notes.
Wednesday: Sonnet presentations. Take notes.
Thursday: Sonnet presentations. Take notes. DJ due today.
Friday: Root test 19. SSR—DJ due Thursday.
October 14-18, 2019
Wednesday: Sonnet presentations. Take notes.
Thursday: Sonnet presentations. Take notes.
Friday: Root test 20. SSR—DJ due Thursday.
October 21-25, 2019
Monday: Multiple choice practice. John Donne’s poetry.
Tuesday: John Donne’s poetry—compare Italian sonnets to Shakespearean sonnets.
Wednesday: John Donne’s poetry—”A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning”—Metaphysical conceit
Thursday: Finish Donne’s poetry. Review for sonnet exam.
Friday: Sonnet exam.
October 28-November 1, 2019
Monday: Sonnet test.
Tuesday: Introduction to Heart of Darkness. Close reading of Book 1—discuss imagery and narrative structure.
Wednesday: Close reading of HOD. Discuss metaphor Congo/Rome.
Thursday: Close reading of HOD. Discuss characterization of Marlow.
Friday: Close reading of HOD. Discuss characterization of Manager.
November 4-8, 2019
Monday: Read Book 1 of HOD.
Tuesday: Read Book 1 of HOD—finish for homework. Quiz Wednesday.
Wednesday: Book 1 quiz. Begin Book 2 close reading.
Thursday: Book 2 close reading—characterization of the Harlequin.
Friday: Root test 21. Close reading of HOD. Discuss characterization of Kurtz.
November 18-22, 2019
Monday: Book 3 quiz. Discuss Marlow’s lie to Intended.
Tuesday: Notes on existentialism.
Wednesday: Class discussion of existentialism.
Thursday: Characterization assignment.
Friday: Root test 22. Work on characterization assignment.
December 2-6, 2019
Monday: Review for exam.
Tuesday: HOD exam.
Wednesday: Notes on literary crux research paper and process of researching and creating annotated bibliography.
Thursday: Work on annotated bibliography.
Friday: Root test 23. Work on annotated bibliography.
December 9-13, 2019
Monday: Annotated bibliography
Tuesday: Annotated bibliography
Wednesday: Annotated bibliography
Thursday: Annotated bibliography
Friday: Annotated bibliography DUE.
December 16-19, 2019
Monday: MC practice AP test.
Tuesday: Essay question 1 for AP benchmark
Wednesday: Essay question 2/3 for AP benchmark
Thursday: Finish essay
Friday: MERRY CHRISTMAS!