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Instructor’s name: Devin Ayers Week of: 11/11 – 11/15 Course/Grade: Grade 11 AP Language and Composition Unit Name: AP Exam Practice

Common Core/ NM Content Standards: RI11-12.1 – RI11-12.3; RI11-12.5; RI11-12.7; W11-12.1; W11-12.4; SL11-12.1; SL11-12.3; Sl1112.6 Essential Question(s): What are functional strategies for success in the multiple choice section of the AP exam? What constitutes a “9” or perfect score in the writing section of the AP exam (FRQ)? Other considerations (modifications, accommodations, acceleration, etc.): Students who require it will receive extended deadlines for writing assignments and/or shortened reading. Connections (prior learning/prior knowledge): Students have previously practiced these test taking skills, and will draw upon that knowledge to improve and perfect them. Resources/Materials Teacher: Students: Norton Reader Practice AP exam materials

Assessment (How will you monitor progress and know students have successfully met outcomes?) Daily: direct observation This Week: direct observation/FRQ writing assignment/multiple choice practice and discussion/Socratic dialogue Unit: direct observation/FRQ writing assignment/multiple choice practice and discussion/Socratic dialogue Time allotted MONDAY Learning TargetStudents will learn to perfect their skills writing 40 minute timed essays for the AP exam (FRQs). These skills include speed, organization, citation explanation of citation, diction and syntax. They will show their learning by completing a timed essay. Reading for Friday: “Notes on Punctuation” from the Norton Reader Lesson activities for instructor and students Assignment(s) DueFRQ

TUESDAY Learning TargetStudents will hone and improve their skills in editing for structure, syntax, diction, organization and citation in an FRQ essay. They will show their understanding by editing peer work using a peer editing template. Peer edits (along with the original essay) will be returned to the author. A second draft (along with all accompanying materials) will be due Wed. 11/20. WEDNESDAY Learning TargetStudents will hone and improve their skills in multiple choice test-taking for the AP exam. They will show their learning by answering practice multiple choice questions and then discussing the answers (and strategies for achieving the right answers) as a class. THURSDAY Learning TargetStudents will hone and improve their skills in multiple choice test-taking for the AP exam. They will show their learning by answering practice multiple choice questions and then discussing the answers (and strategies for achieving the right answers) as a class. FRIDAY Learning Target-

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Assignment(s) DuePractice AP multiple choice questions

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Assignment(s) DueVocabulary quiz Reading: “Notes on Punctuation” Socratic dialogue