ADVANCED PLACEMENT ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION VOCABULARY LIST & MOCK TEST FOR 2010 - 2011 MRS. RODRIGUEZ A.K.A.

C-ROD DATE August 23 – September 3 VOCAB WORDS A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING Roots: CHRON, ANTHRO, MORPH, AN, ARCH Words: 1. Anachronism 2. Anthropomorphism 3. Aplomb 4. Apology 5. Apparatus 6. Apposition 7. Archetype 8. Chiasmus 9. Gesticulate 10. Hypothetical 11. Lexicon 12. Panegyric 13. Paradigm 14. Parallelism 15. Period 16. Pernicious 17. Propitious 18. Rational 19. Sardonic 20. Stalwart (adherent) 21. Syllogism 22. Synecdoche 23. Theoretical Vocab chart: Definitions, Synonyms, P.O.S ACTIVITIES Week of 8/23: Mock AP Multiple Choice and Essay Test #1

September 6 September 17

ARE YOU TALKIN’ TO ME? Roots: COG, LOQ (LOC), LUC (LUM), HER(HES), CO Words: 1. Assertion 2. Clarity 3. Cogent 4. Coherent 5. Cohesive 6. Didactic 7. Discourse 8. Eloquence 9. Emphasize 10. Fluid 11. Implication 12. Lucid 13. Rhetoric Vocab cards: definition, part of speech, sentence, synonym, antonym, graphic

September 20 – October 1

I’LL BE THE JUDGE OF THAT SUB, IM (IN), PEN 1. Arbiter 2. Biased 3. Exculpate (exonerate) 4. Impartial 5. Incontrovertible 6. Integrity 7. Objectivity 8. Penitent 9. Plausible 10. Substantiated 11. Vindicated YOU’RE SO VAIN 1. Condescending 2. Contemptuous 3. Despotic 4. Dictatorial 5. Disdain 6. Haughty 7. Imperious 8. Patronizing Vocab game: definition, synonym, antonym

OCTOBER 4-15

WHEN THE GOIN GETS TOUGH (PEDE) 1. Capitulate 2. Convoluted 3. Cryptic 4. Futile 5. Impede 6. Obscure 7. Quandary I’M A LOSER BABY 1. Indolent 2. Insipid 3. Listless 4. Torpor REVOLUTION 1. Alienated 2. Alliance 3. Disparity 4. Servile 5. Suppressed Vocab chart: definition, positive/negative

Week of 10/11: Mock AP Multiple Choice Test #1

OCTOBER 18-29

YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL 1. Embellish 2. Florid 3. Opulent 4. Ornate 5. Ostentatious 6. Poignant OVERKILL (GREG, SUPER, FLU) 1. Ebullience 2. Effusive 3. Egregious 4. Flagrant 5. Frenetic 6. Gratuitous 7. Sanctimonious 8. Superfluous Vocab test – definition, sentence, synonym, antonym

NOVEMBER 1 12

IT’S GETTING BETTER (BENE) 1. Alleviate (Mitigate) 2. Asylum 3. Auspicious 4. Benevolent (munificent) 5. Benign 6. Mollify 7. Assuage 8. Reclamation 9. Salubrious 10. Sanction LIAR, LIAR, PANTS ON FIRE 1. Dubious 2. Fabricated 3. Hypocrisy 4. Slander 5. Spurious Vocab chart: definition, example, non-example

NOVEMBER 15 – 26

SHE’S CRAFTY 1. Astute 2. Chicanery (disingenuous) 3. Clandestine 4. Coup 5. Machinations 6. Ruse 7. Stratagem 8. Surreptitiously 9. Sycophant 10. Wary 11. Wily

SITTIN’ ON THE FENCE 1. Ambiguous 2. Ambivalent 3. Apathetic (automaton) 4. Arbitrary 5. Callous 6. Capricious 7. Equivocate 8. Indifferent 9. Languid (slothful; anemic; lethargic) 10. Precipitous (impetuous) 11. Spontaneous 12. Whimsical Crossword puzzle: synonym, definition, antonym and/or sentence NOVEMBER 29 DECEMBER 3 JUST A LITTLE BIT 1. Inconsequential 2. Superficial 3. Tenuous 4. Trivial I WILL SURVIVE 1. Assiduous 2. Compelling 3. Diligent 4. Dogged 5. Endure 6. Intrepid 7. Maverick 8. Obdurate 9. Obstinate 10. Proliferate 11. Tenacity 12. Vitality Vocab chart: Definitions, Synonyms, Graphic DECEMBER 6 17 GO WITH THE FLOW 1. Assimilation 2. Consensus 3. Context 4. Derived 5. Incumbent 6. Inevitable 7. Malleable 8. Subdue WAYS OF KNOWING 1. Acquired 2. Conception 3. Conviction 4. Dogmatic 5. Enlightening 6. Impression 7. Intuition 8. Misconception 9. Perceptive (Perspicacious) 10. Perspective 11. Profound Vocab game: definition, synonym, antonym Week of 12/6: Mock AP Essay Test #1

JANUARY 3 – 21

FEELING AT HOME 1. Inherent 2. Innate 3. Inveterate 4. Omnipotent 5. Proximity ON THE ROAD AGAIN 1. Elusive 2. Emigrate 3. Itinerate (vagabond) 4. Transient 5. Transitory FRIENDLY 1. Affable 2. Amenable 3. Camaraderie 4. Cordially 5. Facetious Vocab cards: definition, part of speech, sentence, synonym, antonym, graphic

Week of 1/15 – Mock AP Multiple Choice and Essay Test #2 (on a Saturday)

JANUARY 24 – FEBRUARY 4

UNDER THE WEATHER 1. Despondent (dejected) 2. Forlorn 3. Impinge 4. Lament 5. Melancholy 6. Sanction 7. Trepidation 8. Truncated 9. Crestfallen I WRITE THE SONGS 1. Aesthetic 2. Anthology 3. Contemporary 4. Dilettante 5. Eclectic 6. Excerpt 7. Genre 8. Medley 9. Mural 10. Narrative 11. Parody Vocab story – Story with context clues

Week of 1/31: Mock AP Multiple Choice Test #2

FEBRUARY 7 17

COOL IT NOW 1. Decorous 2. Equanimity 3. Modest 4. Propriety 5. Prudent 6. Serene 7. Staid 8. Stoic

BO-O-O-RING 1. Austere 2. Mediocrity 3. Mundane 4. Ponderous 5. Prosaic 6. Sedentary Vocab test – definition, sentence, synonym, antonym FEBRUARY 21MARCH 11 IF YOU CAN’T SAY ANYTHING NICE 1. Boor 2. Castigate 3. Condemn 4. Defamation 5. Discredit 6. Disparage 7. Pejorative 8. Plagiarism 9. Vilify NASTY BOYS 1. Brusque 2. Curt 3. Caustic (vitriolic) 4. Fractious 5. Incorrigible 6. Ingrate 7. Insolent 8. Notorious 9. Pugnacious 10. Reprehensible 11. Sophomoric (callow) PURE EVIL 1. Brittle 2. Charlatan 3. Deleterious 4. Enmity 5. Heinous 6. Malfeasance 7. Malice 8. Putrid 9. Rancorous 10. Toxic Crossword puzzle: definition, sentence, synonym and/or antonym MARCH 21 – APRIL 1 OLD SCHOOL 1. Archaic 2. Hackneyed 3. Medieval 4. Obsolete NEW SENSATION 1. Innovative 2. Naïve 3. Nascent 4. Neophyte (novice; greenhorn) 5. Novel Week of March 28: Mock AP Essay Test #3 Week of 2/28: Mock Essay Test #2

WHO CAN IT BE NOW? 1. Apprehension 2. Arcane 3. Harbinger 4. Ominous 5. Premonition 6. Timorous 7. Trepidation Vocab chart: Definitions, Synonyms, Graphic APRIL 4 – APRIL 15 STRAIGHT UP 1. Candor 2. Frank 3. Laconic (succinct) EARTH, WIND AND FIRE 1. Arid 2. Conflagration 3. Indigenous 4. Nocturnal 5. Sonorous FULL ON 1. Ample 2. Comprehensive 3. Copious 4. Permeated 5. Pervasive 6. Prodigious 7. Replete Vocab test – definition, sentence, synonym, antonym R-E-S-P-E-C-T ARCHY 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Exemplary Idealize Laud (extol) Paramount Venerated Catalog Facile Fastidious Hierarchy Meticulous Pragmatic Sage Solvent

APRIL 18 – APRIL 29

MAY 2 - 12

Vocab cards: definition, part of speech, sentence, synonym, antonym, graphic Review of all words

Week of May 7: Mock AP Multiple Choice and Essay Test #3 (on a Saturday) May 11 @ 7:45 a.m.: AP English Language and Composition Exam

MAY 16-27 MAY 30-JUNE 9

Prepare for final exam Final exam on all vocab words

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