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AP Language with American Literature - Week of January 21-25, 2019 

Weekly Learning Goals  Focus Standards 

Explore topics for research.Evaluate sources for credibility. Collaborate with classmates. ELAGSE11-12RI6: ​Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is
Integrate technology; create blog post. Use new vocabulary in writing. Annotate for particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty
understanding. Analyze rhetorical appeals. Identify fallacies. of the text. ​CollegeBoard: ​C1—The course teaches and requires students to write in several forms (e.g.,
narrative, expository, analytical, and argumentative essays) about a variety of subjects (e.g., public
policies, popular culture, personal experiences). C4—The course requires expository, analytical, and
argumentative writing assignments that are based on readings representing a wide variety of prose styles
and genres. C7—The course teaches research skills, and in particular, the ability to evaluate, use, and cite
primary and secondary sources. The course assigns projects such as the researched argument paper,
which goes beyond the parameters of a traditional research paper by asking students to present an
argument of their own that includes the analysis and synthesis of ideas from an array of sources.
LO1—analyze and interpret samples of good writing, identifying and explaining an author’s use of
rhetorical strategies and techniques; LO2—apply effective strategies and techniques in their own writing;
LO3—create and sustain arguments based on readings, research, and/or personal experience; LO4— write
for a variety of purposes

Upcoming Due Dates 

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Come to class having completed “​Finding a Topic for your Researched Argument”​ assignment.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Come to class with 5 articles about one possible research topic (3 editorials, 2 peer reviewed);
Vocabulary Unit 1 online activities due by 11:59 pm

Thursday, January 24, 2019 Unit 1 vocabulary quiz in class


Peruse the posted Friday Forum articles tonight.

Friday, January 25, 2019 Come to class prepared to discuss the Friday Forum articles.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Complete Practice #1 Diagnostic (Embedding Quotations) on NoRedInk.com. If you score 100% on the
diagnostic, you do not complete the activities or quiz; you’re done! Otherwise, complete NoRedInk.com
activities (Practice #1) AND quiz due by 11:59 p.m.

Thursday, January 31 Vocabulary Unit 2 quiz

Due Today  In Class Activities  Homework Tonight 

Monday,  No school MLK Day - no school Complete “Finding a Topic for your
Researched Argument” handout
January 21, 
2019 
AP Language with American Literature - Week of January 21-25, 2019 
 

Due Today  In Class Activities  Homework Tonight 

  Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete activities in ​5 Steps to a 5​ workbook) and discuss with friends; EOC and SAT Questions of the Day: Print 5 articles about one possible
https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html research topic (3 editorials, 2 peer
Tuesday, 
reviewed). These must be printed
January 22,  Work Session​: BEFORE class on Wednesday.
2019  1. Review research project requirements. Introduce World News Wednesday.
2. Read​ “The Climate of Fear: Then and Now” ​from T​ ime. A
​ nnotate the article for evidence that proves how rhetoric is used to Finish reading chapter 6 of T​ hank
manipulate others. Discuss. You for Arguing​ and come to class
3. Read excerpt from ​Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God​ by Jonathan Edwards on pages 87-91 in the orange Prentice Hall prepared to discuss how
American Lit. books. Use sticky notes to annotate for rhetorical manipulation. Heinrichs’s suggestions can be
seen in Edwards’s speech.
Closing​:Read ​Thank You for Arguing ​ch. 6. Be ready to discuss how Heinrichs’s suggestions can be seen in Edwards’s speech.
Work on Sadlier online activities
and NoRedInk practice.

  Bring 5 printed articles about Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete activities in ​5 Steps to a 5​ workbook) and discuss with friends; EOC and SAT Questions of the Day: Complete Sadlier unit 1 vocabulary
one possible research topic https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html
Wednesday,  exercises. Study for tomorrow’s
(3 editorials, 2 peer quiz.
January 23,  reviewed). These must be Work Session​:
2019  printed BEFORE class. 1. Review feedback on Dweck rhetorical analysis response. Compare to pre-course feedback from Turnitin. Examine the AP
Finish reading TYFA ch. 7 and be
essay scale. Set a goal for future analysis essays.
Come to class prepared to 2. World News Wednesday: Annotate each of your 5 articles for SOAPSTone and main claim. Complete a ​Reasoning Web​ for prepared to use the strategies for
use chapter 6 of T​ hank You the overall research topic. a blog post in the lab tomorrow.
for Arguing​ to analyze 3. Rhetorical Manipulation 3-2-1: Individually, list 3 TYFA suggestions that can be seen in ​Sinners​; in your group, discuss the
Edwards’s speech. use and power of 2 strategies; choose 1 strategy to share with the class.

Closing​: Read T​ hank You for Arguing ch. 7​.

  Come to class prepared for Opening​:5 Minutes to a 5 (complete activities in ​5 Steps to a 5​ workbook) and discuss with friends; EOC and SAT Questions of the Day: Peruse the posted Friday Forum
your unit 1 vocabulary quiz. https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html
Thursday,  articles. Be ready to discuss in
Complete activities by 11:59 class.
January 24,  p.m. Wednesday night. Work Session​:
2019  1. Meet in lab 9234.
Come to class having read 2. Complete the online quiz over Vocabulary Unit 1.
TYFA c​ h. 7. Bring book to
3. Compose a ​blog post​ that combines your research topic search to your rhetorical skills.
class.

Closing​: Post a comment on a peer’s blog post.

  Come to class prepared to Opening​: 5 Minutes to a 5 (complete activities in 5​ Steps to a 5​ workbook) and discuss with friends; EOC and SAT Questions of the Read TYFA ch. 8-9. Continue using
discuss the Friday Forum Day: ​https://jmotsinger.weebly.com/test-prep-questions-of-the-day.html
Friday,  study guide to annotate.
articles.
January 25,  Work Session​:
2019  1. Friday Forum presentations
2. Introduce unit 2 vocabulary words. Read unit passage and use context clues to define terms.
AP Language with American Literature - Week of January 21-25, 2019 
 
3. Complete the guided reading handout for background information about T​ he Crucible​ in the orange American Lit book on
pages 1118-1125.
4. Begin reading ​The Crucible​ Act I on p. 1126. Consider the argument Arthur Miller builds. Identify fallacies the characters
commit.

Closing​: Introduce this weekend’s homework: Read TYFA ch. 8-9. Continue using study guide to annotate.