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3 English AP. Agenda 4/11-4/15 Please start be reading the handout Chapter 5 of They Say, I Say annotating it for tricks to use in your own essay. Monday, April 11 . Questions regarding American Dream definition essay? Due Wed. A quick rough draft

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3 english ap

3 English AP

Agenda 4/11-4/15

Please start be reading the handout Chapter 5 of They Say, I Say annotating it for tricks to use in your own essay.


Monday april 11
Monday, April 11

  • Questions regarding American Dream definition essay?

  • Due Wed. A quick rough draft

  • To help, we’ll practice transitioning from others’ ideas to our own.

  • Read first article in packet and underline any “they say” phrases


Tuesday april 12
Tuesday, April 12

  • DON’T FORGET: sentence imitation due by midnight

  • Questions on American Dram Definition Essay?

  • Introduce AP question #3: the synthesis essay


Wednesday april 13
Wednesday, April 13

Collect drafts

Journal #18: 15 minutes writing synthesis essay

Samples and strategies in groups

HW: Conscious Reader Journal #19(due Friday)

Wiesel pages 835-837 questions 1-2

Quindlen pages 876-878 questions 1-3


Thursday april 14
Thursday, April 14

  • Review Grammar/Rhetorical Terms Quiz

    • Journal #20: What do you need to review before AP test?


Thursday april 141
Thursday, April 14

  • Peer Review Rough Draft

    • In pairs

    • One partner reads paper aloud to other who takes notes; then switch

    • Then, after one read aloud, take your partner’s paper, read it, and respond to questions on pages 237-238 of chapter 8


Friday april 15
Friday, April 15

  • AP multiple choice

  • Discuss Wiesel and Quindlen

  • HW: rough draft #2 due in class on Monday and on turnitin.com by Monday midnight

  • Sample ACT/Work Keys English, Reading, and Writing Test


Monday april 18
Monday, April 18

  • Sentence Revision on Draft #2

  • Practice Commentaries in Synthesis Essay

  • HW: Synthesis Essay Reading


Journal #22 Commentary Practice: Please 1) revise the citations and 2) add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Thesis: Despite the side effect of encouraging conformity through propaganda-like tactics, advertisements are a necessary part of our society because they keep us informed, enable us to find products we really do need, and promote equal access to information.


Commentary Practice: Please 1) revise the citations and 2) add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Topic Sentence: Not only that, but advertisements promote a freedom.

  • According to a book called Advertising: Information or Manipulation, “companies fund most of what you read in magazines and books, what you hear on the radio, and what you watch on television” (D).


Ratiocination definition essay
Ratiocination: definition essay add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • With yellow highlighter, highlight all “they say” introductions; the signal phrases to whose thoughts are whose

  • With second highlighter, highlight any dull words:

    Get, is, very, really, nowadays, in conclusion, this shows that, things, stuff, a lot, many---eliminate and be more specific

    With colored pencils, underline any nice phrases and/or figurative language—add some of that


Monday april 181
Monday, April 18 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • HW: ACT 2 sections due tomorrow just number and answer

  • Revise American Dream Essay

    • 1. wordle.net it– analyze word choice

    • 2. Consider emphasis: first and last paragraphs, first and last sentences in each paragraph

    • 3. Remove passive voice wherever possible


Tuesday april 19
Tuesday, April 19 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Turn in ACT answers

  • Synthesis Essay in class

  • HW: Conscious Reader pages 879- 883 Sontag “Regarding the Pain of Others” Journal 23 answer questions 1, SOAPStone, and write a nutshell statement


Wednesday april 20
Wednesday, April 20 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Works Cited Pages

  • ACT/PSAE prep review

    • In groups, review responses

    • Add to journal #21

      HW: Sontag Essay + journal 23

      ICE rewrites Lear Argument


Thursday april 21
Thursday, April 21 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Any revisions of Lear ICE due

  • Discuss Sontag’s Essay and Tone

  • Write AP test Questions

  • HW: Practice AP test due Monday 4/25

    American Dream Essay due Tuesday


Monday april 25
Monday, April 25 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Reading Passage 8 minutes

  • ACT reading vs. Work Keys

  • ACT Writing Preview—10 min intro, opposing view

  • HW: American Dream Essay due tomorrow

  • For Friday, read 388-Thomas; 692 Davies Identify Tone and Why


Tuesday april 26
Tuesday, April 26 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Collect American Dream Essay and Complete Cover Sheet

  • Questions on PSAE?

  • HW: Sentence Imitation due by midnight

  • For Friday, read 388-Thomas; 692 Davies Identify Tone and Why

  • Current Event due Friday


Psae testing reminders
PSAE Testing Reminders add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

Do’s

  • Wear layers

  • Get a good night’s sleep

  • Bring 2 #2 pencils and a watch

  • Eat a good breakfast

  • Bring your school ID

  • Try your best!

  • Leave no response blank

Don’t’s

  • Be uncomfortable

  • Try to cram tonight

  • Bring a cell phone


Friday april 29
Friday, April 29 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Turn in Current Event Essay

  • Research Paper Topic Selection

  • HW:152 Bende and 494 Schlosser + 2 tone words and why


Monday may 2
Monday, May 2 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

Submit Research Topics

  • Add words to tone poster

  • Write agree/disagree/qualify thesis statements for Thomas, Bende, and Schlosser essays

  • Meet in BCC tomorrow


Monday may 21
Monday, May 2 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • In your groups of 3-4, write a thesis statement for the assigned text agreeing/disagreeing/qualifying the text(left side-Thomas p 388; middle-Bende p 132; right side-Schlosser p 494)

  • Trade statements with the other group on your region and come up with FIVE examples to support THEIR thesis


Monday may 22
Monday, May 2 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Meet in BCC tomorrow

  • Read Machiavelli (863) and Atwood (97) and ascribe 2 new tone words to each and explain why


Tuesday may 3
Tuesday, May 3 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • BCC-Evaluate Sources

  • Annotated Bibliography


Wednesday may 4
Wednesday, May 4 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Tone words for Machiavelli, Atwood, Lao Tzu, and Cisneros

  • Complete rhetorical device chart with your group

    Diamonds: Machiavelli

    Hearts: Atwood

    Clubs: Lao Tzu

    Spades:Cisneros

  • HW: read synthesis documents

  • Read Lahiri (155) and Mairs (185)


Thursday may 5
Thursday, May 5 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Tone Words

  • Synthesis Essay (30 min)


Friday may 6
Friday, May 6 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Practice M.C.

  • Argument Essay Tips and Strategies with Sample Prompt


Mon may 9
Mon, May 9 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Review Texts

  • Rhetorical Analysis Sample with tips and strategies


Tuesday may 10
Tuesday, May 10 add 2 sentences of commentary to analyze the quote and link it to the topic sentence/ thesis

  • Last minute questions, concerns

  • On more practice M.C. for good luck

  • HW: research for your paper


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