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AP English Literature vs CP English IV. estowell.edublogs.org. The Truth about CP. 5 CP teachers Ms. McGlaughlin Mrs. Theriault Mrs. Rehberger Ms. Seeker Me Write 8-10 essays ½ in class ½ take home Read similar books. Novels/Plays for CP Senior English. Beowulf

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the truth about cp
The Truth about CP
  • 5 CP teachers
    • Ms. McGlaughlin
    • Mrs. Theriault
    • Mrs. Rehberger
    • Ms. Seeker
    • Me
  • Write 8-10 essays
    • ½ in class
    • ½ take home
  • Read similar books
novels plays for cp senior english
Novels/Plays for CP Senior English
  • Beowulf
  • Grendel by Jon Gardner
  • Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Hamlet or Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • Romantic Fairy Tales
  • Gothic Novel
  • Brave New World
  • Lord of the Flies
  • 4 outside reading books
misconceptions about ap
Misconceptions about AP
  • It’s easier than CP
    • Truth – no reading quizzes
    • Truth – few homework assignments beyond reading
    • Truth – runs like a college class
  • Everyone passes
    • Truth – about 85% of students take the test
    • Truth – about 85% pass it
  • I’m spectacular
    • TRUTH
assessment
Assessment
  • Major assessments
    • Comprehensive midterm/final (200)
    • 4 major take home essays 4-6 pages (100)
    • 4 in class AP essays (50)
    • 1 practice exam in class (200)
    • 3 practice exams out of class
    • One project per quarter (100)
  • Each quarter will be worth 500-700 points
literature
Literature
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Beowulf by Seamus Heaney
  • Grendel by John Gardner
  • Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • The Inferno by Dante Alighieri
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard
  • Classic Fairy Tales by Maria Tatar, editor
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  • To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
  • The Stranger by Albert Camus
  • A Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  • 4 outside reading books
summer assignment
Summer Assignment
  • Literary Terms
  • Cliffs AP English Literature and Composition Book
  • Reading
  • Essay
summer reading
Summer Reading
  • Beowulf translated by Seamus Heaney
  • Review How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster
  • Read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Read literary criticism provided on the blog about Frankenstein. You will use these articles to write an essay on the text.
essay
Essay
  • Write an analytical essay on Frankenstein
  • Integrate multiple resources (you should use those given, but you may also use additional sources)
  • Choose your own topic and create a thesis.
  • The paper must exhibit excellent analysis and mechanics
  • Your paper should be 4-6 pages in length
  • Paper rubric in Syllabus
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