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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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Ap english literature vs cp english iv

AP English LiteraturevsCP English IV

estowell.edublogs.org


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