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Modes Project

PROJECT OVERVIEW modes-2016-4 The purpose of this assignment is to further your understanding of different rhetorical modes of development and to show you a model for the writing project you will be doing. You will be writing 14 précis and writing in 5 different modes for this project.  The nine modes* are: 1)     Narration  2) […]

Photo Friday- English 11 Honors and AP

Photo Friday- English 11 Honors and AP Each Friday that you meet with me, you will have a “Photo Friday” due. Photo Friday is a visual textual analysis of a photo found here: http://time.com/lightbox/ or here: http://www.bbc.com/news/in_pictures The goal of any textual analysis is to demonstrate your understanding of how the piece communicates its messages […]

AP-World News Wednesday

AP Language and Composition World News Wednesday Goal:  To become conversant on a current national, or international problem, issue, controversy, or dilemma. 1.    With a partner, research and take notes on a pressing issue in the United States or World. 2.    Create a fifteen-twenty minute presentation to explain this issue to the class.  Present all […]

Modes Project

PROJECT OVERVIEW Modes-2015 The purpose of this assignment is to further your understanding of different rhetorical modes of development and to show you a model for the writing project you will be doing. You will be writing 14 précis and writing in 5 different modes for this project.  The nine modes* are: 1)     Narration  2) […]

AP- Independent Reading

Each quarter you will chose 1-2 books to read independently from the following list: AP Fic Reading List Q1: Choose one book from Era 1 Due October 16 Q2: Choose two books from Eras 2 and 3 Due January 6 Q3: Due March 18-  Please read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Q4: Choose […]

Summer Reading/Assignments

When you return to school in the Fall, your first task will be to work through a writing assignment based on the following Reading List. Choose something you might enjoy and have a safe and memorable summer. English 11/English 11 Honors/ AP Language and Composition Summer Reading List Pick a book from this reading list. […]

Music Monday

You will be analyzing a song both for lyrics and music. Do a close reading of the lyrics and use your understanding of poetic devices (imagery, sensory details, figurative language, and sound devices) to analyze them. Then determine how the music itself fits into your analysis. Does the music create and/or contribute to the tone […]

AP- Follow a Columnist

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AP- Gatsby Essay

The word “careless” sums up one of the most important ideas in the book. Nick refers to Jordan, Tom, and Daisy as careless in one form or another. Their actions are careless and they are careless people. This is due to the ease of their life, an ease that Fitzgerald traces back to Civil War […]

AP- “Serving in Florida”

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