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Welcome to AP English, Seniors!



Synthesis Paper Assignment Information & Timeline


Synthesis Paper Final Copy Scoring Rubric


Synthesis Paper MLA Formatting Guide


Link to Literary Terms



Contacting Ms. Davis:    kdavis@fortsmithschools.org  
                              OR         shsdavisapes@gmail.com
Link to College/University AP Score Requirements:



Class Activities and Assignments for AP English Lit. & Comp. (all periods):


Monday, March 16, 2015:  Students took notes over the way to format and draft their synthesis paper introductions.  Students then reviewed minor works with the teacher for consideration with the synthesis paper.  In classes where time allowed, a discussion of the conventions of Shakespearean comedy followed.  As homework, students are to complete their Statements of Responsibility for the synthesis paper.


Tuesday, March 17, 2015:  Students turned in their Statements of Responsibility, which the teacher checked.  Students also took introductory notes about Renaissance comedy conventions, and began viewing Much Ado About Nothing, with copies of the play available for further reference.  As homework, students are to begin completion of their synthesis paper introduction rough drafts.


Wednesday, March 18, 2015:  Students received final advice about their first portion of synthesis paper rough draft that will be due at the start of class tomorrow.  Classes then resumed their study and viewing of Shakespearean comedy by way of Much Ado About Nothing.  As homework, students are to complete their rough drafts of their synthesis paper introductions.


Thursday, March 19, 2015:  Students turned in their synthesis paper introduction rough drafts, and resumed their study of Shakespearean comedy via viewing Much Ado About Nothing.


Friday, March 20, 2015:  Students completed their viewing of Much Ado About Nothing, and received their graded synthesis paper introduction rough drafts with feedback.  There is no AP English homework over Spring Break.


Monday, March 30, 2015:  Students entered class and picked up a form for completing two body paragraph rough drafts for their synthesis papers.  Students took notes on how to successfully draft body paragraphs for their synthesis papers.  Students received major work texts needed for their synthesis paper drafting, and had the remainder of class to begin writing their first rough draft paragraphs, which will be due at the start of class tomorrow.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015:  Students turned in their synthesis paper rough draft paragraphs and picked up a new form for the next set of paragraphs (due Thursday). Students took notes over an introduction to Existentialism and received copies of The Stranger.  As homework, students are to read chapter 1 of the novel, and begin work on their next set of synthesis paper rough draft paragraphs.



Archived Class Activities & Assignments for APE Lit. & Comp. (all periods):


Weeks 27 & 28 (March 2-13, 2015)


Weeks 25 & 26 (February 17-27, 2015)


Weeks 23 & 24 (February 2-13, 2015)


Weeks 21 & 22 (January 20-30, 2015)


Weeks 19 & 20 (January 5-15, 2015)


Weeks 17 & 18 (December 8-18, 2014)


Weeks 15 & 16 (November 24-December 5, 2014)


Weeks 13 & 14 (November 10-21, 2014)


Weeks 11 & 12 (October 27-November 7, 2014)


Weeks 9 & 10 (October 13-24, 2014)


Weeks 7 & 8 (September 29-October 10, 2014)


Weeks 5 & 6 (September 15-26, 2014)


Weeks 3 & 4 (September 2-12, 2014)


Weeks 1 & 2 (August 18-29, 2014)

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