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Welcome to AP English, Seniors!




Planning for an AWESOME College Application Essay


College Essay Pre-Writing & Helpful Hints


College Essay Prompts


College Board AP English Literature & Composition Course Description



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

Class Activities and Assignments :


Monday, August 17, 2015:  Students turned in completed tasks from the optional summer assignment, and filled out a "Getting to Know You" form as bell work. Students received copies of the course syllabus and parent letters. Students took time to review the course information and compile questions for discussion with the teacher and fellow classmates. Students then received a copy of "The Flowers," a short fiction piece by Alice Walker. As homework, students are to have the parent letter signed, read "Why Literature Matters," and complete all work over "The Flowers"--reading, annotation, and answering of all  (10 of 16) questions.


Tuesday, August 18, 2015:  Students turned in signed parent letters and showed their work on "The Flowers" to the teacher.  Students then took notes over the qualities and dispositions that lead to student success.  As homework, students are to use the "Planning for an Awesome College Essay" sheet to research at least three of the websites on that sheet.


Wednesday, August 19, 2015:  Students received more specific college essay information, as well as a partial course description for AP English Literature & Composition.  Students and the teacher discussed the course and exam format in class.  Students are to study the course description and continue drafting their college essay rough drafts. 


Thursday, August 20, 2015:  Students completed their first timed essay writing task: a poem analysis.  As homework, students are to continue composing their first college essay drafts.  Students also need to review the course description in preparation for a quiz over that material that will be given at the start of class tomorrow.



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


Weeks 1 & 2 (August 17-28, 2015)

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