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Welcome to AP English, Seniors!



Link to a full text of A Doll's House


Alternative full-text PDF of A Doll's House


Themes & Motifs in A Doll's House


A Doll's House Introductory Notes--Realism, Ibsen's Style, and the Cast of Characters


A Doll's House Introductory Notes--Historical & Social Context, more about Ibsen, and Thematic Topics


A Doll's House Introductory Notes--More about Ibsen's Style in contrast to previously accepted Victorian dramatic conventions


ACT Resources


Introduction + 2-Block Paragraph Form for Literary Analysis Practice



Contacting Ms. Davis:    kdavis@fortsmithschools.org  

                              OR         shsdavisapes@gmail.com

Class Activities and Assignments :




Monday, November 23, 2015:  Students began watching a film adaptation (from 2011) of Jane Eyre.


Tuesday, November 24, 2015:  Students concluded their viewing of the film adaptation of Jane Eyre.


Monday, November 30, 2015:  Students completed an anticipation guide for A Doll's House.  Students then used their technology to access files posted to this website to introduce them to the author Henrik Ibsen, the social and historical context of the play, as well as modern theatrical conventions, modernism, and realism.  As homework, students are to finish their reading and review of all introductory materials and return to class Tuesday ready to begin reading the play.


Tuesday, December 1, 2015:  Students entered class and began reading Act I of A Doll's House with the teacher.  The quiz over introductory materials had to be postponed to tomorrow so as homework, students should continue reviewing those notes as preparation.


Wednesday, December 2, 2015:  Students entered class and read as much of A Doll's House, Act I as time allowed.  As homework, students are to finish reading the first act if that did not occur in class, and then review the act as well as the introductory information for a quiz that will be given at the start of class tomorrow.


Thursday, December 3, 2015:  Students began class by completing a quiz over the introductory material and first act of Ibsen's A Doll's House.  Students then completed a new round of AP Exam multiple-choice practice.  Students began reading the second act of the play with remaining class time.  As homework, students are to finish reading Act II and return to class prepared to take a quiz over it.


Friday, December 4, 2015:  Students entered class and read all of Act III (in most classes).  Classes that did not finish the reading of the play need to do so.  All students are to review Acts II and III of A Doll's House in preparation for the quiz that will be given at the start of class Monday.


Monday, December 7, 2015:  Students took a quiz over A Doll's House, Acts II & III at the start of class.  Students then discussed thematic issues and observations from the entire play as review for tomorrow's timed essay task.  As homework, students should review the play and theme notes in preparation for the essay test.


Tuesday, December 8, 2015:  Students completed a timed essay task over A Doll's House.  There is no homework in AP English this evening.





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


Weeks 13 & 14 (November 9-20, 2015)


Weeks 11 & 12 (October 26-November 6, 2015)


Weeks 9 & 10 (October 12-23, 2015)


Weeks 7 & 8 (September 28-October 9, 2015)


Weeks 5 & 6 (September 14-25, 2015)


Weeks 3 & 4 (August 31-September 11, 2015)


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

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