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Welcome to AP Lit, Seniors!

 

 

2017 College Essay Scoring Rubric

 

Show AND Tell Revision Practice Sheet

 

Conquering the ACT in 3 Pages

 

2016-17 Preparing for the ACT

 

Contacting Ms. Davis:    kdavis@fortsmithschools.org  

                              OR         shsdavisapes@gmail.com
 

Link to College/University AP Score Requirements

 

Class Activities and Assignments :

 

Monday, August 29, 2016:  Students reviewed two more passages from the English ACT practice test, and then discussed their college essay assignment. Most classes had time to view a few videos from experts regarding things to do and not do in the college essay.  As homework, students are to complete their college essay rough drafts, which are due by the start of class tomorrow.

 

Tuesday, August 30, 2016:  Students entered class and turned in their rough drafts of college essay writing tasks.  Students then completed their review with the teacher of the final passage from the ACT English practice test.  The teacher introduced How to Read Literature Like a Professor and read through the table of contents and the introduction with the students.  Students received a copy of Derek Walcott's "XIV" to read and annotate before returning to class tomorrow. 

 

Wednesday, August 31, 2016:  Students began class by showing their annotation of Walcott's "XIV" and taking down Reading test notes on their ACT review cards.  Students then took a practice ACT Reading test. There is no homework in AP English this evening.

 

Thursday, September 1, 2016:  Students completed a new round of AP Exam multiple-choice question practice, and then began a discussion of the poem "XIV" which students annotated for class Wednesday.  There is no homework in AP English this evening.

 

Friday, September 2, 2016:  Students reviewed "Preparing for the ACT--the 2016-17 edition--and paid special attention to the Reading tips. Students then received their ACT Reading test results and went over answers with the teacher.  Students then reviewed this week's AP exam multiple-choice practice passage and answers.  There is no homework in AP English for the long weekend. Happy Labor Day!

 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016:  Students read Chapter 1--"Every Trip is a Quest (Except When it's Not)"--from How to Read Literature Like a Professor and completed a written response to the chapter's content.  As students worked on completion of those tasks, the teacher met with each student about his/her college essay draft and offered feedback.  As homework, students are to begin revising their college essays.  The final graded copy will be due by the start of class this Friday.

 

Archived Class Activities & Assignments for AP Lit. & Comp.

 

Weeks 1 & 2 (August 15-26, 2016)

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