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AP English Lit Unit 3 2009-10

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Unit 3 

Destiny: the Individual shaped by Heredity and Environment


Essential Questions:

  • Is a person's identity limited by birth and experiences of the past?

  • Does the world around a person determine identity?

  • What force has a greater effect on the creation of identity: nature or nurture?

  • How do authors convey the impact of external conflict on internal conflict?



Week of 19 October 2009 

  • reading and analysis of The Taming of the Shrew
  • reading and analysis of sonnets
  • analysis and outlining of 2008 AP exam poetry prompt
  • AP exam multiple-choice practice with sonnets
  • 10/22-23/09 Writers Workshop of college-application essays (Common Application topics 

Week of 26 October 2009

  • tone vocabulary group 6
  • 10/26-27/09 Wuthering Heights chapters 1-10 literary analysis DUE (instructions)
  • 10/28-29/09 in-class writing prompt for The Taming of the Shrew DUE"Society is a masked ball, where everyone hides his real character, and reveals it by hiding." (Emerson, "Worship" from The Conduct of Life, 1860)
  • 10/30/09 & 11/2/09 peer review of college-application essays (Common Application topics) 

Week of 2 November 2009

Week of 9 November 2009

Week of 16 November 2009

  • tone vocabulary group 8
  • 11/17-18/09 Wuthering Heights chapters 21-34 literary analysis DUE (instructions)
  • discussion of Song of Solomon motifs and chapter 1
  • Wuthering Heights multiple-choice practice
  • 11/19-20/09 Wuthering Heights in-class essay TEST

Week of 30 November 2009

  • 11/30/09 & 12/1/09 Fences Express-Thanks-for-Yet-Another-Bonus-Opportunity Assignment (instructions)
  • 11/30/09 & 12/1/09 Wuthering Heights take-home essay DUE

Week of 7 December 2009

Week of 14 December 2009

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