AP English Literature and Composition Syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition

 

Syllabus: Fall 2015

 

Assignments below are due on the dates listed. Additional essays may be assigned.

 

09/03

Continue in-class discussion of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

Literature, 1—17. Answer questions 1—9 on page 16.

How to Read Literature Like a Professor, xi--7

The Sun Also Rises (due September 17)

 

09/10

Literature, 18—31. Answer questions on page 31.

How to Read Literature Like a Professor, 7—22

 

09/17

Literature, 31—44. Write the suggested essay on 44, #2.

HTRLLAP, 22—36

In-class discussion of The Sun Also Rises

 

09/24

Lit., 45—48, 62—72.

HTRLLAP, 37--57

In-class discussion of The Sun Also Rises.

 

 

10/01

Lit. 73—102

HTRLLAP, 57—82

The Great Gatsby (due by October 22)

The Sun Also Rises essay due.

 

10/08

Lit. 102—120. Answer questions 5—8 on page 120.

HTRLLAP, 82—97

5 Steps to a 5: Assigned literary terms

 

10/15

Lit. 145—147, 155—175, 381—393, 1347—1376

HTRLLAP, 97—124

Essay on Revelation due.

 

10/22

Lit. 176—190

HTRLLAP, 125—152

In-class discussion of The Great Gatsby

So We Read ON to page 126.

5 Steps: Literary terms assigned.

 

 

10/29

Lit. 393—405. Answer fully Question #1 under “Questions.”

HTRLLAP, 152—185.

So We Read On, 127—214.

 

11/05

Lit. 406—420. Thoroughly answer Questions 1—3 on page 420.

HTRLLAP, 185—207

So We Read On: Finish the book.

5 For 5, Assigned terms

In-class essay on The Great Gatsby.

 

11/12

Lit. 425—426, 427—428, 429—432,435—436. Answer questions on page 436.

HTRLLAP, 207—226

In-class discussion of So We Read On continues.

The Power and the Glory (due after Thanksgiving)

Assigned questions from 5 for 5

 

11/19

Lit. 436—454. Answer questions about Cummings poem on page 450.

HTRLLAP, 226—245

 

11/26

Thanksgiving break

 

12/03

Finish HTRLLAP.

Finish Power and the Glory.

 

12/10

Lit. 455—464

Power and Glory paper due.

12/17

Lit. 465—478.

At home test.

 

01/07

Crime and Punishment, Parts One and Two

 

 

 

 

 

 

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