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Pre-AP English III lesson plans


Pre-AP English III

Monday, August 26th

  1. Vocabulary lesson-1
  2. Begin notes over Puritan literature


Tuesday, August 27th

  1. ACT bellwork
  2. Finish notes


Wednesday, August 28th

  1. Read “Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano”
  2. Take notes of the events that took place


Thursday, August 29th

  1. Vocab quiz-1
  2. Read “Narrative of the Captivity”
  3. Take notes of the events


Friday, August 30th

  1. Hand out information about the compare/contrast essay that will use the two stories from Wednesday and Thursday.
  2. Go over outline format. Outline will be due Tuesday, September 3rd.


Tuesday, August 13th

  1. Introduction to class policies, rules, syllabus, birthday calendar, etc.

  2. Hand out copies to students for their reference. 

  3. Go over Google Docs/gmail and the textbook online option. 

  4. Check out any books needed.

  5. Explain how to submit summer project 


Wednesday, August 14th

  1. Check to make sure all summer assignment essays are turned digitally. 

  2.  Novel question sheet followed by group discussion.

  3. Explain Metaphor project. 

Students will analyze a literary character by selecting metaphors, which describe the character’s motives, actions, and persona. The students will write descriptions explaining each character metaphor and how that metaphor describes the area of the character. 

Students will then find images that represent (metaphorically) the character and begin to place the images on the character template. They must have an explanation for what image they chose and why. 

Project will be due on Tuesday.


Thursday, August 15th

  1. Test over the summer reading The Scarlet Letter.

       2.   Check annotations from the summer assignment while students are testing. 

Students work on character metaphor project when finished with test. 


Friday, August 16th

1.  Grammar pre-test

2.  Begin work on character metaphor project. 


Monday, August 19th

1.  Students will continue to work on character metaphor.

2. Students will write a letter to Chillingworth from The Scarlet Letter, who is in jail for killing Dimmsdale or Hester. You can be a fan, his lawyer, or a reporter. The letter will follow block style letter format.

Have students turn the letter in using Google Docs by Tuesday - 5pm. 


Tuesday, August 20th

1.  Bellwork – ACT reading

2.  Metaphor presentation.


Wednesday, August 21st

1.  Tone words

2.  Young Goodman Brown