Pre-AP ENGLISH III
Pre-AP English III
Monday, August 26th
Tuesday, August 27th
Wednesday, August 28th
Thursday, August 29th
Friday, August 30th
Tuesday, August 13th
Introduction to class policies, rules, syllabus, birthday calendar, etc.
Hand out copies to students for their reference.
Go over Google Docs/gmail and the textbook online option.
Check out any books needed.
Explain how to submit summer project
Wednesday, August 14th
Check to make sure all summer assignment essays are turned digitally.
Novel question sheet followed by group discussion.
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
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