AP LANG & COMP UNIT 1: WORK AND CLASS Week 1 UNIT 1: WORK AND CLASS Objective Assignments HW Mon Establish classroom norms and procedures WU: Summer work response & discussion Syllabus Seminars Vocab Module 1 Read 50 Essays Introduction; Return syllabus signature page; Prepare for vocab quiz, seminar Tues Read and analyze “On Compassion” WU: Quickwrite Pronoun/ antecedent agreement with indefinite pronouns Mode of Example/ exemplification Read and analyze “On Compassion” Return syllabus signature page; Prepare for vocab quiz, seminar Wed Read and analyze “On Dumpster Diving” WU: Quickwrite Study vocab Mode of Process Analysis Read and Analyze “On Dumpster Diving” OR COMPUTER LAB TO EDIT SUMMER ESSAY Return syllabus signature page; Prepare for vocab quiz, seminar Thurs Read and analyze “On Dumpster Diving” WU: Nickel and Dimed Vocab Quiz Review “On Dumpster Diving” Weekend homework: Timeline of American Literature and Native American Myths Return syllabus signature page; Prepare for seminar Fri Participate in Seminar: Nickel and Dimed a Seminar NAME CARD Your name, and *something* about yourself TUESDAY QUICKWRITE Write about A person you know, or a character, whom you would characterize as “affable.” Use the term and make it clear how this person characterizes that quality. Include the term “amenable” in your story. Write about how the character notices or experiences an “anachronism.” 50 ESSAYS DISCUSSION Under your quickwrite, reflect on the following: What useful information did you find in the introduction of this book? What would you disagree with or amend? What study/reading advice would you give to a student who wanted to improve his/her skill level? RHETORICAL MODES: EXAMPLE/ EXEMPLIFICATION While essays use more than one mode of development, there is usually a prevailing mode Example points to instances Uses particulars to get at principles Examples always used to support a thesis or main idea Ex: The author uses current and projected neighborhood demographics to argue to lawmakers that they should increase ESL services in local schools. Essays: “On Compassion” by Barbara Lazear Ascher WEDNESDAY QUICKWRITE Write about A time in which you are feeling “apathetic.” You refer to an “anthology,” where you discover something quite interesting. Use the device of anthropomorphism in your story.