AP English Language and Composition Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 Due • Carnegie OR Hardin précis (3 parts) • Read & annot. Rodriguez “Disunited We Stand” (CA) + D’Souza “In Praise of Empire” • Partner-score & record on text AND rubric Small Group Discussions • Have a conversation with the people around you • Talking points: • Which essay did you like better? Why? • Discuss the subject of both essays, and then discuss the different thesis statement made by each author. • How do the authors construct their arguments? What did you find effective, and what do you not understand? • What is the relationship of the individual to the community? *** • Collaboratively – make a bullet-point précis pre-write for BOTH essays. Discuss your ideas as you work! Homework • Due Thursday: • Rodriguez OR D’Souza précis (3 parts) • Hardin or Carnegie précis?! • Due Friday: • Read & annot. Standing Bear “What the Indian Means to America” (CA) + Alvord “Walking the Path between Worlds” (LC) • Type & submit final Rhetorical Analysis essay (original TW with self-score & explanation; typed final essay) • Due Monday: • Standing Bear OR Alvord précis • Read & annot. King, Jr. “Letter from Birmingham Jail” (LC) • Optional: Education Essay re-writes due!