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Justin Stephens
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  Teacher Schedule  
Class Period
Class Time
Schedule
1st
8:50 - 9:38
English III AP/DC 
2nd

9:43 - 10:33

Conference
3rd
10:38 - 11:40
English III
4th
11:35 - 12:25
English III
5th
12:30 - 1:20
Lunch
6th
1:25 - 2:15
English III AP/DC  
7th
2:20 - 3:10
English III AP/DC
8th
3:15 - 4:05
English III AP/DC

 

 

Welcome to the English III AP Homepage.  To the right you will find information about weekly reading assignments, grammar, and vocabulary.  Below you will find required documents for class reading assignments, copies of class handouts, etc. 



ENGLISH III AP/DC First Six Weeks

Week I

No assigned reading for the Week


Week II - September 3-September 6

Read Fahrenheit 451 for Tuesday, September 3

DUE September 3, 2013: "The Things They Carried" Biographical Essay

Fahrenheit 451 Exam Friday, September 6

 


Week III - September 9-September 13

Read Technology articles from Upfront Magazine (handed out in class) - due Monday, September 9

Vocabulary Quiz #1 - Tuesday, September 10 (over List #1, Noun)

 


Week IV - September 16 - September 20

Due Monday, September 16 - Read "Silence and the Notion of the Commons" on pg. of the Language of Composition book, and "Preface" to Present Shock found under the English III AP tab on this webpage. 

Vocabulary Quiz #2 - Thursday, September 19 (Lists #1 and #2, noun, noun clause)

Written Draft of Technology Essay due Thursday, September 19


Week V - September 23-September 27

For Monday, September 23, Read "Where I Lived and What I Lived For" in the Language of Composition book.  Respond to questions on Turnitin.com by 4pm on Monday, September 23.

We will begin reading The Scarlet Letter this week - try to obtain a copy before Thursday, September 26

Parents' Night - Tuesday, September 24th


Week VI - September 30- October 4

For Monday, September 30, read Chapters 1-6 of The Scarlet Letter.

Exam over Vocabulary Lists 1-3 and parts of speech (noun, noun clause, verb) - Thursday October 3



ENGLISH III AP/DC Second Six Weeks

Week I

Read Chapters 1-2 of The Language of Composition

Read The Scarlet Letter Chapters 7-12 for Wednesday

Read "There is No Unmarked Woman"


Week II

Read The Scarlet Letter Ch 13-18 for Tuesday

PSAT - Wednesday

Rhetorical Analysis

Vocabulary List #4 Quiz Friday (Lists I-IV, Noun, Noun Clause, Verb Tense, Adjective Clause)


Week III

Rhetorical Analysis "There is No Unmarked Woman"

Read The Scarlet Letter Ch. 19-24 for Tuesday

Timed Writing: Rhetorical Analysis


Week IV

Punishment/Redemption Argument

Exam: The Scarlet Letter 10/29

Vocabulary Quiz: Lists 1-5 10/31


Week V

Realism

Analysis: Bacon "Of Revenge"

 


Week VI

Advice to Youth - Twain

Read Ch. 1-11 of Huckleberry Finn

Vocabulary Exam: Lists 4,5,6



ENGLISH III AP/DC Third Six Weeks

Week I

Revenge Articles

Synthesis Essay: Revenge

Huck Finn Ch. 1-11 Quiz - Thursday

Huck Finn Ch. 1-11 Questions due Thursday


Week II

Thanksgiving (Nov 25-29)

Synthesis Essay

Vocabulary Quiz - Dec 5

Huck Finn Ch. 12-26 Quiz - Dec 3

 


Week III

Huck Finn Ch. 27-36 Quiz - Dec 10

A Modest Proposal


Week IV

Vocabulary Quiz: Lists 1-8 - December 17

Huck Finn Exam - December 19


Week V

Winter Break (Dec 23-Jan3)

Vocabulary Exam: Lists 7,8,9 & Grammar concepts - January 8


Week VI

Semester Exams



ENGLISH III AP/DC Fourth Six Weeks

Week I

Begin reading The Great Gatsby


Week II

Read "On Dumpster Diving"

Gatsby Quiz 1-3

Vocabulary Quiz List 10 and prepoitional phrases


Week III

Logical Fallacies

Word Poem

Gatsby Quiz 4-6


Week IV

Adopt a columnist

Quiz Fallacies

Vocabulary Quiz 10 & 11 and prepositional


Week V

Gatsby Word Essay

Gatsby Exam


Week VI

Begin reading As I Lay Dying

Gatsby Word Essay due

Vocabulary Exam Lists 10, 11, 12 prepositional phrases and logical fallacies

 



English III AP/DC - Documents

Project Date
10/8/2013
8/25/2013
12/10/2013
11/22/2013
8/25/2012
9/3/2013
9/11/2013
8/25/2013
10/22/2013
9/22/2013
4/14/2014
1/6/2014
3/21/2014
3/21/2014
3/21/2014
3/21/2014
4/14/2014
1/6/2014
8/25/2013
9/11/2013
9/22/2013
11/22/2013
11/11/2013
10/8/2013

ENGLISH III First Six Weeks

Week I

Introductions

Read an excerpt from Tim O'Brien's "The Things They Carried" (found in the documents section below)


Week II

DUE: Typed draft of "The Things They Carried" biographical essay - Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Draft needed for revision this week.


Week III

Final Draft of "The Things I Carry" Essay due Tuesday September 10th

Introduction to Early American Literature


Week IV

Rhetorical Analysis: Chief Joseph's Speech to Congress

Read: The World on the Turtle's Back


Week V

BENCHMARK


Week VI

Introduction to Puritanism

Read "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"

Exam: Early American Literature and Literary Terms

Begin reading The Crucible



English III Second Six Weeks

Week I

Review Benchmark

Begin reading "The Crucible"


Week II

Continue reading "The Crucible"

PSAT Wednesday


Week III

Continue reading "The Crucible"

Begin Crucible project


Week IV

Begin expository essay


Week V

expository essay


Week VI

expository essay



ENGLISH III Third Six Weeks


English III - Documents

Title Filename Modified
Early American Literary and Rhetorical Terms (1).doc 9/24/2013
English III FIRST DAY POLICIES.doc 8/25/2013
Things They Carried 1.jpg 8/25/2013
Things They Carried 2.jpg 8/25/2013

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