• AP English Literature and Composition

    General Teacher Information
       
    Contact Information: munozv@pearlandisd.org
      281-412-8800
       
    Classes: AP English Literature and Composition
      Sponsor for National English Honor Society
       
    Conference Period:  1st & 7th Periods
       
    Tutorial Schedule
    Eagle Hour Tutoring & Duty Monday:
    Tuesday:
    Wednesday:  Tutoring
    Thursday: Tutoring
    Friday: Club
       
    Check Grades: Skyward

     

     

    2019 - 2020   ELA Planning Calendar – Term 1 – 45 Days

    (Remember, this calendar is "TENTATIVE!") - It is subject to change at anytime. 

     

          Monday

         Tuesday

     Wednesday

         Thursday

          Friday

    1st Week of School

    August 12

     

    Staff Development

     

    13

     

    Staff Development

    14

     

    Work Day

    August 15

     

    1st Day of School (Altered Bell Schedule)

    Selfie Project was distributed today. 

     Selfie Portrait

    Due Date: Friday, September 6, 2019

    Technology was down Thursday.  Students introduced themselves instead. 

    August 16

     

    2nd Day of School (Altered Bell Schedule)

    Continued with Student Introductions.

    Asked questions on "Selfie Portrait"

    Classroom Management Plan this year will be fill in the blank on Teacher Website. 

    Once the classroom management plan is completed and student signs digitally - they can upload to Canvas or print a hard copy and bring to your teacher.

    All pages requiring parent signatures or parent initials must be printed, signed by parent and brought to your teacher.

     

     

    2nd Week of School

    August 19

     

     

    Classroom Management Policy 

    Due Date:  Friday, August 23,,2019

    Instructions for Classroom Mgmt Policy:

    1) Download form Classroom Management Policy

    2) Complete and fill out. 

    3) Save and upload to Canvas

    4) Print the pages with "Parent Signatures" and "Parent Initials"

    5) Have parents or guardians sign and turn in printed copies to school.

    Classroom Management will count as several grades:

    1) Parent Signature and Parent Initials

    2) Student Signatures

    3) Cheating Policy

    4) Makeup Policy

    5) DVD Page

    6) Hall/Restroom Pass Signature

     


     

    August 20

    Continued with Classroom Management Policy

     

    Remind

    1) Open a new text message and enter "81010"

    2) In the text box type the @ code in relation to your class period.

    For example:

    2nd period: @g74k9k

    3rd period: @b79927c

    4th period: @g733fd

    5th period: @b6afbg

    6th period: @993f66k

     

    Scholarships

    Canvas

     

    Irony Project

     

    Irony Project Rubric

    Need to include background info for Biblical allusions, story, who wrote (i.e., New or Old Testament)

    You can sign up in your English teacher’s classroom.

     

    Irony presentations to begin:  Monday, October 1, 2018

     

     

    Discuss Extra Credit

    Only one per nine weeks’.

    Irony Project and then students signed up for their Irony Presentations.  Teacher will type up list of who signed up for what and will be posted soon.

     

    Teacher then introduced Monthly Scholarship link

     

    Students are encouraged to apply for as many scholarships as possible.  Students will be turning in scholarships via

    Turnitin.com

    Muñoz Classes

    Class ID:  18780703

    Enrollment Key:  APEngIV2019

     

    Supernatural Project – Need a list of expected/anticipated project and group members

    August 21

     

    Students turned in classroom syllabus packets.

     

    Questions were covered regarding

    “Selfie” Portrait Project Due!

     

    Irony Project and then students signed up for their Irony Presentations.  Teacher will type up list of who signed up for what and will be posted soon.

     

    Teacher then introduced Monthly Scholarship link

     

    Students are encouraged to apply for as many scholarships as possible.  Students will be turning in scholarships via

    Turnitin.com

    Muñoz Classes

    Class ID:  18780703

    Enrollment Key:  APEngIV2019

     

    Supernatural Project – Need a list of expected/anticipated project and group members

     

    August 22

     

    Students signed up for an account with

    Turnitin.com

    and worked on filling out and completing a scholarship application.

     

    Muñoz Classes

    Class ID:  18780703

    Enrollment Key:  APEngIV2019

     

    Rice Classes

    1st Period:

    Class ID:  18788950

    Enrollment Key:  APEng2019

     

    2nd Period:

    Class ID:  18789002

    Enrollment Key:  APEng2019

    August 23

     

    College Prep!

     

    Students will work on completing

    1)   College Resume Updates

    2)   Sign up with

    ApplyTexas.org

    Commonapp.org

    Mycoalition.org

    3)  Get “Promise of Recommendation Forms” out

    4)  College Essays


     

    3rd Week of School

    August 26

     

    Continue working on College Prep

     

    College Resume “Draft” – Bring hard copy to class.

     

    Focus on applytexas.org, commonapp.org, mycoalition.org, LOR forms, thank you cards.

     

    (BYOD)

    August 27

     

    Continue working with College Portfolio

     

    Focus on college essay

     

     

    At this point, students should have typed a college prompt for universities applied to.

     

    Begin the Do’s and Don’ts of the College Essay today. 

     

    Today, all of your “Promise to Write a Letter of Recommendation” should have been distributed to appropriate parties.

     

    Commonapp.org, ApplyTexas.org and/or Mycoalition.net is due to Turnitin.com by 11:59 tonight.  Proof needed that account has been set up only! No personal information is to be shared with the teacher.

     

    (BYOD)

    August 28

     

    Introduce AP Multiple Choice Skills by Peggy Leeman

     

     

    Read 1991 Station Wagons Passage to students (ask students to identify background of passage – students should be using vocabulary to identify time period of passage) & add a poetry passage.

     

    Re-type 1991 passage

     

    August 30th – Scholarship is due.

    August 29

     

    Discuss Answers to 1991 Questions

     

    Mary Shelley Background.  Biography from History Channel. 

     

     

    Teacher’s Answer’s to Mary Shelley’s Background

     

    “Final” College Resume due to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m. – Major Grade

    August 30

     

    Continue with Mary Shelley Background (film)

     

    Distribute Frankenstein novels & Significant Moments Page

     

    If you need help understanding how to complete this page, come and see your teacher during tutorials for further instructions.

     

    If you were absent, you can collect your Frankenstein novel during Eagle hour. 

     

    Place a link of the Frankenstein PPT Literary Devices here.

     

     

     

     

    4th Week of School

    September 2

     

    Labor

    Day

    September 3

     

    Mary Shelley Quiz

     

    Precis Quiz

    September 4

     

    List all novels that students have read since 6th grade on board in class.

     

    Below is what students listed for 2018-2019 School Year.

     

     Student’s complete questionnaire on year’s novels been on exam and make comparisons with the reading list from 9/19/2017.  Group Project

     

     

    September 5

     

    1st draft of college essay due!

     

    1991 AP M.C. Quiz 2 (15 Minutes)

     

    Begin Precis Poster Project in class, work in groups.

     

    Past Examples:

    September 6

     

    Continue working in Precis Poster.  Poster is due by end of period.

     

    “Selfie” Portrait Assignment

     

    Due:  Friday, September 6, 2019. 

     

    Idea:  Present “Selfie” assignment and hang up.

     

     

    5th Week of School

    September 9

     

    Meet Your Teacher Night

     

    Match AP Prompts to correct Precis Poster.  Group Assignment. – Explain why and present to class.

     

    September 10

     

    Major Exam: Precis novel matching w/Q#3 prompts.

     

    September 11

     

    Introduce Literary Time Periods to students and provide examples to students regarding time periods.

     

     

     

    Show this example on the screen of various time-periods.  Discuss vocabulary, diction, connotation and colloquialisms in passages. 

     

    After you show the passages and discuss provide this handout and students are to work in groups to try and identify time periods

     

    They should spend about 10-15 minutes going over each passage and trying to identify the following time periods.

     

    1400’s and older

    1500’s

    1600’s

    1700’s

    1800’s

    1900’s

    20th Century

     

    Then put this on the overhead screen and let them see if they got them correct or not. 

    September 12

     

    “Final Draft” of College Essay due, must be uploaded to Turnitin.com (Major Grade)

     

    http://www.turnitin.com

     

     

    PPT Presentations

    September 13

     

    1991 AP M.C. Passage #3 (15 minutes)

     

    Supernatural Meeting #1 ( )

     

    Frankenstein 20 minute TW over chapters  .

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Read to end of chapter X (10), page 70 for timed writing portion quiz.

     

    Continue w/Historical Time Periods

     

     

    6th Week of School

    September 16

     

    Continue with Historical Time Periods.

    September 17

     

    Practice Assignment over identifying Historical Time Periods.

     

     

     

    Quiz over Historical Time Periods

     

     

     

     

    September 18

     

    Continue practicing with AP Multiple Choice 1991 #4 Passage

     

    Quiz over AP Multiple Choice Skills

     

    Add files for this assignment

     

    Frankenstein Novel discussion

     

    (Bring novel to class)

     

    September 19

     

    Continue with Frankenstein novel discussion

    September 20

     

    Continue with Frankenstein novel discussion

     

    Supernatural Meeting Notes #2 Due!

    (Blank Form)

     

     

    7th Week of School

    September 23

     

    (Creating a thesis)

    Students will learn the process of creating a thesis (AP Style) – work together as a class.

     

     

    Using Frankenstein by Mary Shelley AP Prompts:

     

    89: 

    00: 

    03: 

    06: 

    08: 

    15: 

    17: 

    18: 

    September 24

     

    Students work in groups creating a thesis on their own, then present thesis to the class

     

    Refer to the prompts listed on October 9th to use for this assignment.

     

    Frankenstein by Mary Shelley AP Prompts:

     

    89: 

    00: 

    03: 

    06: 

    08: 

    15: 

    17: 

    18: 

    September 25

     

    Quiz:  Students will write their own individual thesis regarding Frankenstein.

    September 26

     

    Students will complete an AP Multiple Choice Prose Passage over novel, Frankenstein.

    September 27

     

    20 Minute Timed Writing over Chapters 11 through 22

    20 Minute Timer

    Timed Writing Paper

     

    Supernatural Meeting Notes #3 (Blank Form)

     

     

    8th Week of School

    September 30

     

    Frankenstein Significant Moments Due

     

     

    September Scholarship Due

    October 1

     

    Frankenstein Presentation Preparation Day

     

    October 2

     

    Groups 6 & 5 will present PPT

     

    October 3

     

    Groups 4 & 3 will present PPT

    October 4

     

    Groups 2 & 1 PPT Presentation

     

    Supernatural Meeting Notes #4 Due!

    (Blank Form)

     

     

     

    9th Week of School

    October 7

     

    Frankenstein Timed Writing (Major Assessment/Grade)

     

     

     

    Writing Paper:

    October 8

     

    Inner/Outer Circle Discussion (bring handout with you)

     

     

     

    If you are absent for this assignment, your make-up assignment will be the following:

     

    Take the two level 3 questions and type in MLA format, Times Roman, size 12 font and type 500 words each for both questions answering your own questions.  No exceptions or alternatives will be allowed for this assignment.

    October 9

     

    Flock Party

     

    Review Timed Writings in class. 

     

    Present examples of previous DHS student’s writings and score.

     

    Allow students to grade their first timed writing.  (Teacher will review prior to entering grade in Skyward

    October 10

     

    Continue . . . w/allowing students to grade their first timed writing.  (Teacher will review prior to entering grade in Skyward)

     

    Frankenstein novels are due today.

     

    Distribute Jane Eyre novels and discuss Significant Moments Page and Due Date for Jane Eyre.

     

    Jane Eyre Significant Moments Page due Monday, December

     

    Background on Emily Bronte

     

     

    Blank Note Packet

     

    October 11

     

    Homecoming Game

     

    Continue w/Emily Bronte Background

     

    Quiz on Emily Bronte (Tentative)

     

    Supernatural Meeting Notes #5 Due!

    (Blank Form)

     

     

    10th Week of School

    C&I Staff

    Development Day

    14

    October 15

     

    Discuss Wuthering Height’s Significant Moments

     

    Bring novel to class

    October 16

     

    PSAT

     

    All students report to Homeroom.

    October 17

     

    Discuss Wuthering Height’s Significant Moments

     

    Bring novel to class

    October 18

     

    Discuss Wuthering Height’s Significant Moments

     

    Bring novel to class

     

    Restroom Passes and Extra Credit Due

     

    Supernatural Meeting Notes #6 Due!

    (Blank Form)

    End of Term 1