• 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:  Outside my classroom
    Tuesday: Outside my classroom
    Wednesday:  Tutoring
    Thursday: Tutoring
    Friday: Club
       
    Check Grades: Skyward

     

     2nd Nine Weeks of School

     

    8th Week of 2nd 9 Weeks

    December 9

     

    Discuss the Quilt Project

     

    and Food Heritage Project

     

     

     

     

    Rubrics were distributed in class.

     

     

     

    Complete the Study Guide Questions for short story, Everyday Use in class.

    December 10

     

    Continued working and completed the Everyday Use questions and began working on Quilt Project in class

    December 11

     

    Students continued working on Quilt Project in class.

    December 12

     

    Students continued working on Quilt Project and turned in by end of period.

    December 13

     

    Student participated in a Food Heritage day in class. 

     

     

     

    7th Week of 2nd 9 Weeks

    December 2

     

    Discuss Timed Writing Prompt “Birthday Party”

     

    Tone, POV, Irony, Imagery

     

     

    Writing Examples:

     

    Scores:

     

    YouTube Explanation (https://youtu.be/ESkflL8yhFQ)

     

     

    New 2019 Rubric

     

    December 3

     

    Past samples of former students writings.

     

    Distributed Oedipus the King novels.  If you were absent, you need to see teacher during Eagle Hour, before or after school to check out a book.

     

    Significant Moments is posted in the folder below.

    Oedipus the King

     

     

     

    December 4

     

    Birthday Party Timed Writing in class

     

     

     

    New 2019 Rubric

     

     

    If absent, you have until next Wednesday, December 11th to make up during Eagle Hour.

    December 5

     

    Read short story, “Everyday Use”

    By Alice Walker

     

     

    Student Study Guide Questions

     

     

    Teacher Study Guide Questions with answers

     

     

    PPT Background

    December 6

     

    Students finished reading Short Story, “Everyday Use” in class and watch the film. 

     

    If you were absent and want to see the film, you will need to come during Eagle Hour next week to watch. 

     

     

    6th Week of 2nd 9 Weeks

    November 25

     

    Thanksgiving Break

     

     

     

    November 26

     

    Thanksgiving Break

    November 27

     

    Thanksgiving Break

    November 28

     

    Thanksgiving Break

    November 29

     

    Thanksgiving Break

     

     

     

     

     

     

    5th Week of 2nd 9 Weeks

    November 18

     

    Q#3 Timed Write over Jane Eyre

     

    (If you were absent, you have Wednesday or Thursday of this week to make up the exam)

    November 19

     

    Students completed an Inner/Outer Circle in class today.

     

    If you were absent for the discussion, you must complete 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. (Due Friday!)

     

    Jane Eyre Folder

     

    November 20

     

    All classes re-took the major exam:

     

    Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Paradise Lost in class.

    November 21

     

    All student took an in class AP Multiple Choice Jane Eyre exam in class today. 

     

    If you were absent, you will have to get with Ms. Rice or I to discuss what day you will make up exam.  There will be one day only for a make up exam.  Pay attention for details.

    November 22

     

    The Barbarian and Sword Presentation was given in class today. 

     

    The Sword Presentation will be on Thursday, January 30, 2020

     

    And

     

    Barbarian Battle will be on Friday, January 31st

     

    If there are any major meets or competitions – the days will be adjusted accordingly:

     

    Sword Presentation, Friday, January 31st

     

    Barbarian Battle, Monday, February 3rd.

     

    Barbarian Battle folder

     

     

    4th Week of 2nd 9 Weeks

    November 11

     

    Jane Eyre Significant Moments Due

    Click here if you lost your Significant Moments Assignment:

    Jane Eyre Folder

     

    Jane Eyre Significant Moments Quiz

     (If you were absent - you have only Wednesday or Thursday to take the   

    Alternative Significant Moments Quiz)

    November 12

     

    Students were assigned into 6 different groups and given a topic to present on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week.

     

     

    A rubric was also given to each person in class and instructions were implemented on what to have in their classroom presentations. 

     

    Click here if you need a Jane Eyre PPT Rubric:

    Jane Eyre Folder

    Students spent the entire class period preparing for this weeks presentation.

     

    November 13

     

    Groups 6 and 5 presented today

     

    If you misplaced questions for PPT presentations, click here for a copy:

    Jane Eyre Folder

     

    If you were absent, it is your responsibility to complete notes and turn in your PPT Questions that should've been completed in class.

     

     

    November 14

     

    Groups 4 and 3 presented today

     

    If you misplaced questions for PPT presentations, click here for a copy:

    Jane Eyre Folder

     

    If you were absent, it is your responsibility to complete notes and turn in your PPT Questions that should've been completed in class.

     

     

     

    November 15

     

    Groups 2 and 1 presented today

     

    If you misplaced questions for PPT presentations, click here for a copy:

    Jane Eyre Folder

     

    If you were absent, it is your responsibility to complete notes and turn in your PPT Questions that should've been completed in class.

     

    All notes and Jane Eyre novels were due by end of period today.

     

     

     

     

    3rd Week of 2nd 9 Weeks

    November 4

     

    Continue with final Supernatural Presentations.

     

    Begin Background notes on John Milton.

    Student Packet

    Study Guide Packet with Teacher answers

     

    November 5

     

    Continue with Background notes on John Milton and read Paradise Lost.

     

    Q#27 Samples

    Student Copy

     

    Teacher Copy

     

    November 6

     

    Complete Study Guide questions for Paradise Lost.

     

    If students do not complete study guide questions in class, a Canvas open discussion chat will be opened and students will complete their study guide questions there.

     

    Both Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Paradise Lost study guide packets will be due Friday, November 8th, 2019.

    November 7

     

    Question #1 Timed Write for

    Rime of Ancient Mariner and/or Paradise Lost

     

     

    Students will take an online AP Multiple Choice test via Canvas.  Timed Test will begin @ 2:30 pm and shut off on Sunday, November 10 @ 11:59 pm.

    Students are allowed to use their own reading packets and study guide questions to complete take home exam.

    (If you were absent, you can come during Eagle Hour tutoring times to make up missed timed writing)

     

     

    November 8

     

    Reading Check quiz for Jane Eyre of chapters 11-27.

     

    (If you were absent, you can come during Eagle Hour tutoring times to make up missed timed writing)

     

     

     

     

     

    Week Two

    October 28

     

    Supernatural Project Due

    Rotten Tomatoes

    Be sure to complete remaing RIME answers on Canvas. 

    DO NOT SHARE ANSWERS WITH OTHER CLASSES!

     

    October29

     

    Supernatural Project Due

    October 30

     

    View Supernatural Projects

    October 31

     

    View Supernatural Projects

     

    October Scholarship Due to Canvas no later than 11:59 p.m.

    November  1

    View Supernatural Projects

     

     

    Week One

    October 21

     

    Beginning of Term 2

     

    Assign Rime of the Ancient Mariner Study Guide Questions to students

     

    Student Copy

     

     

     

    October 22

     

    Begin Reading Rime of the Ancient Mariner

     

     

     

    October 23

     

    Continue reading Rime of the Ancient Mariner and begin answering the study guide questions.

    October 24

     

    Continue answering the Rime of the Ancient Mariner study guide questions

    October 25

     

    Quiz:

     

    Reading Check for Jane Eyre: 20 Minute Timed Writing (Chapters 1-10)

     

    (If absent - you will only have until Thursday, 10/31 to complete)