The Great Gatsby

Precis

  • In order to become familiar with Precis there are several items you need to be aware of:

     

    1) You will only concern yourself with the novel that has been on the AP Literature exam.  How do you know what novel has been on the test?  Click "Here"  to find out.  Here is a detailed list of all novels that have been on the literature exam since 1971.

    2) You will need to make yourself become familiar with all of the novels from the past that you have read.  Reccalling key elements from past novels read is a key instrument in being successful on Question #3 AP Literature Exam. 

    3) For your PRECIS Poster you will need the following information:  Precis Poster Format

    4) Here is some past examples to give you an idea of how to create your poster: Poster Sample

     

    Here is the list of titles that most Dawson AP students have read and have been on the AP tests in years past.

    Title Read

    How many times has this novel been on the AP Exam?

    Years novel has been on

    AP Exam

    7th Grade

    The Outsiders (2nd)(3rd)(4th)

    N/A

    N/A

    The Giver (2nd)

    N/A

    N/A

    8th Grade

    Fahrenheit 451 (2nd)

    1

    2022

    Bruiser (2nd)

    N/A

    N/A

    Animal Farm (2nd)

    N/A

    N/A

    The Cay (2nd)

    N/A

    N/A

    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (3rd)

    N/A

    N/A

    The Hobbit (3rd)(4th)

    N/A

    N/A

    The Cask of Amontillado (3rd)-Short Story

    N/A

    N/A

    Refugee (4th)

    N/A

    N/A

    Little Women (6th)

    1

    2008

    9th Grade

    To Kill a Mockingbird (2nd)

    7

    2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2019, 2021

    Great Expectations (2nd)

    24

    1979, 1980, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, 208, 2019, 2021, 2022

    Of Mice and Men (2nd)

    1

    2001

    The Odyssey (2nd)

    6

    1986, 2006, 2010, 2015, 2017, 2019

    Romeo & Juliet (3rd)

    4

    1990, 1992, 1997, 2008

    The Tempest (4th)

    9

    1971, 1978, 1996, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2018, 2019

    MacBeth (4th)

    6

    1983, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2017

    A Tale of Two Cities (4th)

    2

    1982, 1991, 2004, 2008, 2014

    10th Grade

    The Things They Carried (2nd)

    2

    2004, 2009

    Othello (2nd)

    13

    1979, 1985, 1988, 1992, 1995, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2022

    Lord of the Flies (2nd)

    3

    1985, 2008, 2015

    Hamlet (2nd)

    6

    1988, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2016

    1984 (2nd)

    5

    1987, 1994, 2005, 2009, 2022

    Kindred (2nd)

    2

    2018, 2021

    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (3rd)

    N/A

    N/A

    The Secret Life of Dorian Gray (4th)

    N/A

    N/A

    Sir Gawaiin and the Green Knight (4th)

    N/A

    N/A

    Never Let Me Go (4th)

    1

    2022

    Anthem (5th)

    N/A

    N/A

    Wuthering Heights (4th)

    25

    1971, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2021, 2022

    11th Grade

    Their Eyes are Watching God (2nd)

    15

    1988, 1990, 1991, 1996, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2022

    The Great Gatsby (2nd)

    14

    182, 1983, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2016, 2019

    The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass (2nd)

    N/A

    N/A

    Civil Disobedience (2nd)

    1

    1976

    The Catcher in the Rye (4th)

    5

    2001, 2008, 2011, 2013, 2019

    The Federalist (5th)

    1

    1976

    The Declaration of Independence (5th)

    N/A

    N/A

    The Letters from a Birmingham Jail (5th)

    N/A

    N/A

    The Crucible (6th)

    10

    1971, 1983, 1986, 1989, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016

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