1st Nine Weeks of School
6th Week of School
Introduce AP Multiple Choice Skills by Peggy Leeman
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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
Quiz over AP Multiple Choice Skills
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College Portfolio Due!
Students will bring all items in for College Portfolio and we will assemble the College binder in class together
Complete Thank you cards in class as well.
Visit with counselors.
Vocabulary #5 Due and Quiz
Vocabulary & AP MC #3 Quiz
Supernatural Meeting #2 (Bring Sign In Sheet and a small synopsis of what occurred at the meeting.)
5th Week of School
Match AP Prompts to correct Precis Poster. Group Assignment. – Explain why and present to class.
“Final Draft” of College Essay due, must be uploaded to Turnitin.com (Major Grade)
Major Exam: Precis novel matching w/Q#3 prompts.
(If absent, you will have to spend an entire hour completing this test - suring Eagle Hour tutoring.)
Introduce Literary Time Periods to students and provide examples to students regarding time periods.
We will be studying various time-periods. vocabulary, diction, connotation and colloquialisms in passages.
After passages have been viewed and discussed; handouts will be provided 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
Continue w/Historical Time Periods
Frankenstein 20 minute TW over chapters .
Read to end of chapter X (10), page 70 for timed writing portion quiz.
Quiz over Historical Time Periods
4th Week of School
Precis Quiz (If absent - see your teacher during Eagle Hour tutorials times)
1st draft of college essay due!
Student’s complete questionnaire on year’s novels been on AP Literature Exam and make comparisons with the reading list from Senior Class 2018.
Begin Precis Poster Project in class, work in groups.
Continue working in Precis Poster. Poster is due by end of period.
Frankenstein Vocabulary Quiz #3
benignity, chaise, melancholy, amiable, omnipotent, reprobate, alchemist, futile, recapitulation, fervor, panegyric, conducive, incipient, lassitude, tumult, pertinacity (16 words)
Make sure you are collecting all you LOR’s, award certificates, transcripts (Munoz & Rice already have, we will be distributing on Wednesday), sheet protectors (½” Binder (Blue, Black or White) and all extra items to place in your portfolio. Make sure you purchase your Thank you cards bring to class as well on Wednesday.
Supernatural Meeting #1 (Bring Sign In Sheet and a small synopsis of what occurred at the meeting.)
3rd Week of School
GT Development Day – Staff Development – No School for Students
Mary Shelley Background. Biography from History Channel.
“Final” College Resume due to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m. – Major Grade
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.
Frankenstein Vocabulary Quiz #2
procure, doat, infidel, caprice, filial, ignoble, apathy, chimerical, cursory, tyros, tertiary, aver, incantations, multifarious, galvanism, progeny, ineffectual, immutable, omen, prognosticate (20 words)
List all novels that students have read since 6th grade on board in class.
Below is what students listed for 2018-2019 School Year.
“Selfie” Portrait Assignment Due: Friday, September 7, 2018. (Today!)
Idea: Present “Selfie” assignment and hang up.
2nd Week of School
First Vocabulary & AP Quiz will be Friday, September 15, 2017
Students signed up for an account with
and worked on filling out and completing a scholarship application.
Class ID: 18780703
Enrollment Key: APEngIV2019
Class ID: 18788950
Enrollment Key: APEng2019
Class ID: 18789002
Enrollment Key: APEng2019
Students will need to bring in their complete “College Portfolio” from APLAC for review.
1) College Resume Updates
2) Sign up with
3) Get “Promise of Recommendation Forms” out
4) College Essays
5) High School Transcript
6) Awards, honor societies, certificates, newspaper, etc. community service (i.e., volunteering) – photos w/captions included
7) Thank you cards, ½” binder, sheet protectors,
Continue working on College Portfolio
College Resume “Draft” – Bring hard copy to class.
Focus on applytexas.org, commonapp.org, mycoalition.org, LOR forms, transcripts, awards, honors, certificates, volunteering & thank you cards.
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.
Frankenstein Vocabulary Quiz #1
satiate, ardent, peruse, effusion, muring, conjecture, ardour, dauntless, capacious, dross, suppliant, inexorable, cull, paroxysm, quell, celestial, folly, fastidious, effectual, abode (20 words)
Absences: If you were absent for the quiz, you must make up in the LGI during Eagle Hour Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.
After that day, NO EXCEPTIONS!
August 31st – Scholarship is due. Must be uploaded to Turnitin.com
1st Day of School (Altered Bell Schedule)
Due Date: Friday, August 24,,2018
2nd Day of School (Altered Bell Schedule)
Seating Charts assigend.
Continue with Classroom Mgmt Policy
Distribute Hall Passes
(If you need a Hall Pass, please come and see your English teacher before or after school. Be sure to bring your Management Policy with you prior to seeing teacher to ask for Hall Pass.)
Teacher Background Presentation
Due: Friday, September 7, 2018
Sign up for Remind.com
Text to 81010
Type in Message Area:
You must join APEng2019
Due Date: Monday, October 29, 2018
Past student videos posted on YouTube
Irony ProjectIrony PPT
You will sign up in your English teacher’s classroom, not online.
Irony presentations to begin: Monday, October 1, 2018
Discuss Extra Credit
Only one per nine weeks’.
Students turned in classroom syllabus packets.
Questions covered regarding “Selfie” Portrait Project.
Irony Project, students signed up for Irony Presentations.
Teacher will type up list of who signed up for what and will be posted soon.
Teacher introduced Monthly Scholarship link.
Students are encouraged to apply for as many scholarships as possible.
Students will be turning in scholarships via
AP 4 Literature
Sign up for Turnitin.com
Period 1 AP 4
Period 2 AP 4
Supernatural Project – Need a list of expected/anticipated project and group members.