• 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

     

     

    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 Portrait was distributed today. 

    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 completed and student signs digitally - it 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

    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

     Due Date:  Friday, August 23,,2019

    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 presentations to begin:  Monday, September 30, 2019

    August 21

    Continue with Irony Project

    - Irony PPT

     August 22

    Completed Irony Project scheduled to begin Monday, September 30, 2019

    Supernatural Project

    Due:  Monday, October 28, 2019

     August 23

    Continued with Supernatural Project Discussion

    Extra Credit

    Students signed up for My AP College Board AP English Literature Classes.  You will have to see your English teacher for your code as codes are not allowed to be posted on this website.

     

     

    3rd Week of School

    August 26


    1) College Resume

     

    Use this template to complete your college resume.  No other style of resume is allowed.  This template only is to be used!

    August 27

    1) Today we applied for one of the following or all of the accounts below.

    ApplyTexas.org

    CommonApp.org

    MyCoalition.org

    Once an account is created, proof will need to be established (similar to proving you applied for a scholarship and upload to Canvas).  Please no personal information should be shared with your teachers.

    Proof must be submitted to Canvas by 11:59 tonight. 

    2) Continue working on College Resume

    August 28

    1) Hard copy of College Resume (1st Draft) due @ beginning of class.

    2) Do's and Don'ts of the College Essay

    3) Select a prompt to type and submit to school of choice planning to attend from

    -ApplyTexas.org

    -CommonApp.org

    -MyCoalition.org

    4) Work on College Essay

    5) Look @ several samples for College Essay

    August 29

     

    Continued working on College Resume in class.  Teacher assisted with any questions students had to complete a final product of the college resume.

     

    Final College Resume due by 11:59 pm in Canvas.

    August 30

    Distributed Frankenstein novels, Significant Moments and Mary Shelley's Study Guide Questions.

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

    Mary Shelley Background.  Biography from History Channel. (If you were absent for the 1st of the film, you will have to come in during tutorial times to view the film as it is not posted on my website nor any other location due to copyright laws.)

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

    Literary Devices for novel, Frankenstein

     

     

     

     

    4th Week of School

    September 2

     

    Labor

    Day

    September 3

    Staff Development

    (No school for students)

    September 4

    August Scholarship due by 11:59 pm in Canvas.

    Continue with Mary Shelley Background (film). 

    All classes completed the Mary Shelley film.  You will have to come during tutorial times to view the remainder of the film.  The film is not on my website nor any other location due to copyright laws.

     College Prompt is due to Canvas tonight by 11:59 pm.

    September 5

    1st draft of college essay due (Be sure to follow the template that is on my website so as to keep the rough draft in MLA format).

    Novel Listing.

    September 6

     

    Begin Precis Poster Project in class, work in groups.

    “Selfie” Portrait Assignment  Due:  Friday, September 6, 2019.

     

    5th Week of School

    September 9

     

    Meet Your Teacher Night (6:30 - 8 pm)

    Continue working on Precis Posters.

     

    September 10

    Continue working on Precis Posters.

    Posters due by end of class period.

     

     

    September 11

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

    September 12

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

     

    If you were absent and missed the test, you need to come during Eagle Hour tutoring times - next week (see schedule above) on those two days only and make up the test.

     

    “College Essay Draft #2” is due. You must bring Essay Draft #1, place Essay Draft #2 on top and the College Essay Rubric #2 on top, staple and turn in.  The only exception 5th & 6th periods, who will turn in the 2nd draft on Monday)

    September 13

    Frankenstein Reading Check Quiz.  Read to end of chapter X.

    If you were absent and missed the quiz, you need to come during Eagle Hour tutoring times - next week (see schedule above) on those two days only and make up the quiz.

    Supernatural Meeting #1 due

     

     

    6th Week of School

    September 16

    Read Frankenstein novels and completed Significant Moments Sheet in class.

    Click Here for Frankenstein Material

    September 17

    Created a thesis in class.  Students worked on this process as an entire class. 

    Click Here for "Thesis" folder

     

     

     

    September 18

    Students worked in groups to create a thesis from various AP Q#3 Frankenstein Prompts.

     

    September 19

    Students worked on writing their own individual thesis.

    September 20

    Supernatural Meeting Notes #2 Due!

    Supernatural Meeting Notes

    Students took a quiz writing several thesis from AP Q#3 Frankenstein Prompts.

     

     

     

    7th Week of School

    September 23

    Students bring novel to class for class notes and discussion.

     

    September 24

    Students continued novel note taking and class discussion

    September 25

     

    Students continued novel note taking and class discussion.

    September 26

     

    Students reviewed sample Q#3 Timed Writings in preparation for the 10/7 Timed Writing.

    September 27

     

    Quiz:  20 Minute Timed Writing over Chapters 11 through 22.

    Supernatural Meeting Notes #3 (Blank Form)

    Supernatural Meeting Notes

     

     

    8th Week of School

    September 30

    Frankenstein Significant Moments Due

    Click Here for Frankenstein Material

     

    September Scholarship Due

    (The following scholarships are not allowed:

    • Niche
    • Unigo

    October 1

    Frankenstein Presentation Preparation Day!

     

    Bring your laptop to school!

     

    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!

    Supernatural Meeting Notes

     

     

     

    9th Week of School

    October 7

    Frankenstein Timed Writing (Major Assessment/Grade)

    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