Feb. 19-23

This A-week in Room 2808…

CLASS NOTES: 

  • The AP Exam Registration site is now active. You can start registering for your AP courses NOW. The deadline is February 28, 2018. If you are not enrolled in an AP course (e.g., enrolled in an Honors section) but intend to take an AP test, you will have to pay the $94 AP exam fee. Also, any student who signs up to take an exam and doesn’t show up will be charged a $15 fee.  See Mr. Brown (AP in the East) or Mrs. Miller (Dean of Student Services) with any questions.
  • Enloe Student Council will be holding school-wide elections for the 2018-2019 school year. Interest meetings will take place THIS WEEK in the Media Center from about 2:30-3:00 p.m. on Feb. 20th and Feb. 22nd, and students must be attended in order to run. New this year, StuCo has added 5 extra positions to Executive Council, along with 2 more Senior Class advisors, and want as many people involved as possible. If you feel have leadership potential or could benefit from working on projects like Charity Ball, Homecoming, or Coming Home, please plan to attend an interest meeting and learn more.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 20th: Enloe Curriculum Night for parents and students to meet with teachers and counselors regarding registration choices

 

ENGLISH 3/AMERICAN LITERATURE

  • 1962 French short film “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” based on the 1891 short story by Ambrose Bierce (we will also read the story).
  • “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” (Ambrose Bierce) — begin by answering (on your paper) the Focus Activity on p. 367. We will then read the story with audio p. 368-376. Complete p. 1-13 and #1-2 Literary Elements on p. 377. As we read, I’ll direct you for #1-5.
  • 2018-2019 Registration video from Student Services and materials (your “Golden Ticket” must be completed with your classes and parent signature by March 16th when we go to register for classes. All class changes must be submitted by March 26th.
  • Respond to the Focus Activity on . 384, then read the bio of Abraham Lincoln, and the background on “The Gettysburg Address.”  After reading the speech (p. 385), complete #1-15 ODD (1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15) on p. 386.
    Read the bio of Tran on p. 388, then read the background on “The Gift in Wartime.” After reading the poem, complete #1-8 EVEN (2,4,6,8) p. 390.
    Compare “Gettsyburg” and “Wartime” by completing Compare Audience & Purpose #1, 2, and 3 on p. 391.

 

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION

  • 2018-2019 Registration video from Student Services and materials (your “Golden Ticket” must be completed with your classes and parent signature by March 26th.
  • Conquering Question 2 (Rhetorical Analysis)
    • PELIDS
    • Guided annotation of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s
    • 2013: “Last Child in the Woods”
    • 2014: Letter from Abigail Adams
    • 2015: Caesar Chavez
    • 2016: Margaret Thatcher’s Eulogy in Honor of Ronald Reagan
    • 2017: Clare Boothe Luce Speech at National Women’s Press Club
  • Official (AP scored) Student Samples of Q2
  • Video: The Power of Words (another type of visual medium to analyze)