This B-A-B-B-week in Room 2808…
- THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN ANY Q3 MISSING WORK TO MS. AUSLEY IS TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018 (AN A-DAY). WORK TURNED IN AFTER TUESDAY WILL NOT BE SCORED.
- Spring Break begins at 2:20 on Thursday, March 29th. That day is a makeup B-day from January 17th. Have a gloriously restful break!
ENGLISH 3/AMERICAN LITERATURE
- Make-up work
- NYTimes’ Upfront Magazine
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION
- All AP-released exam materials (MC tests and FRQs) will be distributed in class; they cannot be posted by anyone other than the College Board.
- If you have not completed the Logical Fallacies Google Forms Test from early last week, study up on the notes and get busy on the test — PDF notes: Logical Fallacies (PPT) — I’d strongly recommend you study….
- If you have not turned in 50E: Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” reading and discussion, get it done! Complete #1, 2, 4 at the bottom of the excerpt, and (from handout) #1-7 QRS and #1-7 multiple choice.
- (Monday) TEDTalks: Steve Jobs’ 2005 commencement address, “How to Live Before You Die,” at Stanford University, and composer Benjamin Zander’s talk about music and passion — discussion of what these seemingly unrelated talks have in common, how they are different, what we can learn from them.
- (Wednesday) review last week’s MC test and rhetorical analysis student samples
- Things we know we need to work on:
- sentence structure types (simple, compound, complex, compound-complex)
- types of sentence (declarative, interrogative, imperative, exclamatory)
- (rhetorical) modes of composition (narration, description, exposition, argument)
- tone & diction (how they work together)
- Rhetorical Devices (PPT) / Rhetorical Devices (PDF) (where is my “hmmmmm…” emoji?? love y’all, but it sounds like you need to study…)
- expanded vocabulary words