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AP English Language and Composition-2017-2018 (Period 1)

Instructor
Ms. Marisa Crabtree
Term
2017-2018 School Year
Department
English
Description
A class focused on the study of rhetorical analysis and the use of rhetoric through different forms, genres, and texts.

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HI all,
 
Click Here for the Socratic Seminar Questions.  
 
Let me know if you have questions!
 
M. Crabtree

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Hi all,
 
Here is the Socratic Seminar Packet.
NOTE:  You only need to read pages 5/6 and 19/20 of the packet.  

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Here is the SECOND survey, with your FAVORITE questions.
 

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Hi all,
 
Your homework assignment that is due on Wednesday is to complete the activities on the Galdwell excerpt in Chapter 3, including the questions on page 66 and the questions on your plan to write a response to Gladwell's piece on page 68.  
 
In addition, start reading and taking notes on Chapter 4 (due next Tuesday).
 
Let me know if you have any questions-- email me here!
 
M. Crabtree

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Hi all,
 
Please submit your Socratic Seminar questions here:
 
 

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HI all,
 
Write the argument essay on the 1999 Q3 prompt that includes the quote from Antigone.  Please either type and print the essay out OR write it in ink.
 
I have attached the prompt below, just in case you need a back-up copy.
 
As always, let me know if you have any questions:  mcrabtree100@pointloma.edu or mcrabtree100@gmail.com.
 
M. Crabtree

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Hi all,
 
Read and take notes on Chapter 5 of the textbook.  Be ready to show your notes in class and discuss the chapter.
 
Also, read pages 163-165 and consider what the Guiding Questions (aka Essential Questions) are for Unit 1--"How Do We Become a Nation?"  Answer the "Read" and "Connect" questions on page 164.
 
Let me know if you have any questions:  mcrabtree100@pointloma.edu or mcrabtree100@gmail.com.
 
M. Crabtree

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Hi all,
 
So, I know it was hectic before class let out today.  Here are the homework assignments for Thursday.
 
1.  Finish the co-created paragraph providing evidence for one of the sample (or your own) tone analysis introductory paragraphs.
 
2.  Please start reading chapter 3 and taking notes on it (you do not have to complete the activities).  
3.  Also, if you are missing any homework, you need to turn it in by Thursday to give me a chance to grade it and add it for your 5 week grade (which is due next week).
 
Let me know if you have any questions!  mcrabtree100@pointloma.edu
 
Good luck!
 
Ms. Crabtree
 

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Hi all,
 
Please complete the following and bring them to class on Friday:
 
1.  Complete the "What is the American Dream" reading/multiple choice questions/writing prompt assignment (if you did NOT turn it in already)
2.  Complete the Multiple Choice passage and questions that I passed out.
3.  Complete the argument essay on the 2011 Form B, Mencken quote about safety versus freedom.
 
Turn all of these in by Friday.
 
Thanks!
 
M. Crabtree

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Dear AP Lang Rockstars, 
 
Homework assignment #1:  Read and take notes on Chapter Two of Writing America.
 
HW #2:
Write an argument essay on the 2011 AP Form B prompt.  Your essay should be at least 500 words.  It should completely address the prompt, display your ability to reason and provide evidence to support your argument, and should use only your previously-acquired knowledge and experience.  Please write your essay in ink (dark blue or black) on lined paper and be prepared to turn it in on Wednesday.  Your name, the class, and the due date should be listed at the top of the paper.
 
NOTE:  In case you forgot it, the argument essay prompt is attached below (just in case).
 
Let me know if you have any questions--mcrabtree100@pointloma.edu
 
Blessings,
 
M. Crabtree