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2018 Reading Challenge

2018 Reading Challenge
Don has read 14 books toward his goal of 75 books.
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Joseph Conrad

“To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot.”

Joseph Conrad
Richard Yates

“Never say anything that doesn’t improve on silence.”

Richard Yates
Louise Erdrich

“We do know that no one gets wise enough to really understand the heart of another, though it is the task of our life to try.”

Louise Erdrich
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Bizarre Snow Day Schedule Revisions

Given the somewhat strange snow day, a few revisions to our schedule for AP: Monday: Sanders revisions still due (in class, attached to old copy and checklist); Vocab #19, reading assignment for Friday Wednesday: Rhetorical device 2/3 due in class, printed.  

AP Language: Sanders Analysis Essay

Don’t forget the Sanders essay is due Sunday at noon. Analysis Essay Notes Sanders Prompt Do an excellent job. Don’t forget to master the topic sentence structure, offer a STAMPy intro, and provide insightful analysis.  

English II: Antony and Cleopatra/Synthesis Essays

For the next few weeks, we’ll be working on two major projects: reading and discussing Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra and learning how to write effective synthesis essays. All the material you’ll need for both can be found on these two web pages: Antony and Cleopatra Synthesis Essays  

Rhetorical Devices Templates

These are the templates you can use for the rhetorical device assignment: Word Google Docs  

ACT Review and Essay Dates for Second Semester AP

You might want to download these two schedules for the second semester’s essays and ACT review dates to get yourself prepared to dominate the ACT and AP exams. ACT Review Sessions AP Essay Schedule