12AP Literature 2018


For Thursday, November 16th

posted Nov 15, 2017, 6:33 PM by Anastasia Caputo   [ updated Nov 15, 2017, 6:47 PM ]

Go to poetry tab on One Note.  Click on the link that says "Barbie Doll".  Read and annotate the poem.  Answer the questions and complete the TP-CASTT sheet.  Finish reading Kite Runner for Friday.  Study list 9 and 3 for Friday's quiz.  That's happening!

Click the link below for list 9 review on quizlet

Week of November 13th

posted Nov 14, 2017, 5:40 AM by Anastasia Caputo

Kite Runner to page 287 for Wednesday.  
You will be asked to finish the book for Friday.
Vocabulary quiz on Friday: Lists 9 and 3
Kite Runner Test next Tuesday

Homework for Monday, November 13th

posted Nov 9, 2017, 11:06 AM by Anastasia Caputo

Read to page 258 of Kite Runner for Monday.  Jot down any observations/thoughts. 

Week of November 6th

posted Nov 6, 2017, 4:15 AM by Anastasia Caputo

Read to page 189 of Kite Runner for Wednesday 11/8
Read to page 217 of Kite Runner for  Thursday 11/9
Revisions of papers are due by Wednesday.  No revisions will be accepted after that day.  I must have the original paper as well.  

Week of October 30th

posted Oct 30, 2017, 11:20 AM by Anastasia Caputo   [ updated Nov 1, 2017, 4:58 AM ]

Kite Runner: to page 66 for Tuesday
Kite Runner: to page 100 for Thursday
We will read to page 124 by the end of this week.  
Poetry Homework due Thursday.  It's on One Note under the Homework tab.  Fill out a TP-Castt sheet for "The Poison Tree" by William Blake.  Please complete under the homework tab on One Note.
Vocabulary quiz moved to Friday.  List 8 and half of list 2
We will read an excerpt from The Shah-nama in the text book (page 87)
We will also go over the reading comprehension test this week.  
We are busy!!

Finish Book 4 of The Aeneid

posted Oct 24, 2017, 10:35 AM by Anastasia Caputo


Week of October 23rd

posted Oct 20, 2017, 5:09 AM by Anastasia Caputo   [ updated Oct 24, 2017, 10:24 AM ]

We are finishing The Aeneid this week.  Tentative date for the test is on Friday.  (May be pushed back to following Tuesday depending on timing)

Definite reading comprehension test on Thursday the 26th.  
Kite Runner will have been handed out.  Read to page 66 for Tuesday, October 31st. 

Vocabulary List 8.  Quiz on Tuesday on this list and 5 words from list 2.

Scholarship Info

posted Oct 19, 2017, 10:18 AM by Anastasia Caputo

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Week of October 16th

posted Oct 16, 2017, 6:24 AM by Anastasia Caputo

What are we doing?
We reviewed epic poetry and meter.  Dactyl, iamb, trochee, pentameter, hexameter, tetrameter, etc...
We will read the entire Book 2 of The Aeneid this week.  It is in the text book 493 to 503.  
We also went over list 7 vocabulary definitions.  

Deadlines
Rough drafts of papers are due on Wednesday. Typed and printed out.  No exceptions.
Final copy is due on Friday.
Vocabulary list 7 quiz on Friday. 5 words from list 1 will be on the quiz

Homework due Thursday 10/12

posted Oct 10, 2017, 6:01 PM by Anastasia Caputo   [ updated Oct 10, 2017, 6:02 PM ]

Read the background info on One Note under the tab called The Aenied. Write a summary. 

Opening and body paragraph 1 due as well 

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