Lessons for the week of 3/30 have now been posted! Make sure to read the important announcement from the College Board about AP testing ---------------------------------------------->
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Lessons will be posted on WEDNESDAY, 3/25. Check back for assignments!
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ACT/SAT Prep I, AP English 11, AP English 12, PSAT I, PSAT II
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Lesson for the week of 3/30- Look online at AP Classroom and complete Unit 3 Progress Check - FRQ (Free Response Question) activity.This will close at midnight on 4/5
Make sure you are watching the review videos and completing the activities associated with them.
NOTE: According to the College Board, the AP test will NOT include multiple choice questions. You should focus on reviewing the 3 types of essays: 1)Rhetorical Analysis 2)Argumentative 3)Synthesis. As we move forward, the work we complete will focus on these things.
1. Complete UNIT2 MCQ on MyAP website. Complete by Friday 3/27 at 3:00.2. Watch the video and read the following PowerPoint document about the Synthesis Essay and complete the assignments by Wednesday, 4/1.
I have been teaching English for the last 24 years and have been at Olive Branch High School for the last 21 years. This is the 11th year that I have taught Gifted and AP English.
I graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor's Degree in English.
Lesson for the week of 3/30- Double check to make sure that your Khan Academy account is linked to your College Board account.This will help you receive the most personalized instruction that targets your weaknesses! Watch some of the videos on reading strategies that I have assigned. Let's see who can earn the most points on Khan this week! :)
Read the two passages and complete the MC practice in the documents below.
Take care of yourselves and STAY HOME! <3
1. Read the article about essential oils in the document file below.
2. Complete the predictive vocabulary and the discussion question by Wednesday, 4/1.
3. Check out the video for another perspective on essential oils
AP Lit review
***The document for the video is above the video and labled "3_27 Practice"***