AP Lit: Story of an Hour, Day 2


  • SL.11-12.1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11ā€”12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. Common Core State Standards English
  • SL.11-12.1.a Come to discussions prepared, having read and researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence from texts and other research on the topic or issue to stimulate a thoughtful, well-reasoned exchange of ideas. Common Core State Standards English
  • SL.11-12.1.c Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives. Common Core State Standards English
  • CCR.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. Common Core State Standards English
  • W.11-12.1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. Common Core State Standards English

Scholars will be able work in groups to collaborate on an AP level essay

Warm Up
Voice lesson
grammar lesson
show Soapstone

Thumbs up thumbs down activity: Did you understand the lesson from the day previous? What parts of the story did you find difficult?

Work Session
10 mc questions about story of an hour (p. 6-7 of teacher handbook)
In groups of 3 answer essay 1 of 2009 exam form B:

Closing Session
Quick doodles Doodle / draw two or three concepts presented in the lesson may include words or numbers

Assessment Strategies
Essays will be read and evaluated on an AP scale.

as the day previous

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