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AP Lit: Story of an Hour, Day 2

Standards

  • 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 11—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

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

Warm Up
Voice lesson
grammar lesson
show Soapstone

Activator
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:
https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/apc/ap09_frq_english_literature_formb.pdf

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.

Differentiation
as the day previous

AP Lit: Story of an Hour, Day 1

Standards

  • RL.11-12.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.) Common Core State Standards English
  • RL.11-12.5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the choice of where to begin or end a story, the choice to provide a comedic or tragic resolution) contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as its aesthetic impact. Common Core State Standards English
  • RL.11-12.6 Analyze a case in which grasping point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant (e.g., satire, sarcasm, irony, or understatement). Common Core State Standards English

Objective
Scholars will be able to identify irony in a text and critically read a short text

Warm Up
What is irony (Define three types) DefineTheme. Define POV. Define Author’s purpose.

Activator
Discuss, have you ever had anyone you know die? How did you feel about it?

Work Session
Read and Discuss The story of an Hour (Chopin) on page 32. Read through italicized text as well. Discussing metaphors and irony. Answer questions as a class:
1.2.6.7.8.9.10.11.13.14.

Closing Session
Consider: What was ironic about the story?

Assessment Strategies

Differentiation
Mixed group pairings. Students will be able to work alone if they feel more comfortable with it.