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19-20 AP Seminar

Update 5/3 and 5/11
Please check your email after Monday night. Continue working on your IWAs and peer review using the tools you already have. This should be a week for peer reviewing. Make sure that your peer reviews are evident on our shared google doc. You can provide the peer review form as proof or comments on your person's paper. We are going to submit our IWAs and RESUBMIT any IRR that you want by midnight May 22nd to avoid any potential College Board website issues. Check your email for further instructions.
 
Update 4/26
Please check your email by Monday afternoon. Continue working on your IWAs and peer review using the tools you already have. We are going to submit our IWAs and RESUBMIT any IRR that you want by midnight May 22nd to avoid any potential College Board website issues. Check your email for further instructions.
 
Update 4/19
I emailed you last week and asked you to share your IWA on the google form. If you haven't done so OR have an updated version, please post those on the doc as soon as possible. Please use this week to peer review each other's IWAs. You might call dibs on someone's post so that everyone gets some peer feedback.You are welcome to peer review multiple IWAs. This link might be helpful. Additionally, please view the AP Seminar videos 6-9 and post your observations in the Videos 6-9 channel on Teams. 
 
Update 4/4
 
April 6-10
 
General:
1. Before anything else, please fill out this Google form. It will provide me with information to best help you over the coming weeks. Please try to complete no later than Tuesday afternoon. I would like to answer your questions via video in Teams during this week. 
2. Updates to AP Lang test can be found here.
 
Work for this week - try to complete by Friday
1. If you haven't yet, watch this AP review video. It will help review the expectations for the IWA. 
2. On Teams, post about what you noticed/questions you had in the IWA rubric/directions channel
3. Comment on one other person's post, adding to the conversation. 
4. Email your IWA rough draft to me and post it in our google doc. Offer feedback to a peer.
 
 
Tues. 8/6/19
 

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! (2 hours)

WELCOME!!

In 1st Period Only:

  • Discuss school forms that need to be filled out
  • Assign lockers

High School Orientation (6-8pm)

Wed. 8/7/19 Teacher Work Day (No School)
Thurs. 8/8/19
  • Bring:
    • Completed forms to your first period class
    • Pencil (or pen) and paper
  • In Class:
    • Begin discussing Summer Work
Fri. 8/9/19
  • In class
    • Continue discussing Summer Work
  • Due:
    • Summer work mini-presentation; details here
    • Sign up for Intro conferences here
Mon. 8/12/19
  • In class:
    • Finish summer work presentations
    • Begin our first QFT - see me during a D lunch this week to make this activity up
  • Due:
    • Summer work notebook
    • Sign up for Intro conferences here
Tues. 8/13/19
  • In class:
    • Continue QFT if necessary
    • Formed new groups based on summer work
    • Completed team work activity
    • Began lenses discussion
  • Due:
    • Sign up for Intro conferences here
Wed. &
Thurs.
8/14/19
–8/15/19
  • In class:
    • Continued lenses discussion/work with revising research questions
  • Due:
    • Sign up for Intro conferences here
    • Beginning research of topics
    • Worked on deepening research of topics in class
Fri. 8/16/19
  • In class:
    • Continued work with QFT/research questions/lenses
  • Due:
    • Sign up for Intro conferences here
    • Weekly feedback due tonight at midnight
    • You were assigned a lens/perspective by your new group. Find a credible piece of evidence that fits within that lens/perspective that helps you answer your lens question AND your research question. Print it out and bring it to the library on Monday.
Mon. 8/19/19
  • In class
    • Meet in library - bring your printed out research from this weekend
  • Due
    • Printed out research from this weekend
Tues. 8/20/19
  • In class
    • Meet in the library to go through database orientation with MTSU librarians
Wed. &
Thurs.
8/21/19
–8/22/19
Fri. 8/23/19
Mon. 8/26/19
Tues. 8/27/19
Wed. &
Thurs.
8/28/19
–8/29/19
  • In class
    • Prep for presentations
  • Due
    • Presentations
Fri. 8/30/19
  • In class
    • Continue work from Wednesday
    • Baby Theresa work assigned (assignment sheet). Start at page 15 and read through the baby Theresa reading for question 1; read through page 19 for question 2 (readings).
    • Line of reasoning introduction if time
  • Due
Mon. 9/2/19 NO SCHOOL: LABOR DAY!
Tues. 9/3/19
  • In class
    • Socratic Seminar
  • Due
    • Socratic Seminar prep
Wed. &
Thurs.
9/4/19
–9/5/19
Fri. 9/6/19
  • In class
    • Line of reasoning introduction
  • Due
    • Snoozers are Losers from Wednesday
    • No weekly feedback tonight - Happy weekend!
Mon. 9/9/19
Tues. &
Wed.
9/10/19
–9/11/19
  • In class
    • Finish LOR discussion of "Snoozers are Losers" in groups
    • Look at sample paragraphs
    • Write our own EOC A with partner OR individually; workshop with a partner
  • Due
Thurs. 9/12/19 NO CLASS: 1/2 DAY FOR STUDENTS: Dismissal at 11:15
Fri. 9/13/19
  • In class
    • Practice with EOC A
    • Look at Task and Rubric for PT1
  • Due
    • Read and annotate Tracy Latimer for Monday - some new instructions
Mon. 9/16/19
  • In class
    • Tracy Latimer Socratic Seminar and in notebook writing
    • Topic discussion and team formations
    • Assign exploratory research
  • Due
Tues. 9/17/19
  • In class
    • We formed group norms, discussed prelim research, worked on revising research question.
  • Due
    • Your group should have shared your group planning doc with me and you individually should have shared your RFDR doc with me
Wed. &
Thurs.
9/18/19
–9/19/14
  • In class
    • Continued to discuss/find prelim research, worked on revising research question in groups, looked at lenses
  • Due
    • Finalized (for now) research question in your group planning doc by the end of class. Label with today's date. 
    • RFDR entry - label with today's date
Fri. 9/20/19
  • In class
    • Met in the library; continued research for mock PT1; discussed annotated bib
  • Due
    • One annotated bib entry is due Sunday night at midnight via turnitin
      • Join code for turnitin: 22477009
      • Passwork/key for turnitin: QUEST
Mon. 9/23/19
  • In class
    • Continue mock PT1 Research
    • Annotated bib conferences - start with juniors
    • We also changed some of our time-line sheet; see me or a group member if you were absent. 
    • Updated RFRD
  • Due
Tues. 9/24/19
  • In class
    • Continue mock PT1 Research
    • Annotated bib conferences - start with juniors
    • Updated RFRD
  • Due
Wed. &
Thurs.
9/25/19
–9/26/19
  • In class
    • IRR useful docs
    • IRR mini outline 
    • Looked at sample IRRS
    • Annotated bib check at the end of class
    • Add to RDRD
  • Due
    • Annotated bib  rough draft
Fri. 9/27/19
  • In class
    • Peer review of IRR outline - should have something developed for your groups to look at
    • Sub plans
  • Due
    • Finalized annotated bib and first 500 words of IRR due to turnitin by Sunday night at midnight
Mon. 9/30/19
  • In class
    • Peer review of first 500 words IRR
    • Writing Day
  • Due
Tues. 10/1/19
  • In class
    • Writing Day for IRR
    • Conferences with me optional
  • Due

Wed &

10/2/19

  • In class
    • Peer review of second 500 words IRR
  • Due
    • Second 500 words due in class - I'll check word count/draft in class
    • Second 500 words due on turnitin by midnight

Thurs

10/3/19  Class won't meet because of school wide ACT prep
Fri. 10/4/19 End of Quarter 1
Mon.–Fri. 10/7/19
–10/11/19
FALL BREAK!
Mon. 10/14/19
  • In class
    • Peer review and scoring of final IRR draft
    • Share your IRR with your peers - familiarize yourself with their information before class tomorrow
  • Due
    • n/a
Tues. 10/15/19
  • In class
    • Finish peer review and scoring of final IRR draft
    • Begin IRR webs
  • Due
    • Should be familiar with peers' IRRs for class today.

Wed.

& Thurs.

10/16/19-
10/17/19
Class didn't meet today because of PSAT (Wed) and even block day (Thurs)
Fri. 10/18/19
  • In class
    • Begin synthesis of IRRs/discuss solutions and forward research steps
    • Looked at rubric , and task guidelines (pg 44-47) and watched videos of presentations
    • Continued IRR conferences - these should be finished by Friday of next week - you're welcome to come during a 2nd period, C/D lunch, before or after school to take care of this. Schedule a time that works for you with me. 
  • Due
Mon. 10/21/19
  • In class
    • Looked at rubric as a class again
    • Work day
  • Due
Tues. 10/22/19
  • In class
    • Work day for presentation
  • Due
    • Please watch these two videos before you come to class
Wed. &
Thurs.

10/23/19
-10/24/19

  • In class
    • Work day for presentation
    • Practice run of presentations with another group
  • Due
    • practice run of presentations with another group
Fri. 10/25/19
  • In class
    • practice presentation run reflection/presentation finalization work day
  • Due
Mon. 10/28/19
  • In class
    • Begin presentations
  • Due
Tues. 10/29/19
Wed. &
Thurs.
10/30/19
-10/31/19
  • In class
    • We finished presentations and mock PT1 - there was much celebrating
    • I assigned the stimulus packet and graphic organizer for mock PT2
  • Due
Fri. 11/1/19
  • In class
    • One group member should bring a jump drive.
    • Viewed and scored our presentations from mock PT1
    • Began work on stimulus packet
  • Due
    • presentation reflections due at the end of the period
Mon. 11/4/19
Tues. 11/5/19
Wed. 11/6/19
Thurs. 11/7/19 NO CLASS: 1/2 DAY FOR STUDENTS: Dismissal at 11:15
Fri. 11/8/19
NO CLASS - 1/2 DAY
Mon. 11/11/19
  • In class
    • Socratic Seminar for stimulus packet
  • Due
    • Socratic Seminar prep
Tues. 11/12/19  
Wed. &
Thurs.
11/13/19
–11/14/19
 
Fri. 11/15/19  
Mon. 11/18/19  
Tues. 11/19/19  
Wed. &
Thurs.
11/20/19
–11/21/19
 
Fri. 11/22/19  
Mon. 11/25/19  
Tues. 11/26/19  
Wed.–Fri. 11/27/19
-11/29/19
THANKSGIVING BREAK!
Mon. 12/2/19  
Tues. 12/3/19  
Wed. &
Thurs.
12/4/19
–12/5/19
 
Fri. 12/6/19  
Mon. 12/9/19  
Tues. 12/10/19

 

Wed. &
Thurs.
12/11/19
–12/12/19

 

Fri. 12/13/19

 

Mon. 12/16/19

 

Tues. 12/17/19

MID-TERM EXAMS: 1st & 3rd Periods

Wed. 12/18/19

MID-TERM EXAMS: 2nd & 4th Periods

Thurs. 12/19/19 MID-TERM EXAMS: 7th, 6th & 5th Periods
Fri. 12/20/19

MID-TERM MAKEUP EXAMS

2 hour day

 

HAVE A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS BREAK!