Assignments - AP English 11

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Date Assignment
Nov 10 Mon voc test -- set #2; Huck Finn readings due
Nov 11 Tues Satire discussion
Nov12 Wed In-class essay
Nov 13 Thurs Satire readings; Voc 3a quiz
Nov 14 Fri Argumentative essay due

This nine weeks we will be working with argumentative essays

We will also be reading The Adventures of Huck Finn. The reading schedule is: 

  • Chapters 1-16 by Monday, October 20
  • Chapters 17-28 by Monday, November 10
  • Chapters 29 to end by Monday, November 24

  Assignments for Novel:

 While you are reading the novel, you will have an envelope with a topic.  You are responsible to find passages that support the topic.  For each section, you are required to find a total of 20 passages for the book.  I will check your envelope contents when the readings are due.  Keep up with the readings and your envelope contents.

Your first non-fiction writing is due Tuesday, Oct. 14 and then every Tuesday through the end of the term. I will give you an article each Tuesday and your response will be due the following Tuesday. 

Starting this nine weeks, you will have a vocabulary quiz every three days with a test every four quizzes (or 20 words). The schedule is:

Oct. 9 quiz:

Alliteration                  Allusion           Anaphora                    Anecdote         Antimetabole

Oct. 13 quiz

Antithesis                    Aphorism         Apostrophe                  Asyndeton       Polysyndeton

Oct. 16 quiz

Balanced sentence      Loose sentence             Periodic sentence     Abstract language       Anticlimax

Oct. 20 quiz

Bombast                      Didactic           Euphemism                 Metonymy       Oxymoron

Oct. 22 Voc. Test

Oct. 27 quiz

Ad hominem argument/attack           begging the question              either/or fallacy                      false analogy                           pathetic fallacy

Oct. 30 quiz

Inductive reasoning                            deductive reasoning               post hoc, ergo propter hoc     red herring                              straw man      

Nov. 3 quiz

Bias                             Caricature       Connotation                Denotation      Ellipsis

Nov. 6 quiz

Epigraph          Expository writing       Atmosphere                Paradox           Parody

Nov 10 Voc. Test

Nov. 13 quiz

Antecedent                  Clause                         Predicate Adjective    

Predicate Nominative                                     Subordinate (dependent) Clause

Nov. 17 quiz

Synesthesia                 Verisimilitude             Colloquial/colloquialism                     Polemic                       Semantics

Nov. 20 quiz

Equivocation               Invective          Inverted Syntax           Juxtaposition               Meiosis

Nov. 24 quiz

Parallelism                  Pedantic          Persona                       Personification            Parable

Dec. 3 Voc Test