AP Literature & Composition
Guilford High School - English 12
Critical Reading Journal (Right Side/Left Side)
Daily Poetry Analysis
Quarterly Socratic Seminar Summative Assessments
Quarterly Critical Reading Journal Conferences
What is a Critical Reader?
What do critical readers do and how can I develop those skills?
What is Literature?
What are the elements of various forms/genre of literature and how are they used to produce literary art?
Q1 - Poetry
Defining and becoming a Critical Reader
Situation, Sound, Structure, Imagery, Figurative Language, and Tone of Poetry
Literary Criticism Essay Writing (Poetry)
Q2 - Prose Fiction
Developing Critical Reading Skills
Elements and Structures of Ficiton
Historical Context of Literature
Literary Criticism Essay Writing (Prose)
Q3 - Lengthy Works
Cementing Critical Reading Skills
Elements and Structures of Drama and Novel
Developing thesis and support
Literary Criticism Essay Writing (Whole-Text)
Q4 - AP Test Preparation