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AP English 4, Literature and Comp

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1 C1: Complete an intensive study of both British and American Writers, as well as works written in several genres from sixteenth century to contemporary times
2 C2: Write an interpretation of a piece of literature that is based on the works textual details, considering structure, style and themes
3 C3: Write an interpretation of a piece of literature that is based on the works textual details, considering the social and historical values it reflects and embodies
4 C4: Write an interpretation of a piece of literature that is based on the works textual details, considering figurative language, imagery, symbolism and tone
5 C5: Write informal, exploratory writing activities to discover the their own thinking as they write about their reading; formats include a reading journal, annotation and reading response
6 C6: Write and rewrite formal extended analysis and timed in-class responses of expository analytical essays in which students draw on textual details to develop and extended explanation/interpretation of the meanings of literary text
7 C7: Write and rewrite formal extended analysis and timed in-class responses to evaluate through analytical argumentative essays to make and explain judgments about a work’s artistry and quality, and its social and cultural values
8 C8: Though instruction and feedback, develop a wide range of appropriately and effectively used vocabulary
9 C9: Through instruction and feedback, develop a variety of sentence structures including subordination and coordination
10 C10: Through instruction and feedback, develop logical organization using enhanced coherence techniques including repetition, transitions and emphasis
11 C11: Through instruction and feedback, develop a balance of generalization with specific illustrative details
12 C12: Through instruction and feedback, develop rhetorical devices including a controlling tone, establishing and maintaining voice, and emphasizing the devices through diction and appropriate sentence structure