October 5

DUE: Poetry Response #2 (hard copy and Turnitin.com)


  1. Review previous timed write
    1. Analysis = claim, evidence, and commentary
    2. Peer examples of good commentary
    3. Check out AP Test scoring
  2. Timed write: Prose Passage #1


  1. Read Act V of Hamlet; notes
  2. Critical Response for Act V
  3. Wednesday: By Wednesday of next week, read three articles about college app essays.  They can be found by clicking on the Writing tab at the top of this page.
  4. Not homework, but check out the AP resources tab at the top of the page.  I’m beginning with some samples of commentary and some of the handouts / PPTs we’ve covered already, but the list of resources will grow throughout the year.