AP Lang: Humor Week, Day 4

Standard: ELAGSE11-12W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

Learning Target: I can compose an AP Essay from an old AP Prompt.

Opening Session: Review of the AP Rubric, since it’s been a while since we’ve written an essay 🙂

Work Session: Today we’re writing an AP Essay! This is a released prompt from an actual old AP exam. This particular prompt comes from 2005, which happens to be the year I took AP Lang in high school. So that’s a fun coincidence 🙂

As usual, you will have 40 minutes to write the essay, and then we will trade and peer grade them.

Closing Session: Find the person who graded your essay, put your real name on it, and then return it to me so I can grade it!

Assessment: Formal (graded essay)

Differentiation: Process (Scaffolding), Product (varied length)

Homework: Read 20 minutes in your free choice book.

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