AP Lang: Review, Vocab, and Test Prep, Oh My!

Standard: 

ELAGSE11-12L4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11-12 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Learning Target: I can determine the meaning of various literary devices and terms so I am better prepared for the AP Language exam.

Opening Session: Crash Course Literature: Why do we read?

Work Session:

Today we’re going to be creating a group powerpoint to review these terms 🙂

  1. allegory
  2. alliteration
  3. allusion
  4. ambiguity
  5. analogy
  6. antecedent
  7. antithesis
  8. aphorism
  9. apostrophe
  10. atmosphere
  11. caricature
  12. clause
  13. colloquial/colloquialism
  14. conceit
  15. connotation
  16. denotation
  17. dichotomy
  18. diction
  19. didactic
  20. euphemism
  21. extended metaphor
  22. figurative language
  23. figure of speech
  24. generic conventions
  25. genre
  26. homily
  27. hyperbole
  28. imagery
  29. inference/infer
  30. invective
  31. irony/ironic
  32. litotes
  33. loose sentence/non-periodic sentence
  34. metaphor
  35. metonymy
  36. mood
  37. narrative
  38. onomatopoeia
  39. oxymoron
  40. paradox
  41. parallelism
  42. anaphora
  43. parody
  44. pedantic
  45. periodic sentence
  46. personification
  47. point of view
  48. prose
  49. repetition
  50. rhetoric
  51. rhetorical moddes
  52. sarcasm
  53. satire
  54. semantics
  55. style
  56. subject complement
  57. subordinate clause
  58. syllogism
  59. symbol/symbolism
  60. synecdoche
  61. synesthesia
  62. syntax
  63. theme
  64. thesis/claim
  65. tone
  66. transition
  67. understatement
  68. wit

Closing Session: TOTD: What’s your favorite term we learned or reviewed today?

Assessment: Formative (Friday Journal Check)

Differentiation: Process (Scaffolding)

Homework: Read 20 minutes in your free choice book; study for the AP exam.

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