Thursday, March 26, 2015


Review scoring guide and answer questions about the scoring guide for local issues papers.
Talking point: Make sure that Part III, the Solutions, is an argument. Use persuasive language, e.g., essential, important, beneficial, pragmatic, convenient, effective in the long-term, will provide immediate gains, etc. Your goal is to present that your proposed solution is the best solution available, for whatever reasons.

Discuss and review Ch 1 close analysis of Tom Buchanan passage from The Great Gatsby
Discuss and review Ch 2 close analysis of "valley of ashes" passage from The Great Gatsby

HW: Read/annotate Ch 3 for class tomorrow. Submit local issues papers as .PDFs between 3/27 and 4/17 to Prepare for full-length AP test dates.

All tests will be held on the 2nd floor of the TECH building due to painting over spring break.
3/28 9:00am - 1:00pm
4/10 9:00am - 1:00pm
4/13 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Bring approximately 10 sheets of notebook paper, 3+ blue or black ink pens, 2+ #2 pencils, snacks, and a sweater. You may not use any review notes or handouts during the test--review these prior to attending.

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