English Literature & Composition

AP Summer Institutes at Woodward Academy

June 4‐7 & July 16‐19

Participants will learn and share strategies and best practices to help students enjoy learning and performing well in their advanced English classes and on the AP English Literature exam. We will explore a variety of works and share assignments.

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Daily Schedule

Monday
  • Introductions, overview, and planning AP course.
  • Examine the AP English Literature Exam Question 1.
  • View, grade, and discuss exam samples and rubrics.
  • Discuss point of view, structure, and literary terms used in analyzing poetry.
  • Look at various reading strategies and literary technique practices.
  • Share units, lesson plans, and activities.
Tuesday
  • Read and discuss AP English Literature Exam Question 2.
  • View, grade, and discuss exam samples and rubrics.
  • Discuss prose devices such as syntax, diction, and narrative pace.
  • Look at various ways to practice prose devices, vocabulary, and revision.
  • Share units, lesson plans, and activities.
Wednesday
  • Focus on AP English Literature open-ended question.
  • View, grade, and discuss exam samples and rubrics.
  • Discuss novels, plays, and activities including reading strategies-
  • Analyze literary criticism, themes and best practices for Question 3.
  • Share units, lesson plans, and activities.
Thursday
  • Analyze multiple-choice strategies.
  • Discuss reading and poetry explication methods and activities.
  • Focus on tone and an array of writing assignments for drama, poetry, and prose.
  • View AP Central and the AP Community
  • Share units, lesson plans, and activities.
  • Wrap up.
  • Evaluations.
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