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Check out the following work opportunities and resources available:
Must by at least 17 years old, a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. High School Seniors or Graduates only. Deadline is Tuesday, April 29 @ 3:30pm. Apply City Year is Hiring: here.
Available to high school students and recent graduates. Click Summer Job Opportunity: 2014 Summer Night Lights Program: here to apply (see the website for deadlines).
Need help with your Senior Paper? See Ms. Garcia for more information. She’ll be offering a special Saturday Senior Project Paper Help: Senior Paper Workshop on Sat. 4/26 from 8:00am – 12:00pm.
Summer job employment, college counseling, health exams, and more. Food, games, live bands and Power 106! Click Spring Fling Youth Resource Fair: here for more info.
Food/Urban Farming (Spring, Summer, and Fall). For students 17 years and up. Click Community Services Unlimited Inc. Apprenticeships/Internships: here for more information and to apply. (Disregard the 2010 dates, an error).
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The AP English Litearture Exam is on Thursday, May 8. Scores will be posted online in July.
We will be having a
on Mandatory Study Session from 8:00am – 12:00pm. Saturday, May 3rd
The test itself is three hours.
Multiple Choice: 60 minutes on 4-5 reading passages – Counts as 45% of the final score
Essay: 120 minutes for three essay questions, includes poetry analysis, prose analysis and “Open Question” – Counts as 55% of the final score No points are deducted for wrong answers, so students are encouraged to answer all multiple-choice answers. Use process of elimination to get rid of wrong answer choices.
Released Test Questions:
Helpful Study Resources:
Essay Questions (Free Response Section):
Literary Analysis (Poetry, 40 minutes)
Literary Analysis (Prose, 40 minutes writing)
Literary Analysis (“Open Question,” 40 minutes)
Possible Texts for “Open Question”:
Have each section’s reading completed by the due dates marked in parentheses. Expect quizzes, discussions and writing assignments.
W.G.: The World’s Greatest Short Stories (Ed. J. Daley)
Perrine’s: Perrine’s Literature: Structure, Sound and Sense (Eds. T. Arp & G. Johnson)
A. Nineteenth Century American Literature: The Gothic and Romanticism (Thurs. 3/27)
Nathaniel Hawthorne, “Young Goodman Brown” (Perrine’s, 299-310) – U.S.
Edgar Allen Poe, “The Cask of the Amontillado” (Perrine’s, 611-616) – U.S.
Herman Melville, “Bartleby the Scrivener” (WG, 1-30 or Perrine’s, 579-610) – U.S.
B. The Golden Age of Russian Literature: Exploring Morality (Tuesday, 4/1)
Leo Tolstoy, “The Death of Ivan Ilyich” (WG, 38-84) – Russia
Anton Chekhov, “The Lady with the Toy Dog” (WG, 136-149) – Russia
C. Women In Literature: Notions of Feminism, Race and Sexuality (Thursday, 4/3)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “The Yellow Wallpaper” (WG, 113-126) – U.S.
Virginia Woolf, “The Mark on the Wall” (WG, 192-197) – England
Zora Neal Hurston, “The Gilded Six-Bits” (Perrine’s, 564-574) – U.S.
Alice Walker, “Everyday Use” (Perrine’s, 166-174) – U.S.
Toni Cade Bambara, “The Lesson” (Perrine’s, 195-201) – U.S.
D. Modernist Literature: Breaking with Tradition (Tuesday, 4/8)
D. H. Lawrence, “Prussian” (WG, 162-179) – England
James Joyce, “Araby” (WG, 180-184) – Ireland
Franz Kafka, “A Hunger Artist” (WG, 198-205) – Czechoslovakia
Ernest Hemingway, “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” (WG, 222-225) – U.S.
Ernest Hemingway, “Hills Like White Elephants” (Perrine’s, 268-272) – U.S.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, “A New Leaf” (Perrine’s, 420-433) – U.S.
E. Contemporary Literature: Postmodernism and Post-colonialism (Thursday, 4/10)
Chinua Achebe, “Civil Peace” (Perrine’s, 511-515) – Nigeria
John Updike, “A & P” (WG, 230 and Perrine’s, 619-624) – U.S.
Gabriel García Márquez, “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” (Perrine’s, 327-332) – Columbia
Ha Jin, “A Contract” (Perrine’s, 575-578) – U.S.
Joyce Carol Oates, “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” (Perrine’s, 311-326) – U.S.
Jorge Luis Borges, “Borges and I” (WG, 236) – Argentina