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Sunday, June 7

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    AP Junior Language and Composition
    Independent Summer Reading
    DUE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
    An emailed (to daveconlay@nmusd.us : be sure to include "AP Language Summer Work" in
    *Although your work is due the subject line) packetfourth week of school, it is highly suggested that containsyou use your time over the followingsummer to do the reading as a single attached Word document:we will have other readings and assignments the first month of school. You will be tested on the Background Reading the second week of school.**
    DUE THE FOURTH WEEK OF SCHOOL
    A word document or Google Doc submitted to Turnitin.com:

    · Cover page with your name and date
    · Table of Contents arranged by section
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    http://www.openoffice.org/
    and use the accompanying word processor. Make sure that you do save your work as a .doc file.
    RequiredBackground Required Reading and Writing(Should be review for the most part--no writing assignment for this section but you will best tested)
    1. Classical Mythology
    Bulfinch’s Mythology, Thomas Bulfinch (available for free on-line at http://www.bartleby.com/bulfinch
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    Genesis (Skip the “who begot who” bits), Exodus, Matthew, Acts (Any established Translation is fine.)
    Really, you have to know the following: {http://aplangcalendar07-08.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} Biblical Allusions.pdf.
    Required Research and Short Response (Due as part of your Word or Google Document)
    3. Critical Approaches
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    analyzing a literary work of appropriate merit that you
    1. Historical
    2. Archetypal
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    · http://www.sla.purdue.edu/people/engl/blackmon/102cs2001/critical.html
    · http://home.olemiss.edu/~egjbp/spring97/litcrit.html
    4. Prose
    How To Read Literature Like a Professor
    Edgar Huntley
    Novel and Essay Response (Due as part of your Word or Google Document)
    4. The Novel
    Moby Dick

    As you read the novel, annotate each chapter making use of either the margins in the book or post it notes, making observations on biblical or mythological allusions in the text, any symbols you discover, anything of historical or literary interest, or any questions you'd like to explore further about the text (with attempts to answer). You must have at least three annotations per chapter. Each annotation must go beyond a brief comment. Yes, I'm looking for depth, not necessarily length, but I want to see you thinking about the novel as you read, so give yourself room to expand your thoughts.
    Read the novel and write a two to three page original essay in which you explore a theme or idea from the novel of your own choosing. Include a works-cited page (MLA format) for any print or internet resources that you use in researching the novel and its themes.
    A People’s History of the United States, 1492 to Present: Howard Zinn
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    online here but you will need to pick up a copy of the book for class.)
    Warning!
    Any attempt at plagiarism will result in the usual academic consequences up to and including removal from the class.
    You May Want to Get Ahead:
    (We will be reading these__ during the school year.)
    The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
    White Noise, Don Delillo

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Thursday, June 19

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    as a doc.doc file.
    Required Reading and Writing
    1. Classical Mythology
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    AP Junior Language and Composition
    Independent Summer Reading
    {AP Junior Language and Composition Summwr Reading.docx}
    DUE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
    An emailed (to daveconlay@nmusd.us : be sure to include "AP Language Summer Work" in the subject line) packet that contains the following as a single attached Word document:
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Wednesday, June 11

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    4. Prose
    How To Read Literature Like a Professor
    Moby DickEdgar Huntley
    As you read the novel, annotate each chapter making use of either the margins in the book or post it notes, making observations on biblical or mythological allusions in the text, any symbols you discover, anything of historical or literary interest, or any questions you'd like to explore further about the text (with attempts to answer). You must have at least three annotations per chapter. Each annotation must go beyond a brief comment. Yes, I'm looking for depth, not necessarily length, but I want to see you thinking about the novel as you read, so give yourself room to expand your thoughts.
    Read the novel and write a two to three page original essay in which you explore a theme or idea from the novel of your own choosing. Include a works-cited page (MLA format) for any print or internet resources that you use in researching the novel and its themes.
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Friday, June 14

  1. page Summer Reading-AP edited ... How To Read Literature Like a Professor Moby Dick As you read the novel, annotate each chap…
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    How To Read Literature Like a Professor
    Moby Dick
    As you read the novel, annotate each chapter making use of either the margins in the book or post it notes, making observations on biblical or mythological allusions in the text, any symbols you discover, anything of historical or literary interest, or any questions you'd like to explore further about the text (with attempts to answer). You must have at least three annotations per chapter. Each annotation must go beyond a brief comment. Yes, I'm looking for depth, not necessarily length, but I want to see you thinking about the novel as you read, so give yourself room to expand your thoughts.
    Read the novel and write a two to three page original essay in which you explore a theme or idea from the novel of your own choosing. Include a works-cited page (MLA format) for any print or internet resources that you use in researching the novel and its themes.
    A People’s History of the United States, 1492 to Present: Howard Zinn
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Monday, January 14

Tuesday, June 19

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    AP Junior Language and Composition
    Independent Summer Reading
    {AP Junior Language and Composition Summwr Reading.docx}

    DUE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
    An emailed (to daveconlay@nmusd.us : be sure to include "AP Language Summer Work" in the subject line) packet that contains the following as a single attached Word document:
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    11:27 am
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    **Creatures & Chimerae** | the monsters of Greek mythology - the Sphinx, Medusa, and of course the Chimera - are categorized
    2. The Bible
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    bits), Exodus, MatthewMatthew, Acts (Any established
    Really, you have to know the following: {http://aplangcalendar07-08.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} Biblical Allusions.pdf.
    3. Critical Approaches
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    · http://home.olemiss.edu/~egjbp/spring97/litcrit.html
    4. Prose
    Billy Budd, Herman Melville (Reading only. This isHow To Read Literature Like a Professor
    Moby Dick
    Read
    the assigned summer reading for the college prep students.)
    Read both Edgar Huntly
    novel and it`s accompanying critical essay. Along with these texts, please read the assigned chapters from A People’s History of the United States, 1492write a two to Present. You will need to pick up the book over the summer as we will be using itthree page original essay in class, butwhich you may get ahead online (see below).
    Edgar Huntly, Charles Brockden Brown
    Critical Essay:
    (In)Articulations
    explore a theme or idea from the novel of National Identity:Physicalyour own choosing. Include a works-cited page (MLA format) for any print or internet resources that you use in researching the novel and Human Natures in Charles Brockden Brown’s __Edgar Huntlyits themes.
    A People’s History of the United States, 1492 to Present: Howard Zinn
    (Read chapters 1-7. We'll be using the book as an alternative perspective to your US History textbook. You can read the chapters online here but you will need to pick up a copy of the book for class.)
    Essay (Send as an attached Word document along with your critical approaches work (one document, please!) to dconlay@nmusd.us)
    Write a three to four page essay (typed, double spaced, 12 pt, Times New Roman) that summarizes Bigelow`s criticism of the novel and defends, refutes, or qualifies her position based on you reading of Edgar Huntly. Keep in mind an excellent essay will include references to the time period in which the novel was written (A People`s History). Your essay should reference both the critical essay and novel, and include paginated citations (MLA format: /www.liu.edu/cwis/CWP/library/workshop/citmla.htm ). Please include with your essay a works-cited page which includes all bibliographic information for both texts used, as well as any websites or references used in writing your paper.

    Warning!
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    usual academic consequences.consequences up to and including removal from the class.
    You May Want to Get Ahead:
    (We will be reading these__ during the school year.)
    The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorn
    The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
    How to Read Literature Like a Professor, Thomas FosterWhite Noise, Don Delillo
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