Welcome to AP English! Miss Alison A. Cox, M.Ed.acox@bedford.k12.oh.us440-786-3531Class CalendarClass Syllabus/ExpectationsNote Cards

Part 1: Summer Reading
REQUIRED: Lord of the Flies by William Golding, How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster, Nickel & Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Kite Runner by Kahled Hosseini
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
NOTE: Summer Reading links will take you to a wikipedia article about the book.

Part 2: Books/Units/Schedule
1. Taste as an Issue - "Appointment with Love" by S. I. Kishor and "The Chaser" by John Collier
2. Review of Analysis 1 week
3. Greek Tragedy - Oedipus Rex 1week
4. Drama - Othello, the Moor of Venice 3 weeks
5. Drama - The Tragical History of of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark 3 weeks
6. Timed Writing on Drama 1 day
7. Novel - Wuthering Heights 3 weeks
8. Novel -
A Lesson Before Dying 3 weeks
9. Poetry -
10. Modern Drama - Everyman, Death of a Salesman
Compare/Contrast Essay
Cry, the Beloved Country
College Admission/Scholarship Essays
The Old Man and the Sea
Pygmalion
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Rhetoric & Persuasion

Part 3: AP Test Preparation
Test Information
Previous FRQs
Test Vocabulary
Language Test Prep