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AP® Teacher Support for English Literature

AP® Teacher Support for English Literature is offered from August to May and includes monthly live online mentor sessions, 3 never-seen-before lesson plans posted each month, a resource library of 12 additional lesson plans, and much more! Our English Literature teachers and their students are supported throughout the school year by an experienced group of AP teachers who can answer questions and help teachers implement lesson plans and navigate any exam changes. All live online sessions are recorded and available to watch again and again. In the spring, we also offer exclusive review sessions for AP® Teacher Support students and a full-length practice exam. Professional development certificates are available and purchase orders are accepted. We’ve got your back from start to finish!

AP® Teacher Support for
English Literature
Take a look at our 2021-22 English Literature lesson plans that will be posted throughout the school year.

August
Unit 1: NAR 4.B: Analyzing Point of View in Short Fiction
Unit 1: STR 3.A: Analyzing Plot Events in Short Film
Previewing the AP English Literature and Composition Exam
September
Unit 2: STR 3.C: Explaining the Function of Structure in a Text
Unit 2: FIG 6.A and 6.B: Identifying and Explaining the Function of a Simile and a Metaphor
Unit 2: LAN 7.A: Developing a Paragraph that Includes a Claim that Requires Defense with Evidence from the Text and the Evidence Itself
October
Unit 3: CHR 1.A: Identifying and Describing what Specific Textual Details Reveal about a Character, that Character's Perspective, and that Character's Motives
Unit 3: STR 3.E: Explaining the Function of a Significant Event or Related Set of Significant Events in a Plot
Unit 3: LAN 7.B: Developing a Thesis Statement that Conveys a Defensible Claim about an Interpretation of Literature and that May Establish a Line or Reasoning
November
Unit 4: CHR 1.C: Explaining the Function of Contrasting Characters
Unit 4: NAR 4.C and LAN 7.C: Identifying and Describing Details, Diction, or Syntax in a Text that Reveal a Narrator’s or Speaker’s Perspective, and Developing a Commentary that Establishes and Explains Relationships among Textual Evidence, the Line of Reasoning, and the Thesis
Unit 4: LAN 7.D: Selecting and Using Relevant and Sufficient Evidence to Both Develop and Support a Line of Reasoning
December
Unit 5: FIG 5.B: Explaining the Function of Specific Words and Phrases in a Text
Unit 5: LAN 7.E: Demonstrating Control over the Elements of Composition to Communicate Clearly
Practice: Multiple-Choice Questions
January
Unit 6: NAR 4.D: Explaining how a Narrator’s Reliability Affects a Narrative
Unit 6: LAN 7.E: Demonstrate Control over the Elements of Composition to Communicate Clearly
Practicing Peer Review with the Prose Analysis Essay
February
Unit 7: SET 2.B: Explaining the Function of Setting in a Narrative
Unit 7: CHR 1.D: Describing how Textual Details Reveal Nuances and Complexities in Characters’ Relationships with One Another
Unit 7: FIG 5.C: Identifying and Explaining the Function of a Symbol
March
Unit 8: STR 3.D: Explaining the Function of Contrasts within a Text
Unit 8: FIG 6.B: Identifying and Explaining the Function of a Metaphor
Unit 8: LAN 7.C: Developing a Commentary that Establishes and Explains Relationships among Textual Evidence, the Line of Reasoning, and the Thesis
April
Unit 9: CHR 1.B and CHR 1.E: Explaining the Function of a Character Changing or Remaining Unchanged, and Explaining how a Character’s own Choices, Actions, and Speech Reveal Complexities in that Character, and Explaining the Function of Those Complexities
Unit 9: STR 3.F: Explaining the Function of Conflict in a Text
Test Preparation: Novels to Read before the AP English Literature and Composition Exam
May
Unit 9: LAN 7.D: Selecting and Using Relevant and Sufficient Evidence to Both Develop and Support a Line of Reasoning
Unit 6: NAR 4.D: Explaining how a Narrator’s Reliability Affects a Narrative
Practice: Multiple-Choice Questions

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AP® Lesson Plan Bundle for English Literature

Get the very best in Marco Learning’s classroom resources with one easy download! Our AP® Lesson Plan Bundle for English Literature includes over 25 full-length lesson plans. Each lesson plan includes annotated texts, student activities, handouts, and more. The lesson plans are easy to use with teacher’s commentary and are aligned to the 2020-21 CED.

AP® Lesson Plan Bundle for
English Literature
See what’s included in the AP® Lesson Plan Bundle for English Literature.

Analyzing Characterization
Analyzing Setting
Analyzing the Prose Analysis Essay
Analyzing the Poetry Analysis Essay
The Literary Argument Essay
Characterization with Short Fiction Lesson Plan
Function of Narrator Lesson Plan
Analyzing Tone in Poetry Lesson Plan
Character Analysis Lesson Plan
Comparative Writing Lesson Plan
Analyzing Setting in Short Fiction
Developing a Line of Reasoning Lesson Plan
Creating Multiple-Choice Answer Choices Lesson Plan
“Christmas Trees” Lesson Plan
Figurative Language in Poetry Lesson Plan
Reviewing the Poetry Essay Lesson Plan
Reviewing the Prose Essay Lesson Plan
Prompt Analysis and Thesis Writing Lesson Plan
3-2-1 Literary Argument Lesson Plan
The Hill We Climb Lesson Plan
Analyzing Tone in Poetic Works Lesson Plan
Analyzing Archetypes Lesson Plan
“Reflections” by Ann Plato Lesson Plan
Eliminating the Distractor Lesson Plan
Identifying and Defining Shifts in Sonnets Lesson Plan
Essay Self-Review and Peer-Review Lesson Plan
Multiple-Choice Practice: Drama with Macbeth
Utilizing Literary Devices in College Essays
Tic Tac Toe: Finding Connections to Class Novel(s)
Analysis of Narrative Structure with “My Last Duchess”

AP® Summer Workshop for English Literature 2022

You want intensive AP professional development? Check. You want to learn from the most engaging AP teachers in the comfort of your own home? Double check. You want actual resources and techniques that you can use in the classroom? You got it. AP® Summer Workshop for English Literature is back for the 3rd year! Our most popular summer offering is available in 14 subjects and includes up to 15 hours of professional development over 3 days, 5 never-seen-before lesson plans, special guest speakers, breakout sessions, and more! You’ve got to experience it to believe how life-changing our professional development for English Literature can be.

Workshops will be available for enrollment in December 2021. Sign up to be emailed when they are available.

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