Collierville High School

Natalie Estes won the National Championship in Extemporaneous Commentary. . .Draco Playhouse won 6 awards at the Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards. . .Rachel Chestnut finished in the Top 10 and Lindsay Michaud earned HM in the NY Times Editorial Essay Contest

AP English Language and Composition

AP English Language and Composition
 
March and April
1. Grammar
2. The Elements of Style
3. Death of a Salesman and The Catcher in the Rye
4. Kaplan Terms
5. Research paper and synthesis essay
 
January and February
1. Grammar
2. The Elements of Style
3. The Great Gatsby and Their Eyes Were Watching God
4. Kaplan terms
5. Argumentative Timed Writes
 
December
1. Grammar
2. The Elements of Style
3. Emerson and Thoureau
4. Practice multiple-choice tests
 
November
1. Grammar
2. The Elements of Style
3. Kaplan Terms Quiz 1
4. Franklin, Jefferson, Henry, Hawthorne
5. The Scarlet Letter
6. Expanding rhetorical-analysis skills; working for speed; RATWs 3 and 4
 
October
1. Grammar
2. The Elements of Style
3. Rhetorical Analysis timed writing
4. American Lit: The Revolutionary Period and The American Renaissance
 
 September
1. Grammar
2. The Elements of Style
3. Expanding rhetorical analysis skills
4. American Lit: The Colonial Period and The Crucible
5. Literature blogs
 
Crucible reading schedule:  Act One due Monday, 9/18.  Blog due 9/18 @ 11:59 p.m.----------Act Two due Wednesday, 9/20.  Act Two blog due Thurs., 9/21 @ 11:59 p.m.----------Act Three due Friday, 9/22.  Act Three blog due Mon., 9/25 @ 11:59 p.m.----------Act Four due Tuesday, 9/26.  Act Four blog due Wednesday, 9/27 @ 11:59 p.m.----------Crucible quiz on Wednesday, 9/27; bring #2 pencil
                                            
 
 
August 
1. Review summer work
2. Grammar bellwork
3. Rectangles rhetorical analysis project
4. The Elements of Style review
5. Rhetorical analysis writing workshop
6. Re-writing Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl rhetorical analysis essay