Today we will continue discussing the multiple choice poetry questions and strategies and reviewing for the upcoming poetry unit exam.
LRJ's due -- Wednesday/B1 Thursday/A3
You should already have completed poetry prompts #1-5 in your LRJ. As usual, I will be collecting those to grade during the unit exam.
Unit Exam -- Wednesday/B1 Thursday/A3
In order to best be prepared to take the unit exam, you should read carefully through the unit exam study guide and review the poetry terms study guide, both of which you can download below.
DOWNLOAD: Poetry Unit Exam Study Sheet (PDF)
DOWNLOAD: Poetry Terms -- Quick Study Guide (PDF)
DOWNLOAD: AP Exam Poetry Prompts from 1970-2012 (DOC)
I humbly submit that this is a challenging exam. You should spend a good deal of time reviewing the terms and understanding how to apply them to analyzing poetry. You should also review the strategies on how to approach the multiple choice questions.
The following are the poems that will be on the poetry unit exam. You will have either multiple choice questions or extended response prompts relating to these:
DOWNLOAD: Poems that will be on exam (PDF)
Next class: On Monday/Tuesday we will continue our review for the poetry unit exam. Any and all students who have not yet recited their poems will do so on these days. Those who fail to show up for school, whether it is an excused or unexcused absence, will receive a zero for the entire poetry project.