AP World Literature


Units & Major Assignments

The Bible & The Kite Runner

  • two timed in-class essays
  • Bible allusions take home test

College Application Essay

The Odyssey (Homer)

  • group presentation teaching one section of the book

Poetry: Sound & Sense and various selected poems

  • process essay including a survey of one poet's work, literary analysis of two poems, and a research component
  • presentation

Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)

The Awakenening (Kate Chopin)

  • timed in-class essay

Hamlet & Shakespearean Comedy Lit Circles

  • process essay forging a connection between Hamlet and your choice comedy

A Long Way Gone (Ishmael Beah)

Choice Novel & International Research Project

  • read a book from another country, select a research topic, and

March Madness

  • practice for the AP Exam with four timed in-class writing, peer review, and writing workshops

Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)

The Inferno (Dante)

Contact Me

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