Part 1. Stories
_ Monsters and Ghosts _
Week 1: Introduction to Fiction, Shelley Part 1
Overview of form and vocabulary
Goals of AP courses
What is Gothic horror?
Mary Shelley: Her Life, Her Monster
Week 2: Shelley 2
What is close reading?
Frankenstein: Then and Now
Practice Test 1: Multiple Choice
Week 3: Stoker 1
Why write about literature?
The Real Dracula: Vlad the Impaler
Week 4: Stoker 2
What is literary evidence?
Vampires: Not just for breakfast
How can you plan your writing?
Practice Test 2: Essay/Free Response
Week 5: Beloved 1
Practice Test 3: Multiple Choice
Toni Morrison and Beloved
Writing: Introductions are Hard!
Week 6: Writing about Fiction & Beloved 2
What are editing and revising?
Practice Text 4: Essay/Free Response
Week 7: Final Exam, part 1