Week 1: Introduction to Drama, Shakespeare 1
Overview of form and vocabulary
How can we understand plays?
Shakespeare: Moonlight Magic
Why do we still read Shakespeare?
Week 2: Shakespeare 2
Shakespeare's Fairies: Puck and Oberon
What are some techniques for reading plays?
Practice Test 1: Multiple Choice
Week 3: Rostand 1
Practice Test 2: Essay/Free Response
Cyrano de Bergerac: The Man Behind the Nose
Week 4: Rostand 2
Cyrano: Themes and Motifs
How do we come up with writing ideas?
Practice Test 3: Multiple Choice
Week 5: Albee 1
Introduction to George and Martha
How can we refine our written ideas?
Practice Test 4: Multiple Choice
Week 6: Writing about Drama & Albee 2
Defending a thesis with evidence
How can you succeed on the AP exam?
Practice Test 5: Essay/Free Response
Week 7: Final Exam Part 3