This introductory unit to AP English Literature and Composition includes:
Extensive Summer Reading Assignment (choice of texts for all interest levels) with detailed instructions, numerous prompts for reading response, and culminating dialectical journal project
Includes the following texts in Word or PDF format:
"A Good Man in Hard to Find" by Flannery O'Connor
"Death by Landscape" by Margaret Atwood
"The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allen Poe
"On Style" by Susan Sontag (essay)
Introductory lessons used for diagnostics and class discussions
"A Good Man is Hard to Find" literary criticism exercise (O'Connor)
Literary 3x3 activity for "Death by Landscape" (Atwood)
Extensive and fun lesson to analyze literary merit of Poe in his classic short story, "The Fall of the House of Usher"
Timed writing activity
Group activities for summer reading or any time of the year choice reading selections - discussions, etc.
Dialectical Journal Form (can be used digitally or printed)
Can be used in concert or without How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster.