Mr. Kendall's Advanced Placement
English Language and Composition Class
for 2005-2006

2010-11 Supplements for the Moodle Page

Strong responses to Ruskin's "Soldier vs. Merchant prompt

2006-2007 Supplements for the Moodle Page

Strong responses to Goodman's "The Company Man" prompt

The 2005-2006 School Year

Assignment Schedules

Summer Reading, 2005

Course of Study and Syllabus

Literary Terms Page

Strunk and White's Elements of Style

Review for Huck Finn

2005 Group Discussion of Orwell's 1984

"Letter from a Birmingham Jail"

December, 2005 Review for Song of Solomon test

January, 2006 Review for Mid-Term Exam

March, 2006 Review for Hurting and Healing Unit test

Information on Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

Archive of Previous Year's Activities

Our post-A. P. Exam Poetry Page.

2001-02's "House of Style" Project

2004-05's "Album of Style" Project

The National Council of Teachers of English mentioned our involvement in the "1984+20" project, about Orwell's novel. Scroll down towards the bottom of a long web page. I sent six student essays to the NCTE as representatives of our class's efforts (J.C., A.J., J.S., E.R., H.P. and K.F.). Keep scrolling down about three bullets below our general description, and you will then find that each student has a link to his or her essay.

Observations of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from the Birmingham Jail and links to previous years' observations

Links to other sites for A.P. related material

Hamlet Projects

In December of 2003, two of my classes memorized 15-20 lines of Hamlet and then recited them to the class. We digitized their voices, so people could hear the result and better understand the text. You can hear them on the Hamlet Out Loud page. I then wrote an article for the Elm Farm Quarterly about the project, "Hearing Hamlet's Voice."

My A. P. Writing classes of 1998-99 and 1999-2000 created a hypertext Hamlet Page as a two-year collaboration. I wrote an article, "Beaming Hamlet Up to the 21st Century: Using the Internet to Help Teach Shakespeare," describing the project, which the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English edited and printed in their Spring, 1999 issue of FOCUS

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