GR: Year End Reflection

278 days. In my last reflection, I marveled at the immense growth that had taken place in the 115 days between the start of the first semester and end of it; today, I get to proudly reflect on the more than double 278 days that have taken place within my first AP Literature class and…

Unit 4: Q1 In-Class Essay

Hi AP Lit Blogpost Readers, Here’s an in-class essay I wrote on the Question 1 prompt. Essay: AP Scale Score: 5/9 Reflection: Although I think that by the time the AP exam came, I was much more well prepared to score higher on the question 1 prompt, I do think that this score is reflective…

Unit 5: Summative Question 2

Hello AP Lit Blogpost Readers, Here’s an in class essay I wrote based on an AP Lit Question 2 prompt. Essay: AP Scale Score: 7/9

EQ Reflection: Unit 5

Hello AP Lit Blogpost Readers, Here’s an essential question reflection for the second semester: Question: What are the complexities and paradoxes of “family”? The complexities of the idea of a “family” lie directly in what people define it as – is family comprised of your blood relatives, or is it composed of those who you are…

Unit 4: Q1 10 Minute Drill

Hey Readers, Here’s a practice 10-minute drill I did for a Question 1 prompt. Grade: 9/12 Rubric: Feedback:

U6: Novel Discussion Post

Hey AP Lit Blogpost Readers, This is probably one of the last posts I’ll do about an assignment on this blog. For the U6 Novel Discussion post, I discussed the cultural, social, or historical values in our novel. Here’s what I wrote: “Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison is a novel that exposes readers to…

Unit 5: Q3 Revision

Hello AP Lit Blogpost Readers, Here’s a process paper I wrote a couple of weeks ago. I was pleasantly surprised by my grade for the in-class written essay, as I was quite distracted while writing it. Here it is: In Class Essay:   Grade: 8/9 (AP Scale) – Revision: AP English Literature – Question 3 Edited…

Unit 5: Style Paper

Hey AP Lit Blogpost Readers, Here’s an essay I wrote about Jhumpa Lahiri’s writing style in The Namesake. Paper: AP Lit U5 Style Paper Final Draft Grade: 16/20 Rubric: Mrs. Brayko’s Comments: Nice. You’ve got a pretty solid piece here that delves quite deeply at points into the style analysis. You utilize well-chosen quotes. You have a…

Unit 4: Novel Annotations

Hey AP Lit Blogpost Readers, Here’s another assignment related to The Picture of Dorian Gray. This time, it’s a slideshow of some of the notable annotations I created whilst reading the novel. This was in preparation for the summative novel lecture. Click to view the presentation: AP+Lit+Annotations+Unit+4 Grade: 8/8 Rubric: Comments: N/A

Unit 4: Novel Discussion Post

Hello AP Lit Blogpost Readers, Here’s the first assignment I completed for The Picture of Dorian Gray. It was a novel discussion post, and it ended up really helping me for the actual summative lecture, as I used my novel discussion post as one of my possible lectures. Here it is: “1. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar…