Amanda Bailey
  • Amanda Lumpkin

    A.S., Southern Union Community College

    B.S., Human Science (HDFS), Auburn University

    M.S., Secondary English Language Arts, Jacksonville State University

    Email: ambailey@tcboe.org

     

     

    2020 E-learning PreAP ELA 9:

     

    Contacting Mrs. Lumpkin: 

    1. Phone 205-920-1919
    2. Email ambailey@tcboe.org
    3. Google classroom - all students are already in a classroom. 

     

    My office hours are 12:00-1:00 pm and 5:00-5:30 pm M-F 

    I am available through email any time.

     

    Weekly Assignments:

    • ALL work will be posted in google classroom by Monday morning.
    • You will have until the following Monday to submit your work on that Google classroom post. 
    • There will be TWO posts (assignments) per week. One is a reading assignment and the other is ACT prep through PrepFactory. 
    • If you have limited access to the internet you may receive a paper copy from the school. Copies of To Kill a Mockingbird are available at the school as well

     

    Grading Assignments:

    **All grades will be kept in my paper gradebook and on a points basis. At the conclusion of the 9 weeks I will average your grade and direct input into INOW. 

     

    Standards/Assignments Covered:

     

    April 6-10: 

    I can read and comprehend literature

    I can use details from the text to create a summary

    I can recognize how an author creates characterization

    Assignment 1: read TKAM Ch 11-14, briefly summarize key plot points and make note of changes in characters. 

    Assignment 2: PrepFactory ACT practice set #4

     

    April 13-17:

    I can read and comprehend literature

    I can use details from the text to create a summary

    I can recognize how an author creates characterization

    Assignment 1: read TKAM Ch 15-17, briefly summarize key plot points and make note of changes in characters. 

    Assignment 2: PrepFactory ACT practice set #5

     

    April 20-24 (S-CP.6):

    I can read and comprehend literature

    I can use details from the text to create a summary

    I can recognize how an author creates characterization

    Assignment 1: read TKAM Ch 18-20, briefly summarize key plot points and make note of changes in characters. 

    Assignment 2: PrepFactory ACT practice set #6

     

    April 27-May 1:

    I can read and comprehend literature

    I can use details from the text to create a summary

    I can recognize how an author creates characterization

    Assignment 1: read TKAM Ch 21-23, briefly summarize key plot points and make note of changes in characters. 

    Assignment 2: PrepFactory ACT practice set #7

     

    May 4 - 8:

    I can read and comprehend literature

    I can use details from the text to create a summary

    I can recognize how an author creates characterization

    Assignment 1: read TKAM Ch 24-27, briefly summarize key plot points and make note of changes in characters. 

    Assignment 2: PrepFactory ACT practice set #8

     

    May 11 - 15:

    I can read and comprehend literature

    I can use details from the text to create a summary

    I can recognize how an author creates characterization

    Assignment 1: read TKAM Ch 28-29, briefly summarize key plot points and make note of changes in characters. 

    Assignment 2: PrepFactory ACT practice set #9

     

    May 18 - May 22:

    I can read and comprehend literature

    I can use details from the text to create a summary

    I can recognize how an author creates characterization

    Assignment 1: read TKAM Ch 30-31 , briefly summarize key plot points and make note of changes in characters. 

    Assignment 2: PrepFactory ACT practice set #10 

     

    May 25 - June 5:

    I can write arguments using evidence from a text and contemporary society to support a defensible thesis

    TKAM Argument Essay (Attached)

     

    Google Classroom Codes

    1st PreAP ELA 9: bihoyh3

     

    5th  PreAP ELA 9: vzojmas

     

     

    2020 E-learning AP Lang:

     

    Contacting Mrs. Lumpkin: 

    1. Phone 205-920-1919
    2. Email ambailey@tcboe.org
    3. Google classroom - all students are already in a classroom. 
    4. There will be 2 live class sessions per week through Zoom. Students will have a choice of 9:30am or 1:30pm each Monday and Wednesday. Live sessions will be recorded and made available on Google Classroom to students who cannot attend.

     

    My office hours are 12:00-1:00 pm and 5:00-5:30 pm M-F 

    I am available through email any time.

     

    Weekly Assignments:

    • We will be working with past exam prompts to review close reading and analytical skills. 
    • We will write one essay per week 
    • Specific prompt information will be posted each week in Google Classroom or via text for those without internet access.
    • Essay prompts can be found in the packet I sent home prior to March 16th or at 

    https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/courses/ap-english-language-and-composition/exam/past-exam-questions?course=ap-english-language-and-composition

    Standards include:

     

    1.A Identify and describe components of the rhetorical situation: the exigence, audience, writer, purpose, context, and message

    1.B Explain how an argument demonstrates understanding of an audience’s beliefs, values, or needs

    2.A Write introductions and conclusions appropriate to the purpose and context of the rhetorical situation.

    3.A Identify and explain claims and evidence within an argument

    3.B Identify and describe the overarching thesis of an argument, and any indication it provides of the argument’s structure

    4.A Develop a paragraph that includes a claim and evidence supporting the claim.

    5.B Explain how the organization of a text creates unity and coherence and reflects a line of reasoning.

    6.A Develop a line of reasoning and commentary that explains it throughout an argument.

    6.B Use transitional elements to guide the reader through the line of reasoning of an argument.

    6.C Use appropriate methods of development to advance an argument.




    Grading Assignments:

    **All grades will be kept in my paper gradebook and on a points basis. At the conclusion of the 9 weeks I will average your grade and direct input into INOW. 

     

    The Exam is Wednesday, May 20th, at 1:00pm

     

    6th AP Lang: szqied6

    9th AP Lang: uuufmki

     

    2020 E-learning AP Lit:

     

    Contacting Mrs. Lumpkin: 

    1. Phone 205-920-1919
    2. Email ambailey@tcboe.org
    3. Google classroom - all students are already in a classroom. 
    4. There will be 2 live class sessions per week through Zoom. Students will have a choice of 9:30am or 1:30pm each Tuesday and Thursday. Live sessions will be recorded and made available on Google Classroom to students who cannot attend.

     

    My office hours are 12:00-1:00 pm and 5:00-5:30 pm M-F 

    I am available through email or text at any time.

     

    Weekly Assignments:

    • We will be working with past exam prompts to review close reading and analytical skills. 
    • We will write one essay per week 
    • Specific prompt information will be posted each week in Google Classroom or via text for those without internet access.
    • Essay prompts can be found in the packet I sent home prior to March 16th or at 

    https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/courses/ap-english-literature-and-composition/exam/past-exam-questions?course=ap-english-literature-and-composition

     

    Standards include:

     

    1.A Identify and describe what specific textual details reveal about a character, that character’s perspective, and that character’s motives.

    1.D Describe how textual details reveal nuances and complexities in characters’ relationships with one another.

    2.A Identify and describe specific textual details that convey or reveal a setting.

    2.B Explain the function of setting in a narrative.

    2.C Describe the relationship between a character and a setting.

    3.C Explain the function of structure in a text.

    3.D Explain the function of contrasts within a text.

    4.A Identify and describe the narrator or speaker of a text.

    4.B Identify and explain the function of point of view in a narrative.

    4.C Identify and describe details, diction, or syntax in a text that reveal a narrator’s or speaker’s perspective

    5.A Distinguish between the literal and figurative meanings of words and phrases.

    5.B Explain the function of specific words and phrases in a text.

    5.D Identify and explain the function of an image or imagery.

    6. A-D Explain the function of figurative language

    7.A Develop a paragraph that includes 1) a claim that requires defense with evidence from the text and 2) the evidence itself.

    7.B Develop a thesis statement that conveys a defensible claim about an interpretation of literature and that may establish a line of reasoning. 7.C Develop commentary that establishes and explains relationships among textual evidence, the line of reasoning, and the thesis. 7.D Select and use relevant and sufficient evidence to both develop and support a line of reasoning. 7.E Demonstrate control over the elements of composition to communicate clearly.





    Grading Assignments:

    **All grades will be kept in my paper gradebook and on a points basis. At the conclusion of the 9 weeks I will average your grade and direct input into INOW. 

     

    The Exam is Wednesday, May 13th, at 1:00pm



    7th AP Lit: edz34ed

     

    8th AP Lit: zs4tugp

     

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