AP* Literature Teaching Units
Reproducible curriculum unit
By the end of this unit, students will be able to: identify the writing conventions of memoir as a genre; identify conflict in the narrative arc of character, setting, plot, and theme; identify irony; identify and analyze the use of literary elements such as absurdity, allusion, dialect, euphemism, idiom, euphony, impression, understatement, sarcasm, satire, paradox, mood, pathos, persona, tone, and voice; analyze the effect of word choice and sentence structure to express meaning, tone, and theme; analyze the depiction and treatment of women in a patriarchal, misogynist society as a theme; analyze the development of religion as a theme; analyze the relationship between Frank McCourt’s purpose and audience and his narrative’s elements and structure; and offer a close reading of Angela’s Ashes and support interpretations and assertions using evidence from the text and knowledge of his biography, literary allusions, and period history. 77 pages. ©2010.
This title is part of the series: AP* LITERATURE TEACHING UNITS