:: 2014 AP* Summer Institutes at UT Austin

Pre-AP Middle School English for New Pre-AP Teachers

Institute Code AP14036
July 28 - 31, 2014, 8AM to 4:45PM
UT Thompson Conference Center

This class has reached maximum enrollment and registration is now closed.

Participants in this course will gain a basic understanding of AP English Language and Composition and AP English Literature and Composition and the role of Pre-AP English classes. They will share best practices and work together to develop a unit on a work of their choice.

Participants should bring:

  • A novel, play or other long work you would like to teach, but for which you have not developed a unit
  • Curriculum requirements/standards (or access to them)
  • Highlighters
  • Sticky notes
  • Paper
  • Laptops or tablets are welcome but not required

Lead Consultant: Ann Jackson

Ann Jackson retired from Crosby High School in Crosby, Texas, where she taught English for 17 years and served as department chair and English vertical team leader. She has taught all levels of high school English, including Pre-AP English II and AP Language and Composition. Prior to moving to Texas, she taught English in Louisiana for 16 years. An endorsed College Board consultant in one-day and two-day workshops and summer institutes, Ms. Jackson was twice recognized as Crosby High School’s Teacher of the Year and is a recipient of the Goldin Foundation Excellence in Education Award. Ms. Jackson received both her B.S. in Secondary Education and M.Ed. in Supervision and Administration from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

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