Study the image. What do you see? More on that in a minute.
AP Literature. The mention of this class causes some people to shudder and recall their high school English class with memories of diagramming sentences or reading classic novels followed with a difficult exam. AP Lit is really not as intimidating as it initially appears. Consider this activity that I do with my students on the first day.
Instruct students to look at the black and white picture above and ask how many know what the image is and indicate if they know by show of hands. Only one or two will probably be able to identify the image without help. Now have students ask their neighbor what the image is and poll the class to see now how many can identify the image. (It’s a cow’s head if you’re still having trouble). If several are still having trouble seeing the cow’s head, point to the area of the head and ask them to focus their attention this area. Now almost all should see a cow and raise their hand. If someone still doesn’t see it, have them ask someone else to tell them what it is. … KEEP READING