Mexican American Literature: Last Week Updates

Weekly GOAL:

After completing research process, students will identify significant contemporary Mexican American artists and writers and make recommendations for Mexican American Literature & Literature curriculum.

Monday: “I Am Joaquin” Abridged Poem

Tuesday: Students will select and research contemporary Mexican American writer, artist, musician, or playwright and write a biography to feature as a contemporary voice for Mexican American arts and culture.

Wednesday: Students will selected an example of the artists work and write a summary analyzing significance of Mexican American writer, artist, musician, or playwright to feature as a contemporary voice for Mexican American arts and culture.

Thursday: Students will find a quote by the artist and explain what it reveals about the work and their contributions to Mexican American literature and culture.

Friday: meets most requirements for what should be included in the presentation • has an introduction and conclusion, but they are not clear or interesting

English 3P Honors Last Week Updates!

6.8-12 UNIT GOAL:

After investigating and analyzing perspectives on contemporary American identity through texts which include art, poetry, and nonfiction, students will complete a “Crash Course Video Project” which explores the impact of diverse voices on American literature and culture. 

Monday: Final Video Rubric, Begin Close Read Richard Wright’s “Black Boy” and explore what idea his autobiographical story conveys about identity.

Tuesday: Quarter 4 Benchmarks

Wednesday: Reflection on Richard Wrights “Black Boy” and close read Maxine Hong Kingston’s “Woman Warrior”

Thursday: Reflection on Maxine Hong Kingston’s “Woman Warrior”

Friday: Turn in Books and Notebooks Clean Out Portfolios

English 3P: Last Week of 2014-15 School Year!

6.8-12 UNIT GOAL:

After investigating and analyzing perspectives on contemporary American identity through texts which include art, poetry, and nonfiction, students will complete a timed write essay which explores the impact of diverse ethnic voices on American literature and culture. 

Monday: Close Read Richard Wright’s “Black Boy” and explore what idea his autobiographical story conveys about identity.

Tuesday: Quarter 4 Benchmarks

Wednesday: Reflection on Richard Wrights “Black Boy” and close read Sandra Cisneros’s “Straw Into Gold” What fairy does the title of Cisneros allude to? 

Thursday: Reflection on “Sraw Into Gold” by Sandra Cisneros

Friday: Turn in Books and Notebooks Clean Out Portfolios: ON MONDAY PRINT OUT ESSAYS WITH COMMENTS FROM TURNITIN.COM!!