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.
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!!