Monday: Identity Unit Portfolio Presentation
Tuesday: Socratic Seminar, Question Stems and Socratic Seminar Evaluation Form
Wednesday: Introduction to Mexican American War
After completing CORNELL NOTES on video, Foreigners in their Own Land students will be able to write a summary that identifies significant historical contexts and issues which resulted from the Mexican American War.
Thursday: Write a Summary on “Foreigners in their Own Land”
Friday: Art Analysis, “American Progress” by John Gast
Unit Goal: By reading and annotating F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, students will be able to 1.) evaluate philosophical attitudes and views of the American Dream and 2.) identify Modernist features of subversion, alienation, and antiheroes 3.) analyze the use of symbolism and archetype to convey theme.
Monday: Identify DISSONANCE through the CHARACTERIZATION of Jay Gatsby as we close read Chapter 3 of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.
Tuesday: Evaluate MOOD and identify examples of subversion, alienation, and antiheroes in Chapter 3.
Wednesday: Chapter 1-3 PROGRESS CHECK
- Can you Summarize Chapter 1-3?
- Can you describe the novel’s NARRATOR? Can you identify the TONE AND MOOD he establishes in Chapters 1-3?
Thursday: PROGRESS CHECK REVISION & start on Chapter 4.
Friday: Read Chapter 4-5.
Monday: Work on “How I Became a Mexican” Cut Outs
Tuesday: David Botello Murals
Wednesday: Finish David Botello Murals
Thursday: Dr. Paul Apodaca
Friday: Debrief Dr. Paul Apodaca, read “A View from the Melting Pot” interview with Richard Rodriguez
Monday: The Moderns: 1914-1939 by John Legget & Richard Brining Cornell Notes pp. 562-569
Tuesday: Features of Modernism & F. Scott Fitzgerald Background
Wednesday: Pick Up Novel, Features of Modernism in “Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Elliot, Homework: Read Chapter 1
Thursday: Continue “Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot
Friday: Literary Salon for The Awakening
Monday: Modernism and the American Dream Progress Check
Tuesday: Progress Check Revision & F. Scott Fitzgerald Background Video
Wednesday: Pick up Novels and Features of Modernism
Thursday: Read Ch. 1 of The Great Gatsby w/ Analysis Map
Friday: Continue Ch. 1: Notebooks Due