Mexican American Literature & Culture Weekly Updates: 3.28-4.1

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

English 3P Weekly Updates: 3.28-4.2

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.

English 3P Honors: 3.14-3.18 Weekly Updates

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

 

English 3P: 3.14-3.18 Updates

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