Weekly Updates: 9.25-9.30

AP Seminar: Period 1

Monday: 1. “Encouraging Learning” by Hsun Tzu in Reading the World: Ideas that Matter, pp. 5-12

Tuesday: Guest Speaker: Mr. Steve Osborne, Principal of Garden Grove High School

Wednesday: 1. Discuss Hsun Tzu’s “Encouraging Leanring” and 2.) begin Martha Nussbaum “Education for Profit, Education for Democracy” p. 61-69.

H.W. Read Chapter 2 of “They Say I, I Say.” Use what you learn through your reading about “The Art of Summarizing” to write a summary about ANY essay in Chapter 16 (p. 205-205) of the same book. DUE Friday, October 6th.  

Thursday: “Education for Profit, Education for Democracy” by Martha Nussbaum, in Reading the World: Ideas that Matter pp. 61-69

Friday“Dropping Out of College and Paying the Price” by Eduardo Porter

English 3P Honors: Period 2,5, 6

Monday: “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan: Compare Rodriguez and Tan’s use of ANECDOTE & IRONY to convey views of ASSIMILATION.

Tuesday: Pick up The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri and Discuss novel’s background

Wednesday: Pick Up Portfolios: Literature Circle Prep

Thursday: Literature Circles: Compare Rodriguez, Tan and the Ganguli’s views on identity.

H.W. Summarize Chapters 1 & 2 of The Namesake

Friday: Progress Check 1.2 Compare Rodriguez and Tan’s use of ANECDOTE & IRONY to convey views of ASSIMILATION.

 

Mexican American Literature and Culture: Period 3

Monday: “Exploring the Borderlands”

Tuesday: “How I Became a Mexican” by Frank Mundo

Wednesday: Discuss “How I Became a Mexican” by Frank Mundo

Thursday: Guest Speaker, Bao Nguyen

Friday: “How I Became” Poems

English 3P Honors: Friday in Class!

Task Description: A reader’s response is your chance to communicate in writing your personal viewpoint and personal learning as they relate specifically to the book, essay, paper, article, etc. in question and the ideas and values contained therein. A good response paper will artfully make a connection between the subject at hand and your own experience.

 

Instructions: Write a formal response essay (TIEAC) that answers ALL of the following questions:

 

Paragraph l. What beliefs, values, ideals and/ or ideas is the author trying to promote in this work?

Paragraph 2. What is your personal position relative to the author’s? Do you agree/disagree? Explain yourself and provide specific examples.

Paragraph 3. What have you learned about American Identity and values through the conflicts presented in this book? How does this reflect contemporary experiences and social conflicts.

 

DUE DATE: _________________________________________________________________________

Weekly Updates 9.18-9.22

AP Seminar: Period 1

Monday:

1.) Beauty Presentation Reflection & Discussion

Tuesday: 

1.) Poll Everywhere: What do you think is the purpose of Education  2.) MLK Jr. on the purpose of Education: Quote Analysis 3.)  Education Peer-Interviews: Share Analysis of MLK Jr.’s Views of education.  What do you believe is the purpose of education? Why?  Where do your beliefs about the purpose of education come from? (Lines of Communication)

Reading“The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters” by Goya Argument Analysis 2.)  Post-Reading ProductAnalytical Summary

Wednesday: 

1.Reading“The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters” by Goya Argument Analysis 2.)  Post-Reading ProductAnalytical Summary  3.) “Allegory of the Cave” by Plato (Philosophy)

Thursday: 

1. Gallery Walk“How classrooms look around the world” by Valerie Strauss (Photo Essay)

“Dropping out of College” by Rainford Stauffer (newspaper editorial)

Friday:

  1. “Encouraging Learning” by Hsun Tzu (Philosophy) in Reading the World pp. 5-10

H.W. Read Chapter 2 of “They Say I, I Say.” Use what you learn through your reading about “The Art of Summarizing” to write a summary about any essay in Chapter 16 (p. 205-205) of the same book. Your Analytical Summary will be turned in on MONDAY!

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

Monday: Progress Check on “Of Plymouth Plantation” by William Bradford

Tuesday: Progress Check Revision

Wednesday: Reading “Indian Boy Love Song #2” (PresentationAlexie Analysis) by Sherman Alexie.  2.) With PODS: Write an Analytical Summary.

Thursday: Close Read: “Blaxicans and Other Reinvented Americans” by Richard Rodriguez,

H.W. READ and SUMMARIZE “Blaxicans and Other Reinvented Americans” (Analytical Summary)

Friday: The Crucible Response Essay and Questions

Mexican American Literature and Culture

Monday: Why Ethnic Studies? b) . Why ethnic studies programs are good for California, and America – LA Times

Tuesday:

  1. ) Why Ethnic Studies Matter by Ron Espiritu

Wednesday:a.) Outlawed in Arizona b. Rift in Arizona as Latino Class Is Found Illegal  & Socratic Seminar Preparation: Questions Stems

1.) Socratic Seminar Preparation 2) Socratic Seminar #1 Why Ethnic Studies (Observation Sheet)

Friday:

  1. Identity Terms Review & Introduction to Mexican American LiteratureII.  Reading: “Exploring the Borderlands”.III. Discussion QuestionsAnalytical Summary

 

Weekly Updates 9.11-9.15

AP Seminar: Period 1

Monday: 1.) Beauty Reflection Share Out 2.)  The QUEST to Define Beauty Team Assignment: Min Research Project Rubric

H.W. Prepare Beauty Presentation: Conduct additional research as a means to gather additional evidence to support and defend your claim. Presentations Due on Wednesday.

Tuesday: 1.) The Art of Explanation: Lee LeFever: Cornell Notes  2. The QUEST to Define Beauty Team Assignment 3.) Mini Research Project Rubric

H.W. Plan and create your presentation. Your presentation must be approximately 2-3 minutes, include some multimedia component, and be more than just your group reading your written argument. Presentations Due on Wednesday.

Wednesday: 1.) The QUEST to Define Beauty Team Assignment Presentations Mini Research Project Rubric 2.) QUEST for Beauty Reflection

Thursday: Practice Exam II: Section II Rubric

Friday: Presentation and Revision Presentation1 Debriefs & 3.6 Beauty Reflection.

English 3P Honors: Period 2,5,6

Monday: 1.) Socratic Seminar Debrief & Reflection 2.) Family Search and Research

H.W. N/A

Tuesday: 1.) Pick up Textbooks 2.) Sign up for online textbooks (https://my.hrw.com) & Google Classroom (Class Code: jihiOf) 3.) Exploration and Settlement p. 3: 3-2-1 Check In

H.W. N/A

Wednesday:  Close Read “Of Plymouth Plantation” by William Bradford p. 5

ThursdayClose Read “Of Plymouth Plantation” by William Bradford p. 5

Friday: 1.) Bradford CoffeeHouse Discussion “Of Plymouth Plantation”

H.W. Prep for Progress Check #1 on Monday. Summarize (Summary Template) “Of Plymouth Plantation”

Mexican American Literature & Culture

Monday: 1.) Intro to terms: Identity Corners & Philsophical Chairs (Handout)

Tuesday: Philosophical Chairs Prep: Philsophical Chairs (Handout)

Wednesday: Philosophical Chairs Prep: Philsophical Chairs (Handout)

Thursday: Finish “Half Like Me” by Al Madrigal

Friday: Why Ethnic Studies? a.) Outlawed in Arizona b) . Why ethnic studies programs are good for California, and America – LA Times

c. Rift in Arizona as Latino Class Is Found Illegal &  “Why Long Beach Needs Ethnic Studies

Friday:

  1. Comparative Summary: Compare the arguments for and against Ethnic Studies 2.) Socratic Seminar #1

 

 

Weekly Updates: 9.5-9.8

Period 1: AP Seminar

Tuesday: 1.) Notebook Setup: Interactive Notebook Rubric & Guidelines 2.) Rubric Review & Anchor Analysis  3.) Self-Assessment and Reflection: AP Seminar Central Resource

H.W. None

Wednesday: 1.) Self-Assessment and Reflection: AP Seminar Central Resource

H.W. Instagram Tag @AlbasClassGGHS: Photo Answer to “What is Beauty?” Video Interview (Keep it Academic!) by Friday 

Thursday: 1.)  Introduction to Q.U.E.S.T. Framework: Video & Handout 2.) Introduction to Beauty: Give One Get One 

Friday: 1.) Campaign for Real Beauty VideoQuick Analysis 2.) Define Beauty Reflection (TIEAC Practice) 3.) Take a Stand on Beauty 4.) The QUEST to Define Beauty Team Assignment

H.W. Read and annotate beauty articles

Period 2, 5, 6: English 3P Honors

Tuesday: 1.) Notebook Setup: Interactive Notebook Rubric & Guidelines 2.) Rubric Review & Anchor Analysis Debrief 3.) Self-Assessment and Reflection

Wednesday: 1.) Rodriguez Quick Analysis 2.) Introduction to American Themes 3.) Q. Focus for The Crucible and Question Development 3.) Select Research Focus and Questions

Thursday: 1.) Q. Focus for The Crucible and Question Development 2.) Select Research Focus and Questions for Socratic Seminar #1 on Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.

H.W. Answer selected questions and bring annotations prepared for Socratic Seminar #1!!!!!

Friday: Socratic Seminar #1Socratic Seminar Evaluation Form

Period 3: Mexican American Literature

Tuesday: 1.) Classroom Agreements (Discussion Debrief ) 2.) What’s in a Name? (w/ pods) 3.) Family Search (Lines of Communication)

Wednesday: 1.) What are the ” The Dangers of the Single Story”  according to Chimamanda Adichie Ngozi 2.) Summary and Discussion

Thursday:

1.) ” The Dangers of the Single Story”  by Chimamanda Adichie Ngozi Summary and Discussion 2.) Introduction to Identity

Friday: 1.) Family Search and Research Free Write 2.)  Identity Corners