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