Weekly Updates 9.18-9.22

AP Seminar: Period 1


1.) Beauty Presentation Reflection & Discussion


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


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)


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

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


  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


  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)


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