Weekly Updates: 10.16-10.20

Period 1: AP Seminar: Contextualizing Bias and Analyzing Multiple perspectives on Educational Inequality

Monday: 1.) Notebook Set-UP 2). RSVP to Gem of The Ocean by August Wilson @ South Coast Repertory October 28 3.) “Read Between the Lines” Mural by David Botello: Thesis Analysis (What does the artist want? Why does he want it?

Tuesday:  1.) Watch Biography Video and Read “Theme for English B” by Langston Hughes(SOAPS)

H.W. Virginia Woolf Biography 2.) Read “Shakespeare’s Sister” in Reading the World pp. 46-51  E.Q.  What ideas does Woolf convey about educational inequalities by imagining Shakespeare’s equally talented sister? 

Wednesday: 1.) Virginia Woolf Biography 2.) SummarizeShakespeare’s Sister” by Virginia Woolf (SOAPS)

Thursday: 1.)Virginia Woolf (SOAPS) 2.) Virginia Woolf Quaker Read 3.)Shakespeare’s SisterSays Does Because

Paulo Friere Background 2.) Read Excerpt “Pedagogy of the Oppressed”

Friday: Mendez v. Westminster Historical Background

English 3P Honors Period 2, 5, 6: Analyzing how authors use characters communicate THEME.  

Monday: 1.) 1.) Notebook Set-UP 2). RSVP to Gem of The Ocean by August Wilson @ South Coast Repertory October 28 2). The Namesake Literary CIrcles Jhumpa Lahiri

Tuesday: 1.) Interview with Jhumpa Lahiri : Prepare questions for the author

H.W.) Socratic Seminar Prep: Write Questions along with page references and answers in your notebook

Wednesday: Socratic Seminar #3: Assimilation in The Namesake

Thursday: 1.) Socratic Seminar Reflection 2.) Timed Write Essay Outline (Essay Presentation) Writing Focus Thesis Statement (Sample Literary Analysis THESIS)

Friday: The Namesake Unit Final focus on how plot, characters and conflict reveal THEME.

Mexican American Literature and Culture Period 3: Analyzing how Mexican American literature and art depicts the relationship between identity and indigenous ancestry.

Monday: 1.) David Botello Background 2.) Analyze David Botello Murals: “Read Between the Lines” & “Dream of Flight”

Tuesday: 2.) Dream of Flight Analysis

Wednesday: 1.) Use Botello Murals to write Found Image Poems.

Thursday: Guest Speaker: Dr. Paul Apodaca

Friday: Sustained Reading “Into the Beautiful North” by Luis Alberto Urrea

 

10.9-10.13

AP Seminar: Period 1

Monday: 1.) Analyze student anchor and make appointments for writing conference 2). RSVP to Gem of The Ocean by August Wilson @ South Coast Repertory

HW.) Canva Project: The Purpose of Education: SELECT YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE FROM THE SELECTIONS WE HAVE READ.  Then, visit www.canva.com and create an Instagram Post with the quote, corresponding question and a caption that explains the quote’s importance.  DUE on GOOGLE CLASSROOM by next Monday 10/9.

Tuesday:1.) Socratic Seminar Reflection 2.) Turn in Canva Project 3.) Poll Everywhere: Perspectives on Educational Inequality.) “Read Between the Lines” Mural by David Botello

H.W. Sign up for Writing Conference: appointments , 2). RSVP to Gem of The Ocean by August Wilson @ South Coast Repertory 3.) Notebooks DUE FRIDAY

FOR TOMORROW’s PSAT: GO TO THE NORTH GYM if you will not be taking the PSAT

Wednesday: PSAT: GO TO THE NORTH GYM, if you will not be taking the PSAT

Thursday: 1.) Bias and Credibility: What is it? What is the relationship between these terms?  Does an authors’ bias automatically discredit their argument?  2.) Background is Bias: “Read Between the Lines” Mural by David Botello

Friday: 1.) Notebook Self-Assessment 2.) “Read Between the Lines” Mural by David Botello

H.W. Watch Biography Video and ReadTheme for English B” by Langston Hughes

English 3P Honors: Period 2,5, 6

Monday: 1.) Progress Check 1.3 Evaluation

H.W. Summarize Chapters 8-10 of The Namesake

Tuesday: 1.) Reading Check Summarize Chapters 8-10  2.) The Namesake Literary Circles

Wednesday: PSAT

Thursday: 1. Read Ch. 11-12

Friday: 1.) Ch. 11-12 Summary Check 2.) Literary Circles

Mexican American Literature: Period 3

Monday: 1.) Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea Silent Reading. Rosario Castellanos “Silence Concerning an Ancient”

Tuesday 1.)  Rosario Castellano

Wednesday: “Senior Picture Day” by Michele Serros Roundtable Discussion 2. Obituary

Thursday: 1.) Sustained Reading Into the Beautiful North 2. “Silence Concerning an Ancient Stone” by Rosario Castellanos

Friday: 1.) Sustained Reading Into the Beautiful North

Weekly Updates 10.2-10.6

AP Seminar: Period 1

Monday: 1.) Evaluate Nussbaum’s argument in “Education for Profit, Education for Democracy” 2.) Read Eduardo Porter’s “Dropping Out of College and Paying the Price”

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) of the same book. DUE Friday, October 6th.  

Tuesday: 1.) Read Eduardo Porter’s “Dropping Out of College and Paying the Price” 2.) Revisit Francisco Goya’s “The Sleep of Reason” Produces Monsters 3.) Canva Project: The Purpose of Education: SELECT YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE FROM THE SELECTIONS WE HAVE READ.  Then, visit www.canva.com and create an Instagram Post with the quote, corresponding question and a caption that explains the quote’s importance.  DUE on GOOGLE CLASSROOM by next Monday 10/9.

Wednesday: 1.) Socratic Seminar Prep: GENERATE Socratic Seminar Questions ABOUT TOPIC USING TEXTS OF STUDY & ACADEMIC TERMS.

Thursday: Socratic Seminar #1

Friday: Progress Check: Practice Exam Section 1 A & B

English 3P Honors: Period 2,5, 6

Monday: 1.) Progress Check 1.2 Evaluation

H.W. Summarize Chapters 3-5 of The Namesake

Tuesday: 1.) “The Immigrant’s Fate is Everyone’s” by Viet Thanh Nguyen

H.W. Summarize Chapters 6-8 of The Namesake by FRIDAY 10. 6

Wednesday: Collection 1 Socratic Seminar Preparation (INSTRUCTIONS)

Thursday: Coming to America Socratic Seminar

Friday: Progress Check 1.3

Mexican American Literature: Period 3

Monday: 1. Complete Author Background Circle Map and Paragraph Frame as you watch Video #1 What is Luis Alberto Urrea’s background? How did it influence his writing?  Video #2 Interview with Maria Hinojosa 2. Read Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea Chapter 1-3: What is the setting of Into the Beautiful North?  Name and describe the characters that are introduced in Chapters 1-3.

Tuesday 1.)  Ch. 1 of Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea E.Q. What is the setting of Into the Beautiful North?  Name and describe the characters that are introduced in Chapters 1-3. 3.) Introduction to Michelle Serros E.Q.  What does the short story “Senior Picture Day” reveal about the narrator’s identity and her relationship to an “Indian” heritage? 

Wednesday: “Senior Picture Day” by Michele Serros Roundtable Discussion 2. Obituary

Thursday: 1.) Sustained Reading Into the Beautiful North 2. “Silence Concerning an Ancient Stone” by Rosario Castellanos

Friday: 1.) Sustained Reading Into the Beautiful North