Weekly Updates 2.20-2.23

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, AP Seminar Scholars will utilize Individual Research Report Rubric to revise and peer review projects and rehearse Team Multi-Media Presentation.

Tuesday: Presentation Tech Rehearsals: Reflection Google Classroom

H.W. Dress Rehearsal Thursday 2/22 (Nuclear Power, Poverty, Censorship) Friday (Gender Inequality, Immigration, Suicide) 

Wednesday: Revise Presentation for Dress Rehearsals (TMP Rubric)

Thursday: Revise Presentation (TMP Rubric) / Individual Research Report (IRR Rubric)

Friday:Revise Presentation (TMP Rubric) / Individual Research Report (IRR Rubric)

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, students will define REALISM and explore the features of this literary/ cultural movement by analyzing the photography and journalism of Jacob Riis.  

Tuesday: 1. Introduction to Realism:  What is reality according to Plato’s Allegory of the Cave ?2.) Introduction to RealismVideo 3.) What is realism? Gallery Walk Quotes

H.W. Independent ReadingThe Awakening by Kate Chopin (.pdf), Reading ScheduleSummarize Chapters by Friday

Wednesday: Introduction to Historical Context of Realism 1.)  Tenement Photos by Jacob Riis & “Child Mortality Rates: A Report by the Tenement House Committee”2.)  Jacob Riis A Biography, “Genesis of the Tenement” an essay from How the Other Half Lives

Thursday: Coffeehouse Discussion-How does Jacob Riis use of fact and detail to support his point of view?

Friday: 1.) The Awakening Ch. 1-X Summary Check 2.) Literary Circles (The Awakening Reading/Discussion Guide