Weekly Updates: 3.26-3.30

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, AP Seminar will REVISE SOLUTIONS and develop a conclusion to be argued in Individual Written Argument, and continue building an Annotated Bibliography that includes sources such as Online News, Magazine, Scholarly Journals, and books.  

Monday: 1.) Research Roundtables

H.W. Revise POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS For the PROBLEM are investigating.  PRINT Outs with Annotation will be turned in on Friday for the TIMED WRITE. REVISED Annotated Bibliography due on FRIDAY 3/30 with Part 1, 2, 3 Revisions

Tuesday: 1.) IWA Part 3 Revision and Anchor Analysis: (IWA Rubric and Samples)

Wednesday: View Presentation Samples and Note Slide Outlines (Presentation Rubric and Notes)

Thursday: Research Day:  EBSCOHost

Friday: In class timed write due at the end of class w/ PRINTOUTS of CITED SOURCES: What CALL to ACTION will conclude your RESEARCH?  Why is it the most effective?  What are its limitations?  What are its implications?  What are counterarguments against it?  Why are those counterarguments wrong and your SOLUTION right despite objections?

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, English 3P Honors will DEFINE Modernism, explain its historical context, and evaluate its features in visual art and poetry.  

Monday: 1.) The Awakening Unit Final Essay 2.) Essay Introduction Mini Lesson (Presentation) 3.) Thesis Frames and Paragraph Curriculum 4.) Analysis Verbs

H.W. The Awakening Unit Final Essay  & Interactive Notebook (Rubric & Guidelines )Due on Friday

Tuesday: 1. Quick Analysis ““Harlem: Dream Deferred” by Langston Hughes 2.) Introduction to Modernism: Historical Context (Modernism Powerpoint)

Wednesday: (Late Start) 1. Features of American Modernism

Thursday: Modernism Gallery Walk

Friday: Progress Check 1.) What is Modernism? What caused it? What makes a literary or artistic text MODERNIST?

Creative Writing: Period 3

This week, writers will develop a story that begins by engaging readers through a vivid description of a setting.

Monday: 1.) Freewrite a rant 2.) Build a story starter 3.) Build a vivid setting w/ “I am a camera”

Tuesday: 1.) Read & Respond to “Why I Write” by Joan Didion

Wednesday: 1) Story Lottery 2.) Interrogate the starter 3.) Start a story in your setting

Thursday: Continue writing setting

Friday: Turn in Draft 1 of Story starter