This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 9.17-9.21 Weekly Updates

Period 1: AP Seminar

Monday: 1.) Capstone Scholars Meeting: (Meeting Notes) 2.) Socratic Chairs Prep: Do you agree or disagree with  “Dropping out of College” by Rainford Stauffer (newspaper editorial)? Why or why not?

H.W. Instagram Tag or Google Class @AlbasClassGGHS: Photo Answer to “What is the purpose of education?” Video Interviews or Photo Essay (Keep it Academic!) by Tuesday 9/25.  Include #Hashtags 

Tuesday: 1.) Socratic Chairs Discussion: Rainsford Stauffer v. Hzun Tsu 2.) Finding the line of reasoning by Marking the Text

H.W. Read “Dropping Out of College and Paying the Price by Eduardo Porter” for first Progress Check: a. Identify the author’s argument? b. Identify the author’s line of reasoning by identifying claims used to build the argument and connections between them c. Evaluate the effectiveness of the evidence used to support claims.  

Wednesday:  Progress Check #1: EOC Section 1

Thursday:  Progress Check Analysis and Self Evaluation

Friday: Guest Speaker Walter Muneton

Period 2, 6: Mexican American Literature and Culture

Monday Analytical Summary of Frank Mundo’s “How I Became a Mexican” from Ban This! The BSP Anthlogy of Xican@ Literature (Lines of Communication)

Tuesday: 1.  Michelle Serros Background: What does the short story “Senior Picture Day” reveal about the narrator’s identity and her relationship to an “Indian” heritage? 2. “Senior Picture Day” from How to be a Chicana Role Model

WednesdayWhat does the short story “Senior Picture Day” reveal about the narrator’s identity and her relationship to an “Indian” heritage? 2. “Senior Picture Day” from How to be a Chicana Role Model

Thursday:  1.) After watching Part II of La Plaza Interview with Michele Serros, students will write a Author Background Paragraph on Michele Serros 2.) Write an Expository Summary

Friday: 1.) Assimilation? Acculturation? or Resistance? Write an Expository Summary on Michele Serros’s short story “Senior Picture Day”  2.) Complete Cornell Notes from “Half Like Me” by Al Madrigal

Period 3,4: English 3P Honors

Monday: Second Read of William Bradford’s “Of Plymouth Plantation”

HW. The Crucible Novel Response due Friday 9/21

Tuesday: Complete Summary Template on “Of Plymouth Plantation” 2.) Bradford Coffee House Discussion

Wednesday: Progress Check #1: How does William Bradford use IMAGERY and ALLUSION to support CENTRAL IDEA?

Thursday: Progress Check Revision: Revision Guide & Progress Check Reflection Log

Friday: 1. Turn in The Crucible Reader Response Essay: www.turnitin.com 2. Finish Writing Workshop for “Of Plymouth Plantation: by William Bradford” Progress Check Revision.