This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 10.15-10.19

AP Seminar: Period 1

Monday: 1.) Formatting Works Cited Page 2.) Group Argument Work Day #2 & Individual Conferences: Presentation Outline

H.W. Presentations on Wednesday, October 17: Rubric

Tuesday: 1.) Group Argument Work Day #3

Wednesday: Presentation Rubric Emphasis on Performance and Design (PVLEG Rubric)

Thursday: Individual Research Day #1

Friday: Individual Research Day #2

Mexican American Literature: Period 2 & 6

Monday:Identity Unit Portfolio: Reflection & Cover

Tuesday:Identity Unit Portfolio Day #2: Reflection & Cover

WednesdayIdentity Unit Portfolio: Summarizing Statements and Responses

Thursday: Identity Unit Portfolio: Editing and Revising

FridayIdentity Symposium

English 3P Honors: Period 3 & 4

Monday: The Namesake Socratic Seminar #1

H.W. Read & Summarize Ch. 6-8 by Thursday 10/18

Tuesday: Progress Check: Ch. 1-5

Wednesday: Progress Check Revision

Thursday: 1.) Ch. 6-8 Summary Check 2.) Expert Corners for Ch. 6-8 3.) Literary Circles

FridayThe Namesake Ch. 3-5 Chapter Summary Check and Literary Circles

H.W. Socratic Seminar on Monday 10/15 Read & Summarize Ch. 6-8 by Thursday 10/18

This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: Weekly Updates 10.8-10.12

AP Seminar: Period 1

Monday: 1.) Selecting and Using Evidence Project:  Online Mags  v. Online News Sources

Tuesday: 1.) Stance Statement Draft 2.) Google Scholar and  EBSCOHost Introduction

Wednesday: PSAT

Thursday: 1.) Type Individual Stance Statement use MLA style format 2.) Group Argument Work Day #1:

Group Presentation Outline

I.) Attention to TOPIC & Necessary Background: What are you presenting about and why?

II.) CLAIM: Turn stance into question and write a concise answer as your THESIS/CLAIM.

III.) REASONING: Reasoning should support claim 1 & 2 supported by credible evidence (all sources cited) integrate all parts of the Aristotelian Triangle (ethos, pathos, logos) but AVOID TOO MUCH TEXT.

IV.) COUNTERCLAIMSWhat would those who disagree with your group’s position argue?  Why are they wrong?  (Support with documented credible evidence)

V.) CONCLUSION and CALL TO ACTION:  What would you like people to do if they agree with your conclusions?

Friday: 1.) Group Argument Work Day #2 & Individual Conferences: Presentation Outline

H.W. Presentations on Wednesday, October 17: Rubric

Mexican American Literature: Period 2 & 6

Monday: Ekphrastic Poems

Tuesday: Magnetic Poetry inspired by Frank Mundo’s “How I Became a Mexican”

Wednesday: Identity Unit Portfolio

Thursday: Identity Portfolio Day 2

Friday: Inocente: How does art help Inocente build a sense of self and identity?

English 3P Honors: Period 3 & 4

Monday: The Namesake Ch. 1 & 2 Chapter Summary: The Namesake Unit Map

H.W. Read and Summarize Ch. 3-5 by Friday, October 12: Complete Chapter Summary:

Tuesday: 1.) Definition of Assimilation 2.) “Indian Boy Love Song” by Sherman Alexie Analysis 3. Literary Circles for The Namesake Ch. 1-2

Wednesday: PSAT

Thursday: “Indian Boy Love Song” and “New Orleans” by Joy Harjo Comparative Summary

Friday: The Namesake Ch. 3-5 Chapter Summary Check and Literary Circles

H.W. Socratic Seminar on Monday 10/15 Read & Summarize Ch. 6-8 by Thursday 10/18

This week in Ms. Alba’s Class…10.1-10.5

AP Seminar

Monday: 1.) Paulo Freire Quote Analysis 2.) Philosophical ChairsEducation Philosophical Chairs

Tuesday 2.)Education Philosophical Chairs

Wednesday: 1.) Credible Argument Group Project Day 1: Video & Handout Selecting and Using Evidence

Thursday: 1.) Notebooks are DUE 2.) Report Back on Evidence

FridayHe Named Me Malala

Mexican American Literature and Culture

Monday: David Botello “Read Between the Lines” OPTIC Analysis 

Tuesday: “Dream of Flight” and “Read Between the Lines” David Botello Comparative Analysis

Wednesday: Look Poems

Thursday: Magnetic Poems

Friday: Inocente

English 3P Honors, Period 3-4

Monday: Progress Check 1.2 Irony and Anecdote in Amy Tan’s Mother Tongue & Richard Rodriguez’s “Blaxicans and Other Reinvented Americans”

Tuesday: Progress Check Revision and Progress Check Reflection Log

H.W.) Read Viet Thanh NguyenThe Immigrant’s Fate is Everyone’s”

Wednesday: Socratic Seminar #2 Prep: Collection 1 Socratic SeminarSocratic Seminar Question Stems

Thursday: 1.) Collection 1 Socratic Seminar, Socratic Seminar Evaluation Guide 2.) Turn in Notebooks: Rubric

Friday:  Read Ch. 1-2 The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri: Summarize Chapters 

  • Big Question for Chapter 1-2 (pp. 1-47): How does Lahiri’s characterization of Ashoke and Ashima begin to introduce the idea of ASSIMILATION to the reader? How doe sit compare to Richard Rodriguez’s stance in “Blaxicans and Other Invented Americans”?