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
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.) COUNTERCLAIMS: What 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
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