AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, we will begin focusing research based on TOPICS of interest and discipline lens.  

Monday: Build the context: Your TOPIC in the NEWS.  Find three NEWS ARTICLES from CREDIBLE SOURCES not EDITORIALS or OPINIONS on your TOPIC.

TuesdayI.  ReadingEvaluating Credible Sources Stanford Research 2.) Formulating Research Questions and Updated PAT I Question Development Activity

H.W. Build ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR FIRST TIMED WRITE: Include 3 NEWS SOURCES & Academic Journals 

Wednesday:  1.) Build Annotated Bibliography 2.) Part I Outline

Thursday:1.) Build Annotated Bibliography 2.) Part I Outline

Friday: TIMED WRITE

English 3P Honors: Period 3 & 4

This week, we will begin focusing research based on TOPICS of interest and discipline lens.  

Monday: District Writing Assesment

Tuesday: Healthy Kids Survey

H.W. Build ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR FIRST TIMED WRITE: Include 3 NEWS SOURCES & Academic Journals 

Wednesday:  Debate Final Reflection

Thursday: Introduction to Romanticism

Friday: Features of Romanticism

This week in Ms. Alba’s Class 12.3-12.7

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, we will form teams and build RESEARCH QUESTIONS on TOPICS of interest.  

Monday: 1.) Collect Revisions (revision reflection) 2.) Create E-Link using SUMMARIZING STATEMENT for Three JOURNALISTIC SOURCES about STUFF that matters to you Themes and Perspectives.

Tuesday: 1.) Introduction to SCOUT mentality and research: Why you think you’re right even when you’re wrong by Julia Galef 2.) Team Set Up and Charter

H.W. Research Proposal: How to Write Research Proposal Guide 

Wednesday:  1.) Choose TOPIC after hearing team maters Research Proposal Elevator Pitch. 2.)  Question Development Activity (Handout)

Thursday: Finalize Research Question and Decide on Lenses

FridayI.  ReadingEvaluating Credible Sources Stanford Research

Mexican American Literature: Period 2, 6

Monday: 1.) Corridos as Counternarratives Unit Debrief Poems

Tuesday: 1.) Dialogue Poems Reading 2.) La Llorona Cuento Share0ut

Wednesday: I.  Pre-reading: What is a cuento or a folk taleWhat is its function? Who is LA LLORONA?

Thursday: I.  Reading: “La Llorona“, Spiritual Cleansing: A Mexican Ghost Story“Woman Hollering Creek” by Sandra Cisneros,

Friday: I.  Post Reading: Analytical SummarySOAPS Analysis, Write your Own Cuento starring La Llorona

English 3P Honors: Period 3, 4

Monday: 1.) Introduction to SCOUT mentality and research: Why you think you’re right even when you’re wrong by Julia Galef 2.) Argument Outline Template your Argument and use A List of Rhetorical Devices to strategize your approach. 3.) Build your Annotated Bibliography

Tuesday: Debate Prep: What Rhetorical Devices will you use?

WednesdayDebate Prep: How to Argue and a list of Logical Fallacies 

Thursday:Debate Prep: Rubric & Reflection

Friday:Debate Prep: Rubric & Reflection TURN IN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY