This week in Ms. Alba’s Class 12.11-12.14

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.) Updated PAT I Question Development Activity

H.W. Build ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR FIRST TIMED WRITE: Include 3 NEWS SOURCES & 2 Academic Journals 1  Essay from Reading The World

Wednesday:  1.) Formulating Research Questions 2.) Build an Annotated Bibliography (SOAPS)

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

Friday: Part I: TIMED WRITE

Mexican American Literature: Period 2, 6

Monday: 1.) Bless Me Ultima: Part I

Tuesday: 1.) Bless Me Ultima: Part II

Wednesday: I.  Bless Me Ultima: Part III: Analytical Summary

Thursday: I.  Reading: What is a cuento or a folk taleWhat is its function? Who is LA LLORONA? III.“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

This week, we will reflect on our learning through Building a Democracy Debate and build our understanding of American Romanticism.  

Monday: District Writing Assesment

Tuesday: Healthy Kids Survey

Wednesday: 1.) Pick up The Scarlet Letter 2. Debate Reflection

Thursday: 1. Watch Nathaniel Hawthorne and The Scarlet Letter background videos and write Background Paragraph 2. Read and Ch. 1-5 of The Scarlet Letter by MONDAY 12. 11 and complete Chapter Summary that answers focus question: Who is Hester Prynne? What are her character traits?  How do these chapters reveal the qualities of the ROMANTIC HERO?

Friday: American Romanticism Intro