This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 4.22-4.26

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week in  Ms. Alba’s Class, AP Seminar Scholars will prepare to deliver Individual Multimedia Presentation and complete last draft of Individual Written Argument by ANALYSING video of the presentation and interviewing peers for IMP Oral Defense Questions.

Monday: IMP Dress Rehearsal (IMP Rubric)

Tuesday: Peer Review for Row 6 & 7 and Sample Oral Defense Questions

Wednesday: Last Peer Review for Row 8 & 9

Thursday: Individual Multimedia Presentation Period 1-6

Friday: IWA Last Draft DUE

Mexican American Literature: Period 2 & 6

This week in Ms. Alba’s Class, Mexican American Literature Scholars will analyze literary form, social function, and political purpose of CORRIDOS as counternarratives.  

Monday: 1.) Turn in Dialogue Poems 2.) Analyze African Proverb 3.) Introduction to Joaquin Murrieta

Tuesday: “The Head of Joaquin Murrieta” by John Valadez

Wednesday: “The Head of Joquin Murrieta” Film Analysis

Thursday: El Corrido de Joaquin Murrieta v. El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez

Friday: Comparative Summary of “El Corrido de Joaquin Murrieta and El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez”

English 3P Honors: Period 3 & 4

This week in Ms. Alba’s Class, English 3P Honors will study features of MODERNISM through Harlem Renaissance Inquiry Projects and Ch. 1-3 of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  

Monday: Harlem Renaissance Inquiry Project Check-in

Tuesday: The Great Gatsby a.) Expert Corners b.) Literary Circles c.) Quaker Share (The Great Gatsby Series: Literary Circles)

Wednesday: Progress Check 6.1 a.) Who is F. Scott’s Fitzgerald? What is the context of The Great Gatsby? b.) Who is the narrator of The Great Gatsby? What characteristics reveal him to be an ARCHETYPAL UNRELIABLE NARRATOR? c.) How does Fitzgerald build a DISILLUSIONED TONE through the characters and settings in Chapters 1-3?

Thursday: Panel Discussion Preparation

Friday: Harlem Renaissance Inquiry Projects DUE report on findings in PANELS.