This Week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 5.28-5.31

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week AP Seminar scholars will use Google Sites to develop an end of the year portfolio that reflects on learning, growth, and goals for 2019-2020 school year.  

Tuesday  (1,3, 5): Introduction to Google Sites and Portfolio Assignment 1.  Build Home Page 2. Q.U.E.S.T. Reflection

Wednesday: No Class 2,4, 6 Schedule

Thursday (1,3, 5): Portfolio Work a. IRR and TMP Page (Include Self-Assessment) b. IWA and IMP Page (Include Self-Assessment Rubric)

Friday (2,4, 6) No Class

Mexican American Literature & Culture

This week Mexican American Literature and scholars will read and analyze contemporary works by Mexican American writers and authors to analyze how they reappropriate the archetype of La Llorona and use their works to write Black Out and Ekprhastic poems.  

Tuesday (1,3, 5): No Class

Wednesday (2,4, 6): Background on Sandra Cisneros & Close Read ” “Woman Hollering Creek” by Sandra Cisneros and  write Black Out Poems 

Thursday (1,3,5): No Class

Friday (2,4,6):  “La Llorona’s Sacred Waters” by Juana Alicia“: a mural by Juana Alicia 

English 3P: Period 3-4

This week English 3P Honors Students will write a critical response to themes conveyed by dialogue and tragic character flaws in August Wilson’s Fences.

Tuesday & Wednesday: Turn in The Great Gatsby Final Essay 2. Introduction to Fences by August Wilson: I.  Pre-Reading:  Background Video on August Wilson

Thursday (1,3, 5) & Friday (2,4, 6):

I.  Pre-Reading: August Wilson Quote Analysis:

“When the sins of our fathers visit us, we do not have to play host.  We can banish them with forgiveness as God, in his largeness and Laws.” –August Wilson

II.  ReadingFences by August Wilson Full Text & Fences Lesson Notes