This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 9.9-9.13

Period 1:  Mexican American Literature & Culture

This week, Mexican American Litearture & Culture will explore important terms and themes that are related to Mexican American Literature & Culture.  

Monday: 1. Introduction to THEMES and ISSUES in ETHNIC STUDIES: Philosophical Chairs

Tuesday: Introduction to Terms:  Race, Ethnicity, Nationality: Gallery Walk

WednesdayIdentity Corners

Thursday: Family Search

Friday: Notebook Reflection & Family Search

Period 2 & 3:  AP Seminar

This week AP Seminar will

Monday: 1.)  The Art of Explanation 2.) Individual Reflection for Presentation 3. Group Reflection

Tuesday: Score THIS! EOC Anchor Analysis & Reflection

Wednesday:1.) Close Reading AP Sem 2.) What is the purpose of education?

Thursday: 1.). OPTIC Analysis: “The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters” by Francisco Goya

H.W. Read & Annotate: 2.) “Encouraging Learning” by Hsun Tzu and Watch “The Allegory of the Cave” by Plato

Friday:  Socratic Seminar: Compare “Encouraging Learning” by Hsun Tzu and “The Allegory of the Cave” by Plato

Period 5 & 6: English 3P Honors

This week after self-assessing writing and building goals, English 3P Honors Scholars will build background knowledge to prepare for Collection 1: Coming to America.

Monday: 1. Writing Self-Assessment & Goal: Revision Guide 2.) What is TIEAC? 2.) 1A. Summer Novel Reader Response b. 2A. Sample Response Q. 

Tuesday: 1.) Collection Quote 2.) Immigration Graffiti Wall 3. Family Search (Lines of Communication)

Wednesday🙂 What are “The Dangers of a Single Story” according to Chimamanda Ngonzi Adichie?  Do you agree? Why or why not?

Thursday: Socratic Chairs ““The Dangers of a Single Story”” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Summary Template

Friday: What is TIEAC? 2.) 1A. Summer Novel Reader Response b. 2A. Sample Response Q. 

This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 9.3-9.6

Mexican American Literature: Period 1

The week’s ESSENTIAL QUESTION: Why Ethnic Studies?  What does it have to do with you? 

Tuesday: 1. Community Agreements 2. Google Classroom Set-Up 3.  Why Ethnic Studies Matters? By Ron Espiritu

Wednesday: 1.  Reflection: According to Ron Espiritu, why do Ethnic Studies Matter? 2.  Mexican American Literature K-W-L 3.  Introduction to Terms: Gallery Walk

Thursday:  1. Response to Why Ethnic Studies Matters? By Ron Espiritu 2. Why Not Ethnic Studies? 3. Mexican American Literature K-W-L

Friday: 1. Introduction to THEMES and ISSUES in ETHNIC STUDIES: Philosophical Chairs

AP Seminar: Period 2 & 3

The week’s ESSENTIAL QUESTION: Why the Q.U.E.S.T. for Beauty? 

Tuesday: 1.Reading: “Campaign for Real Beauty” Dove Quick Analysis 2. Q.U.E.S.T for Beauty Group Project: Directions Rubric

 

H.W. Read Q.U.E.S.T. for Beauty Articles

A. “Is Beauty in the eye of the Beholder or the Beholdee?” — Vivan Dillar

B. ” Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder” Yusra Shah

C. ” Beauty is objective and subjective” Razub Khan

D. “Beauty” from Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson

E. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Beauty– Crispin Sortwell

Wednesday: Group Work Day #1

Thursday: Group Work Day #2

Friday: Group Presentation

H.W. Post-Reading DUE MONDAYWhat is Beauty? Paragraph with Evidence (TIEAC w/ citation in quotes as support)

English 3P Honors: Period 5 & 6

This week’s ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What are our WRITING, READING & SPEAKING LEVEL SKILLS and GOALS? 

Tuesday: Diagnostic Assessment: Argumentative Single Point Rubric

Wednesday 1.) Socratic Seminar Reflection and Evaluation 2.) Discipline Visits

Thursday: 1.) Writing Rubric: Argumentative Anchor Calibrations

Friday: 1. Writing Self-Assessment & Goal Setting