Mexican American Literature: Period 1
This week in Mexican American Literature, students will read multiple perspectives on Manifest Destiny and create a poetry collection that conveys their learning.
Monday: 1. Notebook Set Up 2. The Metanarrative of Manifest Destiny 3. Close Read, “The Great Nation of Futurity” by John O’Sullivan, “The Power of an Idea” by Miguel Ángel González Quiroga, “Native American Displacement Amid U.S. Expansion” A Conversation With R. David Edmunds from the University of Texas at Dallas
Tuesday: 1. Discussion Groups: Share and compare annotations 2. “Never Forget” by Lalo Alcaraz
Wednesday: Ekphrastic Poems inspired by John Gast and Lalo Alcaraz
Thursday: Dialogue Poems
Friday: Guest Speaker Dani Garcia, artist
AP Seminar: Period 2 & 3
This week AP Seminar Scholars will finish annotated bibliographies and begin synthesizing ideas in a well-organized presentation that integrates multiple lenses and perspectives.
Monday: Work on Annotated Bibliography
Tuesday: “Death by Powerpoint” and Rubric 2. Explore presentation options and choose a.) Prezi b.) Canva c.) Piktochart
Wednesday: 1.) Organizing your slides by disciplinary lenses 2.) Meeting Worksheet
Thursday: Work on Slides
H.W. Slideshow due on Monday, December 1st: Rubric
Friday: Work on Slides
English 3P Honors
Monday: Introduction to Debate
Tuesday: Prep Day 1
Wednesday: 1. What is an Annotated Bibliography: How do you make one using SOAPS)? Debate Prep Day 2: After being given Debate Stance using previous Building a Democracy: Four Square Discussion stances and outline team member roles using TEAM DEBATES: Directions (PDF).
H.W. SELECT TWO Sources from the COLLECTION 2: Building a Democracy and Research TWO CREDIBLE SOURCES to defend your group’s stance. Create an Annotated Bibliography with an analytical summary of all your sources. This will be due on Debate Day: Wednesday and Thursday, December 4 & 5.