Mexican American Literature: Period 1
This week scholars in Mexican American Literature and Culture will identify character traits and actions of CORRIDO HERO ARCHETYPE to compare Gregorio Cortez and Joaquin Murrieta and use their perspectives in Dialogue Poems.
Monday: Watch Film: The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez written by Americo Paredes & Victor Villaseñor
Tuesday: Watch Film: The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez written by Americo Paredes & Victor Villaseñor
Wednesday: Finish Film and Analyze Corrido Archetypes
Thursday: 1.) Gregorio Cortez: the myth & the man
Friday: 1.) Corridos as Counternarratives Unit Debrief Poems
AP Seminar: Period 2 & 3
This week, AP Seminar scholars will rehearse and present “What if @ Grove?” Team Multimedia Presentations.
Monday: TMP Dress Rehearsal w/ TMP Rubric and Scoring Notes from Ms. Alba
Tuesday: 1.) Sample TMP #2 2.) TMP Revisions
Wednesday: TMP Revisions
Thursday: TMP Revision
Friday: Final Presentations
English 3P Honors: Period 5 & 6
This week, scholars in English 3P Honors will study the features of Transcendentalism and identify the character traits of Romantic heroes such as Hester Prynne in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter.
Monday: 1.) Why are Imagery and Metaphor important in Transcendentalist writing? 2.) Read “Nature” and “Self-Reliance” by Ralph Waldo Emerson 3.)The Scarlet Letter Literary Circles Ch. 1-5
H.W. Ch. 1-5 Summary: What characteristics and actions identify Hester Prynne as a ROMANTIC HERO? Read and Summarize Ch. 7-10: How does the town view Pearl? How do their opinions about Pearl reveal R
Tuesday: 1.) Introduction to Henry David Thoreau 2.) Read from “Walden” in Textbook pp. 207-216
Wednesday: Transcendentalism Philosophical Chairs
Thursday: The Scarlet Letter Literary Circles Ch. 6-10
Friday: Romanticism & The Scarlet Letter Ch. 1-10 Progress Check
I. Can you define Romanticism, identify its features, and compare these among Transcendentalist and Dark Romantics.
II. Can you describe the Romantic Hero and analyze these character traits in The Scarlet Letter’s protagonist, Hester Prynne?
Part III: Can you summarize the events which take place in Chapters 6-10 and identify examples of ROMANTIC features in Chapters 6-10?