This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 12.2-12.6

Mexican American Literature and Culture: Period 1Joaquin Murrieta

After analyzing POINT OF VIEW in popular corridos students will be able to identify central argument and purpose of archetype by completing analytical summaries, SOAPS Analysis, and writing their own corrido based on important post-Mexican American war figure.

Monday: Non-Student Day

Tuesday: 1.  Recall 2. Lalo Alcaraz Background 3. “Never Forget” Ekphrastic Poem

Wednesday: 1. “El Corrido” Quick Analysis?  2.) Corridos Notes

Thursday: El Corrido de Joaquin Murrieta

Friday: Guest Speaker Gustavo Arellano, staff writer for The LA Times 

AP Seminar: Period 2 & 3

This week after  analyzing TMP Rubric and reviewing recommendations of “Death by Powerpoint”, AP SEMINAR SCHOLARS will deliver draft presentations in ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION FORMAT.  

Monday: Non-Student Day

TuesdayPresentation Prep: a.) TMP Directions b.) TMP Rubric b.) Presentation Structure

Wednesday: Presentation Preparation

Thursday: Presentation Preparation: What are your Disciplinary Lenses?

Friday:  Presentation Drafts Due Roundtable Rehearsals

English 3P Honors: Period 5 & 6

This week after sharing and revising PROGRESS CHECK 2.1 of Collection 2: Building a Democracy, English 3PH scholars will participate in a structured debate and write an argument in the DISTRICT WRITING ASSESSMENT.

Monday: Non-Student Day

Tuesday: Debate Prep :Rubric

Wednesday: Debate Day 1 a.) Period 5 Scoring Form b.) Period 6 Scoring Form

Thursday: Debate Day 2

Friday: District Writing Assessment