This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 12.9-12.13

Mexican American Literature: Period 1

This week, students will compare the corridos “El Corrido de Joaquin Murrieta” and “El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez” to their historical context and film adaptations.

Monday: 1.) Review Corridos 2.) Read and Question “El Corrido de Joquin Murrieta” 3.) Watch “The Head of Joaquin Murrieta” by John Valadez

Tuesday: Finish “The Head of Joaquin Murrieta” 2.) El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez

Wednesday: Watch “El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez

Thursday: Watch “El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez”

Friday: Dialogue Poems Joaquin Murrieta & Gregorio Cortez

AP Seminar: Period 2 & 3

This week, AP Seminar students will use ACOVA and PVLEGS to practice presenting effective “What if @ Grove” Proposals to peers.

Monday: (In)Effective Team Collaboration and Team Agreements

Tuesday: Performance Models

Wednesday: Performance Prep

Thursday: Performance Prep

Friday: Present to AP Research Students

English 3P Honors: Period 5 & 6 

This week, English 3P Honors will be able to define Romanticism and identify its features in a text.  

Monday: 1.) 3-2-1 Check in 2.) Introduction to Introduction to American Romanticism

Tuesday: 1. The Scarlet Letter Set up 2. Identify Romantic features in “Thanatopsis” by Willaim Cullen Bryant.

Wednesday: Lines of Communication “Thanatopsis” by William Cullen Bryant

Thursday: Transcendentalism Gallery Walk

H.W. and Ch. 1-5 of The Scarlet Letter by MONDAY 12. 16 and complete Chapter Summary that answers focus question: Who is Hester Prynne? What are her character traits?  How do these chapters reveal the qualities of the ROMANTIC HERO?