First week of 2020 Spring Semester in Ms. Alba’s Class: 1.28-1.31

Mexican American Literature: Period 1

Tuesday:1.) Class Orientation & Tech Connect  2.) Mexican American Literature Syllabus3.)“Advice to Young Poets”  Quick Analysis

Wednesday: 1.) In Lak Kech: Community Agreements & Poem Analysis

Thursday: 1.)What’s in a Name? (LINES OF COMMUNICATION)

Friday: “Judge a book” by the Cover set up class Portfolio

AP Seminar: Period 2 & 3

Tuesday: 1.) Introduction to Task 1 of AP Seminar Portfolio 2.) Speech Debrief and Turn In 3.) Creativity

Wednesday: TMP Reflection H.W. TIPP3C for Performance Task 1

Thursday: IRR Rubric Reflection  H.W. DUE FRIDAY FlipGrid Interviews & Team Request: What did you learn about being successful in a team by participating in the MOCK TMP?  How will you apply this learning to the first AP Seminar Performance Task that includes an IRR and TMP?

Friday: Topic Selection & Research Proposal Guide

English 3P Honors: Period 3 & 4

Tuesday:  1. Unit Introduction: Robeson Collection Quote Analysis 2.  Freedom Collective Poems

Wednesday: 1. Freedom Collective Poems Revision 2. Read “Civil War and Reconstruction” p. 277

Thursday: 1.)  FOUND POEMS on  “Civil War and Reconstruction” p. 277  b.)  Gallery Walk: Views of Freedom: FREEDOM Gallery Walk

Friday: 1.) “Runagate Runagate  by Robert Hayden 2.) Found poem Workshop

Final Essay Support

Purpose: YOUR Literary ANALYSIS FINAL Essay will be evidence of your ability to use FEEDBACK to revise and refine your writing.  Use the resources below to revise your original timed write and show growth. Your essay MUST BE 800-1000 words TYPED in MLA FORMAT.  Use all previous work and the following resources as support.  

  1. ESSAY Single Point Rubric for TIMED WRITE
  2. ESSAY FINAL DRAFT CHECKLIST
  3. Sample Literary Analysis Essay synthesis
  4. How to format essay in MLA Format on Google Docs
  5. Literary Analysis Thesis Guide: Video
  6. Powerful Verbs for Essays
  7. The Ten Commandments of Literary Quotation
  8. Sentence Variety
  9. How to submit using TURN IT IN: Video
  10. Works Cited & MLA Style Resources

Finals Week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 1.21-1.24

Mexican American Literature: Period 1

This week in Mexican American Literature and Culture, scholars will compare archetypes in Rudolfo Anaya’s novel Bless Me Ultima and Luis Valdez’s Zoot Suit.  

Tuesday: “Zoot Suit” Notes

Wednesday: Finish “Zoot Suit” Notes

Thursday: FINALS Compare archetypes in Zoot Suit and Bless Me Ultima

 

AP Seminar: Period 2 & 3

Tuesday: Tech Rehearsal

Wednesday: Record Final Speeches

Thursday: Period 3 Finals and Semester Reflection

Friday: Period 2 Finals and Semester Reflection

English 3P Honors: Period 5 & 6

Tuesday: Timed WriteESSAY FINAL DRAFT CHECKLIST: Rubric

H.W. Benchmarks and Notebooks on Thursday and Friday, The Scarlet Letter Final Essay due 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24

Wednesday: Work on Revisions: See FInal Essay Support

Thursday: Quarter 2 Benchmark

Friday: Quarter 2 Benchmark

This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 1.13-1.14

Mexican American Literature & Culture: Period 1

This week in Mexican American Literature and Culture, scholars will compare archetypes in Rudolfo Anaya’s novel Bless Me Ultima and Luis Valdez’s Zoot Suit.  

Monday: Finish and Summarize Bless Me Ultima

Tuesday: Background on The Zoot Suit Riots

Wednesday: Zoot Suit by Luiz Valdez: Exposition

Thursday: Zoot Suit by Luis Valdez: Rising Action

Friday: Zoot Suit by Luis Valdez: Climax and Resolution

AP Seminar: Period 2 & 3

Monday: EOC Part B: Practice

Tuesday: EOC Part B: Revision

H.W.  Type Revisions

Wednesday: Analyze MOCK TMP presentation and analyze your performance to make a DELTA PLAN

Thursday: Revise Speeches

Friday: Revise Speeches

English 3P Honors: Period 5 & 6

Monday: Progress Check 3.2: Dark Romanticism in The Scarlet Letter and “The Raven”

Tuesday: Progress  Check Revision

Wednesday: “Much Madness is Divinest Sense” by Emily Dickinson and The Resolution of The Scarlet Letter

Thursday: Socratic Seminar

Friday: Timed Write

This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 1.6-1.10.2020

Mexican American Literature & Culture: Period 1

This week in Mexican American Literature and Culture, scholars will write Manifest Destiny perspective poems, and discuss female archetypes in Mexican American Literature by reading about Modesta Avila, viewing Bless Me Ultima, and writing FOUND POEMS inspired by Sandra Cisneros’s “Woman Hollering Creek.” 

Monday: Manifest Destiny Perspective Poems: Draft Day

Tuesday: Finish Manifest Destiny Perspective Poems

Wednesday: Who was Modesta AvilaWhy does she “haunt” San Juan Capistrano?

Thursday: “Woman Hollering Creek” by Sandra Cisneros

Friday: Write BioPoem or Found Poem or Ekphrastic Poem

AP Seminar: Period 2 & 3

This week in AP SEMINAR, scholars will prepare to write YOUTHSPEAK Speech on “Achieving Justice” by finding and sharing sources that inspire their thoughts/ ideas on TOPIC.  

Monday: 1. MOCK TMP Reflection 2. YouthSpeak Contest Directions and Prompt 3.  Order Capstone Sweatshirts

Tuesday: 1.  Summarizing Statement on Article DUE 2. Outlining and Organizing your Speech

Wednesday: 1. Outlining and Organizing your Speech 2. Late Start Cite and SOAP source

Thursday: 1.  Prepare for Socratic Seminar on “Achieving Justice”: Annotated Bibliography w/ Follow Up Questions

Friday: 1. Socratic Seminar on Achieving Justice 2. Timed Write: EOC Section II Practice H.W. Outline YOUR SPEECH to prep for TIMED WRITE.

English 3P Honors: Period 5 & 6

This week in English 3P Honors: scholars will identify the features of Dark Romanticism in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” and Ch. 11-20 of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter.

Monday: The Scarlet Letter Ch. 11-16 Quick Analysis

Tuesday: 1. Literary Circles Ch. 11-16

H.W. Read and Summarize Ch. 17-20 of The Scarlet Letter

Wednesday: 1. Who Edgar Allan Poe ? 2. What makes “The Raven” the seminal example of Dark Romanticism?

Thursday: Finish “The Raven” and prepare for Socratic Seminar on Dark Romanticism

Friday: Socratic Seminar on Dark Romanticism