This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 3.2-3.6

Period 1: Mexican American Literature and Culture

This week, Mexican American Literature Scholars will understand the historical context of race in Latin America and analyze the impact on contemporary Mexican American identity by reading Ruben Salazar’s “What is the Chicano?” and Gloria Anzaldua’s “Toward a Mestiza Consciousness.” 

Monday: “When Worlds Collide” Narrated by Ruben Martinez

Tuesday: “When Worlds Collide” Narrated by Ruben Martinez

WednesdaySummarizing Statement Frame Statement for “When Worlds Collide” and read “A View From the Melting Pot” by Richard Rodriguez

Thursday: “La Conciencia de la Mestiza Towards a New Consciousness” by Gloria Anzaldua

Friday: 1.) Finish Reading Anzaldua 2.) Analytical Summary for “When World’s Collide” 2.) Rodriguez Comparative Summmary of Mexican American Identity

AP Seminar: Period 2 & 3

This week in Ms. Alba’s Class we will develop our Team Multimedia Presentation and receive critical feedback to ensure that we meet College Board Rubric Requirements.

Monday: Work on IRR Conclusions

Tuesday: 1.) Use IRR Rubric Read Around in Teams

Wednesday Team Multimedia Presentation Prep: Alba‘s thinking while you present & TMP Rubric

Thursday: Use PVLEG to Prepare for Tech Rehearsal: Monday/ Dress Rehearsal Tuesday

Friday: TEAM MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION PREP TMP Rubric

English 3P Honors: Period 3, 4

This week in English 3P Honors, we will learn the features of Realist art and literature and analyze those features in Jack London’s “To Build a Fire” and Ch. 1-10 of Kate Chopin’s The Awakening.

Monday: Finish Harriet & Registration

Tuesday: 1. Finish Presentations 2. Introduction to Realism:  What is reality according to Plato’s Allegory of the Cave ? 3.) Introduction to RealismVideo Introduction to Realism

Wednesday: 1.) Introduction to RealismVideo Introduction to Realism

ThursdayNaturalist Features in Jack London’s “To Build a Fire”

FridayVideo Introduction to Realism 2.) Jack London’s “To Build a Fire”

H.W. Read and Summarize Ch. 1-10 of The Awakening by Kate Chopin