Weekly Updates: 6.11-6.15

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, students will reflect on Individual Research Report and use Rubric to Self Assess evidence of Proficiencies in Task 1.  

Monday:  Research Methods: Final Project

TuesdayResearch Methods: Final Project: Final Presentations Peer Evaluation

Wednesday: AP Research Reflection

Thursday: Finals 2, 4, 6

Friday: Finals 1,3, 5

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, students will analyze themes in 20th Century American literature and political thought by analyzing Judy Baca’s World Wall and Examining argument in Civil Rights Speeches.  

Monday: 1. “Masters of War” Lyrics by Bob Dylan 2. Cesar Chavez Background Video 2. Lessons of Dr. King by Cesar Chavez Read and Write a Found Poem

H.W. “A Balance Between Nature and Nurture” by Gloria Steinem, (ListenSecond Semester Portfolio

Tuesday: 1. Judy Baca 2. World Wall Murals 3.  Judy Baca Imagery Poems

H.W. Second Semester Portfolio

Wednesday: 1. Magnetic & 2. Dialogue Poems

H.W.) Second Semester Portfolio

 

Thursday: Finals for 2, 4, 6 Symposium

Friday: Finals for 1, 3, 5

Creative Writing: Period 3

This week, students will complete a staged reading of Play.  

Monday: 1. Table Read

Tuesday: 1. Stage Reading of Play for Seniors

Wednesday: Staged Reading

Thursday: Finals 2, 4, 6

Friday: Finals 1, 3, 5 Best of Reading

Weekly Updates: 6.4-6.8

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, students will reflect on Individual Research Report and use Rubric to Self Assess evidence of Proficiencies in Task 1.  

Monday: 1.“The Human Mind” (19-25) Pre-AP Research Reading and Reflection  2.) Research Methods: Final Project

Tuesday: 1. Stuff That Matters or Finish  Individual Research Report Rubric Reflection  2.) Research Methods: Final Project

Wednesday: 1. Stuff That Matters or Finish  Individual Research Report Rubric Reflection  2.) Research Methods: Final Project

Thursday: 1. Stuff That Matters or Finish  Individual Research Report Rubric Reflection  2.) Research Methods: Final Project

Friday: 1. Stuff That Matters or Finish  Individual Research Report Rubric Reflection  2.) Research Methods: Final Project

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, students will analyze themes in 20th Century American literature and political thought by viewing August Wilson’s Fences and Examining argument in Civil Rights Speeches.  

Monday: Watch of FencesFencesStudy GuideFences Lesson Plans

H.W. 1.) Read and Compare “Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech” by Dr. Martin Luther King &  Advice to the Youth of Mississippi by Malcolm X by Writing Compare and Contrast Summar Due Wednesday 2.) Second Semester Portfolio

TuesdayFencesFences Study Guide: Summary Template and Response Essay Fences

H.W.) Second Semester Portfolio

Wednesday: Share and Compare “Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech” by Dr. Martin Luther King &  Advice to the Youth of Mississippi by Malcolm X by Writing Compare and Contrast Summary

H.W.) Second Semester Portfolio due Finals Day

Thursday: Quarter 4 Benchmark

H.W.) Second Semester Portfolio

Friday: 1.) Look! Poem inspired by “Vision of the Future Without Fear” by Judith Baca 2.) Magnetic Poem inspired by  “Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King” by Cesar Chavez

Creative Writing: Period 3

This week, students will draft a scene about High School Drama.  

Monday: 1. Character Brainstorm

Tuesday: 1. Guest Speaker: Yasmin Madadi, “Writing for T.V.”

Wednesday: Craft Play

Thursday: Craft Play

Friday: Lehrman Workshop

Weekly Updates: 5.29-6.1

Weekly Updates: 5.29-6.1

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, students will reflect on Individual Research Report and use Rubric to Self Assess evidence of Proficiencies in Task 1.  

Tuesday: 1. Stuff that Matters 2. Finish  Individual Research Report Rubric Reflection 

Wednesday: 1. “What is NOT Research?”: Pre-AP Research Reading and Reflection 2. Finish  Individual Research Report Rubric Reflection 

Thursday: 1.  Stuff that Matters 2. Individual Written Argument Rubric Reflection

Friday: 1. Summer Research Question Work  2.) Research Methods Work

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, students will REVISE The Great Gatsby Literary Analysis Essay and begin Final Portfolio Work.

Tuesday: 1. Introduction to Fences: Background on August Wilson Video and Author Background Circle Map and Paragraph Frame 2. Thinking like a Semiotician: Foretelling the future by recognizing Fences by August Wilson as Symbols of abstract ideas.

Wednesday: 1. The Great Gatsby Literary Analysis Essay Revision 2. Second Semester Portfolio

Thursday: Watch Act I Scene I of Fences: Fences Study Guide: Fences Lesson Plans

H.W. Read and Compare “Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech” by Dr. Martin Luther King &  Advice to the Youth of Mississippi by Malcolm X by Writing Compare and Contrast Summar Due Monday 6.4

FridayFencesFences Study Guide

Creative Writing: Period 3

This week, students will draft a scene about High School Drama.  

Tuesday: 1. High School Drama Brainstorm 2.  Discuss What makes a good play? (lines of communication) 3.  Pick a situation (Sentence Frame Ticket Out)

Wednesday: 1. BASIC PLAYWRITING TERMINOLOGY  2. Exercise 1 from Playwrights Handbook: The Neutral Play 2. Modern Play Format: Open and Copy

 

Weekly Updates: 5.21-5.25

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, students will reflect on Team Multimedia Presentation and use Rubric to Self Assess evidence of Proficiencies.  

Monday: 1. Introduction to Year End Portfolios: Directions and Elink Instructions 2. Stuff that Matters to Me this Week… 3. Introduction to Elink Portfolio: TMP Review & Rubric Reflection

Tuesday: Team Meet Up & Team Reflections Presentations

Wednesday: 1.  IRR Review & Ruric Reflections 2. Team Meet Up & Discussion

Thursday: 1.) Individual MultiMedia Presentation Review & Rubric Reflections

Friday: Socratic Seminar: Presenting Knowledge & Representing Passion

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, students will finish reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and discuss SYMBOLS that convey theme and Modernist features.  

Monday: 1. Reading Check for Ch. 7-9 2. Ch. 7-9 Analysis: Lines of Communication

Tuesday: Semiotic Analysis in The Great Gatsby Series: Literary Circles

Wednesday: Q-Focus

Thursday: Socratic Chairs

Friday: Timed Write

Creative Writing: Period 3

Weekly Updates: 5.14-5.18

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, students will prepare for AP End of Course Exams and end of the year assessments.

Monday: Study Hall

Tuesday: Study Hall

Wednesday: Study Hall

Thursday: Introduction to Year End Portfolios: Directions and Elink Instructions

Friday: TMP Reflections & Self-Assessment.

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, students will continue a SEMIOTIC ANALYSIS of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.

Monday: 1. Reading Check 2. The Great Gatsby: Ch. 4-6 Analysis: Analysis Map

H.W. Read Ch. 7-9 of The Great Gatsby by Monday, May 21The Great Gatsby Series

Annotations Focus for Ch. 7-9: Describe Daisy Buchanan and identify her signficiance as an  archetypal character by Completing Analysis Map

Tuesday: 1. Finish Analyzing Ch. 6 Analysis Map 2.  Literary Circles: The Great Gatsby Series

H.W. PREPARE FOR SOCRATIC SEMINAR: Complete 3 Questions based on Specific Text using Socratic Seminar Question Stems REV &/or Tracking Your Thinking while reading novels.

Wednesday: Socratic Seminar: Socratic Seminar Question Stems REV

Thursday: The Great Gastby Progress Check #2

Friday: Progress Check Revision

Creative Writing: Period 3

This week, Creative Writers will publish Poetry Collection and begin final collection to be PUBLISHED in digital platform.

Monday: Use Canva and BookCreator to compile poetry collection. Due Friday 5/18

Tuesday: Stories/Poems staring at the wall: Day 1

Wednesday: Stories/ Poems staring at the wall: Day 2

Thursday: Introduction: Digital Storytelling Platforms

Friday: Lehrman Process

Weekly Updates: 4.30-5.4

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, students will review AP End of Course Exam Materials to prepare for AP Seminar Exam on Tuesday, May 8.

Monday: Final Portfolio Turn in

Tuesday: EOC Section 1 Review: a. Rubric Analysis b. World Cafe: Student Exemplars

H.W. Complete Section 1 at Homework

Wednesday: EOC Section 2 Review: a. Rubric Analysis b. World Cafe: Student Exemplars

H.W. Complete Section 2 for Homework

Thursday: Review ANT-TIEAC-RRR

Friday: Timed Write

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, students will begin a SEMIOTIC ANALYSIS of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.

Monday: Present Harlem Renaissance Inquiries

H.W. Read Ch. 1-3 of The Great Gatsby by Monday, May 4: The Great Gatsby Series

Annotations Focus for Ch. 1-3: Describe Nick Carraway and identify the features that make him an example of archetypal unreliable narrator by Completing Analysis Map

Tuesday: a. F. Scott Fitgerald Background b. “Midnight in Paris”

Wednesday: a. Introduction to Semiotics: Crash Course Intro b. “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot c.  Subversion, Alienation, Antihero, Urban Wasteland in “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot

Thursday: a. Says Means Matters:  “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

Friday: Literary Circles for “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot 

H.W. Read Ch. 1-3 of The Great Gatsby by Monday, May 4

Weekly Updates: 4.9-4.13

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, AP Seminar will REVISE CONCLUSION and complete the FIRST DRAFT of Individual Written Argument, and continue building an Annotated Bibliography that includes sources such as Online News, Magazine, Scholarly Journals, and books.  

Monday: 1.) IWA Part IV Revisions 2.) They Say/ I Say Sentence Frames

H.W. TYPE and REVISE Entire IWA (IWA Rubric).  HARD COPY PRINT Outs with ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY will be turned in on Friday 4/13.

Tuesday: 1.) IMP Presentation Prep 2.) Outline Model

Wednesday: View Presentation Samples and Note Slide Outlines (Presentation Rubric and Notes)

Thursday: Work Day:  EBSCOHost & Toulmin Model for support

FridayIWA Draft 1 Due: PT 2 IWA Draft Peer Edit

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week students will learn about the contributions of Harlem Renaissance artists and writers to MODERNISM and discourse on American EQUALITY.

Monday: 1.) Table of Contents Notebook Set Up 2.) Realism Essay Feedback

H.W. Realism Essay Revisions DUE Monday 4/16!

Tuesday: 1.) Harlem Renaissance Intro Notes Harlem Renaissance Video 2.)  ReadingHARLEM INTELLECTS Gallery Walk & Dialectical Journal 3.  Post Reading3-2-1 Check In

Wednesday: 1.) Continued from 4/10HARLEM INTELLECTS Gallery Walk & Dialectical Journal 3.  Post Reading3-2-1 Check In

H.W. Background Paragraph for Langston Hughes: Choose your own source and Cite using MLA format and Analyze: Theme for English B 

Thursday: 1.) Lois Maillou JonesAscent from Ethiopia“: OPTIC Analysis &  Thesis Practice

Friday: 1.Theme for English B Check In 2.) “How it Feels to be a Colored Me” by Zora Neale Hurston