This week, AP Seminar Scholars will utilize Individual Research Report Rubric to revise and peer review projects.
Monday: Non Student Day
Tuesday: Students will use Self-Review to revise first draft of Individual Research Report (IRR Rubric) and check to ensure that it is written for academic audience (6A-B), that is accurately attributes and cites all sources used (5A),
Friday: In Class: Complete Introduction and Outline.
English 3P Honors:
This week, English 3P Honors Scholars will use expertise in ROMANTICISM to respond to contemporary writers’ views of Transcendentalism and use ideas of Romantic Poets as inspirations to write original poetry.
Tuesday: Progress Check 3.3 Contemporary Responses to Transcendentalism
Wednesday: Progress Check Peer Revisions
H.W. Watch videos on Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, and Emily Dickinson and complete TREE MAP to compare authors’ background, life work, and ongoing influence. Continue Working on Final Portfolio
Thursday: QUARTER 2 BENCHMARK
H.W. Continue Working on Final Portfolio
Friday: Romantic Poetry Stations Day 1
H.W. Continue Working on Final Portfolio
Mexican American Literature and Culture
This week, students will be introduced to the historical background to Luis Valdez’s play Zoot Suit.
This week, Seminar Scholars will use QUESTION FORMULATION TECHNIQUE to draft research questions, presenting group research proposal, and collect sources from multiple perspectives to write an annotated bibliography for Individual Research Report.
H.W. Research Proposal Due Tomorrow it must include a Works Cited Page with preliminary sources, Start on researching individual questions, Annotated Bibliography #1 Due Tuesday January 16.
Wednesday: LATE START 1.) Research Proposal Presentations
Thursday: 1.) Finish Proposal Presentations and Review Peer Feedback 2.) Introduction to Multiple Lenses 2.) Research EBSCOHost instructions (SOURCE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS): 2 mainstream news sources, 2 magazines that show human impact, 2 journal articles or research reports from experts, 1 data sources from expert organizations or universities, 1 interview, video, blog source, 1 book) Check its bias! a. Reliable Sources
Friday: 1.) Research: Use the following: Who are the CREDIBLE Specialists/ Organizations or Experts on the topic/ issue you selected? What do they say? What data do they provide? How do their ideas compare? How will you use them to answer your Research question?
English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6
This week, English 3P Honors will evaluate 21st Century responses to American Romanticism by reading Joyce Carol Oates’ “Against Nature” (Textbook, p. 221) and “Spoiling Walden: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cape Wind” (Close Reader, p. 233).
Tuesday: 1.)The Scarlet Letter Timed Write Revision: Statement of Purpose/ Focus, Organization, and Elaboration of Evidence 2.) Transcendentalism v. Dark Romanticism Socratic Chairs. 3.) Introduction to Joyce Carol Oates: “Great Art Stems from Chaos“ 4.) Begin Close Reading: “Against Nature” (Textbook p. 221)
H.W. DUE WEDNESDAY Group Research Proposal: Select a TOPIC you are interested in and write a one paragraph proposal that makes the case for your research topic. Include three credible sources to support your proposal in a brief annotated bibliography.
This week, Seminar Scholars will explore local issues of POWER by presenting photo essays, formulating research questions using QUESTION FORMULATION TECHNIQUE and writing an annotated bibliography that launches research report.
Monday: 1. Michel Foucault roundtable discussions 2.) Zimbardo Prison Study Video to instigate a Questioning of POWER from Multiple Perspectives Discussion
H.W. Portraits of Power Photo Essay: Take a series of 5 pictures that will compose a collection of what you believe are images of power in your surrounding community. Give the collection a title and write an artists statement that reveals your PERSPECTIVE on POWER and how the images you collected communicated these. See GOOGLE CLASS FOR TEMPLATE.
Tuesday: 1.) Turn in Photo Essays 2.) Zimbardo Prison Study Video to instigate a Questioning of POWER from Multiple Perspectives Discussion
Wednesday (Late Start): 1.) Photo Essay Share Out
Thursday: 1.) Introduction to IRR and Group Presentations 2.) Annotated Bibliography #1: Choose three sources from class that best help you begin to answer your focus questions and complete RAVEN ANALYSIS.
Friday: 1.) Introduction to IRR and Group presentations 2.) Introduction to EBSCOHost Database 3.) Annotated Bibliography Draft 2 Due on Monday
English 3P Honors:
This week we will explore the influence of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s ideas on Henry David Thoreau by reading from “Walden.”
H.W. Read Ch. 17-20 of The Scarlet Letter and Evaluate the evolution of Hester Prynne and compare her to the male characters’ development (Dimmesdale and Chillingsworth) What Romantic ideals and beliefs does the comparison reveal?
Wednesday (Late Start): Finish “Walden”
Thursday: “Walden” Says Means Matters
Friday: Progress Check 3.2
Mexican American Literature:
This week we will compare the corridos of Joaquin Murrieta and Gregorio Cortez and hear from author Frank Mundo.
Friday: Guest Speaker Frank Mundo: Frank Mundo is a full-time writer in Alta Loma, California. He has a BA in English from UCLA, where he also completed the Creative Writing Program. Mundo is the author of the award-winning novel in verse, The Brubury Tales (foreword by bestselling author and critic Carolyn See), a modern version of The Canterbury Tales, set in Los Angeles; and Gary, the Four-Eyed Fairy and Other Stories, an interconnected collection of his very best short stories published over the last 15 years. Frank’s short novel, Different, is an illustrated novella for adults that reimagines Kafka’s Metamorphosis and Alice in Wonderland. In July 2017, Kattywompus Press released Frank’s first poetry chapbook called Touched by an Anglo.
H.W. In YOUR NOTEBOOKs, select two pieces that best help you understand POWER and write a SUMMARY that compares PERSPECTIVES on power that the texts depict and Follow it up with a RESPONSE paragraph that reveals your own perspective on the TOPIC.
H.W. Portraits of Power Photo Essay: Take a series of 5 pictures that will compose a collection of what you believe are images of power in your surrounding community. Give the collection a title and write an artists statement that reveals your PERSPECTIVE on POWER and how the images you collected communicated these. See GOOGLE CLASS FOR TEMPLATE. DUE MONDAY 12/11
English 3P Honors: This week students will explore AMERICAN ROMANTICISM and identify this cultural movement’s philosophical and aesthetic features in The Scarlet Letter and Emerson’s “Self-Reliance” and “Nature”.
Friday: Progress Check 3.1 I. Can you define Romanticism? II. Can you define Transcendentalism and identify its features by comparing the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson? III. Can you identify Romantic views through the plot and characters introduced in in Ch. 1-10 of The Scarlet Letter?
H.W. Read and Summarize Ch. 11-16: Compare how the Scarlet Letter worn by Hester Prynne has affected the subordinate characters in these chapters.
Period 3: Mexican American Literature and Culture will learn what makes a CORRIDO a COUNTERNARRATIVE for the voice of the subaltern and why Americo Paredes turned it into a form for scholarly study.
Monday: 1.) Into the Beautiful North Silent Reading 2.) Introduction to Terms of Study 3.) Americo Paredes Background Paragraph 4.) What is a corrido? Why study it?