Period 1: AP Seminar: Contextualizing Bias and Analyzing Multiple perspectives on Educational Inequality
Monday: 1.) Notebook Set-UP 2). RSVP to Gem of The Ocean by August Wilson @ South Coast Repertory October 28 3.) “Read Between the Lines” Mural by David Botello: Thesis Analysis (What does the artist want? Why does he want it?
H.W. Virginia Woolf Biography 2.) Read “Shakespeare’s Sister” in Reading the World pp. 46-51 E.Q. What ideas does Woolf convey about educational inequalities by imagining Shakespeare’s equally talented sister?
Paulo Friere Background 2.) Read Excerpt “Pedagogy of the Oppressed”
Friday: Mendez v. Westminster Historical Background
English 3P Honors Period 2, 5, 6: Analyzing how authors use characters communicate THEME.
Tuesday: 1.) Interview with Jhumpa Lahiri : Prepare questions for the author
H.W.) Socratic Seminar Prep: Write Questions along with page references and answers in your notebook
Wednesday: Socratic Seminar #3: Assimilation in The Namesake
Friday: The Namesake Unit Final focus on how plot, characters and conflict reveal THEME.
Mexican American Literature and Culture Period 3: Analyzing how Mexican American literature and art depicts the relationship between identity and indigenous ancestry.
Monday: 1.) David Botello Background 2.) Analyze David Botello Murals: “Read Between the Lines” & “Dream of Flight”
Tuesday: 2.) Dream of Flight Analysis
Wednesday: 1.) Use Botello Murals to write Found Image Poems.
Thursday: Guest Speaker: Dr. Paul Apodaca
Friday: Sustained Reading “Into the Beautiful North” by Luis Alberto Urrea