Reality U Follow Up
Service Learning Project
No School – Election Day
Wednesday and Thursday
Characterization and Review of Chapters 1-7.
Pages 231, 233, and 235-236 in Springboard
Prepare for Socratic Seminar on Friday
Financial Literacy with EverFi
Socratic Seminar from pg 236 and study guide
Support Apply to College Week
Participate in Apply to College Week and Get Points!!
Read Things Fall Apart, Chapters 4-5
Take a picture of the graduation caps around campus & send 1 email to my work gmail account.
Apply for a sophomore scholarship
Discuss service project
Read Chapter 6-7
Ask your teachers about their colleges
- Why did you choose your school?
- Would you encourage students to apply there now?
- Did you feel supported at your school?
- What was your favorite thing about your school?
- If you could not have gone to to that college, where would you have gone?
Complete job applications
Chapter 10 & Review
Chapter 1-3 Notes
Unit 2 Test
Things Anticipation Guide
Read Chapters 1-2
Read Chapters 3-4
Kahlil Gibran’s “On Talking”
Finish painting arguments
Details in arguments
Building an argument
Fallacies in arguments
Unit Two Test
Art and Argument
Ethos, Pathos, Logos, Art in Argument
Who is Kahlil Gibran?
Logical Evidence, Anecdotal Evidence, Empirical Evidence
Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet
Fallacy in Argument
Speak and Strokes – Paint and Postulate
“The Hunger of Memory”
Persona and Audience Relations
Socratic Seminar Questions: Be prepared to respond to the following questions related to “Grape Sherbet,” “Woman With Kite,” “Persepolis,” “The Hunger of Memory,” and if you are in honors Bless Me, Ultima or How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents.
- Why did the author choose this title?
- Does the title fit the purpose?
- What does the title mean?
- What is the tone of the piece?
- How do you know?
- Explain if cultural identity is important to the author?
- How does the author or characters define success?
- Who is considered successful (Author/characters)?
- Who is the audience?
- In what ways does the text resonate with you?
- Have you had any similar conflicts?
Varied Sentence Structure
“Thanksgiving: A Personal History”
internal and external changes; perspective
Parallel Text Book Talk
Graphic Novel Vocabulary
Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi
“If You are What You Eat, then What am I?” – Geeta Kothari
“Grape Sherbet” – Rita Dove
“Woman With Kite” – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
What are the trends? Create a Venn Diagram comparing the Narrative Elements: setting, character, dialogue, sequence of events, and point of view. Determine a theme shared by Tuesday and Wednesday’s texts.
Honors: Continue reading How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez or Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya. Complete SOAPSTone for Alvarez chapters or study guide for Anaya chapters.
You should know what type of narrative you’d like to write that conveys perspective based on culture and that describes elements of culture. Keep in mind the film Living on One Dollar, the poem “Where I’m From” and the essay “Who I Am.” Which genre is most appropriately conveys this real or fictional experience?
We will read “Funny in Farsi” by Firoozeh Dumas, paying close attention to the narrative techniques that Dumas uses to tell this memoir.
Please bring your “Where I’m From” poems to class. Be sure that you have included imagery and sensory detail describing where you are from without saying where you are from. Minimum 20 lines, decorated, due at the beginning of class.
We will read an excerpt from “Kaffir Boy” and examine how Mark Mathabane uses dialogue in his autobiography. We will practive writing dialogue to prepare for our submission of Embedded Assessment 1 narratives.
Embedded Assessment 1 Narratives Due.
Review Week for Unit Test 1
This week we will review for Unit Test 1 by studying the following:
Figurative Language Analysis
2nd and 3rd Blocks: Prepare for Joy Luck Club Test Thursday
Synthesis Essay using themes discussed this week, write a synthesis essay responding to the following prompt:
“To what extent does one’s culture inform the way one views others and the world. Be sure to support your claim with evidence from texts we’ve read, viewed, or listened to this unit, as well as with personal experience and insights.”
Deconstruct the Prompt
Essays are due by midnight to Krystalyn.email@example.com or shared through google docs.
Honors: Section 2 of The Joy Luck Club study guide questions are due.
“My Mother Pieced Quilts” by Teresa Paloma Acosta
“Everyday Use” by Alice Walker
“Everyday Use” by Alice Walker