What is Cultural Identity?
Unit 1 Vocabulary: Argument, Concession, Counterclaim, Refutation, Synthesis, Allusion, Conflict,Figurative Language, Imagery, Symbol, Syntax, Theme, Culture, Race, Family, Religion,Gender, Education, Community, Government, Tradition, Relative, Ancestry
Embedded Assessment 1 Unit 1:
Write a letter that tells a story of bravery or cowardice that occurred in your life. What does that story say about your culture? What does it not reveal? Be sure to include appositive and prepositional phrases (at least 3 of each). Due Tuesday 1/16
Unit 1 Parallel Text: The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan Please begin reading and working on your study guide.
Inclement Weather Day
Who are cultural heroes and what do they represent?
by Elise Trumbull and Maria Pacheco
Ethnicity vs. Race vs. Culture
Ethnic Hash by Patricia Williams
How can a hero/villain represent a culture?
2nd Block: Hero’s Journey in film The Princess Bride
3rd & 4th: Plot Archetypal Characters, Situations, and Symbols on the Plot Diagram