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H. American Lit. 2nd Block-16060523
H. American Lit. 3rd Block-15790403
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Monday: Solar Eclipse
Tuesday (OPEN HOUSE): Introduce Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Watch video on Roaring 20s. Receive Response Journal assignment. Read Chapter 1. Read Chapter 2 for HOMEWORK.
Wednesday: Continue Hughes' "Let American Be America" and Researching Iconic Images. DUE today. Read Chapter 3 for HOMEWORK.
Thursday: Example of Definition Essay (1.10). Review expectation of Embedded Assessment #1.
Friday: Gatsby Quiz Ch. 1-4. Unpacking EA #1.2. Annotating an argumentative text. Read Chapter 5 for HOMEWORK.
Monday: MUG, Vocab #2, read and complete quiz for "America and I." Recovery opportunity available.
Tuesday: Complete recovery of "America and I." Read "Growing up Asian in America" and answer questions. Respond to FreeWrite: How have marginalized populations been denied the American Dream? Is the American Dream available for everyone?
Wednesday: Continue from Tuesday; receive AoW on Immigration-read, annotate, develop 3 questions (and answer them) for discussion on Friday.
Thursday: Hughes' "Let America Be America" and Research Iconic Image. Will continue into next week.
Friday: AoW Socratic Seminar. No Vocab Quiz. :)
Monday- M.U.G. #1, Vocab Week #1, Article of the Week (AoW): Minority and a Patriot
Tuesday-Quote of the Week-Clarence Darrow, "Patriot" word map, read and respond to questions for McCain's essay.
Wednesday-Tell this Story using Imagery, read and analyze Roosevelt's speech using SOAPSTone strategy (521 in SpringBoard).
Thursday- Literary Terms-Theme, finalize SOAPSTone strategy for "Celebrating 50th Anniversary," Modifiers activity (Lc 1.3 in SB).
Friday- Brainteasers, Vocab Quiz, AoW DUE, read and analyze Whitman's "I Hear America Singing" OR Hughes' "I, Too, Sing American," then create a Venn diagram comparing the use of tone, imagery, and diction of the word "sing."
Monday- Teacher Introductions/ Welcome Sheet/ Classroom Guidelines & Expectations/ Syllabus/Coat of Arms
Tuesday- Letter of Introduction
Wednesday- Literary Terms-Imagery/ "The Fish"
Thursday- Letter of Introduction DUE/ Unpacking EA#1 (1.1)/ Identifying "The American Dream"
Friday- Identifying "The American Dream" collage/Writing a body paragraph as defense
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