Monday, February 23, 2009

Agenda Monday 2/23-Friday 2/27

Collect Stanton Essay Rewrite
Information on the Harlem Renaissance
Power of Language
-gossip "the porch"
-prayer language
Review Their Eyes
-Chapters 2-
HW Read Independent Book

Finish Their Eyes Reading Review
Revisit Men and Women Relations
-in general (reference Tannen, etc)
-in the text (the first 2 paragraphs)
Freewrite-Journal Entry #4 (use evidence from the book)
How do men in Their Eyes reinforce male stereotype? How does Janie's complacency placate her men? And how does Janie's sexuality allow her to reclaim her life after two oppressive marriages? What role does TeaCake play in her sexual/spiritual awakening?
HW Bennett and Hughes poetry-connect to Their Eyes and identify figurative language. Create glossary entry for figurative language type.

Timed Writing
"Women's Brains"
Rhetorical Question

AP Practice cont'
-m/c questions
Their Eyes
-racial hierarchy
--textual evidence
Characterization of Men circa 1941
Types -Men
-documenting perspective
Modern looks
HW Intraracism handout
--excerpt from casebook
--answer questions

"telling" presentations
HW Record evidence of Biblical speech and allusion in Their Eyes

Review Handout and topic
-find evidence of intraracism in text, modern life
Obama's speech on Race
-discuss evidence of change and roadblocks
Their Eyes style analysis
-think aloud
More on Folklore
Blues Tradition