Monday, March 2, 2009

Agenda Monday 3/2-Friday 3/6

MON
Finish "Telling"
View 1941 Characterization sketch guides
Read Intraracism Essay by Beatrice Berry
HW Connect intraracism examples from Their Eyes to Berry text. Respond to question:
Does Berry inadvertently set up a critically problematic polarity between light and dark African Americans in the last section of the essay?
Citing evidence from both texts and your own experience, write a paragraph or two on the importance of color in modern America. -->Journal Entry #6

TUES
Review Obama race speech
Finally, review poetry
-connect to intraracism discussion
Bridge to more terms
-glossary entries
-terms review handout
Hw Finish Handout

WED
Pico Iyer (again)
Personification
-explore term and evidence
-Identify examples from Their Eyes and create glossary entry for term
HW Finish glossary entry for tomorrow

THURS
Terms Review and multiple entries
HW "How it Feels to be Colored Like Me" and questions

FRI
Terms Assessment
Introduction to The Blues
-background; connection to folklore
-listen
-apply to Their Eyes
HW Finish Book

NEXT
Focus on style
Twain short stories
-examples of parody
Creative writing assignment
Culminating Book Test
-notes (foldables)
-terms
Culminating Essay
Process Rhetorical Analysis
Socratic Seminar (if time)