Saturday, March 9, 2013

Weekly Agenda 3.11-3.15

Their Eyes Were Watching God

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Writer's Workshop
EAP Testing

WEDNESDAY (con't from last Friday)
Caricature
-notes on the "caricature" of Jim from Huckleberry Finn
-controversy
-"the minstrel"
Perspectives of Europeans and African-Americans in the late 1800s
EXIT Ticket: How is Samuel Clemens a paradox?
HW See Reading Schedule: Chapter 1-2 due

THURSDAY
"Telling" Assignment: March 21-22
-embellishment
-personification
-performance
-dialogue
-narrative
Hurston Biography/Background
-Harlem Renaissance
HW See Reading Schedule

FRIDAY
Style Handout
-group work, complete and turn in MONDAY
Poetry: Hughes and Bennett
-figurative language
-connect to Their Eyes (discussion for credit)
-How do images match our understanding of the black experience during reconstruction and the Harlem Renaissance?