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  • Mock Exam info
    All day
    2019.03.04

    Teacher went over the AP exam packet in preparation for the Mock Exam (Thursday–March 7th at 8am on the dot)

    –homework–complete the tedtalk assignments and print to bring to class Wednesday along with your notes from the PBS documentary in preparation for the synthesis timed write—USA test prep

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  • Synthesis Timed Write
    All day
    2019.03.06

    Students will take a timed synthesis write –(this will take place on google classroom and will not open until 12pm after your warm-up)—you will also complete the socratic questions packet over the three novels (Native Son, In Cold Blood, and The Things They Carried)

    –Homework–study for Mock, USA test prep, and complete the socratic questions

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  • Socratic
    All day
    2019.03.11

    Students began the Socratic Seminar over The Things They Carried, Native Son, and In Cold Blood (2 groups went)

     

    –Homework–complete annotations, USA test prep

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  • Socratic
    All day
    2019.03.13

    students completed the Socratic Seminar and the reflections section of the packet, students also turned in their novels and Socratic packets

    –Homework–USA test prep and bring Naylor and Staples to class on Friday

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  • Spiegelman
    All day
    2019.03.18

    students read and analyze Maus by Spiegelman–students are to write a rhetorical analysis essay and submit to turnitin.com tonight over the following prompt:

    “Look up and research the term “black humor.” Discuss how Spiegelman makes use of it and how he uses it to create his visual argument.”  You MUST include textual evidence with PROPER MLA FORMATTING AND CITATIONS.

    –Homework–USA test prep and the above assignment

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  • Morrison
    All day
    2019.03.19

    Students read and analyzed the Nobel Lecture speech by Toni Morrison—Students began working on a 12 cell comic to illustrate the main components of  Morrison’s speech by mimicking Spiegelman’s artistry and use of “black humor.”

    –Homework–USA test prep and complete the above comic strip—be prepared to present to the class

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  • Morrison/Rodriguez
    All day
    2019.03.20

    students presented most of their Morrison comics–began reading/annotating “Hunger of Memory” by Rodriguez focusing on repetition of parenthesis, structural devices, and language

    –Homework–USA test prep and write an Argumentative Essay for Rodriguez based on the following prompt:

    Consider the consistent use of an unusual structural device, like the repetition of parenthesis in this passage. Why does the author make such a choice, and how does it convey information to the reader?

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  • Etymology
    All day
    2019.03.22

    Teacher went over the Etymology research project –students began working on it after lunch

    –Homework–USA test prep and work on research

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