Friday, January 27, 2012

Weekly Agenda Jan 30- Feb 3

The House on Mango Street


MONDAY
-Share Mimics
continued from Friday:
Our Good Day" Create a t-chart to document bicycle symbolism. 
"Gil's Furniture Bought and Sold" What is the significance of the music box?  Chart sensory language.
"Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin" What is the significance of the Cadillac?  Do people of this neighborhood progress like the rest of the world?  Why or Why not?
"Marin" Create a chart to document the characteristics of women who influence Esperanza.
Our Good Day" Create a t-chart to document bicycle symbolism. 
"Gil's Furniture Bought and Sold" What is the significance of the music box?  Chart sensory language.
"Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin" What is the significance of the Cadillac?  Do people of this neighborhood progress like the rest of the world?  Why or Why not?
"Marin" Create a chart to document the characteristics of women who influence Esperanza.
HW see reading schedule 



TUESDAY
Revisit chart, what additional characters can we add.  How do they influence Esperanza?
'The Family of Little Feet" What do the shoes symbolize?  
Brainstorm different Rites of Passage.  Write about a significant rite of passage, how did it change your life.  Detail the experience and explain how you are different now.
HW see reading schedule 

WEDNESDAY
SSR
#2

THURSDAY
In pairs, work on handout.  Several of the vignettes relate to rites of passage.  Explain how and what is the significance of the experience(s).
HW see reading schedule 

FRIDAY
Share Mimic
"Born Bad" Identify figurative language and its effect on the reader.  Complete s/m/t chart.
"Edna's Ruthie" Cinderella syndrome.
"Sire" How is Esperanza different from Sire's girlfriend?  What is the significance of her not knowing how to tie her shoes?
"Sally" 
HW see reading schedule 
   

Monday, January 23, 2012

Weekly Agenda Jan 23-26

The House on Mango Street
Reading Schedule


Wednesday 1/24 -read pp3-11: Write "Hairs" or " My Name" Mimic, due Friday
Thursday 1/25 -read pp12-20
Friday 1/26 -read pp21-32 Write 1 mimic, due Monday


Monday 1/30 -read pp3345
Tuesday 1/31 -read pp46-57 Write 1 mimic, due Friday
Thursday 2/2 -read pp58-71
Friday 2/3 -read pp72-83 Write 1 mimic, due Monday


Monday 2/6 -read pp84-93
Tuesday 2/7 -read pp84-110 Write 2 original vignettes, due Thursday


AGENDA
TUESDAY
Get books
Return Work
-midterm portfolio review
Define vignette
-draw a portrait, add details to appeal to senses
-recall figurative language and the "umbrella" of literary devices
HW see reading schedule


WEDNESDAY
SSR
#1
HW see reading schedule


THURSDAY
Notes: after reading the first vignette on page 3, comment on the first sentence: how does it grab your attention?
"The House on Mango St"  Describe the places the narrator lived before she live on Mango St.? Find  a quotation that describes the house.  What kind of house is it?  What does the nun reveal about how the narrator feels about her house?
Comment: How does repetition work?  What effect does it have on the reader?
"Hairs" What hair characterize her family members?  Write down all of the words and the senses they appeal to, you can use a pie sensory chart.
"Boys and Girls" Identify motif(s) How does the narrator's circumstances (family situation and responsibility) affect her freedom? Identify and analyze the metaphor.
HW see reading schedule


FRIDAY
Share mimics
"Cathy Queen of Cats" Comment on the figurative language and devices, what is their effect?  Comment on gentrification and Socio-economic status.  Comment on narrative or embedded dialogue
"Our Good Day" Create a t-chart to document bicycle symbolism.
"Gil's Furniture Bought and Sold" What is the significance of the music box?  Chart sensory language.
"Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin" What is the significance of the Cadillac?  Do people of this neighborhood progress like the rest of the world?  Why or Why not?
"Marin" Create a chart to document the characteristics of women who influence Esperanza.
HW see reading schedule

Monday, January 16, 2012

Finals Week Jan 17-20 F

Good luck this week.
Grades will be calculated by Friday.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Weekly Agenda Jan 4-13

Demian


Wednesday
Growing Picture Gallery Walk
Review Packets and share poems
-look at the ending
Pick groups for Independent Reading Project

Thursday-Friday
Group Work
HW Journal Entry #_____

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Monday-Tuesday
Present Group Projects!!

Wednesday
SSR
Turn in Journals!


Thursday-Friday
Prepare for final.