The House on Mango Street
Share mimics or original vignettes
Review Collection assignment: DUE MONDAY, FEB 13th.
-look at student models
Review Q's from "Sire
Revisit Influential Women chart
HW see reading schedule
TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY (CAHSEE testing = Block schedule)
"Sally" Look at figurative language
"A Smart Cookie" Chart; What does this vignette say about regret?
"What Sally Said" What is Sally's reality? What happens to children when parent's expectations suffocate?
HW see reading schedule; write 2 original vignettes
Last day to share.
"The Monkey Garden" How does this story follow a similar schemes as a rite of passage?
"Red Clowns" Explore the racial implications of this vignette.; How is the moon voyeuristic? What do the "red clowns" represent?
"The Three Sisters" Mythological Allusion: 3 Fates; What does "You must remember to come back. For the ones who cannot leave as easily as you." mean? Analyze.
"A House of My Own" Literary Allusion: Virgina Woolf's A Room of One's Own
HW Work on collection; come in for feedback
Suspense writing: "Ghost Walk;"
Techniques: the lead, thoughtshots, baby steps, unique perspective.
Ideas: tone, sensory language and imagery
HW Collection due Monday.
Journal Entry #3: Timed writing in response to Mango Street prompt.
ROMEO & JULIET