Finally, EOCs are over and we are back in session!!
Monday, 5/11 – Today, we will continue with our annotations in House on Mango Street – “Papa who wakes up tired in the dark” through “Minerva writes poems” are the chapters assigned today. Many of you should take advantage of the extra credit opportunity and complete more than 10 annotations per chapter.
Tuesday, 5/12 – We will continue to research The Help through film analysis and historically accurate documents from the 60s to prepare for our last socratic seminar working specifically on these standards.
LS1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (oneon-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11–12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
a. Come to discussions prepared, having read and researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence from texts
and other research on the topic or issue to stimulate a thoughtful, well-reasoned exchange of ideas.
b. Work with peers to promote civil, democratic discussions and decision making, set clear goals and deadlines, and establish individual roles as
c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a
topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
d. Respond thoughtfully to diverse perspectives; synthesize comments, claims, and evidence made on all sides of an issue; resolve contradictions when
possible; and determine what additional information or research is required to deepen the investigation or complete the task.
Wednesday – Socratic Seminar Day #2
Thursday – House on Mango Street annotation day!
Friday – Flag Day!