Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Fear Reflection

1. What did you learn about the psychoanalytic lens/theory? Did you like using/applying it to your reading? Explain.
2. How did you work in your new group? Better or worse? Explain.
3. What was most challenging about READING "Fear"? How did you overcome that challenge?
4. Describe your group's process in making the "Timeline of Fear." Did everyone participate? How well did you work with your group members? (Productive Collaboration)
5. Overall, were you up to date with the reading and assignments? Why or why not? (Manage projects effectively)

In order to be signed off for Success Day, Friday's assignment (DUE Friday, February 26) must be completed, "Fear" chart.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Fear in Native Son

By the end of class on Friday, February 26 you should have the following completed:
  1. Read through page 93, complete "Fear"
  2. Answered all questions for the events on "Why does Bigger do what he does?"
  3. Complete group "Timeline of Fear"
  4. Turn in Binder
Complete question number 3 on Why does Bigger hand-out

Friday, February 12, 2010

Native Son "Fear"

We discussed reading through a psychoanalytic lens...looked at the Id, Ego, and Superego as well as some defense mechanisms. Began reading Book 1 of Native Son, "Fear"

See hand-outs



Monday, February 8, 2010

NWEA Testing Tuesday, February 9th

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Native Son Introduction

We are preparing to read Native Son. Before reading, groups will research one aspect of Chicago life during the 1930s. Groups will present to the entire class jigsaw style.

The purpose of the activity is to provide an historical lens for reading Native Son.


Presentations Friday, February 5
Part 2 due Tuesday, February 9 with notes

Friday, November 13, 2009

First draft of monologue due TODAY

Students had the entire period to write/type their first draft of the monologue. Because of a tight deadline and the exhibition requirements, final drafts are due next Thursday.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Turning the interview into a monologue

Students should have completed their interview. We watched 2 students exemplars of the monologue performances. We did a pre-writing activity to help students extract some of the requirements for their monologue (symbols, direct quotes, etc.).

Read Chapter 2 Enrique's Journey and complete the reading response questions.