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