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1 Introduction Focus Activity I, Juan de ParejaIntroduction Focus Activity
2 Activity 1. What is your earliest memory? 2. What things in your life so far seem important?3. How would you tell the story of your life to someone?4. List some of the events you would include in your life story. WHY those events?
3 Write about your earliest memory Describe your earliest memoryWhere?When? (age, date, time?)Why?Who?
4 Write about your earliest memory Describe your earliest memoryWhere?When? (age, date, time?)Why?Who?
5 I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
6 Introducing the NovelThe story takes place in Spain during the 17 century.It is based on a true story.Juan de Pareja, an enslaved man, really did exist in the 17th century.A portrait of him still exists today. Painted by Diego Velazquez, perhaps the greatest painter in Spanish history.He is enslaved, and his life is not his own.He has no money, and he cannot own property. De Pareja’s journey from his childhood home to the house of the great artist is sometimes touching and frightening.
7 7) De Pareja must hide his growing interest in art 7) De Pareja must hide his growing interest in art. (It is illegal for enslaved people to practice the arts.)8) De Pareja is a person of deep feelings. (A true friendship develops between Velazquez and Juan, and it is this friendship that is the real story of I, Juan de Pareja.)9) Spain’s King Philip IV was not interested in politics, but rather in arts and culture.10) The court and the artists of that era represented a golden empire at its height.
8 Vocabulary Unit 1 due Friday. Early memory writing. AgendaRead AR bookVocabulary Unit 1 due Friday.Early memory writing.Finish reading Chapter 1
9 Chapter 1What happened to Juan’s mother? What was her name? How old was Juan? Did he love her? What does he have to remember her?How did he describe her?What word did Juan use to describe the mistress?How old was Juan when the mistress taught him his letters?
10 8-30-12 Please have the following on your desk: I, Juan de Pareja novel“Introducing the Novel” notes.with Earliest memory.We will continue with notes, so you may need a new lined piece of paper.
11 Did You Know?a) 17th century Art & architecture in Europe were heavily influenced by what is called the “Baroque” style.b) Baroque art is known for:grandeur and richnesssense of motion and energyconcerned with individualsArt as realistically as possiblefine detailsuse of light and shadow.c) Baroque art expresses the uniqueness of its subjects and a truer picture of proportion and perspective.
12 d) It is not clear where the word “Baroque” originated. There are two theories. One is that the word comes from the Italian word barocco, which is used to describe twisted logic.Another theory is that baroque comes from the Portuguese word barroco, meaning an oddly shaped pearl.In either case, the term was not used as praise.e) As the value of new styles became clear, the word baroque gradually lost its negative meaning.
13 Quote Journal Choose two quotes per chapter. Make a folder as directed.Write the “quote”.Speaker:Speaking to:Context:Meaning:
14 Vocabulary Unit 1 due tomorrow. AgendaRead AR bookVocabulary Unit 1 due tomorrow.Start I,Juan de Pareja Quote Journal for Ch.1
15 Chapter 1 Discussion Questions 1. Describe Juan’s mother.2. Analyze the complicated relationship between Juan and his rich mistress, using at least five examples of the ways she treats him.
16 3. Why does the mistress teach Juan to write 3. Why does the mistress teach Juan to write? What is Juan’s hope for his new skill?4. In what ways does Juan’s mistress show she is more than just a “spoiled rich woman”?5. What is the plot climax in Chapter One? When Brother Isidro rescues Juan, he also gives him a new meaning for his life; what is this challenge?
17 Chapter 21. Where does Brother Isidro take Juan to recuperate from his illness?2. Why do you think Brother Isidro seemed upset when he left the magistrate’s office at the end of Chapter 2?3. How would you describe the magistrate?4. To what city is the magistrate sending Juan?
18 Agenda 9-7-11 Read AR book Vocabulary Test Friday Continue Quote Journal.Start Novel Vocabulary Sentences.Ch.1-5 Activities due next week.