Presentation on theme: " Entry Task: ( Place your journals on desk to be checked) How has Rennie’s view of the Japanese- Americans changed since the beginning of the novel?"— Presentation transcript:
Entry Task: ( Place your journals on desk to be checked) How has Rennie’s view of the Japanese- Americans changed since the beginning of the novel? Give two specific examples of forces/events that have caused this change When you are finished with the Entry Task please use the next 15 minutes to read.
Students will be able to... Analyze how culture affects identity and perceptions Practice effective speaking and listening skills that build capacity for collaboration/communication Analyze the concept of voice in reading and writing Examine and apply the elements of exposition Examine and apply the elements of argumentation
Synthesis Paper Embedded Assessment 2.1 – Writing a Narrative Activity 2.11 – Thanksgiving – personal history/reflection Activity 2.10 – The Hunger of Memory - Allusions Activity 2.5 – Pick one – pacing (completed) Activity 2.4 - Kaffir Boy – narrative using dialogue (completed) Activity 2.3 - Funny in Farsi – personal (cultural) narrative elements (completed) Activity 2.2 – “Where I’m From” poem - narrative poem(completed)
Create a chart (on your entry task paper) Narrative ElementsDetails from the Narrative Setting Characters Point of View Sequence of Events Theme
Thanksgiving: A Personal Narrative As you are reading as a class mark the text by highlighting or underlining places where the writer shifts perspective to adulthood. Complete the Narrative Elements chart and answer questions found on page 135 on your entry/exit task paper. If you work with a partner each of you is responsible for this work.
Narrative Writing: Write a narrative about a time when you made an important decision about yourself. Vary the pacing in your narrative by using a variety of sentence types. Be sure to: use descriptive details to help the reader understand your story. Provide a smooth progression of experiences or events, using transitions to move the story. Vary the pacing through the use of details and sentences
Tallgrass pages 226-254 At the beginning of this reading, Carl delivers the tragic news about Harry. Contrast Mrs. Stroud’s concerns before visiting the Hiranos to her experiences from the visit. Support your response with two specific quotes (textual evidence) from the reading. Cite your evidence correctly. Describe the incident between Rennie’s dad, Beaner, Danny, and Pete. Do you agree with the way Rennie’s dad handled this conflict? Why or why not? Betty Joyce states, “But people lie all the time” (Dallas 250). Do you agree with Betty Joyce? Why or why not? Support your response with two examples from the reading in which a character(s) has lied. Are these lies justified? Why or why not?
Reflect on the learning targets for today. Do you feel you met the targets? 1. Analyze how culture affects identity and perceptions 2. Practice effective speaking and listening skills that build capacity for collaboration/communication 3. Analyze the concept of voice in reading and writing 4. Examine and apply the elements of exposition 1. What is one thing that you completed or learned today that you found interesting? 2. What is one thing that you feel you can improve in future classes?