Today we will take the Vocabulary Unit #5 Quiz.  When you finish your quiz, you will begin Vocabulary Unit #6. 
This week's roots and words are:
HER/HES:  adherent, incoherent, inherent
FUS:  diffuse, effusive, profuse
SOLU/SOLV:  resolute, dissolute, insoluble
LEG:  diligent, recollect, sacrilege

OBJECTIVE:  Today we will assess our learning of last week's vocabulary terms and expand our Vocabulary through learning new roots and words using those roots.

CCSS:  Language 4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and 
phrases by using context clues and analyze meaningful word parts.  

REMEMBER:
MONDAY:  Computer Lab to type your How I Learned to Read Memoir, DUE TUESDAY
TUESDAY:  Finish reading your Native American Memoir--Group Discussions Today!

 
 
Today we will continue our study with Native American memoirs.  We will start by revisiting the writing we did at the end of class yesterday.  We will share with our neighbors and then with the class (if you choose). 

Next, we will read and annotate Sherman Alexie's essay "Superman and Me."  As we read, again pay attention to the threats of single stories as well as any relationships between you and the story Alexie tells.

OBJECTIVE: Examine multiple Native American perspectives in order to combat the danger of a single story.  We will be writing our own learning to read memoirs soon!

CCSS: Reading: Informational Texts 11-12.7 Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats as well as in words to address a question.
 
 
First we will practice our understanding of this week's vocabulary words toward further mastery in preparation for our test on Friday.

OBJECTIVE: Practice our Vocabulary through learning new roots and words using those roots.

CCSS: Language 4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues and analyze meaningful word parts.

Next, we will continue our study of Natice American memoirs by reading our assigned selections. Then we will prepare for reading excerpts from Sherman Alexie's "Superman and Me" by free writing about our memories with learning to read. With any time left in class, we will begin reading Alexie's essay.

OBJECTIVE: Examine multiple Native American perspectives in order to combat the danger of a single story.

CCSS: Reading: Informational Texts 11-12.7 Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats as well as in words to address a question.
 
 
Good morning! Today we will finish our assignment from the TEDTalk about the "Danger of a Single Story." After we finish our questions, we will begin our memoir study. Miss Lamb will pass out the selections you will be reading. As you read, you will be looking for anything that would potentially combat the threat of a single story, specifically as it pertains to Native Americans. You will have the rest of the hour to work on this assignment, which is due next Tuesday, October 2.

OBJECTIVE:  Examine multiple Native American perspectives in order to combat the dnager of a single story.

CCSS:  Reading:  Informational Texts 11-12.7 Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats as well as in words to address a question.
 
 
Today we will be listening to a presentation about the junior class fundraiser. 
 
 
Today we will take the Vocabulary Unit #4 Quiz.  When you finish your quiz, you will begin Vocabulary Unit #5.  We will not have class time to work on it Monday, so make sure you use your time wisely.  :-)

This week's roots and words are:
VID/VIS:  envisage, visage
PHAN:  phenomenon, diaphanous, epiphany, sycophant
SPEC:  perspicacious, retrospective, aspect, introspective
PARI:  apparition

OBJECTIVE:  Today we will assess our learning of last week's vocabulary terms and expand our Vocabulary through learning new roots and words using those roots.

CCSS:  Language 4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and 
phrases by using context clues and analyze meaningful word parts.  

Happy three day weekend!  :-)
 
 
Today we will finish watching "The Danger of a Single Story" TEDTalk.  We will then answer questions and discuss.

We will also prepare to begin reading selections from Native American memoirs by indicating a first and second choice of books.

OBJECTIVE:  Relate the idea of a single story to Native American literature and stereotypes.

CCSS:  SL.11-12.3:  Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.
 
 
Part One:
Vocabulary Practice

OBJECTIVE:  Review vocabulary roots and words for our quiz on THURSDAY.

CCSS:  Language 4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and
phrases by using context clues and analyze meaningful word parts.

Part Two:
Review the characteristics of memoirs and autobiographies.

OBJECTIVE:  Differentiate between memoirs and autobiographies.

CCSS: RI11-12.y:  Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats in order to address a question or solve a problem.

Part Three:
Watch Chimamanda Adichie's TED Talk "The Danger of a Single Story."  As you watch and listen, mark any noteworthy quotes on the transcript of the talk.

Section 1: Beginning to 7:35
1. How is your perception influenced by the world around you? (i.e. What stories are you told in books, movies, pictures, music, the news, or by friends and family?)
2. Chimamanda Adichie speaks of how "impressionable and vulnerable we are in the face of a story, particularly as children." What stories did you grow up reading and listening to? Could you identify with the characters in these stories? Why? Why not? Did these storied influence your perception of the world?
3. Consider how "our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories." What do you think this mean?

Section 2: 7:36 to End
1. What role does the media play in perpetuating or challenging stereotypes?
2. How do family background, religion, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, nationality, age, socio-economic status, and other group and cultural influences contribute to the development of one’s perceptions?
3. What exactly is a "single story" and what does it mean?

4. How does this talk relate to our discussions and studies of Native American literature?

OBJECTIVE:  Relate the idea of a single story to Native American literature and stereotypes.

CCSS:  SL.11-12.3:  Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.
 
 
The first thing we will work on today is a Peer Review of our Creation Myth Compare/Contrast papers.  Get your out your paper and be ready to trade with a partner after Miss Lamb goes over the assignment.

OBJECTIVE:  Read and edit our classmates' papers, practicing our grammatical and close reading skills.

CCSS: W.11-12.5:  Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach.

Next, we will begin to talk about autobiographical writing and memoirs as we begin our study of Native American memoirs.

OBJECTIVE:  Differentiate between memoirs and autobiographies.

CCSS: RI11-12.y:  Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats in order to address a question or solve a problem.
 
 
Today we will take the Vocabulary Unit #3 Quiz.  When you finish your quiz, you will begin Vocabulary Unit #3.  We will not have class time to work on it Monday, so make sure you use your time wisely.  :-)

This week's roots and words are:
VIA:  viaduct, impervious, deviate, obviate
FER:  defer, deference, confer, inference, proffer, proliferate
PORT:  comportment, purported

OBJECTIVE:  Today we will assess our learning of last week's vocabulary terms and expand our Vocabulary through learning new roots and words using those roots.

CCSS:  Language 4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and
phrases by using context clues and analyze meaningful word parts.