Thursday, September 22, 2016

Due on 9/27: "Two Ways to Belong in America" & "Facing History and Ourselves"

* Reminder Pub #1 - Is Due on Friday! 



Be prepared for an in class Socratic Seminar!!! AKA Fishbowl! 

Part I: 
Following our lecture on Assimilation and Acculturation 
Read " Two Ways to Belong in America"
By BHARATI MUKHERJEE
September 22, 1996: New York Times

READ THE ARTICLE AGAIN! 
http://www.anderson.k12.ky.us/Downloads/Mukherjee%20-%20Two%20Ways%20to%20Belong.pdf

Part II: In your NOTEBOOK ( Total 4 paragraphs)

Write a THESIS based on reading Mukherjee's article? (see Thesis lesson) REMINDER- YOU should develop a 2-3 sentence statement based on reading the article. Once you have created your thesis respond to the following:

What questions come to mind when reading this article? What are the main points the author is trying to convey? Relate this to the theme of identity. Be specific and provide examples. Think about the ideas presented in my lectures and class discussions.

Mukherjee says " The price that the immigrant willingly pays, and that the exile avoids is the trauma of self - transformation."  What does she mean by this?

What does it mean to transform? Have you ever experienced self transformation? If so, How?



Part III: Immigration in Today's World by Facing History and Ourselves.

In your notebook- As you watch the video!

  • Write down three mains point made by Marcelo Su├írez-Orozco, John R. Bowen, and Sir Keith Ajegbo 

  • Define Immigration based on watching the video.
https://www.facinghistory.org/chunk/853



*** PRINT THIS EXCERPT, READ it and bring it to class on Tuesday

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-oPG8xeJv2dVW54RWdHRHE3b3M/view?usp=sharing

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Note We will have a fishbowl discussion in class. BE  PREPARED!

Lecture to follow- Religion and Identity 
followed by a Writing Prompt and Workshop

Secularism V. Religious Allegiance 
France and The Headscarf Dilemma 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Due on Thursday 9/22- Thesis and Two Ways!

WORK ON PUB #1


Study the Thesis Handouts I gave you!!!! Go through each and every example and Identify Thesis!!

Print and Actively READ - "Two Ways To Belong in America" by Bharati Mukherjee

Writers Tip: Please note that we do not underline articles. We either italicize articles or place them in quotes. We underline Books only.


http://www.anderson.k12.ky.us/Downloads/Mukherjee%20-%20Two%20Ways%20to%20Belong.pdf

Prepare for a lecture on Thursday 9/22

 Lecture: Assimilation & Acculturation - How does it relate to our Identity? Sense of Self?
What is Self Discovery?

Follow Up : Writing about Assimilation & Acculturation as it relates to Mukherjee's article and a Video by Immigration in Today's World by Facing History and Ourselves.

We will have a Q&A - Published Writing #1- Reminder : It is Due on 9/23

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Due on 9/20

The groups who presented today did a wonderful job! I look forward to hearing the remainder of the groups!

Please print and review the published writing rubric posted as a page at the top of this blog. that is the rubric I will use to grade your published writing!

Please study Published Writing #1 Assignment. I will conduct a Q&A first thing on Tuesday.


In addition, I ask you to print the THESIS Worksheets posted to the right of this blog. They are posted as links. I ask that YOU ONLY PRINT AND BRING THEM TO CLASS NEXT WEEK:


The THESIS STATEMENT CHECKLIST(1 PAGE)  & THE INTRODUCTION AND THESIS STATEMENT WORKSHEET (5-6 PAGES)

HERE THEY ARE:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-oPG8xeJv2dMnhLOEpDUWVhZzA/view

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-oPG8xeJv2dVTFINE9iaG9BWUE/edit


IN ADDITION, PLEASE READ AND PRINT : TIPS FOR WRITING THESIS
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/545/01/