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Dec. 13











 Complete movie

 Discuss: What positive outcomes
 emerge from Troy? His Death?
 Is this an overall optimistic or
 pessimistic play? Themes?

 Intro. Harlem Renaissance

 Zora Neale Hurston- "How It   Feels To Be Colored Me"
 
 







Dec. 11












 Watch "Fences"  No H.W.













Dec.7








 Finish reading "Fences"

 Discussion on Institutions and
 their role in the play
 No H.W.
 






Dec. 5
















 Cont. reading play  
 











Dec. 3













 Background on August Wilson,
 Negro Leagues, characters in   
 "Fences"

 Assign roles

 Begin reading
 No H.W.
 















Nov. 29












  Chinese Poetry/Short story

  In class assignment
 No H.W.
 

















Nov. 27













 Read  stories by Chinese writers

 2 Ted Talks

 In class assignment
 No H.W.
 















Nov. 16












 Chinese poetry and short stories

 In class assignment


  HAVE A GREAT BREAK
 No.H.W.
 












Nov. 14











 Discuss Zodiac

 Ted Talks by Chinese artists

 In class assignment
 No H.W.
 


Nov. 12















 Discuss basic concepts about
 China

 Introduce Confucious

 Introduce Thaoism
 No H.W.
 







Nov. 12











 Read "the Little Green Monster?
 by Haruki Murakami

 In class assignment due in class
 
 









Nov. 8













 Warm-up

 Tanaka poetry

 Video and text-based examples 
 read in class

 Introduce Murakami

 Read "The Little Green   Monster"  short story

 In class work

 No. H.W.
  








Nov. 6












 Complete presentations

 Overall discussion about Asia

 Intro. lit.

 Read in class

 Haiku

 In class Haiku assignment- due
 by end of class
 No H.W.
 














Nov. 2nd











 Presentations  
 








Oct. 31st











 Work on presentations  
 







 Oct. 29













 Continue work on presentations  
 









 Oct. 25













  Continue working on                      presentation in class  H.W.- You know that   the presentations
 begin next week
 







 Oct. 23














  Introduce presentation
  assignment

  Questions?

  Begin work in c;lass
 
 








 Oct. 19th













  Warm-up

  Chief Joseph

  Excerpt from "The West"

  Introduce presentation                  assignment
 Begin work on   presentations
 






 Oct. 17th














 Warm-up

 More trickster tales

 Videos on Tricksters

 Read one story

 In class questions due at end of   class
 No H.W.
 

 Oct. 15















 Warm-up

 (Other creation stories, if time).

 Introduce "Trickster Tales"

 Examples of Trickster Tales

 Short videos
 No. H.W.
 






 Oct. 10th















 Warm-up

 Discussion about Creation   Stories

 Read "The World On Turtle's   Back"

 Discussed story AND similarities
 between Native story and
 Judeo-Christian creation stories
 
 Oct. 8

















 Warm-up

 The Nations

 Literature before the Europeans

 Ted Talk
 No H.W.
 




 Oct. 4














 College fair signup

 Read "Earnesto's Mother"

 Questions

 Ted Talk
 No H.W.
 

 Oct. 2nd
















 Warm-up

 Introduce first story
 - away from Magic Realism
 - deals with the harsh realities   of authoritarian rule

 What is a Hero?

 Read story

 Discuss

 In class assignment
 None
 Sept. 28














  Warm up

  Octavio Paz poems and short      story

 Discuss

 In class writing activity
 No. H.W.
 




 Sept. 26











  Warm-up

  Intro. to Octavio Paz

  Read two poems and a short        story

  in class questions
 
 



 Sept. 24










  Warm-up

  Read " A Very Old Man with          Enormous Wings"
  
  Assignment
  Assignment due next      class
 




 Sept.20













 Intro. to Marquez

 Read "The Handsomest   Drowned Man in the World"

 Questions for H.W.
 Questions due next   class
 Sept. 18












 Warm-up

 Recap. on Magic Realism

 Read "House Take Over"
 
 


 Sept. 14







 Introduced Magic Realism

 Looked at paintings by Kahlo   and Rousseau

 Read "in The Family" By 
 Maria Elena Llano
  None
 

 Sept. 12





 Completed film
 Took test over Persepolis
 No H.W.
 Sept. 10










  Warm-up
  Begin watching Persepolis
 Review text/notes for   exam over novel
 6th   September


 Warm-up
 Iran-Iraq war video        
 S.S.R.
 Questions in class from pg. 80-   86
 Collect questions
 Look at parts from novel
 Culture and Judgement
            







 

 30 August




 

 Warm-up
 In class writing
 S.S.R.
 Vocab. game






 None
 28 August

 Warm up
 Questions on Theme
 Look at individual frames in book
 Wade Davis Ted Talk
 Map activity
              
           
              
              
 None
 24 August   Warm-up
 Questions on graphic novel
 Discussion
 Continue reading
           

 None
 22nd August 

 Background on Iran
 Black and White in the dictionary
 Reasons for teaching/learning   Multiculturalism
 Video- "The Fraud of Multiculturalism"
 Began reading Persepolis
 None
 20 August  Syllabus
 Name game
 

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