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May 26, 2015 to May 29, 2015
May 26th, 2015 by admin

Tuesday:

Read Warriors Don’t Cry Chapter 13.

Be prepared for a pop quiz on that chapter.

Wednesday:

1.  Continue filling in Acting for Justice Narrative brainstorming sheet.

2.  Select one”story” to develop into a narrative poem.

Due : Draft Monday, June1

3.  Read Warriors Don’t Cry chapter 17 and complete packet pages 26 -27.

Due:  Next class period.

May 4, 2015 to May 8, 2015
May 5th, 2015 by admin

This week we are concluding Alligator Bayou and beginning Warriors Don’t Cry.  We will continue our themes of  joy and justice as we delve into the Melba Pattillo Beals’s searing memoir of integrating Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

What’s extra special about our final unit of study is that Minnijean Brown Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine, is visiting ACMS next Wednesday, May 13.

 

Assignment + Due Dates

  • Alligator Bayou packet due Wednesday, 5/6 for periods 4 +7
  • Alligator Bayou packet due Thursday, 5/7 for periods 5+ 6
  • Just Because Poem due Wednesday, 5/6 for periods 4+7
  • Just Because Poem due Thursday, 5/7 for periods 5+6

Just Because Poem Template (Be intentional in your word choice + avoid cliche)

Just because I’m

Doesn’t mean

Doesn’t mean

And doesn’t mean

Just because

Doesn’t mean

Doesn’t mean

Just because

Doesn’t mean

Doesn’t mean

Doesn’t mean

Just because

(question)

(question)

(question)

(statement)

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