February 3, 2011 Topic- Minority

February 3, 2011- Topic- Minority
Smoke Signals by Sherman Alexie  click here for video clip
Payback by Paul Langan

Monster by Walter Dean Myers

Rooftop by Paul Volponi

Writing Assignment: Reading, Writing, and Rising Up by Linda Christensen, page 40-47, “Unlearning the Myths that Bind Us: Critiquing Cartoons and Society”. Answer the questions on page 50 and fill out the chart on page 51 titled Charting Stereotypes. Write about what you have learned about stereotypes from cartoons, advertisements, TV shows and movies.

Discuss Poems The Debt by Eugene Frumkin and On the Subway by Sharon Olds and Invisibility by Renato Rosaldo

Check out the information tab for the epal assignment due at the end of the semester.  Sign up for an epal.

(Create links to articles mentioned in Christensen’s book by Bill Bigelow, Ira Shor,Ariel Dorfman and Mark Carter Smith.)

(Create links to comics, cartoon clips, and movie and commericial clips)


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