Class Agenda #76- American Monday

Seating Chart-

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  • Timer- “Manic Monday” The Bangles  (1986, 3:11)
  • (YOU HAVE THIS AMOUNT OF TIME FOR THE OPENER)

   

  1/30/17 

Opening Prompt- Create a list of words that you associate with the word: America.

  • Share your list at your table.
  • Share the best ones with the class.

SLTS

SLT- I can determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful.

Read Aloud- “Let America Be America Again” By Langston Hughes AND “When The Negro Was En Vogue” by Langston Hughes

Class Work-

  • Circle any vocabulary that is either unclear OR that is interesting to you.

  • Answer Discussion Questions: 8 out of 10

  • Extra Time- Create your own Poem in similar style to “Let America Be America Again” by Langston Hughes

Home Work- Read for 30 Minutes/ Write 1 Page independently in your notebook.

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