Group Presentation: comparing the themes, issues, and symbols in The House of Scorpion to real life and learning our lesson, choosing our battles, making a difference. Extra credit: 4th section- why culture matters and/or food that reminds you most of who you are (to share with class). Draft due this week; loaded on my computer for Hill check and back up. Presentation and food date: Finals. 100 pts.
Annotations of your articles (3) to support your groups presentation: Due finals.
Performance task: Can you now annotate and take what you need from sources and then fashion your thoughts into an MLA essay on your own? This is a model of the junior test and the same as the one you took last semester for finals. Test date: Tuesday/Wednesday. 50 pts.
Notebook: Lit. Terms, Symbolism, Hero Motif, Paragraph sheets- body and intro/conclusion,