Friday, February 5, 2016

Assignments for Week of February 8 - 12, 2016

Mon, 2/8          PLAY          Response to Brene Brown TED Talk

Tues, 2/9          PLAY          Comment on 8 movie reviews (four 7th and four 8th)

Wed, 2/10        PLAY           Watch Amy Cuddy's TED Talk at this link.
                                              Write a response.

Thurs, 2/11       RCG            Gender Movie Review

Fri, 2/12           PLAY           Movie Review

Friday, January 29, 2016

Mon, 2/1          LIT          Quiz on chapters 11 and 12.

                                          Points for debate.

Tues, 2/2           RCG         Reports on Gender Web Quests  

Wed, 2/3           RCG          Response to Web Quest on Gender

Thurs, 2/4         RCG         Response to Gender Film: Miss Representation; Straight-laced, or
                                           Tough Guise 2

Fri, 2/5             RCG           Response to Stand up/Sit down activity

                         PLAY          Movie review # 1 due.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Assignments for Week of Janurary 25 - 29. 2016

Mon, 1/25         RCG            Read 30+ Examples of Heterosexual Privilege at this link.

Tues, 1/26         LIT              Read chapters 9 and 10 of Everything I Never Told You.         

Wed, 1/27          RCG           Make a short PSA about LGBT issues.

Thurs, 1/28        RCG           In-class Web Quest

Fri, 1/29             RCG           Response to In-class webquest.

                          LIT              Read chapters 11 and 12 of Everything I Never Told You.  


Friday, January 15, 2016

Assignment for the Week of January 19 -22, 2016

Tues, 1/19          RCG          Questions on The Visitor.
                                             
                           LIT            Read chapters 6 and 7 in Everything I Never Told You.


Wed, 1/20          RCG          Read "Coming Out in Middle School" at this link.
                                            Write 3 points from the article to discuss in class.


Thurs, 1/21        RCG          Read "What to Do When Your Friend Comes Out to You" at this link.
                                             and "Coming Out as a Supporter" at this link.
                                             Create a short movie or presentation on being an ally to LGBT teens.


Fri, 1/22              LIT           Read chapters 8 and 9 in Everything I Never Told You.

                                             Read Act 4 in Pygmalion.


Friday, January 8, 2016

Assignments for Week of January 11 - 15, 2016

Mon, 1/11        RCG                  Watch "The Sexy Lie," a TED Talk by Caroline Heldman.
                                                   Write a response and be prepared to discuss it in class.


Tues, 1/12        RCG                   Read "Why I Am a Black Male Feminist" by Byron Hurt.

                         LIT                     Read chapters 2 and 3 of Everything I Never Told You.

                                                    Read Act 2 of Pygmalion.


Wed. 1/13        GRAMMAR      Book 2; Gerunds and Gerund Phrases, Page 6, Ex. 1, 1-10.

                        RCG                   Interview your mother or an older woman to find out if they have
                                                   encountered gender discrimination and how they have responded.
                                                   Write-up the interview.


Thurs, 1/14      RCG                   Read the Comprehensive List of LGBTQ Terms.
                                                    Write 3 essential questions about the terms.


Fri, 1/15           GRAMMAR      Book 2; Infinitives and Infinitive Phrases Used as Nouns,
                                                    Page 8, Ex. 1, Sentences 1-10.

                         LIT                     Read chapters 4 and 5 of Everything I Never Told You.

                                                    Read Act 3 of Pygmalion.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Assignments for January 4 - 8, 2016

Mon, 1/4                                    Welcome back.

Tues, 1/5          RCG                 Write a response today's fish bowl.

Wed, 1/6          RCG                 Using 3 sources, write a short bio of Riane Eisler.
                                                   Read Eisler's "The Feminine Face of Poverty."

Thurs, 1/7        RCG                  Read "The World's Women 2010: Trends and Statistics."
                                                   Write a summary outlining the issues women in the world face.

Fri, 1/8            RCG                   Read "Women's Economic Empowerment Offers Win/Win Scenario"
                                                    (pages 90-91 in Gender Book).

                        GRAMMAR       Book 2; Participles and Participial Phrases, Ex. 1, Sentences 1-10.

                        LIT                      Read chapter 1 of Everything I Never Told You.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Week of December 14 - 18, 2015

Mon, 12/14            RCG          Read "On Being Female and Sexual Agency" by Pamela Madsen  at
                                                  this link and then answer these questions:
                                                   1. Give 3 examples of how culture could interfere with sexual agency.
                                                   2. Write 3 essential questions resulting from reading the article.
                                                   3.  How can a person protect him or herself from sexual coercion and
                                                        gain greater sexual agency.


Tues, 12/15             RCG          Peoples' Histories Project Presentations due.

                                SS             Bring card to leave in your secret snowflake's locker.

                                LIT            Take home test on Bronx Masquerade.
                                                  Character Grid and Literary Devices handouts due. 


Wed, 12/16             RCG          Peoples' Histories Project Presentations continued.

                               SS              Bring drink and snack to leave in your secret snowflake's locker.


Thurs, 12/17          CLASS      Self-evaluations due.

                               SS             Bring gift for your secret snowflake.


Fri, 12/18              WTG          Second revision of story due.