American Culture Project (A) 2013-2014

American Culture Project (G) 2013-2014



- Quote Poster Project Assignment Sheet


Cultural Criticism Pre-Writing Exercise CHART

Cultural Criticism class notes on "Evolution" & "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian"

Cultural Criticism Essay - Assignment Sheet

Portfolio Unit #1: Native American Literature and Cultural Criticism Approach to Reading and Interpreting Literature Checklist

1. Course Syllabus Packet (tree cover page/packet)
2. Topic Selection - Chapter 4 packet (purple cover page)
3. Introduction graphic organizer (purple handout)
4. Proper Paragraph Structure/format (pink handout)
5. Two MLA parenthetical citation reference sheets (yellow handouts)
6. Transitions handout (white)
7. Conclusion graphic organizer (green handout)
8. Title Techniques page (blue handout)
9. Sample Essay format (pink packet)
10. MLA Chapter 20A - Works Cited packet (white packet)
11. SAT Prompt 1 - graded with SAT rubric (page 20 from Vocabulary Lesson 1)
12. Literature Circle Packet #1 (orange cover page) The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
13. SAT Power Plus Vocabulary Book 3 word lists (green or purple packet)
14. ALL vocabulary work: exercises, sentences/paragraphs, illustrations, pretests, tests...organized by lesson number
15. Unit Cover Page for Native American Literature Unit/Portfolio 1 (white handout)
16. Class notes on "What is an American?"
17. American Culture Project assignment sheet (pink handout)
18. "What is an American?" responses to questions 2, 4, 6 - 8 in textbook
18b. Blog Etiquette guidelines handout
18c. Reactions/responses (sticky notes) to the American Culture Projects (notebook paper)
19. "Evolution" by Sherman Alexie (handout - poem)
20. Literary Criticism article "On Evolution" handout
21. "On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City" by Sherman Alexie (handout - poem)
22. Cultural Criticism Critical Theory (orange handout)
23. "The Approximate Size of My Favorite Tumor" by Sherman Alexie (packet - short story)
24. Literary Criticism Article "The Approximate Size of His Favorite Humor" by Sherman Alexie (packet)
24b. Literary Criticism - Reaction Paper - Assignment Sheet (white)
25. Literary Criticism - Reaction Paper...w graded rubrics
26. "Because My Father..." by Sherman Alexie (packet - short story)
27. Smoke Signals Viewing Notes
28. Cultural Criticism Pre-Writing Chart (boxes full of notes, preparation for major essay)
29. ALL PREP WORK FOR FINAL DRAFT...(thesis statement notes and drafts; outlines of any kind...etc.
30. Final Draft & Rough Draft & graded Rubric
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