Tag Archives: Lorraine Hansberry

English 10: End of Act I

We finished Act I in class today before watching Act I of the 2008 movie version. Your grammar packet is due Monday. We will start with Act II on Monday.

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English 10: Raisin in the Sun Act I, scene i

We finished watching the “Hiding in Plain Sight: The Walls That Divide Us” mini-doc yesterday and discussed its connection and implications in our reality and the play’s fictionalized 1950s reality. You are filling out this reading guide and follow up … Continue reading

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English 10: Intro to Raisin, cont.

We continued watching the video regarding Detroit and our country’s history of institutional racism from Friday, but because it was so cold in the room, I said we should finish watching tomorrow (we left off at 7:00 approx.), so we … Continue reading

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English 10: Intro to Raisin in the Sun

We began the day by first writing a final copy of our thank you notes for our mock interviewers. I provided thank you notes. You had to get this checked by me before sealing the envelope. Next, we debriefed Catcher … Continue reading

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English 10: Catcher Exam

You took your Catcher in the Rye test today. Afterwards, we drafted our Mock Interview thank you notes. We will finish the thank you notes tomorrow before beginning to introduce A Raisin in the Sun, our final book (play)/unit. Your … Continue reading

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English 10: Raisin and Catcher

We finished A Raisin in the Sun, the film version, today. We then got to work reviewing The Catcher in the Rye and will continue Monday before delving into Julius Caesar.

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English 10: Raisin Speeches Day #2

We wrapped up our speeches today. Well done! Afterwards, we watched a bit more of the film A Raisin in the Sun. We will begin reviewing tomorrow.

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English 10: Raisin Speeches Day #1

Great job with your speeches today. We will pick up with them tomorrow and watch a bit more of the film if we have time.

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English 10: Raisin Speech Preparation and Film

We first finished the symbol work in sixth hour from yesterday, and I then gave you time to work on preparing your speech for tomorrow. You can only have notecards at the podium, and I will have the typed/drafted versions … Continue reading

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English 10: End of Raisin with Plot Diagram and Symbols/Speech Prep

We first debriefed what happened in Act III via the reading guide from Friday, and then while you were working on filling out this plot diagram/symbol worksheet, I checked in the reading guide from Act III for completion. Third and … Continue reading

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