Students read two articles about the Untouchables (see under 'Reading Resources' on our main class page for the online versions of these) and then completed journal entry #4.
The homework, Indian Literature worksheet, was collected.
We discussed and read from the Rig Veda together, taking notes and freewriting.
Students started worked on journal #3.
Journals: #2 and #3
We watched a video on Gandhi and his influence on India's independence
Students worked on the Indian Literature Handout (see main class page for link)
Homework: Indian Literature Handout (if not completed in class)
Students reflected in groups on unit one, then completed a journal.
Journals: #1 (see main class page for details)
Today, we celebrated Persian and Arabic culture day and watched a video about Islam.
We played "Classroom Feud" as a review game for the unit two test tomorrow.
Students spent the hour in class working on their collaborative stories inspired by 1001 Nights. The stories are due by midnight tonight.
In-class Assignment: Discussed Friday's reading of 1001 Nights. Began group work on 1001 Nights original tales assignment.
Handouts Needed: 1001 Nights Collaborative Story Project
Homework: Group stories due by midnight tomorrow (Tuesday)
Note: Meet in lab 300 tomorrow.
Discussed the 1001 Nights, then students read it silently or in small groups.
#14 and #15
Homework: Culture day is next Friday. If you want extra credit, peruse the recipes on our website for ideas of what to bring.