MC Lit/English 5-7 Notebook Checklist

  • START of Semester
  • ✅ QW #1 – 8/31 this class/school year so far?
  • ✅ QW #2 – 9/2 Clint Smith’s “History Reconsidered”
  • ✅ QW #3 – 9/9 Tracy Chapman “Revolution” & DJ Olders “This Far: Notes on Love & Revolution”
  • ✅ QW #4 – 9/14 American Dream (single-frame cartoon)
  • ✅ Notebook 9/14 James Baldwin “Letter to My Nephew”
  • ✅ QW #5 – 9/16 Joseph Capehart “Colorblind”
  • ✅ Notebook – 9/16 W.E.B. du Bois The Souls of Black Folk Chapter 1
  • ✅ QW #6 – 9/23 Kwame Alexander “Take a Knee”
  • ✅ QW #7 – 9/28 poetic thinking (see slides)
  • ✅ Notebook – 9/30 video + thoughts (video was book choice dependent see 9/30 post)
  • ✅ QW #8 – 10/5 “Change the World by Changing Yourself”
  • ✅ Notebook – 10/5 Verna Myers “How to overcome our biases?”
  • ✅ QW #9 – 10/7 Racism (today’s prompt)
  • ✅ Notebook – 10/7 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie “Danger of a Single Story”
  • NEW (since last update)
  • ✅ QW #10 – 10/19 Codeswitching
  • ✅ QW #11 – 10/21 – N-word
  • ✅ Notebook – 10/21 Book Club #1 IMPACT
  • ✅ QW #12 – 10/28 Music videos
  • ✅ Notebook – 10/28 Book Club #1 WRAP-UP
  • ✅ QW #13 = 11/4 “Are You Racist?”
  • ✅ Notebook – 11/9 Crash Course “What is Justice?”
  • ✅ QW #14 – 11/9 “We Need Diverse Books” campaign video
  • ✅ QW #15 – 11/16 “6 Photographers / 1 Man”
  • ✅ QW #16 – 11/16 NYT “Convos w/ Asian-Americans on Race”
  • ✅ QW #17 – 11/19 “Muslims Read Hate Comments”
  • ✅ QW #18 – 11/23 NYT “Convos w/ Latinos on Race”