Chinese New Year
Today we are going to learn about Chinese New Year, the Chinese Zodiac and how to create and retell a story. We are also going to try out some educational software along the way. After completing the activities, let me know what you think about them, as well as whate you like and dislike about the software. Begin by clicking here.
African Weaving & Kente Cloth
Today we experimented with a craft that was inspired by our reading of A Raisin in the Sun - weaving. The technique we tried is similar to one used to create Afircan kente cloth. What did you learn from researching weaving and kente cloth online? What did you learn by trying to create your own weaving?
Our friend David has been traveling the past week. What messages do you have for him? I'm sure he will love hearing from you.
What was life like in the 1950s for African-American people? What was it like in Chicago at this time? What influence did conditions have on the different member of the Younger family?
Ms. Brody is an ISS teacher at Clara Barton High School in Brooklyn, NY.