Muted Group Theory
By Cheris Kramarae
According to Cheris Kramarae, language
is literally constructed by man.
Kramarae and other feminist theorists
believe that womens words and
thoughts are discounted and d
In preparing for the test, the most important thing is to be very familiar with the
assigned readings, especially the parts we discussed in class. Re-read the works, and pay
special attention to the passages we went over
Physical and mental abuse. Four accouts.
-the account that I read the only two instances of physical abuse that was stated was when Mr. Flint
called her into the house to talk to him after he finds out about her urge to marry the free bla
What technological Advances Contributed to the new Industrial Revolution after
1870? How did these change after the major European countries?
The first Industrial revolution was about textiles, railroads, ir
1. What technological advances contributed to the new "Industrial Revolution"
after 1870? How did these changes affect the major European countries?
The second industrial revolution was also known as the technological revolution.
Census of the City of Bakersfield
By: Hannah Kind
The City of Bakersfield operates under the Council-Manager form of government which
vests authority in an elected City Council which, in turn, hires an appointed executive. The
CARDINAL NUMBERS 110
Cardinal numbers are used to tell how many or for counting.
@ Cardinal Numbers 15
As you watch Iva demonstrate these numbers. notice the
- palm faces in
' ngers spread apart when signing numbers 25
RE Circle the Letter
Watch Tyrone and circle the letter combination given.
The letter 5 ae 30 as
This is the true fist." Fingers are tucked in and the thumb straps 2, sa so se
over the index and middle ngers.
3' S St sm
4' mi n1 ti
5. ' - .
UN|T1 0 INTRODUCING ONESELF
STRATEGIES FOR LEARNING AMERICAN SIGN
To increase your language learning in the classroom,
develop the following habits:
1. Build a language community.
Try not to miss class, especially
@ Cardinal Number 1 0
As you watch Iva demonstrate this number, notice the following:
extend thumb upward
- slightly rock hand back and forth
'" Sign the Numbers .
Now you count from 1 to 10. Try to sign the number before Joey,
then check to see if you
" FINGERSPELLING NAMES
I I In the Deaf community, you introduce yourself by ngerspelling
I . your name. Fingerspelling is a skill that requires a lot of practice to
ll become procient. Here are a few insider tipslearn them well
Hand Position 1: Fingerspelling to Person in Front
When you ngerspell words to someone in front of you, be sure to
keep your hand within what we call the sightlinethe visual
space between your face and your listener's face. Your hand
should be in front of
ANDREW FOSTER (1925-1987)
Andrew]. Foster spent his life dedicated to improving education for
Deaf people. A teacher, pioneer, and missionary, his legacy lives on
in the many schools he opened in West Africa.
10/24: Neighbor Rosicky, Willa Cather. pgs 1903 1923.
Willa Cathers Neighbor Rosicky, was, in my opinion, an easy, fun read. I liked
how the story kind of took me through Rosickys life and that you g
9/26: Song of Myself, Walt Whitman. pgs 1011 1055.
My first impression of Song of Myself was that Whitmans poem was really long.
While the length of the poem is not unnecessary, it did seem to go on
- Ask class what is an ode?/go over definition of an ode
An ode is a long lyric poem, serious and dignified in subject, tone, and style, often
written to celebrate an event, person, being or power-or to provide a vehicle for private
- introduce the idea of self-expression through poetry, and using poetry as a form of therapy.
- explain the I Am poem and have students write one as a preparatory exercise
- have students share their I Am poems
- read an example of a personal poem and di
Who am I? lesson plan
Objective: Have the students write poems about themselves/who they are in the style of
Gonzales I am Joaquin and Tafollas La Malinche.
Present the poems to the class and read them out loud
(I am Joaquin: http:/www.l
Share poems that were supposed to be done for homework (if they have not been
done, give students time to write and then share)
Make a list of the themes the students chose to write about. Are any of the themes
mentioned more than once? Discuss why each
Critical approach essay
New Criticism and One Crazy Summer
New Criticism (noun): an analytic literary criticism that is marked by
concentration on the language, imagery, and emotional or intellectual tensions in literary
HCOM 338 Fiction Bookbyte
Name: Victoria Nelson
Period: HCOM 338-1
Title: Looking for Alaska
Author: John Green
Genre/Country: Young adult fiction/USA
Publication Year: 2005
1. Briefly describe the major and minor characters in the text.
Miles Pudge Halte
HCOM 338 Non-Fiction Bookbyte
Name: Victoria Nelson
Period: HCOM 338-01
Title: Tweak: Growing up on Methamphetamines Author: Nic Sheff
Genre/Country: Juvenile nonfiction/USA
Publication Year: 2009
1. Briefly describe the subject and context (i.e., histori
Chaucer and language response
How to Describe a Woman According to Chaucer
And fair this young wife was! She had withal
A body like a weasel, slim and small.
She wore a belt with little stripes of silk;
An apron was as white as mo
Gullivers Travels response (re-do)
Little vs. Big: The Lilliputians vs. Gulliver
As kids, we always dream about going on adventures to faraway lands and
discovering things we have never seen before. These adventures seem impossibl
12 Angry Men Response
It is easy to go with the crowd, with a majority vote. It is easy to be a sheep and
follow the herd without asking any questions. In the movie 12 Angry Men, this is not
what happened. One of the juror
Celebrities as Role Models in the Media
What is a role model?
Oxford World Dictionary defines a role model as a person
looked to by others as an example to be imitated.
The term role model first appeared in Robert K. Merton's
Oxford World Dictionary defines a role model as a person looked to by
others as an example to be imitated.
The term role model first appeared in Robert K. Merton's socialization
research of medical students. Merton hypothesized that individuals