Freewrite

  • Think about your language/dialect
  • What about "Wild Tongue" can you relate to in your own experience?
  • What aspects of your social interactions require you to examine language and culture outside of your own experience?
  • Code Switching and Spanglish
  • How do social interactions require you to examine language and culture outside of your own understanding?
  • Spanglish clip
  • How do you think Anzaldua sees her audience for this piece? What does it mean to make an assumption about someone or something?

Discuss Freewrites

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Practice Wiki

Set up student pages, then create a link within it

Discuss Draft

questions? problems? excitement?

Homework:

  • Read Sandra Cisneros' "Mericans".
  • Think about what assumptions we make about different discourse communities.
  • Be prepared to discuss stereotypes and cultural bias on Tuesday!