Language, Gender, and Culture. Mrs. Gonzalez ERWC-12 th Grade. Anticipation Guide. Please read the sentence and put an honest “yes” or “no” next to each sentence. Choose 1.
Highlight the words in the article
Then read the sentences surrounding the word.
Circle words that give you clues as to what the vocabulary word means.
Draw arrows from the circles to the vocabulary word it is describing.
Next to the vocab. word, create a short definition.
Example from TannenExample from Kingston
Once you have the chart done, then choose 1 pattern and explain in an analysis paragraph what is meant by this form of communication.
As you reread the text, highlight the passages that indicate what kinds of evidence the author uses to define herself as an insider in the cowboy world.
When you are done reading, look back at the SOAPSTone you completed yesterday. As a group, figure out the right answers.
Sample answer for Kingston: A young girl struggling to adapt to a new countries’ ideals is the speaker of the excerpt from Kingston. Like many child-immigrants, change is scary as seen by our young girl and her silence in school. Many who are immersed into a new language and culture fear ridicule and would rather remain silent until they are comfortable with their “new” selves. This is seen by the young girl throughout her schooling. She feels more comfortable at “Chinese” school than at “American” school, for that is where she can speak the language she has always known and enjoy the rituals she is familiar.Rereading