Wednesday, January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 - Day 8

EQ: What stereotype did Junior's dad live up to?

Air - the aura or feeling around you

PTI


January 15, 2019 - Day 7

Digress - to move, wander, drift, stray, to leave what you were talking about

Monday, January 14, 2019

January 14, 2019 - Day 6

EQ: What did his sister do? Is marriage a way for people to escape, or run away? How many marriages fail?
Get married; all the time. 50%

Monotonous - having the quality of being monotone

PTI

  1. How old are you going to be when you move out?
    1. stay as long as you can!
  2. What is the difference between anorexia and bulimia?
    1. anorexia is starving yourself. Bulimia is binge eating and purging 
  3. What percentage of girls are bulimic?
    1. 3-5%

Friday, January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019 - Day 5

EQ: Why are banks not going to loan money to a reservation?
There is no guarantee that they will pay that money back.

Vocab

  1. Cyclical - to go around and around
  2. assimilate - to be like the others
  3. communal - everyone owns it
  4. grapple - wrestle
PTI
  1. What is the longest you have ever walked for?
    1. answers vary
  2. What are stereotypes?
    1. They are beliefs we hold about people
  3. Are they true?
    1. Yes
  4. How do you get them?
    1. they are earned
  5. What are the stereotypes that Indians have for white people?
    1. greedy

Thursday, January 10, 2019

January 10, 2019 - Day 4

EQ: Go to page 41... half way down, Mr. P says Rowdy, he's he's he's... what? What advice does he give Junior? What are the last words for Junior on Page 43?
Rowdy's a loser.
You have to leave this reservation.

Vocab

  1. cyclical - to go around and around and around
  2. assimilate - to be like the others... when in Rome do as the Romans
PTI
  1. White Europeans for many years have placed a high importance on what?
    1. farming
  2. Why will this change be a challenge?
    1. He's going against everything he's ever known
  3. Why did Rowdy punch him?
    1. he's mad and betrayed
  4. Also what is arguable the strongest human emotion?
    1.  jealousy
  5. Yes or no does Rowdy want Junior to do well...
    1. NO
  6. What are Junior's biggest fears on his first day of school?
    1. that his dad won't come back to pick him up because he will be drunk

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

January 9, 2019 - Day 3

EQ: Bottom of 26... after his sister graduated high school what did it say she did and why?
sat at home in the basement. no goals

VOCAB

  1. cyclical - to go around and around

PTI
  1. How is Junior different from his sister?
    1. he has goals
  2. DO NOT BE JUNIOR'S SISTER

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

January 8, 2019 - Day 2

EQ: Read Why Chicken Means So Much To Me on pg. 6. Why does chicken taste so good?

PTI

  1.  What is the worst thing about being poor?
    1. being hungry
  2.  Who got sick?
    1. Oscar
  3.  What is Oscar?
    1. his dog
  4.  Why can't they leave the trap of poorness?
    1. it's a cycle
  5.  Why do you know what you know?
    1. your parents
  6. What does Junior know about life?
    1. poorness
  7. What is the worst thing about being poor?
    1. illness
  8. It takes money
    1. to get rich
  9. Who is Rowdy?
    1. best friend ever
  10. Describe him.
    1. He is tough and is abused by his father. angry all the time. 
  11. What is a Pow Wow?
    1. a North American Indian ceremony involving feasting, singing and dancing.
  12. What word describes Rowdy?
    1. fighter
  13. Who does Jr. argue is more important?
    1. Rowdy

January 16, 2019 - Day 8

EQ: What stereotype did Junior's dad live up to? Air - the aura or feeling around you PTI