Students and parents: The 2017-2018 Pre-AP English 2 reading list is now available (click here). There are several important clarifications that I’d like to make: The summer reading assignment is for all students. You should have the novel read before school starts. During the school year, we will work with two novels a trimester. For each genre […]
We have reached the final week of “class” in many ways; our EOC exam is Wednesday. This post includes information about deadlines and other end-of-year information.
In just a few short hours, I will be joining twenty other Kentucky authors at the Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library’s Annual Author Reception. I’m excited to be a part of this event and hope to see you there! I will have copies of Don’t Ask Me to Leave available for purchase, or if you’ve already […]
What an incredibly long first day it has been. I’m sure the students are all exhausted. We have a lot of things on our plate over the next few weeks. Here’s a quick overview. THIS WEEK: Monday – ACT Coach lessons 9 & 10; time to work on dialectical journals Tuesday – ACT Coach lessons […]
On this day in 2000, then-Governor Paul Patton signed the Kentucky Pledge of Allegiance into law. My fourth period was stunned to learn of the Pledge’s existence. Do you know it? I pledge allegiance To the Kentucky flag, And to the Sovereign State For which it stands. One Commonwealth, Blessed with diversity, Natural wealth and beauty, […]
Before I share our class schedule for the next few weeks, I do have a request. If possible, please take a moment to fill out this survey about reading comprehension. Your responses are anonymous, and I will be using them for my National Board portfolio entry. The website address is: http://tinyurl.com/nbctreadcomp In Class This Week: […]