December/January Pre-AP Overview

This overview was given out in class today.

Important Note: When relating to SKILLS days or electronic assignments, please understand that if you do not SUBMIT or TURN IN the assignment, you will not receive a grade. It is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to ensure that you complete 100% of the assignment, and that includes clicking the turn in button. 🙂

SKILLS day assignments will be completed using Study Island. You can utilize Google Classroom to stay informed. If you are not already on the class Remind, I strongly suggest adding that as well. Text @2017pre to 81010. Continue reading “December/January Pre-AP Overview”

Week of November 6

Hope everyone enjoyed the day off from school! Your teachers were hard at work developing professionally, ha ha. Read on to find out how you’ll be developing this week in English class:

In Pre-AP this week:

  • Tuesday – review of TP-CASTT using “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus
  • Wednesday – Visual Text Analysis – “Playground in Tenement Alley”
  • Thursday – TP-CASTT in groups using “Let America Be America Again”
  • Friday – Vocabulary quiz – Independent TP-CASTT assignment *potentially homework if you do not finish

This week’s vocabulary quizlet is here: https://goo.gl/5iKPpi

In regular English this week:

  • Tuesday – On-Demand writing
  • Wednesday – introduction to literary analysis essay
  • Thursday – guided instruction: writing an introduction to an essay
  • Friday – vocabulary quiz, guided instruction – writing a body paragraph

Finals Week First Trimester

Before discussing our class agenda for the week, I do want to take a moment and ask you to remember two former students in your thoughts and prayers. Liam Coursey and Brooke Phillips were in a terrible car accident a few days ago; Liam was severely injured and Brooke, unfortunately, is no longer with us.  Continue reading “Finals Week First Trimester”

Week of October 23

This is our last full week of instruction before final exams. As a result, it’s very important that everyone stay on top of all assignments and complete work in a timely manner. Also, if you need to retake a grammar assessment, you will need to do so before the end of the trimester, as I will not be able to put in retake grades after the trimester ends.

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