Heritage High English class
Heritage High School
We are studying the Renaissance period and reading the Shakespearean play Othello. We are also practicing for the ACT test. If you need to register for the test, go to actstudent.org for registration information, and practice tests. Wit the practice in the class, students shoud get an idea of what they need to study and practice the most. We are also going to be working on completing resumes, applications, and financial forms.
Please look at the career paper document in the downloads. Students are to type a 1-2 page paper about the career they will pursue after high school. Students will also give a 4-7 minute presentation including a Power Point slide show about their career. This should include questions and answers or slides concerning an interview with someone who has this job. Power Point Presentations begin Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, and will finish on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011. Students sign up in class.
After research projects are completed, we will begin work on resumes and completing job, college, and scholarship applications. If at any time students or parents need help with any of these items, please do not hesitate to ask for my help...
Students' first essay they will be working on is one in which they will develop their mission, vision, and goals as students, and for after graduation. This is an extremely important writing assignment because it provides the jumping off point for completing college, scholarship, and post-secondary program applications. The final draft is due, along with the rough draft, Harbrace corrections, and peer revisions, Tuesday, Sept. 6th...
My name is Kim Walker and I will
your student's language Arts teacher this semester. Please call me at anytime and let me know how I can best serve your student. I am excited to bring new and exciting learning opportunities to the class room.
865-984-8110 ext. 562142 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please peruse the syllabus your student brings home and sign it for your student to receive extra credit.
Language Arts class focusing on world literature, writing, vocabulary, and grammar. Standard Performance Indicators will be taught in order for students to score proficient/advanced on the End-of-Course Test to be given December 8, 2010.
English II Honors
This is a Language Arts class focusing on world literature, with an emphasis on writing and literary analysis. We will use the Harbrace Handbook and MLA citation within all writing.
This is a junior English class focused on reading comprehension, writing, and ACT test preparation. Students will prepare for the TCAP Writing Assessment by practicing writing a 5 paragraph persuasive essay. Students will also read selections from American Literature.
English IV is a Language Arts class focusing on British Literature and college readiness. Students will prepare for the ACT, a requirement to most colleges. Students will also prepare for post graduation. We will cover all aspects of life after high school including college, work, budget, finances, etc...
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