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to English 9 CP with Ms. Velotta
Class Overview: 1 st Quarter: 1.Summer Reading 2.Short Story Unit (fiction & nonfiction)* 3.Vocabulary 4.Image Grammar, Sensory details, Descriptive Writing* 5.Drama: The Miracle Worker 6.Research Paper* 2 nd Quarter: 1.OGT prep* 2.Poetry 1.Including the epic: The Odyssey (excerpts) 3.Drama: The Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet* 4.Novel: A Separate Peace* * = accompanying “lengthy “writing assignment
NOTE: Though very important, this can be a very dull matter. So in an attempt to make it a little less dull…
…Let me introduce you to: “Office Mike West” A.K.A. “Ice Ice Baby”Ice Ice Baby
But on a more serious note…. We can make this class fun and about learning– or we can make it about reprimanding student discipline (and still about learning.)
#2. When the bell rings, class begins.
#3. Class ends when I say so!
#4. NO CHEATING! F PLUS an office referral & its consequences!
#5. Do your work– And do it ON TIME!
#6. KEEP YOUR HEAD UP!!!
#7. Absent Work
#8. No Food or Drinks in Classroom
#9. Raise your Hand!!!
#10. Personal Communication Tools are great!!!! … but not in the classroom
PLAGIARISM IS SERIOUS!
What we DON’T want… and what you WON’T get: is Jerri’s experience.
What we should strive for instead… Is a great year with lots of learning, much growing, and many laughs along the way!
40 Inspirational Speeches... in 2 minutes (Can you identify the movies?)