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1 Kelli E. Casey American Literature and Composition 9 th Literature and Composition Welcome to Open House! Please fill out the parent information sheet (placed on the podium near the window) and return it to the basket once completed. An and contact number are pertinent in me getting information to you about your child’s progress.

2 Contacting Me *** (best method) Phone (678) , ext 1108 I welcome any questions, comments, and/or concerns from you. If at any time you have a concern about your child’s progress, please contact me, and I will be more than happy to help!

3 Collaborative Teaching 3 rd Period: – Ms. Casey: Subject Teacher – Mr. Lenahan: Special Ed. Teacher – Ms. Osborn: Student Teacher 4 th Period: – Ms. Casey: Subject Teacher – Ms. Osborn: Student Teacher

4 This course IS required for graduation. English4 Units Health/PE1 Unit Mathematics4 Units Tech/World Lang/Fine Arts3 Units Science4 Units Electives4 Units Social Studies3 Units Total23 Units

5 Course Units American Lit Dystopian Literature – Alas, Babylon The American Dream – The Great Gatsby Contemporary Literature – The Things They Carried Mini-units will be included throughout the semester: – Writer’s Workshop – Vocab Acquisition – Resume Writing – Rhetoric/Speech Delivery – EOC Practice/Study Skills Ninth Grade Lit Short Stories Poetry Shakespearean Literature – Romeo and Juliet Contemporary Literature – The Five People You Meet in Heaven Mini-units will be included throughout the semester: – Writer’s Workshop – Vocab Acquisition – Analytical Thinking – EOC Practice/Study Skills

6 Rigorous Teaching & Learning In order to promote a challenging learning environment, all of the curriculum is aligned to the CCGPS. During the duration of this course, your student will: Read often- The parallel novels for this course have been chosen to enhance your child’s literacy skills and vocabulary acquisition. Write often- Writing for various purposes and audiences is accordance with CCRPI (College/Career Ready Performance Index) Speak often- Students will learn to speak fluently and confidently in front of an audience.

7 Classroom Needs If you’re willing to provide supplies for our classroom, please consider the following, and thank you in advance: – Boxes of Tissue – Hand Sanitizer – EXPO Markers – Pens/Pencils – Colored Copy Paper


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