Ms. Jordan's English Classes

A vision without a task is but a dream,
A task without a vision is drudgery,
A vision and a task is the hope of the world.

Author: From a Church in Sussex, England c. 1730 

Hi students and parents! I am Ms. Jordan, but if you like, you can call me Ms. "J." I am looking forward to a great school year where we will be learning reading comprehension strategies and skills, both useful in the classroom and in your future endeavors. 

Room 106 NBHCA

Course Learning Outcomes: 

 Given a reading passage, the student will

  • use context clues to identify the correct meaning of words (Vocabulary Development)
  • identify supporting details
  • determine the topic and main idea
  • discern inferences made by the author
  • recognize the tone/mood/attitude
  • identify and interpret figurative language
  • establish the style and pattern of organization.
*It is my goal as an instructor to engender successful students and facilitate a life-long love of reading and the arts!