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The Mission of Jane Addams High School is to increase each scholar's critical thinking skills, promote personal responsibility, and self-sufficiency.

My name is Bridget Driscoll; I was born and raised in Tinley Park, IL, a south suburb of Chicago, where I attended Victor J. Andrew High school. I earned my bachelors in English and Secondary education at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin where I ran Cross Country and Track and Field. Outside of school I enjoy running, traveling, and playing with my dog, Scout.


This is my first year at JAHS, but my third year teaching, and I am thrilled to be apart of the team!







Reading and Comprehension II: This class, that focuses on reading and writing skills, will allow students to develop and master an assortment of applicable skills for after high school. They will explore all different types of text and media to become stronger readers across multiple contents. Students will explore short stories, texts, periodicals, and more to be able to identify plot elements, main idea, themes, characterization, and literary devices. The advancement of these skills will support students in all content areas, particularly English.
Reading and Composition II Syllabus

Rebels in Literature: During our exploration of both fiction and nonfiction texts, students will dive into text that explore different acts of rebellion against people and society. Students will have to read, write, and speak about common themes across texts, such as the Justice and Injustice, Freedom, and Societal Expectations. Students will interact with the literature and the writing on a personal level by using collaborative techniques, visual and written interpretations, and oral presentations.