Course Goal and Expectations

    The overall goal of this class is to help students become better readers, writers, listeners, and speakers, so they are prepared for the eleventh grade and college.

    Students will be held accountable for a classroom routine consisting of ACT vocabulary, essential grammar skills, various writing assignments, and comprehending and analyzing literary works. Students will be responsible for homework averaging thirty to forty minutes each night. Students are expected to read and study at home on a regular basis.

Writing Assignments

  • First Quarter
    • Narration
    • Poetry and Description
  • Second Quarter
    • Research Writing
    • Workplace Writing
  • Third Quarter

  • Fourth Quarter

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Quick References

  • ACT Preparation: Grammar: Usage and Mechanics Rule Book https://books.google.com/books?id=D-h7MAZciq8C&pg=PA295&lpg=PA295&dq=grammar+exercises%3EPunctuation%3EE-ex+34-1+and+34-2&source=bl&ots=_msxNjTMZC&sig=pLFjIzwE79clm258CkFbc68InJs&hl ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2018, 8:49 PM by Peggy Davis
  • Theme     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRjEbRhJjgw    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIuKNVny9cM
    Posted Oct 31, 2016, 8:51 AM by Peggy Davis
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CHHS Skyward and Calendar of Events

Favorite Quotes:
"Inch by inch is a cinch. Yard by yard is hard" (Kathaleen Knott).
"It is well to be up before day-break, for such a habit contributes to 
health, wealth, and wisdom" (Aristotle).
"Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise" 
(Benjamin Franklin).
"The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read" 
    (Mark Twain).
"Curiosity, rationalization, and laziness are no match against 
courage, self-control, and mental toughness" (John Bytheway).
"Every good citizen adds to the strength of a nation" (Gordon B. Hinckley).
Favorite Authors:
Jane Austen
Brandon Mull (I just can't help it! I love fantasy!)
Favorite Animator:
Walter Elias "Walt" Disney
"Dreams don't come true without a lot of failure and hope."
Favorite Movie:
Count of Monte Cristo (with Jim Caviezel)
Favorite Song:
"Something Good" (Richard Rodgers)