Miss Hoffman's English Class!
Greetings and salutations, students and parents!
I will be your English teacher for grades 10 and 12; this website has several things you will be able to glance at and double check as needed throughout the school year:
Class Syllabi/101s of the classroom
Summer Reading (updated each year under your class page)
All other work will be available on Google Classroom.
Important and Easy-Access Links
English 10 Honors Textbook Website (accounts to be provided in class)
NOTE: THE SUMMER PROMPTS AND WEBSITE INFORMATION HAVE BEEN POSTED AS OF 6/18/2021! Please see the assignments under the "Summer Reading Assignments" tab.
About Miss Hoffman
Work Hours: Can be reached between 8 AM-9 PM, Monday-Friday (weekends for emergencies only)
Summer Hours: Will be active/checking emails between 10 AM-4 PM Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
English Education, B.A. from University of Delaware (class of 2011)
Learning, Cognition and Development, Masters from Rutgers University (class of 2020)
A.P. Literature and Composition certification from College Board AP Central (renewed in 2016 and 2020)
Worked at MCVTS for 8 years
Morning high point is reading the "Word of the Day" email from Merriam Webster's Online Dictionary
Favorite ELA genre is satire/comedy (Good Omens and all Terry Pratchett novels are my favorites; "How it Should Have Ended" on YouTube is also my favorite)
Obsessed with appropriate MLA and APA formatting (order and organization are my aspirations)
Is an avid reader of the classics and modern texts (comic books and graphic novels included; one does not simply say no to "Manga Classics: Pride and Prejudice")